Pro Audio > Guitar
Tuesday May 21, 2019. 12:49 AM
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...
Friday May 17, 2019. 11:00 PM
R. Low Vaughn Instruments has introduced a new budget model that’s made in the United States. The Panzer series is made by luthier Rob Vaughn in his Boise, Idaho shop with set features to streamline the process and reduce cost.
Tedeschi Trucks Band made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live this week, and there’s a new bassist in the mix. In this clip, Brandon Boone lays down the low end, following Tim Lefebvre’s departure from the band.
Tal Wilkenfeld is gearing up for an East Coast tour followed by some dates in Japan later this summer. The bassist/vocalist will be supporting “Love Remains,” which marks her second solo album and her vocal debut.
On August 25, 2011, Kevin kicked off the always popular Bass of the Week series with the goal of “featuring low-end instruments ranging from beautiful to bizarre.” In the years since we’ve featured over 400 basses in this weekly spotlight. Here are the top 10 reader...
Thursday May 16, 2019. 10:40 PM
I had a little chuckle this morning. I went into my garage, looking for my Ibanez TS-808 overdrive in one of my pedal drawers. I went to my overdrive drawer and looked at all the different ones I have. That’s when I chuckled. I looked at some of them and had a WTF moment. I...
Barre Phillips has been playing bass for nearly all of his 84 years, and his 1968 album “Journal Violone” is credited as the first ever solo bass record. 51 years later he’s released what he says is his final solo album, “End to End.”
Is there anyone cooler than Christian McBride? In this clip, Christian joins Keb’ Mo’ and Jennifer Hartswick for a performance of “France,” recorded live on NPR Music’s “Night Owl.”
Iconic UK punk band The Damned announced a tour to celebrate the 40th anniversary of “Machine Gun Etiquette.” Bassist Paul Gray, who played the band during their “Black Album” and “Strawberries” era, will once again be holding down the low end.
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