Pro Audio > Guitar
Wednesday June 19, 2019. 03:30 PM
Baroness has returned with their fifth album, “Gold & Grey,” which expands their sound by incorporating elements of jazz, prog, and math rock - and featuring the work of bassist Nick Jost.
Summary: This is a heavy-duty cable that looks like it’s meant to last. And for someone like me who gigs a lot, durability is the key. Pros: Uses 8mm wire and a thick shielding. Right out of the box, I felt that this cable is totally road-worthy. And did I mention PigHog...
Tuesday June 18, 2019. 11:40 PM
When I was growing up in the 60’s, dress code was important. You always looked groomed and at least as far as my father was concerned, you always shined your shoes. Granted, he came from a military background, so shining your shoes and belt buckles and making your bed so...
Tim Fletcher is back with his sixth entry of the “Unsung U.S. Bassists” series. Check out his transcription and analysis for Chris Ethridge’s bass line on “Hot Burrito #2” by The Flying Burrito Brothers.
Dead & Company took the stage at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA. earlier this month. This clip from the second set of show #2 features on great jam, backed by bassist Oteil Burbridge.
Rancid has announced a new tour for this September that will cross the U.S. with a single date in Canada. They’ll be joined on every date by Pennywise, with a host of other bands joining for certain shows.
Rush may be done performing, but they’ll be seen around the world once again thanks to a new film called “Cinema Strangiato: An Annual Exercise In Fan Indulgence.” The movie documents parts of Rush’s 2015 R40 tour, will get a one-night-only cinematic screening.
Monday June 17, 2019. 11:57 PM
When I first saw the announcement about the BOSS Waza Tube Amp Expander (“TAE”) I got excited because I was just starting to explore the absolutely wonderful world of Impulse Responses. I was working on re-doing the old guitar tracks on a few songs for my new album in and...
One look at this bass and you’ll know its inspiration. However, Rick Wilson of Moonshine Custom Guitars went way beyond replicating the paint job from Eddie Van Halen’s infamous Frankenstrat. The four-string tribute takes every little detail about the guitar and its...
Any Ray Brown video is good to me, but this is one of my favorites. This clip of the late jazz master performing the Charlie Parker blues 'Now's The Time' starts as a duet with a young Christian McBride.
Jazz bassist and composer Avishai Cohen has released a new album called “Arvoles,” which translates to “trees” from the ancient Ladino language. The project is described as a reflection of his life over the last few years.
Sunday June 16, 2019. 09:30 PM
Boss has introduced the 200 Series of pedals, including the DD-200 Digital Delay, the EQ-200 Graphic Equalizer, the MD-200 Modulation, and the OD-200 Hybrid Drive.
Tim Lefebvre shared this on Twitter saying, “This one time gig led to many good things.” That gig was a date on Late Night with David Letterman in 2012, with Donald Fagen. It is cool to see Tim along with his other bandmates in Wayne Krantz Trio!
Nate Brenner has released a new album with his solo project, Naytronix, entitled “Air.” The bassist, who is also a member of Tune-Yards, holed up in his Oakland studio for the psych pop project.
Saturday June 15, 2019. 09:30 PM
Carvin Audio has announced the WG5 Wireless system for guitar and bass. Made for use with both active and passive instruments, the system has a range of up to 150 with a continuous run time of 4.5 hours.
I’ve been revisiting the excellent Black Dub record that was released back in 2010 and exploring more videos by the band. In this clip, the band performs “Last Time” live. Jim Wilson, who toured with the group, plays bass on a tune that features the great Brian Blade...
Jay Anderson has anchored over 400 recordings for artists ranging from Michael Brecker to Ira Sullivan to Dave Liebman. He released his first albums as a leader in the early ’90s, and now he’s out front again with a new album entitled “Deepscape.”
Friday June 14, 2019. 11:00 PM
I can’t believe it has been just over a month since I got my J-45 Avant Garde. Oh, how time flies! I’ve pretty much played the guitar daily since I got it and the wood is finally starting to break in. It will probably be a few more months till it is finally settled in, […]
After unveiling the Upshot two years ago, Acoustic Image has expanded their speaker cabinet line with the Doubleshot. The cab is described as “the world’s lightest 2×10” and features two opposing side-firing woofers with a single five-inch midrange driver.
Our friend Nenad Vasilic sent us this spectacular video performance of J.S.Bach’s “Sarabande” from “Cello Suite No.2,” which he recorded on old vintage Jazz bass.
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