Archive for February, 2010

Fortress

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Check out this Warwick Fortress “Masterman” fretless bass.

I’m not usually interested in 4-string basses, but this one is an exception.

Monstrosity!

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Check out this bass on eBay.  I don’t know whether to be impressed or disgusted.

Fender Precision Deluxe 5

Friday, February 19th, 2010

O, I am tempted.

More new Gecko necks?

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Yup.  Two new Gecko fretless 5-string necks arrived this week.  One’s made of Wenge with Pau Ferro.   The other is almost entirely made of Canary wood.  They’re beautiful.  More details (and pics) to be posted shortly.

The Gary Willis Tone

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Okay, this was unexpected but I thought I’d share it anyway. I think I may have just “nailed” the signature fretless tone that bassist Gary Willis has used (both on Tribal Tech albums and his own solo work) with a bass of my own. However, my bass (aside from being fretless) is just about completely unlike his. (more…)