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!
I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.
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Interview with Max Firsov
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: New album of Russian prog-legend Mechanical Poet
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both of it is jast an instruments. I use the most suitable for a particular music
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Lenny Kravitz - he's genuis
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Find the best drummer in your city!
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Straight eighths - I LOVE THAT NOTES!
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I hope it's groove
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I come to the studio, turn on the music and start to play - that's it)
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
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!
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I just produce and play the bass part