"This is a really flexible amp that can do it all, whether you just want one really great, finely customized set-and-forget sound for a whole set or whether you need to continually adjust your tone between songs for a covers gig"
Australia's Mixdown magazine has reviewed the LITTLE MARK TUBE 800head in their May 2015 issue.
Here some excerpts:
Some bass players need the crisp and detailed sound of a solid state preamp to give them the most high-fidelity sound possible. Others need the warmth and fatness of a tube preamp to give them those growly, slightly smeared vintage textures. while others need it all wrapped up in a nice little bundle. That’s where the Markbass LM Tube 800 comes in. It’s a tiny little amp head designed to handle all of these sounds and to do it with grace and style.
I got the kind of deep, rounded, slightly fuzzy tones I was looking for pretty much instantly, perfect for vintage rock.
I dialled back the Mix control a little to introduce some of the solid state sound into the mix for more of a modern rock attack
There was a magic zone here where with careful dialling of the high mid control I could summon a whole bunch of Geddy Lee tone
This is a really flexible amp that can do it all, whether you just want one really great, finely customized set-and-forget sound for a whole set or whether you need to continually adjust your tone between songs for a covers gig
It’s also capable of getting plenty loud, which is great news if you play big stages or hate your neighbours.
Here is Markbass top-artist Michael League performing the song Jan Jan by The Fabulous Counts using his Markbass Casa signature head!
Michael League - Bass
Roosevelt Collier - Lap Steel
Ryan Scott - Guitar
Louis Cato - Drums
Video by Simon C.F. Yu | 2nd Camera by Nikki Birch