Category Bass Gear

Genz Benz Bangz!

Over summer I’ve been searching for a small combo bass amp to play acoustic gigs and to use for practice.  I wanted something small and light but yet still reasonably powerful.  A “kickback” design is also what I’m after too. This is where the speaker is angled in its cab to be firing up at […]

Neon Neon

Check out these new mad looking Neon strings from DR Strings. The girl is Traci Alderich from the band Kore in Florida. Check out their rad music video too. DR Strings are excellent, even the un-coated strings I have tried last twice as long as the D’Addarios I have. Next lot of strings I try […]

Pedal Power

So it begins, my foray into proper effects pedal land.  Where better to start than with your guitar tuner. On the advice of the gherkin gobbling guitar guru I went for the Korg Pitchblack chromatic guitar tuner. This pedal has an all aluminum casing, which means its tough. It has a nice large LED display […]

Bass Brain Damage

Its now my turn in the studio to put down the bass parts for “Steal Your Mind“. We’re recording our 2nd EP at Stellas Kitchen and Steal Your Mind is probably going to be the lead track.  Recording for me is a love hate type of thing. Every musician has their insecurities and doubts about […]