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  • New F-Light Bass from Rees

    Cambridge, England-based Rees Electric Guitars is releasing a new, lightweight bass guitar. The Rees F-Light bass is a 4-string, 34-inch scale bass guitar, weighing in at just 6 pounds. The bass uses Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound P-Bass pickups and comes in a variety of wood colors and fretboard wood options. Rees is promoting this as... »

  • Billy Sheehan joins Rotosound for Musikmesse

    Rotosound has just announced Billy Sheehan is making a guest appearance at their booth next month at the musical instrument trade fair, Musikmesse, in Frankfurt, Germany. Billy will meet fans and sign posters for three days, from April 2nd through the 4th. Billy is also promoting his new album, Holy Cow, releasing on April 14th. »

  • Mike Stern’s New Morning: The Paris Concert [new release]

    A new DVD featuring the Mike Stern Band’s May 2008 performance at the New Morning club in Paris, France was released this week. Bassist Tom Kennedy performs along with Stern, drummer Dave Weckl, and tenor saxophonist Bob Franceschini. New Morning: The Paris Concert is filmed in high definition, contains 112 minutes of footage including the... »

  • Golden Gate Bass Camp

    The Golden Gate Bass Camp is celebrating its 14th year of bass camps in California this July, with 8 days of instruction and concerts at the Valley Center for the Performing Arts, Holy Names University in Oakland California. The Bass Camp, held from July 5 through 12th, features David Murray, Robert Hurst, Kristin Korb, Michael... »

  • Marcus Miller: Teen Town

    Marcus Miller: Teen Town

    Today’s video features Marcus Miller playing Jaco Pastorius’ “Teen Town”. Enjoy: »

  • Peavey now shipping VB-3 bass amp

    Peavey first announced the VB-3 all-tube bass amp back in in January, at Winter NAMM ’09, for delivery in Q1, 2009. The amp is now shipping. The VB-810 cabinet, designed to match the VB-3, will be available in the next three months, according to the company. The VB-3 is a dual-channel amp, combining three 12AX7... »

  • Jacofest: Dennard’s tribute Jaco Pastorius

    On March 13, drummer Kenwood Dennard held a tribute for his former band mate, Jaco Pastorius at the Regattabar in Boston, Massachusetts. The event featured twelve musicians playing from Jaco’s vast library of tunes. Dennard, who served as emcee, opened the performance by announcing, “I want to introduce you to Jaco’s spontaneous attitude,” and jumped... »

  • TC Electronic Announces RS410 Bass Cabinet

    TC Electronic new RS410 bass cabinet is the latest addition to their line of cabinets, adding to the existing RH450 bass amp and RS lines of cabinets. The RS410 features four 10″ drivers plus a high-frequency driver, custom made by Eminence. The RS410 is an 8 Ohms and 600 W cabinet. Here’s a clip of... »

  • Beaver Creek Acoustic Bass Ukulele Video Review

    Beaver Creek Acoustic Bass Ukulele Video Review

    We never knew how dangerous those extra long bass necks and gigantic bass amps were until we checked out this review of the Beaver Creek bass ukulele (or is it a travel bass? we’re confused). No matter, this video review is hilarious: »

  • New SICA bass speakers announced

    CE Distribution has released Sica Speakers, a new line of bass speakers produced in the same factory as Jensen speakers. These replacement speakers are offered in three configurations: Premium Lite, Standard Lite and Classic. Premium Lite is the top of the line, made using neodymium magnets in 10, 12 and 15 inch aluminum frames. The... »