Author: iBass

Jon Thorne: You Are The Instrument

Meet double bassist and long time supplier of the low-end for Lamb, Jon Thorne. It’s been 15-odd years since Jon came to some prominence as bassist with experimental trip hop duo Lamb, seamlessly integrating the double bass within electronic dance music. And for Jon, his musical journey seems to have come full circle.  You Are The Instrument For me, the most important realisation you can come to in your search to becoming a better musician is that you are the instrument. Not the bass. The benefits of this are extremely liberating. It means you are not constrained by what you are physically...

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SansAmp – Bass Driver Version 2

The classic Bass DI from SansAmp get’s an update Tech21’s successful attempt to squeeze vintage tube tones into a compact DI box has taken another turn – the Bass Driver DI Version 2. This time it’s been upgraded with a bass frequency switch for those 5- and 6-string bass players who want to select between 80Hz and 40Hz. Another plus is the addition of a mid control with an adjustable frequency of 500Hz and 1000Hz. This latest version has also retained the existing functionality of the original, with controls for level, blend, treble, presence and drive....

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