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For those of you interested in what is a skaguitar and what is not, what kind of effects to use, which amplifier to plug in to and what microphone to put in front of it.
Bobbie has an impressive collection of guitar and from it he probably used his beloved Hofner Congres the most for the recordinss. Originally it has no pickup, but Bobbie fitted an extremely cheapo no-name-pickup on it, bought for almost no money: tremendous sound.
For most bass parts an acoustic SX with active pickup was used: straight into the tube preamp. Except in "Late" where some sort of double bass/ Stick was used, made in Cuba. And Machiel plays in "Becalmed/Triar" on a real double-bass. What you hear is a mix of the bass'pickup and the NT-1, placed a bit away from the bass, so no additional amplifying