The Ultimate Battle – Flats vs Rounds

Finding the right tone for a song can sometimes be a challenge. It could be, you need a different amp, instrument, strings, or even your recording method. Today we look at strings and how they affect your sound. You are going to be quite surprised how many different tones you can achieve by your string…Read more The Ultimate Battle – Flats vs Rounds

NS Design WAV Radius Bass Review!!!

I met Ned Steinberger for the first time at the Winter NAMM Show 2019, where he introduced me to the NS Design WAV Radius Bass. Ned is a highly accomplished designer and entrepreneur. My very first bass guitar, a white Cort Headless with Ned Steinberger tuning system, so it's really cool how things come full…Read more NS Design WAV Radius Bass Review!!!

A BIG review for a tiny Tone Pocket by Ashdown Engineering!!!

I was pleasantly surprised by the sound of the Ashdown Engineering Tone Pocket Bass Headphone Amp. It's so tiny, yet packed with useful features. My favourite features would be the USB recording and the three band EQ. The Tone Pocket is very light weight and compact. It can literally fit in your pocket. This little…Read more A BIG review for a tiny Tone Pocket by Ashdown Engineering!!!

Fun with NS Design and Boomerang!

The NAMM Show 2019 was like a play ground for grown men and women who love music. I had the privilege of playing one of Ned Steinberger's amazing basses, the CR5 WAV bass. I used my trusty Boomerang looper and Digitech RP360XP to lay it down. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ld066KUow90&feature=youtu.be Learn more about the NS Design CR5…Read more Fun with NS Design and Boomerang!

Donald on the WAV Radius Bass from NS Design!

It's not very often I play instruments that make me not want to stop playing... the WAV Radius Bass is one of those instruments. The NS Design bass guitars are all very beautifully designed, with a lot of tone options. The thing that stuck out most to me was the piezo pickup system that Ned…Read more Donald on the WAV Radius Bass from NS Design!

Game Changing Gear Volume 15

Just when you thought the bass was a pain to travel with NS Design went ahead and created the Omni Bass WAV Series. Welcome to another game changer. I have been searching for a fretless bass for several years, but couldn't find one with the sound and feel I liked, until I found the Omni…Read more Game Changing Gear Volume 15

The Omni Bass… wow!

I have been playing the bass guitar for over twenty years and throughout that time I have been longing for the opportunity to play a fretless bass. I have tried several different fretless basses and just didn't feel comfortable, until a few months ago when I was introduced to the NS Design Omni Bass by…Read more The Omni Bass… wow!