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vendredi 17 mai 2019, 18:30
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...
jeudi 16 mai 2019, 21:30
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.
Form Factor Audio is expanding their line of bass amps with the Bi1000Di, which builds upon their 1,000-watt flagship Bi1000. The new model retains many of the same features with some key differences in the direct output department.
mercredi 15 mai 2019, 21:30
Damian recently had a conversation with a student who wasn't feeling inspired musically. Damian asked him what he was listening to, and discovered the problem was a lack of exposure to new ideas and music. So he wrote this week's column in response to that.
Usually, when we share a video with Jack Stratton involved, he has Joe Dart by his side. But the man can play bass (among many other instruments). In this clip, Jack joins Scary Pockets for their take on The Beatles’ “Come Together.”
Former Deep Purple bassist and vocalist Glenn Hughes is postponing his upcoming UK tour due to illness. A press release states the cause of the postponement will be treated and he should be touring again next month.
Mattoverse Electronics has once again updated its Drone Tone pedal with the MkIII version. The pedal is a drone synthesizer that delivers “brutal buzzing, blatant beeping, [and] raucous rhythmic pulses.”
mardi 14 mai 2019, 21:30
After resisting the streaming movement for several years, King Crimson’s entire studio discography is now available on Apple Music and will be available on Spotify in June.
WATCH: Multi-instrumentalist Jacob Collier never ceases to amaze us. In this clip, he performs an arrangement of The Beatles’ “Here Comes the Sun” on too many instruments to count (including double and electric basses) and multiple vocal tracks.
Guitar whiz Jimmy Herring has created a new band called The 5 of 7 that revolves around Atlanta-based musicians who were connected with the late Col. Bruce Hampton. Bassist Kevin Scott is part of the lineup.
In celebration of our 10 year anniversary this month, we’re taking a look back at some of the most popular features in our history. Here are the top 10 bass player interviews so far.
lundi 13 mai 2019, 21:30
This week we have two basses of the week, although they are the mirror reflection of each other. Hayden Lassila of Lassila Guitars calls the model the Antipode. With one right-handed and one left-handed version, the bass lives up to its name.
I know this video is supposed to be a major showcase for guitarist Joscho Stephan, but I love what bassist Stefan Berger is doing in this performance. In this clip, Joscho’s trio covers Jimi Hendrix’s “Hey Joe” (and more Hendrix goodness.)
French bassist Shob has followed up 2017’s “Karma Obscur” with a new album called “Solide.” The diverse album is described as mostly influenced by Afro Beat with funk and fusion elements.
It’s been 20 years since Incubus released their wildly popular album “Make Yourself,” and they’re celebrating the occasion with a four-month-long tour.
dimanche 12 mai 2019, 21:30
Joyo has introduced the MA-10 series of dual-channel portable amps. The lineup has three models, including the MA-10B for bass, that each have two channels, a headphone output, and a five-inch off-frequency speaker.
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