Author Topic: Sonicus Projects , Current And Past.  (Read 7940 times)

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Re: Sonicus Projects , Current And Past.
« Reply #15 on: May 15, 2015, 07:23:24 PM »
Very cool Wolf!  
 
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« Reply #16 on: May 16, 2015, 12:43:38 AM »
Thanks Brian!

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Re: Sonicus Projects , Current And Past.
« Reply #17 on: May 16, 2015, 03:50:39 AM »
Love the Funk Dub Division video! What kind of fretless were you playing?
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« Reply #18 on: May 16, 2015, 09:35:57 AM »
(double post correction )
 
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« Reply #19 on: May 16, 2015, 09:38:03 AM »
Hello Rusty,
                    I wish I could say that I had an Alembic fretless that I played on that tune but it was not. I am still looking for that Alembic fretless with my name on it . ( so to speak ).
 
   The fretless that I played on that cut was a  bolt on Jazz Bass type project assembled of parts that I collected  in the early 1990s. The body is a simple Stewart-Macdonald  , Ash Jazz bass body. The bridge is a Schaller roller saddle bridge, The tuners are also Schaller large gear Fender types . The neck was originally a Chandler lined fretless neck made from Maple with a rosewood lined fingerboard that I saw hanging in a local music store that I traded other merchandise for. I wanted to have the fingerboard finished with a hard epoxy like finish such as JACO had done. ___Next ;  Jerry Dorsch (co-founder of Modulus Graphite with Geoff) applied the finish to the neck and also applied a clear finish to the body. Jerry also supplied  a set of Bartolini 9W4 JJ pickups and assembled all the parts since he already had it all in his shop at the time . In the future I will likely install Alembic JJ Activator pickups in this bass.
 
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« Reply #20 on: May 16, 2015, 09:51:52 AM »
Well, it sounded great! I love the sound of a fretless! You play it very well too! I have one I built in woodshop in high school. I put a Mighty Mite fretted neck on it, but later had the frets removed so you can still see the lines where the frets were. I've often thought about sending it to Alembic to have them refinish it & install Activators, but I'm still on my honeymoon with my Europa, so that would be way down the road.  
 
Post a picture of your fretless if you have one.
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« Reply #21 on: May 16, 2015, 03:13:39 PM »
Hi Rusty,  
              Thank you so very much. I had a few shop classes in High School as well . I think music and shop class were my favorites . Tinkering and playing music remains to be precious to me. Your Europa is truly wonderful and must be a joy to play. I think if I had an Alembic Custom fretless it might have a Europa  or Jazz Bass shape ! I will  definitely post pics on this site of the fretless that I used on the sound track of that vid after I install the Alembic Activators to keep Alembic content. I am hoping that I will be able to get the old style JJ Activators with Volume/Volume/Filter . The Bartolini 9W4's are nice BUT I prefer the sound of Alembic.

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« Reply #22 on: May 17, 2015, 09:22:22 AM »
I look forward to seeing the pictures Wolf!
Rusty
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« Reply #23 on: July 16, 2015, 08:14:24 AM »
Dave , thanks so very much for reopening this thread . I have new content   for it that I was just informed of ,
 
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« Reply #24 on: July 16, 2015, 08:23:40 AM »
Rusty,  I will be replacing the Bartolini pickups with passive electronics to Alembic Activators soon . At that time I will post the conversion project with pictures in a separate thread.  
 
Wolf

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« Reply #25 on: July 16, 2015, 08:42:10 AM »
Dear friends,  
Last evening I received an email from one of the producers from the Funk  Dub Division recording projects that CD Baby had posted more content on You Tube that I played on .I think that they were looking for television advertising /video /motion picture /etc, sound track deals. I got a few calls from them for such content.
              There is lots more to come.
On this track I play my Alembic Distillate  . The track is called  BRITISH INVASION.
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZavOa2YnYrY

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« Reply #26 on: July 16, 2015, 09:00:11 AM »
I play Bass on this one called DUBBY DOT COM. Somewhat SKA like in genre.  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUdkWXINLwc
 
Sonic Regards!  
Wolf Bostedt  AKA Sonicus @ The Alembic Club

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« Reply #27 on: July 16, 2015, 09:06:50 AM »
This is a  Remix version without vocals that I play Bass on.
 
The  remix of BUBBY DOT COM is called DUBBY DOT DUB.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngM8z8lkK-Q
 
Wolf

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« Reply #28 on: July 16, 2015, 09:18:20 AM »
The producers  just had me play All the brass instruments on this one.
Trumpet and  Mellophones played by  me , my self and I  
 
This track is called V-DUB  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzOohu9xaI8
 
Wolf Bostedt AKA Sonicus right here.
 
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« Reply #29 on: July 16, 2015, 09:27:17 AM »
I will add more stuff later including one of my attempts at  Synth Sample Classical Composition and Arrangement.
 
  Wolf  
( who is grateful for the  Alembic Club  ... ... ...