+ bass pedals, backing vocals
Yatim Halimi is a world-class bassist, who brings his unique talent and immense passion to PANIC ROOM.
He is a truly gifted musician, and a perfectionist in all of his musical work; but Yatim also possesses a natural warmth and enthusiasm which is highly infectious, and makes people smile!
This energy is there in everything he does, and makes him a fantastic musician to watch - and to work with.
When he joined PANIC ROOM in 2010, it was the start of something very special... For the band, and everyone in earshot!
Yatim's dynamic sound and superb talent for improvisation - combined with that effervescent stage presence - made him the perfect match for PANIC ROOM...
A band who thrive on creating epic music, and working with passion and joy. Thay also love to perform live - and Yatim is pretty much the ultimate live bassist!
♔ Yatim is an keen fan of all music technology, and has a huge (and growing) pedal collection!
♔ He started out as a drummer - then changed to bass
♔ As a young man in Singapore, Yatim served national service - as a policeman in the armed division.
♔ He is father to 5 beautiful children… and 2 german shepherds!
✭ BASSIST OF THE YEAR
CRS Awards, 2013
✧ In addition to PANIC ROOM - and his other session work - Yatim also works with guitar legend Steve Rothery (Marillion) in his solo project : the Steve Rothery Band.
YATIM HALIMI ENDORSES:
TC Electronic Amplification
Ernie Ball Strings
EWS Japan Pedals &
SPECIAL THANKS TO:
Morten Ehlers at TC Electronic
Peter Hoggett at Barnes & Mullins Ltd
Alex Byford at Ernie Ball UK
Toshio Horiba at Prosound Communications Inc
Mike Piera at Analogman Pedals
Rick Lowe at ZOOM UK
YATIM USES THIS EQUIPMENT:
TC Electronic Amplification:
Tone Hammer 500
Aguilar pickups and preamps
Trace Elliot Amplification:
BBE Sonic Maximiser 411
MusicMan Sterling basses
Fender Roscoe Beck Signature
Ibanez Soundgear, GW 35 fretless
Jay Dee Roadie One fretted and fretless 4 strings
Yatim uses 4 and 5 strings - fretted
and fretless - for both live and recordings
TC Electronic Flashback x 4 delay, Flashback mini delay,
Vortex Mini Flanger, Corona Mini Chorus, Polytune
EWS - Tri Logic Bass Preamp 2, Bass Mid Control
Analogman - Bi - Comprossor, Bi - Chorus
Xotic - Bass BB preamp, X Blender
Origin Effects - Cali76 Compressor
EBS - UniChorus
BOSS - TU-3, AB-2
Mesa Boogie - V Twin Preamp
Ernie Ball - MVP pedal
ZOOM - B3
AKAI - SB1 Deep Impact
GigRig - Quartermaster 8 Looper, 2x Loopy-2,
GigRig -The Generator, Distributors, Doubler Adapter
2 x Samson CR77
YATIM HALIMI | DISCOGRAPHY
'S K I N' (2012)
STEVE ROTHERY BAND
'LIVE IN ROME' (2014)
'THE GHOSTS OF PRIPYAT' (2014)
'LIVE IN PLOVDIV' (2014)