Gear: Zon Michael Manring Hyperbass

Michael Manring explains his Hyperbass. The sounds he gets from this wonderful instrument are seemingly endless in variety. I particularly noted his mention of the “movement of tunings”. It seemed to me on hearing a performance that they were not only fascinating in themselves but created a kind of structure or sonic net for the pieces. Am I wrong?

Make Weird Music

Here are a couple of Michael Manring/Hyperbass videos I posted last year. “Helios” and “The Enormous Room


Marin Marais: Sonnerie de Ste. Geneviève du Mont-de-Paris from La Gamme […] (1723) / J. Savall

Beautiful baroque. Marin Marais (1656-1728)


Jordi Savall (viola da gamba)
Fabio Biondi (violin)
Pierre Hantaï (harpsichord & positive organ)

Le Concert des Nations / Jordi Savall (conductor)


John Portman on YouTube