Hi, this is Shin-Chang.
Today, I introduce my cute basses.
However, please don’t get your hopes up because my basses is not special, hahaha.
First, my main bass that I use for CookRobinson. It is precision bass by Freedom.
BRAND：Freedom Custom Guitar Research
DATE：MADE IN THE YEAR 2010
I bought this bass about 10 years ago.
This bass is secondhand, but it was looks like new.
The color is surf green and it seems that it is custom made.
I changed the pickguard to anodized gold one from the white because white one with this bass is too pretty.
When I bought this bass, I was into Pino Palladino who is basist.
So I wanted a precision bass and I bought this bass music instrument shop at Akihabara.
It was love at first sight.
However, I didn’t play this bass much because I often played crossover music when I bought this bass.
I use this bass manly in CookRobinson since CookRobinson was started and I also used this bass in Taiwan×Japan tour.
Its sound is very precision bass and not fit some music genre.
But its sound is groovy, so it match for funky music.
I used flat wound strings about 1 years ago because I yearned for Pino Palladino.
Recently, I use round wound strings for slap play in new songs.
In “パク山パクチー(Pakuyama-Pakchi)” and “酒呑みタイガー(Sakenomi-Tiger)” included in “厨師羅賓森”, this bass is used with flat wound strings↓
Next is this bass.
I bought this bass about 1 years ago and this bass is the newest in my bass collection.
I wanted 5 strings bass because I have only 4 string bass, so I bought this bass.
This bass had TUNE’s onboard preamp, but I changed this preamp to Aguilar OPB-3.
And this bass was adjusted with PLEK in the TUNE workshop because I think this bass is old.
So I can play this bass comfortably.
I used this bass mainly in last time album recording and I also have used in some gig.
I can play many sounds by using this bass because it have Aguilar 3 bands equalizer.
However, this bass have no characteristic sound.
So I don’t use this bass for CookRobinson now because it is not impressions.
I used this bass with slap play in “ベーコン to スラップ(Bacon to Slap)”.
The last is Jazz Bass Type.
I don’t often use this bass now.
DATE：MADE IN THE YEAR 2010
I bought this bass new.
This bass is custom made by Jiraud Bass Center that is workshop in Shibuya, Tokyo.
When I was a college student, I used this bass mainly and I played crossover music↓
This bass have wide range frequency from low to high very well.
It is sharpness sound and good sound for slap play.
Because I followed Marcus Miller(Basist) and so on, I imitated his sound.
It is very funky sound, but it is not match for CookRobinson.
So I don’t use for CookRobinso.
However, I want to use this bass for slap play in recording.
I often use these three basses.
In addition, I have a bass one more, MOON JJ.
This bass is modified that the onboard preamp is removed and frets are also removed.
And this bass have finger ramp, hahaha.
I yearned Larry Graham, so I bought this bass.
This is a good memory.
But I don’t play this bass for a while because it is in my parents’ house.
It don’t have some original parts…
I have to play this bass once in a while.
Other than electric bass, I have a contrabass and Gibson Les Paul.
So my house is full by music instruments.
In my previous house, basses were put on a wall because this house was very small.
I recommend this style.
My basses introduction is all.
Next time, I want to introduce bass effectors.