"TH E NECK IS IM M EN SELY
P LA Y A B LE, A L L THE CO M FO RT
BO XES A R E TICKED AND THE B A SS
A S A W HO LE IS A JO Y TO PLA Y"
So we get to the EQ, which is a feast of options. The bass and treble
controls offer power, depth and clarity without being extreme at any
point: the bass EQ particularly works well without getting boomy
when boosted. Slappers and tappers will enjoy the treble EQ, which
never becomes harsh or brittle. The mid-sweep is a useful tool: there
isn't a tone here that I didn't like or couldn't find a use for. Adding
the piezo option into the mix adds yet more options. Introducing it
judiciously is definitely the way to go, but if a more acoustic-like tone
is what you're looking for, the sparkle is definitely there. For me, a mix
between the pickups and the piezo worked best. Either way, you will
have the best of both worlds at your discretion.
This is a real winner of a bass. It has so much going for it, and with so
many tonal options on tap it's a versatile instrument, full stop. I doubt
there is a musical situation that it couldn't adapt to, which is great
news for the player. The neck is immensely playable, all the comfort
boxes are ticked and the bass as a whole is a joy to play. I can't imagine
anyone who takes the plunge and buys one being disappointed in any
respect. So what are you waiting for?
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