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We are an authorized retailer for everything we sell - we do not use unathorized "Gray Market" sources.
We Are the Family Music Shop Dedicated to the Upright Bass.

Since 1997, we've proudly offered a varied line of Pickups and Microphones, Preamps, and Amplifiers for Double Bass at very good prices. Over the years, we've added Upright and Electric Upright Basses, Parts, Strings, Cases and Stands, Bows, and many other useful, quality products for bass players.

You benefit from shopping with us because our experience and focus means that you get real answers to your questions, from bassists! You can see that our product descriptions are in-depth and detailed, because they are most often based on our own use of the gear, rather than the generic "manufacturer blurbs" you'll find on most other websites. We only carry gear that we would (and often DO) confidently use ourselves: anything we consider selling has to pass the "Bob & Mark Test" -- or you won't see it here.

Our secure website is available 24 hours a day for your ordering ease. And we're committed to keeping products in stock; we ship most orders within 24 hours of being placed (excepting weekends and holidays, of course), and provide you with tracking and post-purchase support. And our many "extras" - like installation guides, product-specific tips, and even cool BASS stickers for your car - are included at no charge!


And we're more than just a store.

The Gollihur Music crew is happy to offer lots of useful, free resources on this website.

Finally, QUESTIONS are always welcome, whether you are buying stuff or not! We're all in the same boat, and if we don't know the answer ourselves, we'll try to point you in the right direction.

Our Blog

Sometimes It's the Small Things.
Upright basses are peculiar things; they're seemingly simple instruments, but there are deceptive complexities in making yours sound and play its very best. Often, seemingly minor changes can pay off with surprising improvements to its tone. Something as simple and inexpensive as a new tailpiece cable may energize the sound of your bass, and there are countless threads on "no cost" changes you can make -- quite a few folks advocate swapping the E and A string on the tuning machines, for instance. Then you have things like soundposts, replacement bridges, afterlength tuning, and more.

As we in the Northern Hemisphere plod into the Winter season, which is a slow gig time for many of us, it might do us well to look over our instruments and think of some of the small things we can do to maintain, improve, and protect our instruments.

So in this month's newsletter, we focus on the "little" things. We've reprinted our annual "winter care" article, and in our FAQ we discuss details about something small that we often take for granted - signal cables. We also focus on some of the "small" products that you might want to pick up (or put on your holiday gift wish list!), so you can baby your bass now that it's cold outside.

Sweat the small stuff - and keep warm!
-- Mark

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Recent News and Updates
Hercules Bass Stands IN STOCK
Are other shops telling you that these are out of stock? Not here, they're not -- we have more than 50 of the Hercules Upright Bass Stands in stock and are ready to ship one -- or twenty -- out the door to you today. Order with confidence, we've got the goods!
Lenzner Gut Strings IN STOCK
Due to a materials shortage, our German-made Lenzner gut strings were a little tough to get a hold of for a couple weeks there. But I'm happy to say that we've just gotten a MASSIVE shipment from Germany and we have every gut string IN STOCK - even low B and high C strings! Brand new, fresh gut strings are ready to be packed up and sent right out!
Need a Bag for your New Bass?
Maybe you just got a new bass, as a holiday gift (or a new gift to yourself!) You're going to need to safely move it around. Our padded Gollihur Bass Bag is a solid, durable option that fits most 3/4 size basses. We use them ourselves! Available in 2 attractive colors, with FREE SHIPPING to the continental USA!

Recently Added Products
Deuce Adjustable Bridge for Upright Bass
Deuce Adjustable Bridge for Upright Bass
This unconventional -- but revolutionary -- bridge has lots of features a traditional maple bridge doesn't. Super stable, easy pickup -- and it sounds good, too...
Line 6 Digital Wireless System (2.4GHz)
Line 6 Digital Wireless System (2.4GHz)
For years I've directed people to other retailers to get Line6 wireless systems; now, get one directly from us - one that's been tested to work with upright bass pickups!
Ray Brown – Legendary Jazz Bassist - Transcription Book
Ray Brown – Legendary Jazz Bassist - Transcription Book
This item is made in USA!Fantastic transcriptions of some of Ray Brown's best-loved arrangements...
Basswitch Sonic Spark Preamp w/ with free Power Supply
Basswitch Sonic Spark Preamp w/ with free Power Supply
The Basswitch Sonic Spark is a boutique-quality preamp and sonic enhancer used in a rugged, easy-to-operate "stomp-box" pedal format...
Fishman Platinum Pro-EQ Analog Preamplifier with Tuner, Boost
Fishman Platinum Pro-EQ Analog Preamplifier with Tuner, Boost
Great new features and cosmetics in this replacement for the B-II and Pro-EQ II preamplifiers - switchable instrument mode changes the EQ points, new boost and phase... a real pocket powerhouse!

Recent Customer Feedback about Gollihur Music
Recent Customer Feedback:
Hi Christopher

Some news about my bass Laminated Gollihur Music 'Estle Louis' Bass. I really love her. After 3 month I have her at home, I play every day, 30mn on it. I really improved my game, and it the every evening the same infatuation to play on this bass.

Set up is still good. Don't need to pay for another set up so far: the one that your luthier made was perfect.

I got a couple of lesson with a teacher. He really like to play on it: the strings (Eurosonic ultra light) sounds very good for rockabilly music.

Thanks again for your help.
[Translated from French by Google Translate]
S.G. (December 2014)



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