Putting together basses

Ever since I started playing, I have been dreaming about building my own basses. Although I'm not particularly good with tools - and never was - I still kept dreaming about it! My grandfather was a carpenter and I remember asking him to help me out when I was 15, but his response was that … Continue reading Putting together basses

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Arctic Bass

The Arctic Bass Blog From the day it was decided that I should pick up the bass guitar, I have been totally hooked on this wonderful instrument. The funk, the groove, the mwah... everything about the bass intrigues me. I started out on a Hagström Swede from the early 70s, and the circle has almost come … Continue reading Arctic Bass

The Ibanez Musician bass

1984 George Orwell wrote about this year in his famous book. The Apple Macintosh is introduced. Marvin Gaye dies. Severomorsk explodes. Bruce Springsteen releases "Born in the USA". Indian prime minister Indhirda Ghandi is assissinated by security guards. Bob Geldof and Band Aid supports famine victims in Ethiopia. And I buy my first ever fretless … Continue reading The Ibanez Musician bass