The Sire Marcus Miller Basses are played and loved by basists all around the world. But how did it all begin? Marcus Miller tells the story of his collaboration with sire and how his own bass line was developed. Also Marcus explains why he mostly plays 4-string basses and how he managed to make his 4-string sound like a 5-string...
0:29 Marcus Miller Intro Jam
2:08 How Sire Marcus Miller Basses started & Concept
3:08 Playing a Sire for the first time
3:27 Preamp and Electronics
4:14 Choosing between Sire and Fender
5:00 Talking Bass Sound in the Studio
6:16 Marcus' First Bass
6:36 Does Marcus Miller play 5-string?
7:01 Downtuning a 4-string Bass
8:30 Anthony Jackson and the 5-string Bass
10:24 Marcus' muting technique for slapping
11:18 How the Marcus Miller Basses evolved
12:57 Relationship with Sire & Different Bass Models
14:56 New Models in the future?
16:24 Sire QC process
17:20 Thanks and Goodbye