Eliot's Performance & Recording Equipment:
1989 six string fretted bass guitar by Ken Smith
1990 six string fretless bass guitar by Keith Roscoe
1815c. String bass with chromatic extension. Instrument made by Abraham Prescott, American
1892 String bass with fingered extension. Instrument made by Ferdinand Lang, Czech/German
Lemur Flyaway Bass. Made in 2016 by Lemur Music in California
MarkBass Little Mark Tube 500w amplifier
Minimark 802, 150w amplifier
Walter Woods 400w amplifier
Eden WT-800 amplifier
Bag End 12” speaker cabinet
Eden XLT 4x10 speaker cabinet
EV 15” speaker cabinet
MOTU Traveler audio processor (EQ’s and mixes)
Headway blender (interface for string bass)
Juice Box tube direct box
Demeter tube direct box
Microphones and Transducers:
Don Underwood transducer for acoustic bass on the Lang and the Lemur Flyaway.
DPA 4099B acoustic bass microphone mounted onboard the Lang.
When recording, Eliot blends a Neumann TLM 103 microphone and a Royer R121 ribbon microphone as well as the onboard gear.
Eliot uses DR bass guitar strings. Piastro Flat-Chrome Steel for the Prescott and a
combination of Piastro Flat-Chrome Steel and Spirocor's on the Lang and the Czech Ease.