Pro Audio > Guitar
Monday March 25, 2019. 05:30 PM
Brad Russell sent us his latest video, and while it is short, it is full octane. “Here’s a different take on the fusion tune ‘Got a Match’… Some Van Halen meets Chick Corea but played on bass!” Brad shared.
Phil Collins has extended his “Not Dead Yet” tour with a new 15-day U.S. run in the fall. The “Still Not Dead Yet, Live!” trek will kick off September 23rd. Collins will be joined by the same backing band as last year, including bassist Leland Sklar.
Spiral Electric FX has just released the Yellow Spiral Drive, which they say ranges in sounds from “a clean boost to a crunchy monster.” The company is headed by circuit designer Tom Cram, who worked at DOD/Digitech and helped create The Carcosa, Rubberneck, and FreqOut...
Sunday March 24, 2019. 11:30 PM
We’re anxiously awaiting Mai Leisz’s new album with her band, MaiGroup, so I was excited when she emailed to let us know the first single is now available. The bassist, who has been playing in David Crosby’s “Sky Trails” band, released “Here It’s Almost...
Hughes Guitars has announced the Dave Fowler Signature Bass Mini Thunderbird. The Nashville session bassist’s new instrument is already in use with Billy Bob Thornton and The Artimus Pyle Band.
Stuart Clayton is publishing so much content, like this “Giants of Bass” entry focusing on the style of the great John Paul Jones.
It’s been fifty years since the world’s most important music festival occurred, and it’s going to happen again this August. The Woodstock 50 Music and Arts Fair has announced its lineup for the weekend of August 16th, 17th, and 18th with over 80 performances.
Saturday March 23, 2019. 08:30 PM
After taking a vote from fans, Fodera has announced the next configuration of their Standard Special series. The Roasted Ash Emperor Standard Special will feature a beautiful roasted ash body matched to a 3-piece hard rock maple neck.
Back in 2014, we featured a popular video by La Banda de Arturex, thanks to Didier Parra sharing it with us. Didier emailed us again with another funky tune he recorded with the band during the same session.
Tool has revealed a set of tour dates for the spring and summer. The news comes following several indications that their highly anticipated next album will be available soon.
Friday March 22, 2019. 08:30 PM
Phil Upchurch has played on over two hundred albums, and is highly regarded for his guitar work. He is less well-known as a bass player, but he’s contributed some excellent work as well. Check out Tim Fletcher’s transcription and analysis of Upchurch’s line on Donny...
Bassist Andreas Oxholm sent us this video from his latest instrumental album, “Good vs Bad.” “My music is focusing on bringing the bass forward in the mix by playing melodic lines and solos, inspired by Victor Wooten and Marcus Miller,” Oxholm shared. Here's his...
After announcing a new vocalist earlier this year, California prog death metal outfit Fallujah has returned with their fourth studio album, “Undying Light.” The effort doubles down on their aggressive riffing.
Thursday March 21, 2019. 11:30 PM
Jazz is Phish will be hitting the road this spring. The music collective, which celebrates the music of Phish through the lens of jazz, will include Cody Wright for the majority of the two-month tour. Felix Pastorius will lay down the low end for the last set of dates.
Strandberg was turning heads this year at the Winter NAMM Show as they unveiled the Boden bass. The instrument, which they say has been years in the making, is a headless design with an ergonomic body shape and multi-scale neck.
We’re proud to present a video premiere from the Indian fusion band Deep Energy Orchestra, which features Trey Gunn on Chapman Stick, Selvaganesh on percussion, and Jason Everett (aka Mister E) on bass.
The Aristocrats have announced their first ever “Aristocamp,” which is set to take place from June 18 - 21. Each member of the trio – including bassist Bryan Beller – will teaching and performing. Michael Manring is a guest instructor.
Wednesday March 20, 2019. 11:30 PM
Ibanez’s Artcore series of semi-hollow body instruments is getting a new bass this year called the AGB260. The short-scale bass is part of the Vibrante subset of the line and as such comes in Sea Foam Green with a pearloid pickguard.
A reader is dealing with a bandleader (pianist) who is rewriting the bass parts and asking them to be played that way. He asked Damian for advice on how to cope with this situation. Check out what Damian has to say.
I’ve been spinning Khruangbin on vinyl a lot lately, which set me on a path to find more videos by the band. I found this one of the band performing on NPR Music’s “Tiny Desk Concert” in 2018. Laura Lee and the band didn’t disappoint.
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