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August 10, 2020

At the start of lockdown (March 2020) I was constantly watching a YouTube channel called Vertex Effects and his custom pedalboard builds for many of the worlds most accomplished musicians.

I was quite happy with my pedalboard at the time, but it lacked the reliability &...

April 16, 2020

A transcription of Gz and Hustlas - Snoop Dogg, including a few fills. Played on a Fender Vintera Mustang Bass with Optima strings straight into Logic Pro X

The track was originally sampled from Bernard Wright's - Haboglabotripin

Please feel free to contact me regarding...

May 14, 2019

After a year of planning, building & working. It's finally here! 

My new Overwater Custom P5 aka The Green Machine!

Having played a 5 string American Deluxe Jazz a 72 Jazz & a Musicman for numerous years I was yearning for something special. I've always admired Overwater...

June 19, 2018

It's officially summer in Wales! So heres a little update to let you guys know what is going on in the world of a bass player in Wales.

The Special Brew

I've recently left the band on good terms & wish them all the best in future. I will be depping with th...

January 7, 2018

Some great news to share with everyone! 

I am now endorsed by Optima strings!! I've been using Optima's RB Flatwounds for around a year, since I was introduced to them by Andy at strings.co.uk

I was instantly hooked and they sound & feel great. I am very proud to be join...

October 16, 2016

I've got some huge stages coming up so I though I'd better upgrade my wireless system. So I popped down to A Strings and got these bad boy's to try out.

I've used a bulky system for a while and it was great, I plugged it in and NOPE! It would not work at all. So with th...

September 24, 2016

This is a bass I’ve been dying to try out for a while. Available in 4 & 5 string versions it’s a very versatile pace of kit!

Overview

Cort have been around a while providing beginner, intermediate & pro players for year. I wouldn’t think of a Cort bass as a number 1 bass...

September 24, 2016

We all know how awkward it is carrying two basses about between rehearsals, sessions & gigs and how useless 99% of dual bass cases are. Have we found the 1% ? Although it is very expensive.The case retails for around £210 and the guitar tick £65. Ive heard a lot about...

September 24, 2016

I have been needing a tremolo for a few weeks to help soundscape for a Nyx track. I really didn’t want to break the bank either!

Although I haven’t heard of this pedal or it’s company I kept an open mind. The pedal retails at £65.

First Impressions

I spent a while trying...

September 24, 2016

So while visiting A Strings a music store near (Ish) to me I happened to browse over in the direction of this pedal and I had to review it!

First Impressions.

Sturdily built chassis but the knobs seem to be of a much lower quality. It does what it says. It’s a bass synth...

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