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  Bass guitar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The electric bass guitar (also called an electric bass, or simply a bass) an electrically-amplified string instrument similar in appearance to an electric guitar, but with a larger body, a longer-scale neck and (usually) four strings tuned an octave lower in pitch than a guitar.
In the 1950s and 1960s, the term "Fender bass" was widely used to describe the bass guitar, due to Fender's early dominance in the market for mass-produced bass guitars.
Since the size of the resonant chamber for acoustic bass guitars is much smaller than the resonant chambers of other acoustic bass instruments such as the double bass or the guitarron, acoustic bass guitars cannot produce much unamplified volume; as such acoustic bass guitars are typically equipped with piezoelectric or magnetic pickups and amplified.
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 Green Guitar
For example, Modulus Guitars in Novato, California, is in the forefront of experimenting with alternative woods from sustainable forests and other materials.
Modulus is rapidly reaching its goal of constructing 100 percent of its instruments using non-endangered wood from sustainable forests.
The Modulus "green guitars" are used by well-known musicians and groups like Bob Weir (former guitar player for the Grateful Dead), Pearl Jam, Chris Isaak Bank, Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Rolling Stones.
www.acfnewsource.org /environment/green_guitar.html   (671 words)

 Articles - Bass guitar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
A bass guitar (also called an electric bass, electric bass guitar, or simply a bass) is an electric string instrument similar in appearance to the guitar, but with a larger body, commonly four strings, a longer scale neck and tuned an octave lower in pitch than a guitar.
The instrument is a variant of the electric guitar, and is used to play the low notes in many types of music.
While "bass guitar" (pronounced "base") is, generally speaking, a more common term among non-musicians, others prefer "electric bass guitar," "electric bass," or simply "bass." Many are happy to use the terms interchangeably but some express a strong preference for one or other of them.
www.jazzbit.com /articles/Bass_guitar   (5555 words)

 Bass Guitars
A bass guitar is an electric or acoustic guitar that usually has four or five strings with a lower range than a regular guitar.
The bass guitar evolved from the violin family's upright double bass, but is used in a much wider array of musical styles than its predecessor.
The acoustic bass is similar to an acoustic guitar while the electric bass is similar to an electric guitar.
www.bassguitars.us   (271 words)

 Vai.com > The Machines > Ibanez Guitars
Now, most of those guitars (and indeed many of the companies) are history, yet the Ibanez Jem guitars have remained as popular and as exciting as ever, a lasting testament to their imagination, practicality, craftsmanship and design.
It is a guitar designed by Steve Vai, to be the ultimate guitar for his personal tastes and idiosyncrasies, and it seems that guitar players all over the world agree that it is the ultimate rock guitar, blending the best features of historical favorites with visionary advancements.
What I needed was a supply of these guitars at any time, because live, when you start using a lot of different guitars, when you switch the guitars inevitably sound different or feel different or don't react to the amp in the same way.
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 articles & reviews
He explained how just one guitar, for example, could have a fingerboard made of rosewood, a body made of cedar, and a neck constructed from maple, often with each of the woods originating on different continents.
Modulus has been working with SoundWood to help spread the word and demonstrate to the public that environmentally sound wood is viable for the manufacture of quality musical instruments.
The remainder of the guitar is constructed from reclaimed, though not certified, Quartersawn Sitka spruce that was destined to become pulpwood for the manufacture of baby diapers before Martin purchased it.
www.drumsolo.cc /articles___reviews/reviews_Jan02.html   (1459 words)

 E.M. Shorts Guitars-Guitars, Bass Guitars, Amplifiers, etc...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Quantum VJ is the closest to the original Modulus concept of an aerospace carbon fiber neck mated with a traditional body with upgraded electronics and hardware.
Modulus replacement necks have a 34” scale and are available in 4-bolt mounting only.
Modulus hard cases and gig bags are made to our specifications and will give you many years of service.
www.wichitaband.com /modulus.htm   (1453 words)

 Modulus Basses - Modulus Guitars at Bass Emporium
Mention Modulus Guitars to most players, and there will be some sign of recognition.
What they may not know is how the history of Modulus and the history of San Francisco as a mecca for modern bass design are woven together.
Modulus joined forces in 1999 with renowned Aguilar Amplification to develop a new preamp for their critically acclaimed Genesis Bass line.
www.bassemporium.com /bass_emporium.php?Modulus   (950 words)

 Yamaha Hand Made Guitar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
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A comprehensive list of guitar and amp manufactuers, including custom guitar makers, software companies, where to find parts and components, and companies selling instructional and playing aids.
Fine Guitar Consultants is proud to represent the owner of this thrilling hand made guitar that...
www.musical-instruments-guide.com /OPG/yamaha-hand-made-guitar.html   (730 words)

 Modulus and the Buzzard Bass   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
A few years after John Entwistle's initial collaboration with Warwick Basses to design the original Buzzard bass, John further progressed the design of the guitar by implementing graphite to the neck to give the neck the stability that he was looking for.
With the help of Modulus Guitars assisting John, they designed the next version of Warwick Buzzards with graphite necks.
Modulus provided Warwick their graphite necks for 6 Warwick basses of John's personal collection.
www.buzzardbass.com /Modulus/Modulus.htm   (188 words)

 Harmony Central®: 2000 Golden Axe Awards - Guitar Unlimited
Holding this guitar in your lap is an experience every guitar player should have at least once in their lives.
The guitar is designed with a maple neck through body, alder wood wings and a rosewood fret board.
What really sets this guitar apart from all the other quilt top guitars was the breath taking Tiger inlay on the neck also done by David.
www.harmony-central.com /Events/WNAMM00/Golden_Axe/Guitar_Unlimited/winners2.html   (914 words)

 Misc 12-String Bass Reviews
Modulus did make an 18-string (3 course 6-string) bass for Tom Peterson in the early 80s.
It happened that the late Allan Woody called Modulus at that time and asked if an 18-string “just like the one you made for Tom Peterson” could be built for him.
The finish of the guitar is an antique white, with the mahogany grain coming through in the body.
www.12stringbass.com /misc_reviews.htm   (1404 words)

 Buy a competitive Bass Guitar Modulus!
A Bass Guitar Modulus can be entertaining for adults of any age.
If anyone you know has a guitar on their wish list, then we are the guitar resource to use.
The tuning pegs are designed to let a 4 string electric bass guitar player get the right tune he or she wants.
www.cheapguitarstore.com /bass-guitars/bass-guitar-modulus.htm   (632 words)

 » Bass Guitar Modulus
Bass Guitar Modulus is a very popular topic among guitar players and musicians.
Whether you play bass guitar, acoustic guitar or electric guitar, you will find plenty of information, tips, resources and advice on a variety of guitar products and services to assist you with your guitar resource needs.
The three books, Learn to Play Guitar with Jamorama for beginners, intermediate and advanced, are already proving to be one of the most popular guitar learning guides on the internet.
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 MusicMoz - Business: Instruments: Builders and Manufacturers: Stringed: Picked: Guitar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Cort Guitars - Acoustic and lectric guitars and basses.
Fernandes Guitars - Guitars available with a sustainer system built in that is similar to an E-Bow.
Modulus Guitars - Graphite neck electric guitars and basses.
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 The Low Down - A Review on Bass Gear   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Graphite necks were pioneered by Geoff Gould, founder and former president of Modulus Guitars.
Modulus was building replacement necks before it began building basses.
Modulus basses consist of an alder body with a variety of wood tops, the graphite/composite neck, optional composite or granadillo (similar to rosewood) fingerboard, EMG, Bartolini, or Lane Poor pickups and electronics and a variety of models.
www.linkmusicaz.com /issue7/lowdown.htm   (347 words)

 The Christian Science Monitor | csmonitor.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Modulus Guitars located in Novato, just north of San Francisco, now makes 80 percent of its electric guitars from wood certified as coming from sustainable forests.
Modulus participates in an international environmental program to encourage musical instrument makers to use certified traditional and alternative woods.
Calvin Keys, a jazz guitarist visiting the Modulus showroom, says the guitars made with alternative woods have the same look and feel as traditional guitars.
csmweb2.emcweb.com /durable/1997/11/03/feat/habitat.1.html   (922 words)

With its massive sustain, Earth-shaking low end, and versatile tone controls, it's no wonder the original carbon fiber neck designed by Modulus has become the first choice for many of today's top touring professionals.
Modulus' carbon fiber version of a timeless classic.
Combining the legendary stability of carbon fiber with the natural resonance of hard woods, the Genesis concept is pushing bass design into the new millennium.
www.modulusguitars.com /v2/products   (85 words)

 modulus - Vinden
Young's Modulus is the STRESS of a material divided by it's STRAIN.
numbers, The modulus of a congruence a=b (mod m) is the number m.
A representative value for the bulk modulus for steel is The bulk modulus of a solid
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 Guitars - ESP Guitars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
A catalog, news, information on artists, and images of their bass guitars are provided.
Guitars, basses, amps, effects, strings, and other accessories are available.
Ibanez guitars, electric basses, acoustic guitars, amplifiers, effects and accessories.
www.webpageshome.com /wph/guitars.html   (190 words)

 Bass Guitars - Music Park - Warwick, Modulus, Spector   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
These guitars are handpicked by us for their finishes and colours.
Thumb 5 string Bolt On These guitars are handpicked by us for their finishes and colours.
The Yamaha RBX370A bass guitar features the same sleek body design and finishes as the RBX270 with the addition of active electronics, P/J style pickups, and a 24-fret neck.
www.musicpark.com.au /B_Guitars.html   (1350 words)

 Bass Guitar Necks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Guitar Bodies, Electric Guitar Necks, and Electric Guitar Pickups 1970s...
of guitar parts featuring a full line of replacement guitar necks for the builders among you...
His brother, Leroy, built guitars using gasoline cans for the bodies, pieces of wood for the necks and “strings from where he could find some where my father couldn’t detect that he took it.”
www.musical-instruments-guide.com /OPG/bass-guitar-necks.html   (614 words)

 GreatGuitarStore.com - The Great Guitar Store
Guitar For Dummies offers full coverage of the subject, from picking out a guitar to learning to play, expert advice from America's leading guitar authorities, musical exercises and fretboard illustrations--plus a tutorial CD that features licks and songs from the book.
Guitar For Dummies also covers the following topics and more: Hand position and posture,Basic major and minor chords, Adding spice with basic 7th chords and barre chords, Playing melodies in position and in double-stops, Different styles including rock, blues, folk, and classical, Buying a guitar and accessories, Taking care of your guitar.
From shopping for a first electric guitar to setting customized action, this do-it-yourself player’s primer for owning and maintaining an electric guitar explains the ins and outs of: choosing the right guitar; cleaning, tools and basic maintenance; personalizing and improving on a "factory setup"; trouble-shooting; basic guitar electronics; setups of the pros; and much more.
www.greatguitarstore.com   (1672 words)

 Handmade Guitars - Links - Autumn Gallery Handmade Guitars
Thomas Prisloe, luthier, builds concert quality classical guitars which are one of the best values on the market today.  Handmade guitars.
Everett Guitars are among the finest handmade acoustic guitars in America.
Brent McElroy is a guitar maker, a luthier who builds handmade acoustic guitars of the highest quality, one at a time, paying close attention to every detail factory made guitars come close but I've never heard one sound like the handmade guitars made by individual luthiers.  A great selection of handmade guitars.
www.autumngallery.net /links_handmadeguitars.html   (1127 words)

 BluesTraveler.net - Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The former high school footballer is a rather physical musician as well, and his guitar takes a beating.
So I switched to graphite guitars." Chan liked the pair of graphite-neck custom Model T's built for him by Modulus in '94, but after years of dwarfing his instruments and deflecting suggestions that he was playing "baby" instruments, Chan wanted something bigger.
"I said no, but asked him to try a guitar I'd been working on." Somewhat larger than most Modulus guitars, the instrument so impressed Chan that he kept it and ordered a second.
www.bluestraveler.net /info/media/media_display.php?pub_id=92   (352 words)

 WebShed.Com Center of Web (Music) String Instruments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This page is dedicated to the lap steel guitar, its history, its players, and the companies which produce the instruments.
Acoustic Guitar is the magazine for all acoustic guitar players, from beginners to performing professionals.
Digital Guitar is a newsletter dedicated to the discussion of music technology for guitars and other string instruments.
www.centerofweb.com /music/string.htm   (286 words)

 Guitar Player - Pop Icon Rick Springfield to Host Benefit for Little Kids Rock during "Music in Our Schools Month"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Guitar Player magazine is the complete acoustic and electric guitar package.
Guitar Player is part of the Music Player Network.
Guitar Player is a trademark of CMP Entertainment Media, Inc., a United Business Media Company.
www.guitarplayer.com /story.asp?storycode=7587   (390 words)

 Modulus Bass Guitars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ed will be personally involved in the construction of the USA made 2004 models and fully guarantees the playability, sound and cosmetics to surpass the original guitars.
The original Baker guitars are to be considered an investment.
Based on current orders we will not be selling to dealers until 2006 which should fill our current pipeline of orders and give us a dozen or so to display in our retail outlet in Las Vegas.
www.edromanguitars.com /bass/home_mod.htm   (325 words)

 Pro Audio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Modulus is well known among pro bass players, having produced their unique carbon fibre-necked basses since 1976.
Not only is carbon fibre extremely stable and reliable - providing a longer life-span for any bass - but it also creates a strong platform for the strings to communicate their natural vibrations to the body of the instrument, providing sustain and harmonically rich tone.
On top of this the workmanship on Modulus instruments is second to none.
www.proaudio.com.au /imports/modulus.php   (232 words)

 Modulus Blackknife - Bob Weir Signature "ACE" Chris Sandell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Steve returned the guitar to Modulus because he has bad bone spurs on his spine and thought the guitar was to heavy.
This was the poster boy guitar for Modulus.
I had Bob Weir resign the guitar on the back of the headstock and he added ACE on the guitar for the first Weir Signature Blackknife.
www.dozin.com /guitar/my/WeirSignature.html   (130 words)

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