Montreux’s Theme (Rickenbacker)

Here is the Rickenbacker version of Montreux’s Theme, which came second on the poll in which the Fender Jazz Bass has got more votes as we were trying to guess which bass was used by Chris Squire for this beautiful instrumental. For the recordings I chose to boil old Rotosound strings, which sounded better that brandContinue reading “Montreux’s Theme (Rickenbacker)”

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On The Silent Wings Of Freedom (remaster)

While I don’t have time to complete the next video, I have tried to produce a slightly better quality audio/video version of my first upload. I had to use some different settings for the fx and fixed sync issues. This time I used Amplitube’s “Nu-Tron” to emulate the Mu-Tron III pedal. I also added someContinue reading “On The Silent Wings Of Freedom (remaster)”

Rig Rundown – Yes’ Chris Squire & Steve Howe

PremierGuitar.com made a spectacular interview with Chris Squire, Chris’ technician Richard Davis and Steve Howe where they present all of they gear for the current Three-album tour. Possibly the most complete guided tour to Chris’ and Steve’s instruments, effects and amps. A rare chance to see our heroes talking about the instruments that make historyContinue reading “Rig Rundown – Yes’ Chris Squire & Steve Howe”

Ask YES – Questions to Chris Squire

Last week, Chris Squire received questions from fans all over the world so he could answer via Yesworld. Luckily enough my question was answered. Here is what I asked and what Chris replied: Question – “Dear Chris. You mentioned on interviews about ‘Roundabout‘ bass line being doubled by yourself playing a guitar. It seems toContinue reading “Ask YES – Questions to Chris Squire”

Heart Of The Sunrise

Rest in Peace, Peter Banks! 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 I used the Jammit version of the track without bass so for the first time I was able to put my bass only onContinue reading “Heart Of The Sunrise”

Happy 40th Birthday “Fragile” – Long Distance Runaround – BASS AUDIO

For professional reasons I have had little time to make a brand new clip, so I recycled an old bassline recording of mine. November is coming – Happy 40th birthday “Fragile”!!