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  • White Zombie’s Sean Yseult Announces Book Release

    White Zombie’s Sean Yseult Announces Book Release

    Former White Zombie bassist Sean Yseult has announced that her new book, I’m In the Band: Backstage Notes from the Chick in White Zombie, will be hitting stores on November 1st. The book chronicles her time in the band through a combination of tour diaries, flyers, and photos to document her role as a female... »

  • Gear Watch: Aguilar AG 5J-60 Pickup Set

    Gear Watch: Aguilar AG 5J-60 Pickup Set

    Aguilar Amplification has unveiled their newest pickup set: the AG 5J-60. The pickups are made to bring the tone of a 60’s era Fender Jazz to modern 5-string basses using all period correct components, including Heavy Formvar wire and Anico V magnets. The AG 5J-60 set is made to be a direct replacement in the... »

  • Ask Damian Erskine: Uneven Playing?

    Q: Whenever I play, I tend to speed up, and my play is kind of choppy and uneven. Do you have any tips to help my playing become more consistent? A: I’ve probably touched on this in previous articles, but it’s worth repeating. The best way to work on any facet of your playing is... »

  • Voodoo Power: Hendrix/Miller Solo Bass Mashup

    Voodoo Power: Hendrix/Miller Solo Bass Mashup

    While this isn’t the highest quality video out there, we couldn’t pass up the chance to feature it. Bassist Viaceslav Svedov took Jimi Hendrix’s “Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)” and Marcus Miller’s “Power” and mashed it up into a great solo bass performance. »

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  • Paul McCartney to Appear on Upcoming Fran Healy Solo Album

    Paul McCartney to Appear on Upcoming Fran Healy Solo Album

    Though he may not be working with MGMT just yet, Sir Paul McCartney has lent his bass work to Travis frontman Fran Healy’s first solo release, Wreckorder. The album has an October 5 release date, and features McCartney’s melodic lines on the track “As It Comes.” As part of the deal, Healy agreed to go... »