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Acme Audio Motown D.I. WB-3
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ACME AUDIO
Motown D.I. WB-3
Going for that classic James Jamerson sound?
Acme Audio’s Motown D.I. WB-3, inspired by the original Motown “Wolfbox” DI used in the 1960s and ’70s, promises to get you just a little bit closer with transformers that replicate those used in the Wolfbox.
Street $400
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Bruce Arnold’s Harmonic Analysis
If you’ve ever wanted to dig into advanced concepts such as reharmonization, delayed resolutions, soloing over complex progressions, and using tritone substitutions, Bruce Arnold’s Harmonic Analysis might be just the thing. The 72-page e-book comes with 12 videos on harmonic analysis, a PDF for each concept, as well as worksheets and videos for the blues, the minor blues, and Rhythm changes in every key.
Street $60
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ESO
Bass Straps
With a contoured “S” shape that avoids pressure points and never cuts into your neck, plus a high-density foam core, pockets for picks, anti-sweat moisture coating, reinforced stitching, and handcrafted Brazilian leather endpieces, these straps are built for the long haul.
Street $60
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FENDER
American Professional Precision Bass
Besides a 1963-style neck profile, 20 narrow-tall frets for better intonation, a 4-Saddle HiMass Vintage bridge, and a V-Mod split-coil Precision Bass pickup with mixed Alnico magnet types, the alder-body American Professional Precision Bass comes with warp-resisting Posiflex graphite support rods and an ATA molded case.
Street $1,500
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