Where Musicians Hang

2016 Winter NAMM Show Videos

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The Bass Hang had such a great time at the 2016 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim this year. we always love catching up with old friends and we especially love meeting new friends every year. We hope you like these short videos featuring some of our musical friends. Peter Montessi is a long time Bass […]

A Designs Ventura and Marco TFL 5 Fre...

Ventura

This video features my Marco Fretless TFL 5 String bass, DR Strings and the A-Designs Ventura Mic Pre/Channel Strip/DI. I used the Instrument DI Input of the A Designs Ventura and the Main Output to go into my Apogee Duet. This Channel Strip is one of the best sounding Channel strips out there, with it’s […]

The Bass Hang at the Wilkins Bass Sho...

Wilkins Group

The Bass Hang recently hung out with Pat Wilkins at the Wilkins Guitars Factory. I shot some footage testing my Nifty 50mm 1.8 lens @24fps experimenting with some camera techniques. I captured some great conversation between Pat, Howard Ulyate, Doug Koeppen and Chris Booke. I also captured some nice playing, even though that was not […]

Fender Precision or Jazz Bass

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This is a video I shot for my friend Marc Seal and his Television show called The Ultimate Guitar. Not sure if it ever aired so I decided to post this video. I quickly compare the difference between a Fender Precision and a Fender Jazz bass. You will also hear the tonal difference between the […]

Wilkins Road Tested WRTPJ5 Sound Demo

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This is the new Wilkins Road Tested WRTPJ5 bass. This was a prototype that is now a production model. This bass features an Alder body, Indian Rosewood fingerboard and a maple neck and has a 34″ scale length. It has Nordstrand pickups and is passive with no preamp. This bass has Pat Wilkins special J […]

DR DDT Bass Strings Marco TFL Bass

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Here’s a quick demo video comparing an older and newer set of DR DDT strings. I’m using my 4 string Marco TFL bass, in standard tuning, and recording through my A-Designs REDDI straight into my Apogee Duet into Logic audio. The DR DDT strings were originally engineered for Drop Down Tuning, they work so well […]

Wilkins Road Tested WRTPJ5 Sound Demo

WRTPJ5 Close Up

This is the new Wilkins Road Tested WRTPJ5 bass. This was a prototype that is now a production model. This bass features an Alder body, Indian Rosewood fingerboard and a maple neck and has a 34″ scale length. It has Nordstrand pickups and is passive with no preamp. This bass has Pat Wilkins special J […]

MuFx TruTron 3X Wilkins WRTPJ

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I used my iPhone 6 and Apogee MiC 96k to capture the video and audio for this quick sound demo. The Mu-Fx Tru-Tron 3x is a beast of a pedal. This pedal has so many sounds and tones that I decided to just record a loop of me playing and basically just turn knobs to […]

G&L SB-2 Overview

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Here’s a great bass, the G&L SB-2. This bass combines 2 of the most iconic basses into 1 great bass. This bass is all about meat and potatoes, no tone knob or preamp, just one volume knob for each pickup. I recorded the sound examples through an A-Designs KGB-1tf DI/Preamp into my Agogee Duet and […]

A-Designs KGB1-TF Upright Bass Demo

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Many firsts for The Bass Hang and Steve Araujo here!! 1) First video edited entirely with Adobe Premiere CC. 2) First video featuring me playing double bass-PRACTICE is needed. 3) Using the KGB as a Double Bass preamp. My signal chain was: Underwood pickup into the A-Designs KGB-1TF, then into my Apogee Duet and into […]