Rockin’ the “Balor” carbon fibre Acoustic Bass made in Ireland by Emerald guitars with Daniel O’Donnell on his UK tour.
Here’s a short improvisation on the Balor “Woody” bass with flatwound Ernie Ball slinky strings 45 – 130. I find these strings a little stiff on the top ones and will change them to Daddario Chrome flats 40 -130. I’ll post my thoughts on these when I get them. Please listen with headphones to appreciate the […]
Just took delivery of my new “Balor” 5 string Bass from Emerald guitars. It’s even nicer than the one I used in the You Tube video and I have used Flatwounds on this one. A beautiful big round tone with no fret noise, and it’s loud without plugging in, can’t wait to use it on the Daniel […]
For my Bass anorak friends, here’s my setup for the Daniel O’Donnell live gig. Sandberg TM (J Bass)and VS (P Bass) California series 5 string Basses. Emerald 5 string acoustic Bass (see video – photo to follow). Yamaha SB200 Upright Bass. Strings by D’addario. Bassics BPA-1 preamp, Tech 21 VT preamp, TC hall of fame reverb, […]