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Thursday May 30, 2019. 06:30 PM
MonoNeon shared this epic clip on Facebook, with a performance he did with drummer Larnell Lewis and Ghost-Note for Zildjian LIVE! “Change Your Mind” is a funky tune, and MonoNeon causes the sax player to have bass face in this one!
Mavis Staples is back with a new album with a little help from a friend. “We Get By” is co-produced and written by Ben Harper, who also appears on the title track. Longtime Staples bassist Jeff Turmes delivers that old school soul groove to tie the album together.
READER SPOTLIGHT: Meet Brian Haringa, a bassist from California who got his start on bass thanks to demand, and now relies on his 1969 Fender Jazz (for 20 years and counting). Here’s his story...
Wednesday May 29, 2019. 09:32 PM
Stéphane Tuni sent Damian a question about using a keyboard (as a bassist) for ear training. Damian offers up his take - and some tips - in this new “Ask” column.
This morning before going into the office, I ate breakfast while watching an Elton John concert on AXS TV. I had seen this recording of his Vegas shows a few times and while I love all of EJ’s music, I’m always drawn to Davey Johnstone; especially when he straps on that...
My friend Ted Gould shared this video with this comment: “I don’t give a FUNK what you say about playing with a pick. Paul Peterson is a baaaaad bad man. FEEL. POCKET. GROOVE.” Check out St. Paul Peterson’s live performance of “Mutiny”
The Melvins have announced a massive 10-week tour across the U.S. for the fall. Joining them on the trip will be Red Kross and Sweden’s ShitKid. The Melvins and Red Kross share a bassist in Steven McDonald, who will be pulling double duty on the tour.
Tuesday May 28, 2019. 09:30 PM
We debuted “Old School” on April 25th, 2011, with a focus on sharing the great vintage bass gear from our readers. No surprise, the series has always been a popular one. Here are the top 10 reader favorite stories over the years since.
Once again, bassist Panagiotis Andreou has shared a video with us that is absolutely mesmerizing. The Greek-born bassist is known for his abilities in multiple styles from around the world, but he went back to his roots for this arrangement with Now vs Now.
Composer/arranger Lisa Maxwell has released an album that serves as a tribute to the late trumpeter Lew Soloff. “Shiny!” features a who’s who of musicians that all had a connection with Soloff - including bassists Will Lee, Mark Egan, and David Finck.
Shinedown bassist Eric Bass has been forced to leave the band’s current tour due to medical reasons. The news came in a Twitter video from the group.
Monday May 27, 2019. 09:30 PM
This week we’re taking a look at a short scale bass from Kinal Guitars called the Kompact 4. Luthier Michael Kinal builds the scaled-down hollow body with a variety of woods.
Doug Berns sent us this video of his excellent all-bass cover of Seal’s “Kiss from a Rose.” Doug shared: “Colored it up with some chorus, reverb and a light octave. Beautiful melody, gorgeous tune!!”
The Stray Cats are back! The classic rockabilly band has just released a new album called “40” that celebrates forty years since the group’s inception - and their first record in 26 years.
After recently postponing his UK tour due to health issues, Glenn Hughes has announced the rescheduled dates for his “Classic Deep Purple Live” tour. The bassist and singer, who was in Deep Purple from 1973 to 1976, also added a string of new performances to the list.
Sunday May 26, 2019. 09:30 PM
TheGigRig has introduced a new switching pedal called the Wetter Box Parallel Effects Mixer. The device allows you for blending effects in parallel with both mono and stereo operation.
Paul Gilbert’s “Behold Electric Guitar” was released earlier this month, and from what I’ve heard so far, it is fantastic – and pretty unexpected. Here’s the clip for the track “Blues For Rabbit,” with bassist Roland Guerin laying it down.
Between his time with The Police and his solo catalog, Sting has had plenty of hits. His new album, “My Songs,” celebrates this fact with new versions of the bassist/vocalist’s most famous work.
Saturday May 25, 2019. 09:30 PM
TASCAM has announced a new set of monitoring headphones designed for enhanced bass response. The TH-06 Bass XL headphones are aimed at lovers of the low end.
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