The Revolution SOLO
Double Bass Pickup
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The sound of the pickup, on both pizzicato and arco, is really true. And itís not just the sound, but also the feel. By this I mean that when Iím playing the bass with the pickup attached, it feels like Iím playing acoustically, getting the full vibration response from the bass, rather than just a pickup sound from the strings. This is fantastic, especially when Iím using the bow. When I use the bow with other pickups, I feel like I canít really play into the string, so I donít get the full response of the vibrating string, resulting in a loss of tone coloration, natural dynamics, etc. With your pickup this problem is greatly diminished; Iím playing through an amp, but the attention is still on the sound of the music and the bass, not on the pickup. Rhythmically, too, there is an immediacy of response to the attack, and sound that really reproduces the feel of playing acoustically. To sum it up, for the quality and simplicity, not to mention the price, this is simply amazing Ė affordability for such quality!Ē
- Ken Filiano, NYC jazz bassist
ďI put the pickup on my second bass and it really sounds very good. I was impressed also by the overall output volume. I think you have a good product, sir!Ē
- Rufus Reid
ďI was in the studio recording a film score and I used the pick-up along with a mic and the sound was really great; the engineer even commented on how good my bass sounded. That was a good sign. I used the pick-up again at a gig in town, and it sounded very clean and the gain was not an issue. I actually compared it with the Full-Circle and it is much louder. This is something that I was looking for. I am very happy with your product and now I only wish I hadnít bought another Full-Circle for my other double bass. I will keep you posted; there are more gigs in town that I will use it on and I am very excited.
-John Herbert, NYC jazz bassist
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