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  • Meshell Ndegeocello Announces U.S. and European Tour Dates

    Meshell Ndegeocello Announces U.S. and European Tour Dates

    Meshell Ndegeocello has announced a handful of U.S. tour dates in addition to her global trek in support of her latest release, Comet, Come to Me. The state-side tour begins September 16th at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland before heading west and eventually hitting a handful of cities on the West Coast. Ndegeocello’s European... »

  • Trip Wamsley: Redneck Monolith

    Trip Wamsley: Redneck Monolith

    This song is about as crazy as you might expect from its title. Trip Wamsley dishes up some ear-bending music in this solo bass piece called “Redneck Monolith,” which he recently recorded as part of Gallien-Krueger’s series of artist videos. While the bassist plays music that many of us could only dream of accomplishing, he... »

  • Levy’s Leathers Introduces MG25 ’50s Style Bass Strap

    Levy’s Leathers Introduces MG25 ’50s Style Bass Strap

    Levy’s Leathers has introduced a deluxe version of their 5/8″ wide 1950s rock-n-roll strap called the MG25. Designed for a retro look, it is comprised of a main strap made from veg-tan leather and a sliding padding section covered in soft black garment leather. The Levy’s Leathers MG25 is adjustable from 48″ to 55″ and... »

  • JamHub Shipping “Tracker MT16” Multitrack Recorder

    JamHub Shipping “Tracker MT16” Multitrack Recorder

    JamHub has released the Tracker MT16, a portable multi-track recorder capable of capturing up to 16 channels of audio simultaneously. The tracks, which are recorded in 24-bit, 96kHz resolution, can be transferred to a computer via SD card or USB as well as be uploaded wirelessly to the cloud. The Tracker MT16 connects to the... »

  • David Pastorius: Tech N9ne “This Ring” Bass Remix

    David Pastorius: Tech N9ne “This Ring” Bass Remix

    David Pastorius has been knocking everyone out with his bass remixes of Tech N9ne’s tunes. It started with “Questions” and followed up with “Worldwide Choppers”. Now David is back with a brand new video, featuring his amazing bass work on the Tech N9ne tune “This Ring”, from the album Anghellic. »

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  • Kaces Revamps University and Symphony Series Upright Bass Gig Bags

    Kaces Revamps University and Symphony Series Upright Bass Gig Bags

    Kaces has redesigned their University and Symphony series upright bass gig bags with new aesthetics. Both series are available in 1/4, 1/2, and 3/4 sizes. The University series bag features 12-millimeter high density foam padding and double stitched handles for support. It also has a bow pocket and accessory compartments. The Symphony series steps things... »

  • Bass Players To Know: Rick Danko

    Bass Players To Know: Rick Danko

    As a solo artist, folk legend accompanist, and low-end driver of The Band, Rick Danko made an indelible mark on roots, blues, and rock music. Born in Ontario, Canada, Danko began playing at an early age and was inspired by country, rhythm and blues, and gospel. As a teenager, he left school to pursue music... »

  • Chickenfoot: “Soap on a Rope”, Live

    Chickenfoot: “Soap on a Rope”, Live

    This has been a great week for bassist birthdays. Last but not least, we’re celebrating with Michael Anthony as he turns 60 today! After his time in Van Halen, Anthony teamed up with former Van Halen vocalist Sammy Hagar, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and guitarist Joe Satriani to form Chickenfoot. The bassist’s... »

  • Pig Hog Introduces Pig Power 9V Power Adapter

    Pig Hog Introduces Pig Power 9V Power Adapter

    Pig Hog has expanded their accessory lineup with the Pig Power 9-volt Adapter. Described as having a “minimalist design”, the adapter requires a single outlet with a ten foot cable and supplies 1000 mA for powering up to ten pedals simultaneously. It is also ready for international use with 110-240 volt compatibility. The Pig Hog... »

  • D’Orazio Strings Introduces Rockabilly Ropecore Chrome-Steel Upright Bass Strings

    D’Orazio Strings Introduces Rockabilly Ropecore Chrome-Steel Upright Bass Strings

    D’Orazio’s new Rockabilly Ropecore Double Bass Strings are chrome-steel flatwounds that the company engineered specifically for the rockabilly genre. Made in Italy, the design offers a lighter feel while its outer winding gives a more aggressive tone that suits the slapping style. The D’Orazio Rockabilly Ropecore chrome-steel upright bass strings come in 3/4 and 4/4... »