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Famine was played on a 2006 Pedulla Pentabuzz with D?Addario XL Nickel strings.

Brazos de Dios was played on a Warwick Thumb SC NT 5 string with Dean Markley Blue Steel strings. ? The Bass during the Guitar and Keyboard leads was played on the Pedulla Pentabuzz.

This Is Where the River Brought Me was played on a 2007 Breedlove ABJ250/SM4 with D’Addario Acoustic Bass Guitar Phosphor Bronze?strings.

Mutt was played on a 2005 Ned Steinberger CRM4 Electric upright with old D’Addario NS Electric Traditional Bass strings. The last note, a low B, was bowed on a borrowed Ned Steinberger CRM5 Electric upright.

Train from Toyah was played on the Ned Steinberger Electric upright tuned to E G# D G#. When playing the song live the Bass is tuned to E A C# G

Telephone Road was played on a 1978 Rickenbacker 4001 with Rotosound Swing Bass 66 Stainless Steel Strings.

Cotton Farmer?s Wife was played and recorded as two track on the Ned Steinberger using standard tuning. ? When playing the song live the Bass is tuned to E A D A

The Basses were recorded direct using various combinations of a Demeter VTBP-201S, Avalon U5, Mesa Boogie M6 Carbine, Radial JDI, Aguilar?Tone Hammer Preamp/Direct Box and a Jule Monique Dovecage.

For live sound I use a Bergantino IP 310 1000W powered cabinet with a Demeter VTBP-201S preamp and/or a Mesa Boogie M6 Carbine amplifier with a Bergantino AE410 cabinet.