Session Bass Player

Max Firsov on SoundBetter

I'm professional session bassist from Moscow, Russia. Less is more - that's my motto!

Hi, I'm Max from Moscow, session bass player. I worked with many bands and solo-artists, well-known in Russia including Kukuruza, Alliance, Svintsovy Tuman, Tattooin, Country Hell, The Decomposers.
I have my own recording studio and can make a great bass sound for your music!

Contact me through the green button above and lets get to work.

Interview with Max Firsov

  1. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  2. A: New album of Russian prog-legend Mechanical Poet

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: Both of it is jast an instruments. I use the most suitable for a particular music

  5. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  6. A: Lenny Kravitz - he's genuis

  7. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  8. A: Find the best drummer in your city!

  9. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  10. A: Straight eighths - I LOVE THAT NOTES!

  11. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  12. A: I hope it's groove

  13. Q: What's your typical work process?

  14. A: I come to the studio, turn on the music and start to play - that's it)

  15. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  16. A: Fodera Emperor 5, Fender Precision Deluxe, Tobias Basic, Gibson Thunderbird, Guild Acoustic Bass - that's my bases. My favorite amplifier is Gallien-Krueger 1001rb with GK 410 RBH cab. Usually I use Neumann 87 and Sennheiser 541 for bass recordings. I have many fx-pedals, but Eventide PitchFactor is love!

  17. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  18. A: I just produce and play the bass part

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Gear Highlights
  • Fodera Emperor 5
  • Fender Precision Deluxe
  • Tobias Basic
  • Gibson Thunderbird
  • Guild Acoustic Bass
  • Gallien-Krueger 1001rb
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