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Re: Prog Bass Guitarist Starter Pack
elwoodblue - February 11, 2019, 03:11:19 AM - Here ya go...John Judge Goliath Bass

Prog Bass Guitarist Starter Pack
Invader Zim - February 11, 2019, 02:21:17 AM - What is the story about this double neck? Are there any links featurin...

Owning an Alembic
Troubleshooting


Re: Anyone here play reggae with a Series I or II bass and an F1-x preamp?
jazzyvee - Yesterday at 05:02:14 PM - I've just been listening to one of our members Mehdi Sekkai (big ...

Anyone here play reggae with a Series I or II bass and an F1-x preamp?
jazzyvee - Yesterday at 12:51:45 PM - Over the past few years I have been using my all maple signature elect...

Owning an Alembic
Serial Number / History Requests


Re: 1980's Series 1 SSB Serial number: 811893
MojaveVox - February 11, 2019, 04:33:41 PM - https://i.gyazo.com/5d927d703668de28f12974ac97fc9526.jpg Here's a...



Re: Serial number file request 82D2078
Cat Man - February 12, 2019, 01:57:39 PM - Thanks for the welcome. The plate is to cover the hole made when the c...

Re: Serial number file request 82D2078
StephenR - February 12, 2019, 12:28:55 PM - Welcome to the club! Nice looking top on your Distillate, thinking it ...

Serial number file request 82D2078
Cat Man - February 12, 2019, 10:47:19 AM - Greetings. I recently acquired my first Alembic from a fellow club mem...

Showcase
Artists and Their Alembics


Re: Jimmy
JimmyJ - February 13, 2019, 08:25:36 AM - Thanks everybody for the congrats.  Once again I was in the right...

Re: Jimmy \
eddievig - February 13, 2019, 07:31:08 AM - Jimmy,It was great to see you Monday in BR; thanks for finding the tim...

Re: Jimmy
fmm - February 13, 2019, 06:07:55 AM - Congratulations!

Re: Jimmy
StephenR - February 12, 2019, 05:17:54 PM - Way cool and much deserved... congratulations!

Re: Jimmy \
goran - February 12, 2019, 04:11:44 PM - Big congratulations Jimmy!

Re: Jimmy
keith_h - February 12, 2019, 05:54:51 AM - Congratulation to you and the rest of the crew.

Re: Jimmy \
ryan_p - February 12, 2019, 02:06:33 AM - Congrats, Jimmy and the gang.

Re: Jimmy
JimmyJ - February 11, 2019, 12:15:37 PM - Thanks all.  100% Alembic bass on that album.   Jimmy J

Re: Jimmy
David Houck - February 11, 2019, 08:21:42 AM - Congrats, Jimmy!

Re: Jimmy \
edwardofhuncote - February 11, 2019, 07:03:47 AM - Piling on the Congrats... BIG high-five to Jimmy J. and the guys! ...

Re: Jimmy
rv_bass - February 11, 2019, 03:48:52 AM -  Congratulations,  I have that album, “Steve Gadd Band” , re...

Re: Jimmy
JimmyJ - February 10, 2019, 10:19:48 PM - Hey, how about that?  Thinking about how many Grammy winning reco...

Re: Jimmy \
eddievig - February 10, 2019, 06:39:49 PM - GRAMMY!!!Congrats to all the Gaddashians!Best,Ed V

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Signature Basses


Re: Me & my 96's SC signature standart
bigyouth - Yesterday at 11:47:53 AM - Hello Mariosometime , i use only a reverb with a Lexicon , i have a lo...

Re: Me & my 96's SC signature standart
mario_farufyno - February 12, 2019, 06:12:36 AM - Hey, Mehdi, great tone. How do you use that Lexicon, is it wired in st...

Re: Me & my 96's SC signature standart
jazzyvee - February 10, 2019, 09:56:57 AM - The vibes are clearly moving you at that point. Great shot.


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Community
Gatherings


Re: Asheville Mini-Meetup 02/16/19
elwoodblue - Today at 05:11:53 PM - Thanks for the stories and pics guys.Wish I was closer so I could part...

Re: Asheville Mini-Meetup 02/16/19
edwardofhuncote - Today at 04:49:27 PM - The whirlwind tour of North Carolina is complete - I just got back hom...

Re: Asheville Mini-Meetup 02/16/19
rv_bass - Today at 04:19:04 PM - Very nice!  Glad Greg is up and about and you guys got to jam.&nb...

Asheville Mini-Meetup 02/16/19
David Houck - Today at 02:56:33 PM - Subsequent to his long period of recovery from his medical procedure, ...

Swap Shop and Wish Lists
Seen on craigslist, eBay, and elsewhere


Re: NOT an ordinary Spoiler on Reverb
David Houck - Today at 03:09:40 PM - Congrats on the bass and the shop visit!

Re: NOT an ordinary Spoiler on Reverb
Dee-man - Today at 01:55:25 PM - This probably isn't the best place here to post this, but here�...



Re: 1982 Series I on Reverb (Canada)
matbard - Today at 05:29:24 AM - What a beauty!!! I’m just curious if the shop would ship to Europe......

Re: 1982 Series I on Reverb (Canada)
jeffk - February 14, 2019, 10:50:08 AM - Hah - I, too, build my own basses and guitars, which is why That Alemb...

Re: 1982 Series I on Reverb (Canada)
hankster - February 13, 2019, 06:47:41 PM - A buddy of mine in Edmonton spotted that beauty and sent me a link las...

Re: 1982 Series I on Reverb (Canada)
jeffk - February 12, 2019, 09:36:39 AM - Hi All,If anyone is seriously interested in this bass, I live in Edmon...



Re: new Alembic effect?
lbpesq - February 11, 2019, 11:01:19 PM - Nice!Bill, tgo

Re: new Alembic effect?
room037 - February 11, 2019, 10:10:39 PM - I saw the proto guitar on the web.I don't know any other AJ(Alemb...

Re: new Alembic effect?
gtrguy - February 11, 2019, 10:58:00 AM - I wonder if they actually made the guitar version?

Re: new Alembic effect?
room037 - February 10, 2019, 06:24:44 PM - I think Japanese is most curious language.These basses are all long sc...

Re: new Alembic effect?
edwardofhuncote - February 10, 2019, 03:43:01 PM - Indeed, Eiji - Thank You! Fascinating! And I believe Bill tagged these...

Re: new Alembic effect?
David Houck - February 10, 2019, 12:08:01 PM - Eiji; thanks for the explanation.

Re: new Alembic effect?
room037 - February 10, 2019, 11:15:02 AM - Hi Harry, Sorry I'm late. I didn't understand about "Eg...

Re: new Alembic effect?
David Houck - February 10, 2019, 10:24:56 AM - I think Bill's right; his memory works better than mine does.&nbs...

Re: new Alembic effect?
lbpesq - February 10, 2019, 10:21:28 AM - Are they Alembics?  They were not designed by Alembic.  They...

Re: new Alembic effect?
David Houck - February 10, 2019, 09:06:32 AM - Quote from: edwardofhuncote on February 10, 2019, 04:23:35 AM... the l...

Re: new Alembic effect?
edwardofhuncote - February 10, 2019, 04:23:35 AM - Another variation on this model with J pickups is now at $1186 on ebay...



Re: Hey, This El Cheapo Guitar Kit Looks Familiar!
elwoodblue - February 11, 2019, 12:53:52 AM - Is that a cutting board and tiny pizza peel? 

Hey, This El Cheapo Guitar Kit Looks Familiar!
lbpesq - February 10, 2019, 11:49:37 PM - Stumbled onto this on eBay.  We are everywhere!Bill, tgohttps://w...



Re: Nice 1987 Alembic SC for sale on UK's BassChat
jazzyvee - February 12, 2019, 04:09:03 AM - I'm glad you said that, since that Mica is what I thought when I ...

Re: Nice 1987 Alembic SC for sale on UK's BassChat
mica - February 11, 2019, 07:50:06 PM - Lovely classic Stanley Clarke Deluxe bass - I believe the top and back...

Nice 1987 Alembic SC for sale on UK's BassChat
Clarky - February 11, 2019, 07:17:41 PM - https://www.basschat.co.uk/topic/337322-alembic-stanley-clarke-signatu...



Re: Nice Series II 5 String on Reverb
tbrannon - February 15, 2019, 07:28:41 PM - thanks, mica

Re: Nice Series II 5 String on Reverb
mica - February 15, 2019, 07:20:02 PM - The shape is completely custom, I don't believe we have made anot...

Re: Nice Series II 5 String on Reverb
tbrannon - February 15, 2019, 03:40:19 PM - custom body shape.... looks like a balance k w a traditional small sta...

Re: Nice Series II 5 String on Reverb
Mark 63 - February 15, 2019, 02:13:19 PM - Speaking of which, I wonder if the man who bought this magnificent bas...

Re: Nice Series II 5 String on Reverb
goran - February 15, 2019, 01:17:59 AM - Already sold ....

Nice Series II 5 String on Reverb
rv_bass - February 13, 2019, 03:27:44 PM - https://reverb.com/item/19330888-alembic-mark-king-deluxe-5-string-fla...



Re: Two nice Mark King 5 Strings on Reverb
garyhead - February 13, 2019, 05:14:13 PM - Wow....lots of Buckle rash / finish checking on the back of that Coco-...

Re: Two nice Mark King 5 Strings on Reverb
edwardofhuncote - February 13, 2019, 03:38:09 PM - I saw those two (and the Series II) listed at CME today... makes you w...

Two nice Mark King 5 Strings on Reverb
rv_bass - February 13, 2019, 03:33:19 PM - https://reverb.com/item/19291820-alembic-mark-king-5-string-spalted-ma...



Clean Fernandes FAB-179 on Reverb
lbpesq - Yesterday at 12:29:01 AM - A nice example of the Fernandes copies.Bill, tgohttps://reverb.com/ite...

Swap Shop and Wish Lists
For Sale & Trade


Re: Alembic F-1X - $450 shipped CONUS
darnellbass - February 10, 2019, 09:06:05 PM - I bought this on TB. You should mark sold!



Re: FS feeler Europa 5 string 1992
darnellbass - February 10, 2019, 09:02:22 PM - pm'd



Re: Quilter Bass Block 800 Amp
rv_bass - Yesterday at 04:48:50 PM - Sold

Re: Quilter Bass Block 800 Amp
rv_bass - Yesterday at 09:32:47 AM - Correction...$450 plus $25 shipping...

[SOLD] Quilter Bass Block 800 Amp
rv_bass - Yesterday at 09:10:13 AM - I'm selling my Quilter Bass Block 800 Amp, $475 plus $25 shipping...



Re: 85 Alembic Persuader for sale/swap in Philly
mike397985 - Yesterday at 05:39:25 PM - Headstock

Re: 85 Alembic Persuader for sale/swap in Philly
mike397985 - Yesterday at 05:38:00 PM - Pics are too high res so they will be cropped to fit 500kb limit

85 Alembic Persuader for sale/swap in Philly
mike397985 - Yesterday at 05:30:17 PM - Looking to pass on my persuader to a new and loving home. Its a great ...



Re: Who's your
pauldo - Yesterday at 12:32:24 PM - Gerry Brown.

Re: Who's your
sonicus - Yesterday at 10:23:58 AM - I play various genres of music . In a Grateful Dead genre I would say ...

Re: Who's your \
glocke - Yesterday at 03:01:24 AM - I think I posted in here before...John Molo would be my top pickHoweve...

Re: Who's your \
joe_b - February 12, 2019, 07:56:46 AM - Carmine Appice. If he's not available, then it's Corky Laing



Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
pauldo - Today at 04:06:08 PM - Frampton flashback!  Thanks Stefanie  that took me way back....

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
StefanieJones - Today at 10:00:57 AM - Saw Sam Bush with Newgrass Revival and that show was amazing. Thanks f...

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
rv_bass - Today at 05:55:42 AM - Sam Bush and Jerry Douglass...Girl from the North Country//www.youtube...

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
rv_bass - Today at 04:40:16 AM -

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
cozmik_cowboy - Yesterday at 09:54:09 PM - Quote from: rv_bass on Yesterday at 05:56:10 AMIf you like this kind o...

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
rv_bass - Yesterday at 06:51:47 PM - John Coltrane...Slow Blues//www.youtube.com/watch?v=EH3mb3oXCpw

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
rv_bass - Yesterday at 05:56:10 AM - If you like this kind of stuff...GD Capitol Theater 11/24/78...check o...

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
David Houck - February 15, 2019, 07:39:21 PM -    

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
cozmik_cowboy - February 15, 2019, 07:33:30 PM - Just found out today Molly will be playing near me in few weeks! ...

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
David Houck - February 15, 2019, 07:21:33 PM - For guitar players who play with a pick (and for folks who appreciate ...

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
David Houck - February 15, 2019, 07:12:17 AM - Peter; nice to see that one again this morning!

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
cozmik_cowboy - February 14, 2019, 08:52:57 PM - "For What It's Worth"://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIdfulZ...

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
David Houck - February 14, 2019, 07:37:21 PM - Larry Mitchell - Grace//www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uz21exh1DM

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
David Houck - February 14, 2019, 06:00:15 AM - Tedeschi Trucks Band - Dreams//www.youtube.com/watch?v=6N1xp2zy8Lo

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
rv_bass - February 13, 2019, 01:22:24 PM - Happy 2/13/70  //www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpBR3VpAg3E

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
cozmik_cowboy - February 13, 2019, 08:29:44 AM - Well, today's Her birthday, so......//www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCT...

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
David Houck - February 11, 2019, 11:56:26 AM - Portnoy-Sheehan-MacAlpine-Sherinian - A Change Of Season / Acid Rain (...

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
rv_bass - February 10, 2019, 03:33:10 PM - Love the Beatles stuff!!!

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
lbpesq - February 10, 2019, 02:10:02 PM - See your Bob singing Bob and double it: Bob & Bob singing Bob!//ww...

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
David Houck - February 10, 2019, 12:43:19 PM - Very nice Heaven's Door!  Thanks.

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
David Houck - February 10, 2019, 12:29:38 PM - Enjoyed the Beatles set!  Here's the set list:Rock and Roll ...

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
StefanieJones - February 10, 2019, 10:27:34 AM - '66 Beatles for me today//www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXiKbll-32Y

Re: WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO NOW?
edwardofhuncote - February 10, 2019, 04:37:54 AM - Good way to start this morning.  Dave, you've posted some A...



Re: Sonicus Projects , Current And Past.
sonicus - February 14, 2019, 06:03:15 PM - I will be playing a show with DEAD GUISE at The Art House Gallery &...



Re: Happy Valentine's Day, Club
peoplechipper - February 15, 2019, 08:43:15 PM - happy belated valentines day! thanks for the interest in my love life!...

Re: Happy Valentine's Day, Club
pauldo - February 15, 2019, 05:30:19 AM - Darling.

Re: Happy Valentine's Day, Club
sonicus - February 14, 2019, 05:53:58 PM - Likewise

Re: Happy Valentine's Day, Club
mica - February 14, 2019, 03:18:57 PM - Happy Valentine's Day!

Re: Happy Valentine's Day, Club
sonicus - February 14, 2019, 02:37:42 PM - HAPPY VALENTINES DAY  ALL AROUND !   

Re: Happy Valentine's Day, Club
David Houck - February 14, 2019, 02:00:12 PM -      

Re: Happy Valentine's Day, Club
jazzyvee - February 14, 2019, 08:53:11 AM - PeopleChipper order a custom bass and that will limit your funds for d...

Re: Happy Valentine's Day, Club
edwardofhuncote - February 14, 2019, 08:20:15 AM - Bumping an older thread, jus' 'cause... I was smitten when I...



Re: Is There A Doctor in the House?
pauldo - February 10, 2019, 01:31:02 PM - I appreciate your sharing this adventure.  Love your attitude!

Re: Is There A Doctor in the House?
David Houck - February 10, 2019, 08:58:58 AM - Quote from: edwardofhuncote on February 10, 2019, 06:59:20 AM... Some ...

Re: Is There A Doctor in the House?
edwardofhuncote - February 10, 2019, 06:59:20 AM - Wow, four months ago today since the operation... how the time flies. ...



Re: Jorma's Book Is Out!
sonicus - Yesterday at 11:56:21 AM - Indeed ,yes Steve F ! I have know him since High School  and we u...

Re: Jorma's Book Is Out!
lbpesq - Yesterday at 11:27:29 AM - And played with at least one.  Steve F. is mentioned in the book!...

Re: Jorma's Book Is Out!
sonicus - Yesterday at 10:55:57 AM - My Wife gifted me a copy for Valentines Day . I look forward to readin...



Re: RIP [Jim Dunlop]
peoplechipper - February 12, 2019, 05:30:11 PM - 1mm tortex. when I was playing guitar I bought by the gross; don'...

Re: RIP [Jim Dunlop]
mario_farufyno - February 11, 2019, 10:25:42 AM - Used their Bass Wha for years, the white one, but recently moved to Sn...

Re: RIP [Jim Dunlop]
lmiwa - February 11, 2019, 08:44:26 AM - MXR Distortion+ from way back in the day...



Re: Hey! I'm not a criminal!!
pauldo - February 11, 2019, 05:15:56 AM - I wanna be Tony’s neighbor. 

Re: Hey! I'm not a criminal!!
peoplechipper - February 10, 2019, 08:48:00 PM - As you may know it's legal up here in Canada...never thought I�...

Re: Hey! I'm not a criminal!!
lbpesq - February 10, 2019, 11:07:14 AM - Peter, my pleasure, and a happy Green Day to you!Bill, tgo (the grass ...



Re: Realistic Goals and expectations..
edwin - February 13, 2019, 08:56:13 PM - Everyone should go see Ahmad Jamal. While we still can. He's amaz...

Re: Realistic Goals and expectations..
David Houck - February 11, 2019, 08:57:39 AM - The Ahmad Jamal tune was nice!

Re: Realistic Goals and expectations..
pauldo - February 11, 2019, 05:15:04 AM - Interpersonal relationships in a band are interesting.   I w...

Re: Realistic Goals and expectations..
lbpesq - February 10, 2019, 06:49:12 PM - Of course, it's also true that a lot of my playing is with other ...

Re: Realistic Goals and expectations..
lembic76450 - February 10, 2019, 05:52:30 PM - I agree with Bill that when learning a cover song, everyone should be ...

Re: Realistic Goals and expectations..
lbpesq - February 10, 2019, 12:16:06 PM - Quote from: gtrguy on February 10, 2019, 12:00:14 PM I think having to...

Re: Realistic Goals and expectations..
gtrguy - February 10, 2019, 12:00:14 PM - That is annoying and I see it a lot, too. I also hate how gigging band...

Re: Realistic Goals and expectations..
glocke - February 10, 2019, 10:29:44 AM - Quote from: jazzyvee on February 10, 2019, 10:04:20 AMThat is a beauti...

Re: Realistic Goals and expectations..
StefanieJones - February 10, 2019, 10:22:31 AM - I think almost every group I've played with has shown up unprepar...

Re: Realistic Goals and expectations..
jazzyvee - February 10, 2019, 10:04:20 AM - That is a beautiful track, what's it called?

Realistic Goals and expectations..
glocke - February 10, 2019, 07:32:43 AM - After years/decades of doing this off and on, I've come to the co...



Re: Hows my non-Alembic tone?
Tennesseemick - February 12, 2019, 08:21:40 AM - Sounds great! Dead center in the mix! Even and smooth....

Re: Hows my non-Alembic tone?
mario_farufyno - February 11, 2019, 10:41:49 AM - Being a just-Alembic-only guy for decades now, I have to admit that on...

Re: Hows my non-Alembic tone?
David Houck - February 10, 2019, 10:22:05 AM - Nice video!  I like how your tone is consistent up and down the n...

Hows my non-Alembic tone?
glocke - February 10, 2019, 07:53:57 AM - Fender Elite Jazz into a Mesa Boogie D800+/F2x12.  I miss the ton...



Re: Remind again me who said Alembic basses are noise free!!! ;-)
rv_bass - Today at 01:07:45 PM - Grateful Dead 1969//www.youtube.com/watch?v=08YLfKje-kg

Re: Remind again me who said Alembic basses are noise free!!! ;-)
StefanieJones - Today at 09:41:44 AM - I like the reactions of the guys watching/listening. The noise isn...

Re: Remind again me who said Alembic basses are noise free!!! ;-)
rv_bass - Yesterday at 08:59:01 AM - Kinds of reminds me of the experimentation Lesh and Lagin were doing i...


Re: Remind again me who said Alembic basses are noise free!!! ;-)
cozmik_cowboy - Yesterday at 07:37:22 AM - I'm proud of myself; I actually lasted 4 seconds before I ran scr...

Re: Remind again me who said Alembic basses are noise free!!! ;-)
glocke - Yesterday at 02:58:33 AM - Some music makes me physically feel sick..like sort of a car sicky typ...

Re: Remind again me who said Alembic basses are noise free!!! ;-)
rv_bass - February 15, 2019, 03:46:52 PM - Not bad actually, free form expression...love it! 

Re: Remind again me who said Alembic basses are noise free!!! ;-)
Tennesseemick - February 15, 2019, 09:33:08 AM - That was during the bathroom break of the International Noise Conferen...

Re: Remind again me who said Alembic basses are noise free!!! ;-)
J9 - February 14, 2019, 04:07:24 PM - Ouch! I didn't have a headache...Now I do. LOL

Re: Remind again me who said Alembic basses are noise free!!! ;-)
hankster - February 14, 2019, 02:11:12 PM - New life has been breathed into every joke we’ve ever heard about bass...

Re: Remind again me who said Alembic basses are noise free!!! ;-)
jacko - February 14, 2019, 04:00:09 AM - Hmmmm. Does as much for me as a slap bass solo.Graeme

Remind again me who said Alembic basses are noise free!!! ;-)
jazzyvee - February 13, 2019, 11:26:39 PM - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsZsQyWm6Ec&feature=youtu.be&f...



Re: Seems about right.......
David Houck - Yesterday at 06:08:49 PM -    

Re: Seems about right.......
peoplechipper - February 15, 2019, 08:53:59 PM - I haven't read much of his letters; looks like perhaps I should.....

Seems about right.......
cozmik_cowboy - February 14, 2019, 09:05:04 PM - "I always feel like a traveler, going somewhere, toward some dest...



Re: Kofi Burbridge has passed (Tedeschi Trucks Band)
pauldo - Yesterday at 12:30:52 PM - ouch.Beautiful representation of his musicality in that link Dave.The ...

Re: Kofi Burbridge has passed (Tedeschi Trucks Band)
soflbass - Yesterday at 10:07:37 AM - Sad news...and such a young man at 57. RIP Kofi.

Re: Kofi Burbridge has passed (Tedeschi Trucks Band)
goran - Yesterday at 07:53:41 AM - Gosh, I'm loving his work!

Kofi Burbridge has passed (Tedeschi Trucks Band)
David Houck - Yesterday at 05:57:51 AM - https://www.jambase.com/article/kofi-burbridge-died