Basschat Midlands Bash 2014

Roland Rock’s account of the awesome bassday on 10th May 2014 at Brockington College in Leicester, which he organised together with Si600.

 

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This way! A very handy sign, with easy load in.

 

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Si excelled himself with printed Bash cards. Hand delivered by Mrs Si!

 

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Barefaced Corner, Prime Bass with his lovely zebrano ACG Graft, Super Compact, Shuttle 9.0 and board of drive craziness! Also my Super Twin, Glockenklang Soul and W&T Ergon
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Annoying Twit, either rocking out or passing out with the BC Baton
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Len Derby having a look at Norris’ Ric.
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The Sharmans visit the Mantons, checking out the quality 32″ Manton Custom
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A couple of beauties belonging to Chairleg
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Sei fretless and Antoniotsai, with BFM cab and Tecamp Puma 900 – Tauzero’s collection
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Chairleg checks out Norris’ EUB
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Oldman loads in
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Marrillionred’s Kelly acoustic 5
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Sod the basses, I want cake!
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Norris checks out Chairleg’s Italia
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Organiser Si picks up the BC Baton and lays down some grooves through Annoying Twit’s own looping software.
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A decent turnout. Intime Nick on the right (Nike beanie on) chatting to Prime Bass (kneeling)
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Zero9 having a go on my Ergon
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Apologies, the name escapes me, but it was a lovely G&L
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Annoying Twit takes a break from laptops and takes a trip to Warwick corner to see how a full-fat Wick compares to his Rockbass
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The Hand of John Curley’s Gretsch Baritone was a welcome addition to the bash
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Baritone action through the looper
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GrammeFriday grooves through the looper on one of his MTDs
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Norris visits 72Deluxe at Warwick corner
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Sharman falls for the EUB…
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…and tries to convince Mrs Sharman that he needs one. I’d go for the ‘tiny footprint’ angle myself πŸ˜‰
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72Deluxe gets joy from Tauzero’s Sei fretless
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Mr and Mrs Manton Customs with a lovely 32″ cherry/maple example
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16 drivers Zero9? That’s just greedy!

 

The BC Bass Relay and the Baton hit the Midlands Bash!

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The BC Baton, waiting patiently for its legions of adoring fans
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Seashell getting her bassface on
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Chris Sharman and the theme from “Roobarb”
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Helloooooo Cleveland!
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Making a donation
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The handover to GrammeFriday

 

The rest of the photos

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