Pro Audio > Guitar
Thursday May 23, 2019. 03:11 AM
Vangoa Ghost Fire Aluminum Pedal Board Summary: If you’re looking for a reasonably-priced, lightweight pedal board, look no further. This is a sturdy board that should do well in any venue. Pros: Very lightweight, yet super-sturdy. Board height seems specifically made for a...
Wednesday May 22, 2019. 09:30 PM
This week, a reader asks Damian for advice on mastering the three-finger technique. This is something Damian has spent a lot of time on and offers up a great how-to for exploring every possible variation.
The Claypool Lennon Delirium recently visited The Current studio to perform music from their latest album, “South of Reality.” Here’s Les Claypool, Sean Lennon, and the band performing “Blood and Rockets.”
Paul McCartney’s “Egypt Station” has just been expanded with a new release called the “Explorer’s Edition.” The original album, which was released in September 2018, was the first of his to debut at number 1 on the Billboard 200 since 1982’s “Tug of War.”
In my recent “Stupid Gear Myths” article, a reader commented, “…Work with what you have. Simplify your set-up, tailor it to your needs, your music style…” Wiser words cannot have been spoken. If you buy into the common wisdom that your tone comes from your fingers, then do...
Meet Tom Martin, a bassist from California who had some great answers to our “Why I Play the Bass” and “Superpower/claim to fame” questions. Here’s his story...
Tuesday May 21, 2019. 06:30 PM
It has been quite a while since we’ve been able to feature a new video by Dirty Loops. That changes today with the return of the band and a new video they just shared.
Bassist and composer Avery Sharpe has released a poignant new album documenting the story of African Americans called “400: An African American Musical Portrait.”
Got this press release this morning: GIBSON INTRODUCED three new guitar collections at an event in Nashville on April 29: the Original Series, the Modern Series, and the Custom Shop Original Collection. Gibson’s Original Collection evokes the guitar maker’s “golden age” in...
Monday May 20, 2019. 09:30 PM
Gert Simso of Tüi Instruments builds instruments out of local woods found on his home island of Muhu, including his Muhu bass. With all the interesting woodwork, it may take a minute to realize this is actually a three-string bass!
We’re stoked for the second album by The Fearless Flyers (and awaiting the vinyl version). Here’s another clip the band has shared for The Fearless Flyers II and Joe Dart. Joe really does let it fly on this one.
Four years after releasing a live album, Sammy Hagar & The Circle have released their debut album of original material. “Space Between” contains ten new songs created by the supergroup of Hagar and his longtime musical partner Michael Anthony.
Duff McKagan has released a new track from his upcoming solo album, Tenderness, which comes out May 31st. “Last September” is an ode to the abuse survivors in the #MeToo movement.
Sunday May 19, 2019. 09:30 PM
Mid Valley FX has expanded their pedal range with the Elevation Fuzz, an original gated fuzz circuit that offers a wide range of tones. The pedal dishes out “huge dirty sounds with octave overtones to sputter velcro tones at lower gain settings.”
I love the “Jam in the Van” videos and just stumbled upon a great one by Butcher Brown. Bassist Andrew Randazzo drives the tune “Fiat” in this clip from the 2017 High Sierra Music Festival.
Blues prodigy Christone “Kingfish” Ingram has released his debut album, entitled “Kingfish.” The 20-year old guitarist (who started playing bass at 6 years old) recorded the album with eight original songs and four covers. The entire album features session bassist...
Saturday May 18, 2019. 09:30 PM
Over the years, our Isolated Bass clips have been listened to 1.5 million times. We’ve published over 50 of them, and we’re so glad we don’t have to rank them ourselves. Thankfully, we leave that to you. Here are the top 10 reader favorite isolated bass clips over our...
Zycopolis TV produced this video from the 2007 North Sea Jazz Cruise, which kicks off with Marcus Miller sharing a great story about how Herbie Hancock’s “Head Hunters” was such a game-changer for him. Then the video shifts between interviews and music with a who’s...
Megadeth’s David Ellefson is gearing up to release his second autobiography and a collection of songs from his career in early July. Now he’s announced a new round of his “Basstory” tour to support his works.
A new feature of the All Access Pass I have just added is Video Feeback. When you become a member, you’ll have the ability to get direct video feedback from me. You will just need to post an audio or video in the Forum section, then I’ll post a video giving you some pointers...
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