Pro Audio > Guitar
Sunday January 20, 2019. 11:00 PM
Nearly four years after founding the band, Evan Brewer has left the ranks of extreme metal band Entheos. The bassist had been off the road for the last several months of the band’s tour schedule.
Carvin Amps and Audio has expanded their resurrected range of products with the UX1200BGT Wireless System. The system is designed for both guitar and bass, as the company points out its wide frequency response range allows for low notes to “come through with defined...
Here’s a clip of Blues Traveler performing at a Bridge School benefit concert in October 1997. This acoustic version of “Sweet Pain” is just pure magic, thanks in part to Bobby Sheehan’s terrific work on the acoustic bass guitar.
Saturday January 19, 2019. 09:30 PM
Ibanez has expanded their flagship SR series of basses with the SRMD200 “Mezzo”. The entry-level model comes in a variety of finishes but sets itself apart with a medium 32-inch scale.
I really dig Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles, and I also dig NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Concert series. So here’s a double dose of awesome. Even better, the first thing you hear is Sharay Reed, who is putting on a clinic in this clip.
As the demand for download versions of the lessons has steadily decreased, I’ve decided to stop selling them. The amount of work it takes to create the download version then try to sell them individually takes up too much time where I could be creating new and better...
Teresa Ryan, aka Lorna Doom of L.A. punk band The Germs, has passed away from breast cancer. She was 61 years old. A family representative announced the news in a statement.
As a Les Paul aficionado, and the proud owner of a ’58 Reissue, I like to keep up with the Les Paul product line roll-outs each year. The flagship for 2019 is the Les Paul Standard HP. Just to put it out there, I have mixed emotions about this particular model. Gibson has...
I’ve encountered many guitarists over the year who announce that they’ve completed their board or rig or whatever saying things like, “My board’s finished! I can die in peace,” or “Finally completed my rig.” But experience has shown, both through my own personal experience an...
Every January, you can feel the ground shake. That’s thanks to the annual Bass Bash, which is returning to Anaheim, California on January 24th and 25th. The two-day event coincides with the Winter NAMM Show and features performances by some of the world’s best bassists.
Friday January 18, 2019. 09:30 PM
Back in 2017, one of the biggest stories from the NAMM Show was the release of the Tech 21 Geddy Lee Signature SansAmp GED-2112 preamp. Tech 21 is turning heads again this year with the introduction of the Geddy Lee Signature SansAmp YYZ Pedal.
Back in November, The Main Squeeze took the stage at Thalia Hall in Chicago and showed off their incredible diversity. Here’s a clip from the show, where they perform “Where Do We Go?” from their debut album.
Vocalist Gregory Porter has just released his first ever live album, entitled “One Night Only: Live At The Royal Albert Hall.” Bassist Jahmal Nichols once again anchors the entire event with warm bass lines to match the singer’s silky baritone.
After an initial tour last year, Bob Weir and Wolf Bros have announced they’ll once again be embarking on a full U.S. tour. The Grateful Dead guitarist and vocalist is joined by percussionist Jay Lane and bassist/producer Don Was.
Thursday January 17, 2019. 09:30 PM
Bassist and singer/songwriter Aaron Gibson has just released his latest album, entitled “Horror Films and Sunday School” - a brilliant and beautiful record. We caught up with Aaron to get the story behind it, and more.
Tal Wilkenfeld is gearing up to release her new album this spring. Yesterday, she shared a live video performance of “Under The Sun,” which is one of the tracks on the upcoming record. This was filmed during The Who’s “The Who Hits 50!” tour in 2016.
Korg USA has acquired Spector Bass Company, the former has announced. Korg, which has been managing the bass company's import bass distribution since 2015, says they will be able to help bolster the company's expansion.
S.I.T. Strings has expanded their Foundations line of bass strings with several new 6-string sets. Manufactured in Ohio, the strings are built with a core material they say makes them flexible and bright.
Wednesday January 16, 2019. 11:32 PM
I was on a forum the other day where someone had just gotten a Katana 50 and were singing its praises. Most comments were supportive, but one person said, “It’s paid shilling is what it is.” It’s easy to see why people might think the praise is over the top or, that the...
In this week’s “Ask” column, a reader asked Damian to explain the difference between series and parallel circuitry in pickups. Check out Damian’s excellent overview on the topic.
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