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Can someone identify this bass?

Post by vivalastblues » Thu Feb 18, 2010 7:20 pm

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the band is deerhoof. i saw them a few years ago when they still had chris cohen in the band and the bass he was playing sounded so awesome. i really would love to know what it was. unfortunately i don't have any photos of the headstock, just the neck and body as above.

anyway if someone knows what it is that'd be sweet.

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Post by Electro-Voice 664 » Thu Feb 18, 2010 9:51 pm

I think it's made by Goya.
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Post by vivalastblues » Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:41 am

really? pretty interesting, i didn't even know they made basses.

here's another pic if it helps any. still can't read that headstock

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Post by richierichie » Fri Feb 19, 2010 7:06 am

It's definitely a Goya - couldn't find another picture of one, but there's a picture of its 6-string equivalent on this page:

http://goyaguitars.tripod.com/index1.htm

It's the Rangemaster (second row from bottom)

My band supported Cryptacize in the UK last year and Aaron uses one of these - it perhaps belongs to Chris Cohen, who was also in Deerhoof when your pictures were taken. Hmmm.....
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Very Cool!

Post by findaguitarteacher » Fri Feb 19, 2010 1:32 pm

What an exotic looking bass. Have never seen one before. Do you know what kind of amp it was being played through?

richierichie: I'm impressed by your knowledge and research diligence. I wouldn't have known where to begin.

Thanks to both of you!
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Post by sound for sandwiches » Fri Feb 19, 2010 4:22 pm

here's the Galanti version, they were made in the same factory, different headstock and PG shape:

http://www.fetishguitars.com/html/galanti/bass.html

I have wanted one of these for quite a while. I have two Galanti guitars and they're my faves.

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Great Visuals

Post by findaguitarteacher » Fri Feb 19, 2010 8:09 pm

I have no idea how these basses sound, but their visual aesthetics are brilliant. The Italian sensibility of design comes through in a very appealing way.
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Re: Very Cool!

Post by vivalastblues » Fri Feb 19, 2010 11:32 pm

findaguitarteacher wrote:What an exotic looking bass. Have never seen one before. Do you know what kind of amp it was being played through?
he was just playing through one of those hartke 1x12 cabs. i can't recall what head but it was nothing special as far as i can remember.

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Post by vivalastblues » Fri Feb 19, 2010 11:39 pm

richierichie wrote:It's definitely a Goya - couldn't find another picture of one, but there's a picture of its 6-string equivalent on this page:

http://goyaguitars.tripod.com/index1.htm

It's the Rangemaster (second row from bottom)

My band supported Cryptacize in the UK last year and Aaron uses one of these - it perhaps belongs to Chris Cohen, who was also in Deerhoof when your pictures were taken. Hmmm.....
ha, that would be it then. photos on cryptacize's myspace page reveal the very same guitar. the internet is so great for figuring out stuff like this.

now the more important question...where the hell can i get one of these?!

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Thanks!

Post by findaguitarteacher » Sat Feb 20, 2010 7:24 am

Great. Another case solved. Thanks.
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