N.U.T. Stomp Box

When we put together our acoustic band, I immediately started looking for a way that I could bring some extra percussion to the table. One of the coolest gadgets I came across is my searches was a stomp box. There are many different flavors, but the one enduring concept is that it’s a block of… Continue reading N.U.T. Stomp Box

Rode NT-1000

I was rather surprised to realize that I’d never written up anything about my main microphone, the Rode NT-1000. It doesn’t have an elaborate back-story like a lot of my other gear. When I was putting together my recording rig, I decided that while I needed a good microphone, I wasn’t going to spend a… Continue reading Rode NT-1000

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Elixir 14102 Nanoweb Electric Bass Strings

I decided to break tradition and not use the traditional Rotosound strings on my fretless bass. The fingerboard on the fretless is soft rosewood, so there was no doubt in my mind that standard bass strings would chew up the fingerboard. Someone suggested that I try Elixir strings, because they’re coated with some magickal elixir… Continue reading Elixir 14102 Nanoweb Electric Bass Strings

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DOD FX62 Bass Stereo Chorus

When writing up things like this, I always try to keep in mind that not everyone who visits these pages will know what this stuff is. The short definition of a chorus pedal is that it makes things sound fuller. Hence “chorus”. In a choir, the blending of many voices sounds much richer than the… Continue reading DOD FX62 Bass Stereo Chorus