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Tone starts with the fingers and works its way through everything up to and incuding the room in which you play. You can't really change your fingers, and every room is different. Here's the gear I use to try to control the variables inbetween.

The axes

  • Marleaux Consat Custom 6
  • Marleaux Logo
  • Marleaux Consat Custom 6 Fretless Edition
  • Carvin LB-76
  • Carvin LB-76F
  • Aria SWB-Alpha
  • Aria SWB-Alpha

Big Rig

  • ADA MB-1 MIDI Programmable Preamp - Check out the review that I put on Harmony Central about the unit.
  • JL Cooper MSB+ Rev 2
  • Peavey Spectrum Analog Filter
  • Alesis Quadraverb+
  • Peavey DPC-1400x
  • Glockenklang Duo
  • ADA MC-1 Foot controller
  • Morley EP-1 MIDI Expression Pedal
  • Morley Pro Bass II Wah
  • Cases by
  • Grosse Cases

Little Rig

  • SWR Bassic Black
  • Whirlwind Selector
  • Morley Little Alligator Volume Pedal


  • Cakewalk Sonar
  • Cakewalk Project 5
    Project 5
  • Cakewalk Dimension Pro
  • Cakewalk Rapture
  • TC Electronics Powercore
  • Kurzweil K2500RS with KDFX