Pro Audio > Guitar
Thursday December 1, 2022. 09:30 PM
For the first time, Groove - The No Treble Podcast interviews a drummer. Steve Luongo and John Entwistle worked together for 15 years on Entwistle's solo work. We caught up with Luongo to discuss the legacy of The Ox.
We can always count on Rick Suchow to deliver the goods. In honor of Jaco Pastorius’s birthday today, Rick has made available a clip he recorded of Jaco’s quintet performing “Invitation” at Seventh Avenue South in April 1981. The lineup included Michael Brecker and...
This long-awaited series covering purposeful guitar practice is here! Unless you’ve already hit the big time with your guitar, you probably want to improve your guitar playing. That means you need to spend some time practicing guitar. Guitar practice can be fun (well sort...
There were some big gear stories for the month of November based on reader views. Here is the top 10 bass gear list for the month of November 2022.
Wednesday November 30, 2022. 09:30 PM
For bassists and producers working “inside the box,” Pfundstein Audio Plugins has released the Virtual Sandberg Basic Ken Taylor RW 4 plugin. The virtual bass is authorized by Sandberg and runs on the VST3 and AU formats.
Brandon Shaw has a cool YouTube channel called Digging The Greats, and he just shared a fun video for bassists. He plays through eight songs that make for good lines for soundcheck, including deeper cuts.
Hello and welcome to my “Kids Guitar 1” review. Kids Guitar 1 with Marcy Marxer is a ten-lesson guitar course for young kids. The DVD teaches kids guitar chords to these easy, sing-along songs: Down By The Riverside, Skip To My Lou, Buffalo Gals, 100 Bottles Of Pop On The...
Rage Against The Machine’s Tim Commerford unveiled a new project last year called 7D7D, and now we finally get to hear what it sounds like. The band has just released their debut track called “Capitalism,” and it might take some fans by surprise.
Tuesday November 29, 2022. 09:30 PM
John Ferrara’s next bass lesson in his “Tapping Technique and Composition” series focuses on “Tremolo Tapping.” John demonstrates this technique using his song, “The Gnome and the Skeleton.”
Back in the 80s, I listened to a lot of Biréli Lagrène’s music. I was always blown away by his guitar skills and learned years later that he has some serious chops on bass too. Here’s a clip with Lagrène improvising to “So What” on bass.
If you’ve been following this Purposeful Practice Series from the beginning, then you’ve set some goals, and have been working toward them. Maybe your current goals are working through a method book, or learning blues guitar, or fingerpicking. But one of your bottom-line ...
Metallica has big news to share. First up is a new studio album, “72 Seasons,” which is slated to drop in April 2023. They debuted the first single, “Lux Aeterna,” which clearly has an old-school Metallica sound. The band also announced a tour.
Monday November 28, 2022. 09:30 PM
Luthier Robin Stummvoll of Verso Musical Instruments has a unique take on basses, but it’s not just for the sake of making something different. His designs are based on his fundamental beliefs of keeping things economical and effective. This week, we're checking out the...
Charles Berthoud is back with a new jaw-dropping video, and in this one, he turned “Master of Puppets” into a solo slap solo.
What is guitar tab?Guitar tab is a simple way of writing out music for the guitar. It differs from standard musical notation in that, instead of just showing you what notes to play, it shows you the strings and the frets on which to play them. Unlike regular musical...
Brooklyn hardcore icons Biohazard have announced a reunion tour for 2023 to celebrate the band’s 35th anniversary. The group will feature the entire original lineup, including bassist/vocalist Evan Seinfeld.
This week, Paul Thompson broke down his favorite Donny Hathaway song, Ryan Madora joined Derrek Phillips to chat about improvising a funky 12-bar blues bass line with a drummer, and Brittany Frompovich continued her 'Wonder Women' series with a look at the work of Kristen...
Sunday November 27, 2022. 09:30 PM
DiMarzio has improved and expanded on their Relentless line of pickups, which they created in collaboration with bass icon Billy Sheehan. Originally featuring a single split-coil model, the series now includes the Relentless P and the Relentless J.
Lake Street Dive dropped another video from their “Live from The Sultan Room” series, and this time, the band grooves to The Pointer Sisters’ “Automatic.” As always, Bridget Kearney impresses with some funky bass work and backing vocals.
Here are a couple of online and downloadable guitar tuners. These utilities let you hear the notes you need to tune your guitar in standard tuning, and for some, in alternate guitar tunings, such as DADGAD. Free Online Guitar Tuners Here are some sites that offer online...
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