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I prodded and tickled the search engine, and apparently there isn't such a thread... I'm leaving out the obvious choices to begin with.

Michael Gunther - Agitation Free



Douglas Hart - Jesus and Mary Chain



"Happy" Dieter - Tangerine Dream (but not as you know them)



David Steele - The Beat (I thought this track captures the rubbery tone of an EB-2 really well)




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Re: Music videos that feature Gibson EB-2 and Epi Rivoli basses...
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2015, 02:40:51 PM »
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Re: Music videos that feature Gibson EB-2 and Epi Rivoli basses...
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2015, 03:34:46 AM »
The EB-2s were stuck together with their solid body brethren in the EB-0, -1, -3 and -4 thread, but they deserve their own. Some nice footage there - wow, Tangerine Dream when they still had stringed instruments, a rare find. Surreal in many ways and they showed this on state TV.  :mrgreen:



The Black Rebel Motorcycle Club bassist is probably the current player who is best known for sticking mostly to Rivolis and EB-2s.



Get those moves right when you play an EB-2/Rivoli!



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And I don't think that this thread could be complete without this piece of stark naked underrated performance art.

« Last Edit: November 13, 2015, 03:55:19 AM by uwe »
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Re: Music videos that feature Gibson EB-2 and Epi Rivoli basses...
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2015, 07:37:33 AM »
Man, it is like stupid hard to find a vid of Simon Gallup rocking one (vs a F/MM or his long scale nonGibby hollowbody).  Plenty of still pics tho.
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Re: Music videos that feature Gibson EB-2 and Epi Rivoli basses...
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2015, 11:50:48 AM »
I didn't know Simon Gallop did! I've seen photos of him with that Eccleshall bass, and I found a video of him playing a Guild SFII, but that's it so far...

Butch Hauf - Organisation (Ralf und Florian's pre-Kraftwerk band).


This track is on Kraftwerk's debut album, minus the Afrobeat leanings.

Kevin Ayers - The Soft Machine



Using Marshall heads as PA equipment, no less.

Tony Reeves - Colosseum



Dusty Jermier - Wooden Shjips (cheating, as he has a Model One in the neck position).


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Re: Music videos that feature Gibson EB-2 and Epi Rivoli basses...
« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2015, 12:00:01 PM »
I didn't know Simon Gallop did! I've seen photos of him with that Eccleshall bass, and I found a video of him playing a Guild SFII, but that's it so far...

Yup:



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Re: Music videos that feature Gibson EB-2 and Epi Rivoli basses...
« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2015, 12:15:06 PM »


How about this?

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Re: Music videos that feature Gibson EB-2 and Epi Rivoli basses...
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2015, 01:05:47 PM »
Wow.   Didn't see that one.  I saw a live version of A Forest that had what I thought to be that bass, but what I initially thought to be the crown headstock inlay towards the start of the vid turned out to be a knight (chess pc).  Looks like he replaced the bridge with one very similar to the Eccleshall, though it's hard to tell in that vid.

You can see how it can be confused easily (unlike Hooky's very similar bass, this one doesn't have Alembic/BC Rich knob count and different headstock inlays) - Gotta look for the mudbucker as the giveaway (looks like a bart in here - that much is like Hooky's):





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Re: Music videos that feature Gibson EB-2 and Epi Rivoli basses...
« Reply #8 on: November 13, 2015, 01:06:41 PM »
Depressing - as The Cure often tends to be.  :sad:

Can't we have something uplifting like The Smiths or Morrissey?
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Re: Music videos that feature Gibson EB-2 and Epi Rivoli basses...
« Reply #9 on: November 13, 2015, 01:08:24 PM »
He never lets me have a minute of fun.  Must everything be classic rock and hair metal all the time?
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Re: Music videos that feature Gibson EB-2 and Epi Rivoli basses...
« Reply #10 on: November 13, 2015, 02:35:30 PM »
Ahem... I wish to make a complaint... This thread, started not less than 24 hours ago...

Ah yes, the EB2 and Rivoli Thread... Beautiful music...

It's not original...

Wot d'you mean, not original... corse it's original...

Well then, my good man... what's this thread, started more than four years ago and posted in barely four weeks ago... :mrgreen:
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Re: Music videos that feature Gibson EB-2 and Epi Rivoli basses...
« Reply #11 on: November 13, 2015, 05:31:08 PM »
It did feel a bit familiar.  :o
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Re: Music videos that feature Gibson EB-2 and Epi Rivoli basses...
« Reply #12 on: November 13, 2015, 05:51:58 PM »
He never lets me have a minute of fun.  Must everything be classic rock and hair metal all the time?

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For the avoidance of doubt: I have more Cure, Smiths and especially Morrissey CDs than I have of BTO. The Smiths stuff suffers for the really meek and tinny production, but Morrissey's solo work is not only sonically much better. Hey, I even have Johnny Marr CDs!
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Re: Music videos that feature Gibson EB-2 and Epi Rivoli basses...
« Reply #13 on: November 14, 2015, 12:33:07 PM »
Not sure it still counts towards your hipster cred if your son  left them with you when he moved out for school.  :P
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Re: Music videos that feature Gibson EB-2 and Epi Rivoli basses...
« Reply #14 on: November 14, 2015, 12:57:54 PM »
The early clip of Tangerine Dream is quite fun, but not really great music. That is Klaus Schulze on drums! Really Edgar Froese is the only link between this lineup at the later band.

The crowd look pretty awkward and sheepish, like they didn't really know what they were meant to be doing, but it had to be something far out. This reflects on something I read  about the band Van Der Graaf Generator. When they first went over to Germany in the late '60s nobody knew what this counter culture was about, and the audience was basically short-haired kids raised on Schlager music. The next time VDGG were over there, only a short period of time later, everybody had their hair grown out to their waist and spent their time hanging out with Andreas Baader and the like in weird communes. LSD consumption was rife; well above anything VDGG were up to.