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eligilam

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« Reply #75 on: January 28, 2012, 02:51:15 PM »
Fantastique!

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« Reply #76 on: January 28, 2012, 03:45:49 PM »
Great tone and super clean technique. I prefer your sound to his.

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« Reply #77 on: January 29, 2012, 04:01:32 AM »
Funny How Time Flies:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rP7B1e_uB_U
without keyboards for this day too

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« Reply #78 on: January 29, 2012, 05:44:45 AM »

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« Reply #79 on: January 29, 2012, 12:19:23 PM »
Hey PierreYves,  I'm loving the tone i'm hearing from your Blackwood Bass. If that is typical of a series bass sound then I will be more than happy if my new bass has that type of tone and clarity.
 
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« Reply #80 on: January 29, 2012, 02:36:23 PM »
what new bass Jazzy ? The Blackwood bass is UNIQUE  ... if you have same gear maybe not, same fingers too... lol, certainly best fingers as mines  before the blackwood I was playing tenor with the series II Koa, not the same sound...

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« Reply #81 on: January 29, 2012, 02:37:20 PM »
That clarity is definitely typical of the Series tone. The biggest difference between his bass and yours will be scale length. There's something about the short scale basses that is different and really appealing to me. That isn't to say that your new bass won't sound wonderful, it will just be different. It, too, will also be very clear, present and punchy. And it will have a B string.  
 
So, this brings up the obvious, a European Alembic gathering!

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« Reply #82 on: January 29, 2012, 03:43:17 PM »
Yes Edwin, I love the short scale Series bass, it's my favourite shape in Alembic 4 string basses. I would love to get one some day hopefully in a couple of years time I will consider getting a used no greater than than 10 years old.
 
Pierreyves, I am the new owner of this bass Series II bass.
http://club.alembic.com/Images/395/69872.html?1261032490
It was custom of the month a few years back.  
I bought if from a forum member called Poor_nigel.  
My plan is to take a trip to Alembic and collect the bass from there and have a trip round the workshops whilst I'm there.
 
Jazzyvee
 
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« Reply #83 on: January 30, 2012, 12:59:34 AM »
Okay I remember this thread but I did understand it wil be yours !! Congrats Jazzy. Another difference between my short scale and others standard short scale is the pickups position: they are closer to the neck.

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« Reply #84 on: January 30, 2012, 01:04:06 AM »
@Edwin: So, this brings up the obvious, a European Alembic gathering = nice idea... but how many could be ? 5-6 ?

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« Reply #85 on: January 30, 2012, 10:50:51 AM »
I'd be interested depending where it is I guess and when.
 
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« Reply #86 on: February 08, 2012, 02:23:30 PM »
and now we are 4 on these videos !
 
http://youtu.be/X_pFewcZTFc
http://youtu.be/ry091t9poew
http://youtu.be/YDskh0pS-uo
http://youtu.be/Bc1_GITZ3P8
 
I use now the clean & boost pedal Rodenberg 707B
This little unit I use on solo add about 15 DB at outside and some little crunchy sound, it depend how you use it. This pedal is really fantastic for all bassist's solos.
 
http://www.rodenberg-amplification.com/eng/gas707b_eng.htm
 
enjoy !

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« Reply #87 on: March 16, 2012, 06:22:29 PM »
Hi
after 20 hours of studio session, I'm able to present you the first audible track:
http://soundcloud.com/schooldays/topasio
In the first part I use chorus and during the fantastic guitar solo, I use Boss octaver.
Our band's name now is School Days (very original LOL)
We wait for 4 others because we must do the mix.
 
Here is the project for the CD's graphism:
 


 
 
The 4 others tracks will be available in one week I hope.

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« Reply #88 on: March 17, 2012, 05:32:43 AM »
Salut Pierre-Yves
moi je te prend un CD,
des qu'il sort fait moi signe
Mehdi

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« Reply #89 on: March 17, 2012, 06:27:11 AM »
great bass sound, so clear and full!!