Bo Waterschoot plays classic…

Bo Waterschoot plays at Hevos for many years now.  His comment on the picture: ” Human Base ClassX 6 with a string Quartet and a soprano sax  🙂 you did it ! THE bass guitar that fits among orchestra instrument. I’m there playing either Scnhydel, Vivaldi or Strauss music. Proud and happy contrabass guitar player here, special thanks to Rhonny for making that possible and extra special thanks to the other players and their magical bows for their patience and talent 🙂
Big Hug to my Dutch friends at HEVOS for their amazing amp systems … Rob and Ben, yep, you nailed it too … you know that pure bass sound  🙂

Rob & Ben say:  🙂

Open day at Amsterdam Conservatory

Beautiful day, that open day of the Amsterdam Conservatory! Many young talented people from all over the world visited the conservatory. And look, on stage there is the Hevos Compact loudspeaker set with the Hevos 400D amp!

The Amsterdam Conservatory uses  for its bass department Hevos equipment for over 13 years now. Not only there is the series Midget10 combos in the classrooms, but also the Compact set and 400D amp (picture), which are used during special events and concerts in the main concert hall .

And Amsterdam is not the only conservatory which has chosen Hevos, 3 other conservatories in the Netherlands also have. Moreover, conservatories abroad choose Hevos bass gear more and more. Simply because of its high quality. We (Ben and Rob) are proud of that!

The loudspeaker: a bassists supposititious child?

For many bass players their instrument is the most vital part of their appearance, and rightly so. But since many bass players need some kind of electronic amplification to do the job it’s obvious that the quality of that amplification does matter. Ergo: a good bass and moderate amplification make a moderate sound.

half-speaker

As it happens, the amplifier got most of the attention, and the loudspeaker is a matter of minor importance. So let’s see if that is self-evident. Well…. It’s not.  In the end, it is the loudspeaker that makes the transition from an electric signal to moving air (= what you hear). But pity about the loudspeaker, the amp is much more attractive because of its knobs and connectors and leds. So let’s turn to the loudspeaker. Continue reading