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 #152353  by Bassman
 Tue May 31, 2016 8:14 am
Recent gig with my 1999 DeArmond Guild Starfire with Novak Bisonic upgrade. This is just a outdoor recording, nothing direct etc
Here is the link:
https://soundcloud.com/bassman8416/08-08-mama-tried

Now selling...to finance an Alembic Series I...please message me for info.
Last edited by Bassman on Thu Jun 09, 2016 1:10 pm, edited 3 times in total.
 #152359  by Bassman
 Tue May 31, 2016 3:11 pm
Jerry guy used a Gibson SG (vintage) on this particular gig. We were doing a 71 show. he also had a Macintosh with Sarno SMS w/Jerry Modifications.
Hard Truckers cab as well
 #152381  by hieronymous7
 Wed Jun 01, 2016 11:30 am
Bass sounds great! I'm impressed with the recording too.

You get a good Phil sound - especially that little run right at the end - can I ask about your rig? Strings? Pick? Don't mean to be nosey, it's just that there are very few posts here in the bass section since I joined!
 #152386  by Bassman
 Wed Jun 01, 2016 3:47 pm
hieronymous7 wrote:Bass sounds great! I'm impressed with the recording too.
You get a good Phil sound - especially that little run right at the end - can I ask about your rig? Strings? Pick? Don't mean to be nosey, it's just that there are very few posts here in the bass section since I joined!
Thanks man,
No problem...Pyramid Gold Flats. Telefunken Triangle (1.6 mm) graphite pic. I use a Alembic Sf-2 superfilter with a Markbass SD1200 head....which has tons of power. My cabs are from a builder in New Hampshire...David Luke of Revsound
http://revsound.net/collections/bass-cabinets
...that gig I used a 410T(8 ohms) cab daisy chained with a 112T(8 ohms).
 #152387  by hieronymous7
 Wed Jun 01, 2016 3:52 pm
Bassman wrote:
hieronymous7 wrote:Bass sounds great! I'm impressed with the recording too.
You get a good Phil sound - especially that little run right at the end - can I ask about your rig? Strings? Pick? Don't mean to be nosey, it's just that there are very few posts here in the bass section since I joined!
Thanks man,
No problem...Pyramid Gold Flats. Telefunken Triangle (1.6 mm) graphite pic. I use a Alembic Sf-2 superfilter with a Markbass SD1200 head....which has tons of power. My cabs are from a builder in New Hampshire...David Luke of Revsound
http://revsound.net/collections/bass-cabinets
...that gig I used a 410T(8 ohms) cab daisy chained with a 112T(8 ohms).
Nice! I use the Telefunken graphite picks too - also the Adamas - depends on the bass and approach I'm going for. I've never tried Pyramids - mostly LaBella flats on my shorties, but I'm not going for a Phil sound myself.

Do you guys have your own soundman? I'm really impressed with the mix.
 #152397  by Bassman
 Thu Jun 02, 2016 12:52 pm
Rusty the Scoob wrote:You are nailing that '71 tone! (and playing!) What amp are you using? What pick? Anything else?
Thank you very much Rusty.
Pyramid Gold Flats. Telefunken Triangle (1.6 mm) graphite pic. I use a Alembic Sf-2 superfilter with a Markbass SD1200 head....which has tons of power. My cabs are from a builder in New Hampshire...David Luke of Revsound
http://revsound.net/collections/bass-cabinets
...that gig I used a 410T(8 ohms) cab daisy chained with a 112T(8 ohms).

I used to use an Eden WT800C, I liked it a lot, especially the enhance knob.....but I didn't like the way it clipped in various setting. I do not have that problem with the Markbass.
I have used the Alembic Fx-1 preamp with a power amp before also, but never really worked for me...or I just never was able to dial in "the tone".
 #152412  by GuildBass
 Fri Jun 03, 2016 5:54 pm
Nice Playing!

Those DeArmond Starfires were the most underrated basses around when they were being produced.
Fred Hammon and now Curtis Novak really made them shine!

This also reminds me why I wan't an Alembic SF2!