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Since 1997, we've proudly offered a varied line of Pickups and Microphones
, and Amplifiers
for Double Bass at very good prices. Over the years, we've added Upright
and Electric Upright
, 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!
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.
Bringing Back Some Favorites
Over the years, we've made it our business (literally) to bring you bass products you may not have even known existed. Some of the cool things that we've introduced over the years are cool gadgets and accessories, like the H-Clamp microphone boom
, or the nifty plastic travel case
that we found at a sporting goods supplier that works so well for the NS Design basses
. Then, there are specialty pickups and mics, like the amazing Ehrlund Acoustic Pickup (EAP)
and the outstanding Xlson Audio Chuck Israels Signature Microphone
(scroll down to read more about this sweet mic!)
However - one of the issues that often arises with having a lot of unique products? Sometimes, the supply chain for those items dries up, at least temporarily. So, over the years, we've had to discontinue some neat products. As an example, the metal Kay tailpiece emblems are, it appears, no longer being made (I still have a few of the "Engelhardt" emblems
Occasionally, though, those "lost" products come back. A great example is our popular leather side bumper set
, which we offered for several years. Unfortunately, the original leatherworker decided that he just didn't want to make them anymore. So for the last 16 months, I've been scrambling; making phone calls, and sending emails all over the world, all to find an new maker of this handy product. And it finally paid off; I've got a new guy right here in the USA who is now making them, just for us. They're a slightly
different design than before, but we really like them - the top is a warm brown, while the sides are dyed black. So they have a classy two-tone look. And they are IN STOCK!
At the same time, it inspired me to find an second bumper option as well - so now we also have neoprene rubber bumpers
as well. Nicely made of solid black neoprene rubber, with just the right amount of give and support, they're available on the same page as the leather ones. And they are a bit cheaper, too.
We're also (finally) getting a shipment of our popular "Performer" Padded Gig Bags
in, as well as a new model of double bow cases
(our regular ones have been unavailable from the manufacturer for 16 months!) which should be arriving in the next week or two. We'll have updated details as soon as they arrive.
So it always seems that staying on top of all the unique offerings we have involves quite a bit of legwork. There's no standing still here at Gollihur Music - we always strive to stay ahead of the curve, and bring you new stuff that you didn't even know you needed! :-)
Read more of Our Blog Entries
Adjustable Bridges Back in Stock!
Our long-running, time-tested adjustable bass bridges
, which have been out of stock for some time, are finally back in stock! Ready to send out today, still with free shipping to all 50 states.
Double Bow Cases are FINALLY BACK!
At long last, we FINALLY have received - and have, IN STOCK - double bow cases
. Our NEW double bow case features separate compartments and hook-and-loop holding straps for each bow to keep them from contacting each other. Unlike some double bass bow cases, this case can hold any combination of two French or German bows
; two French, two German, or one of each.Check out the details on our bow case page
- we have a BUNCH of these cases IN STOCK for immediate shipment.
Audio Sprockets ToneDexter UPDATE Available
Not content to rest on the success of their amazing ToneDexter
, Audio Sprockets has just released Version 1.5 of the operating software. The update makes training 33% faster, on top of the 1.4 update from August, which adds the ability to transfer WaveMaps in and out of ToneDexter, plus improvements to the Bass EQ and the built-in tuner!
Visit the ToneDexter Product Page
for more information!
And of course, all ToneDexters purchased at Gollihur Music HAVE BEEN PRELOADED with the MOST RECENT BASS
FIRMWARE (unless otherwise requested.)
Recent Customer Feedback:
I wanted to email my appreciation of a recent experience with buying an Acoustic Image Corus III from Gollihur.
It’s great to find a highly reliable company, with personalized service and who is easy to work with for getting the most out of my new Corus III amp. After months of researching, evaluating many amps and digging through pages of specifications, think I finally found the perfect guitar/voice amp (or about as close as to perfect as can be). This amazing amp provides a well-beyond-excellent sound, simple-to-use controls and all in an extremely low weight package which makes it a snap to take along to any gig. Another surprising feature is the complete lack of background noise and hum, even when cranked to higher volume! All that plus Acoustic Image customer service responded quickly to my question on how to make a better external connection on their gear.
This amplifier (without a doubt) is the best damn guitar amplifier I’ve ever plugged my classic Guild (1974) twelve string into!! The listening result is a totally incredible experience, a very enjoyable sound and with a voice reproduction that is yet another completely unexpected bonus.
Many kudo’s to you and your company for providing such an excellent amplifier with superior customer service.
Please add me to your list of satisfied customers.
— Rich B