Does It Really Happen? – isolated bass

Here’s the isolated bass version of my cover of “Does It Really Happen” – Although my Thunderbird isn’t a non-reverse model, the tone turned out somewhat similar. As I remember, I recorded straight from my SVT-II Pro LE direct output.

The original cover with backing track is here.

Bass: 1990 Gibson Thunderbird

Strings: Rotosound Swing Bass RS66LD (45-105, stainless steel)

Amp: Ampeg SVT II Pro Limited Edition

Signal path: Bass→Ampeg SVT-2 PRO (post preamp out)→PC

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Heart Of The Sunrise – isolated bass

Isolated bass version of my 2013 cover video. Rickenbacker 4001 CS Chris Squire through a Tech21 Sansamp Bass Driver DI. This bass cover with the original backing track is here.  And here is the transcription video

Bass: Rickenbacker 4001CS

Strings: Rotosound Swing Bass RS66LD (45-105, stainless steel)

Preamp: Sansamp Bass Driver DI (BDDI)

Effects: Amplitube 3 – Fender Tremolo

Signal path: Bass→BDDI→PC→Amplitube

Our Song – isolated bass

This is the isolated bass version of my 2009 cover video. Chris played the original on his Gibson Thunderbird.  At the time I hadn’t one (I got one but on reverse body) so I used 1972 my Fender Jazz.

Rickenbacker 4001 CS – tone check

This is the follow-up video about my Rickenbacker 4001 CS, this time I am demonstrating its tone possibilities by playing some of my favourite basslines using different techniques and pick-up configurations.

Rickenbacker 4001 CS

Remembering Chris’ 74th birthday, My Rickenbacker 4001CS Chris Squire signature bass. Some technical details and stories about the bass of my life.

We Have Heaven – isolated bass

A little something for you to try and sing along with! Meanwhile I’m working on a special video to release on Chris’ birthday 💚🎶🐠

Bass: Rickenbacker 4001CS

Strings: Rotosound Swing Bass RS66LD (45-105, stainless steel)

Preamp: Sansamp Para Driver DI (PDDI)

Signal path: Bass→PDDI→PC

Changes

Here’s my bass cover of Changes. My very first cover video playing the Ranney 8-string bass!

In this video, I also payed my tribute to 9012 Live video, my first time seeing Yes on screen and the seeing those wonderful special effects, stage set and music, which I still keep in my favourite versions of many Yessongs.

#playforChris7

Finally, #playforChris7 – is ready! Feel free to share it with your friends or communities.

This year we celebrate the Winter Solstice with Play For Chris 7!

There is also a new format that includes Words For Chris, where fans express themselves by words, memories and feelings about Chris.

Thank you to my Patrons for supporting me financially, for believing that what I do is worth it. Thank you to all my friends who encouraged me and shown me excitement in seeing the final result, as I was describing what I wanted to do.

Also thank you for subscribing to my YouTube channel!

We’ve made it again, something different but always special!

Statue of Justice

Here’s the first track of Rick Wakeman’s Criminal Record album. It’s been one of my late discoveries, especially because just recently, with spotify, I had access to a good quality recording that I could hear better the bass. I absolutely love this album of Rick Wakeman and the fantastic work that Alan and Chris did with it. Some of its story is displayed on the first minute of the video.