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  • Bass Centre Announced Revamped Power Bass Series

    Bass Centre Announced Revamped Power Bass Series

    The Bass Centre has revamped their vintage-inspired Power Bass series for 2015 with a several new features. According to the manufacturer, the lineup has been “re-imagined to blend period accurate looks & a classic sound with modern, light weight construction & a super fast, satin finish neck.” One of the main upgrades is the inclusion... »

  • Nathan Navarro: Lindsey Stirling’s “Take Flight” Bass Cover

    Nathan Navarro: Lindsey Stirling’s “Take Flight” Bass Cover

    Violin meets bass in Nathan Navarro‘s latest video cover of Lindsey Stirling’s “Take Flight.” The bassist tackles the melodic and complex violin part while still infusing his own style into it. Navarro also posted free tabs on his website to share with anyone up to the challenge. »

  • Third Eye Blind Releases “Dopamine”

    Third Eye Blind Releases “Dopamine”

    Third Eye Blind has released Dopamine, its first studio album since 2009. The record, featuring Alex LeCavalier on bass, will be the group’s last traditional album, according to leader/frontman Stephan Jenkins, who told HuffPost Live that the band will still record music, but instead of recording full albums, it will turnaround work more quickly through... »

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  • EBS Introduces the Reidmar 750 Bass Amp

    EBS Introduces the Reidmar 750 Bass Amp

    Swedish bass amplification company EBS has unveiled the Reidmar 750 lightweight bass amp. Continuing the Reidmar series, the 750 carries many of the same features of its predecessor while adding extra power and several features. The Reidmar 750 features an analog preamp combined with a Class D power amp to have an output of 750... »

  • Chickenfoot: Rock Candy, Live 2012

    Chickenfoot: Rock Candy, Live 2012

    Rock bass legend Michael Anthony turns 61 today, and we’re celebrating with a 2012 clip of the supergroup Chickenfoot performing the Montrose song “Rock Candy.” Between Van Halen, Chickenfoot, and The Circle, Anthony has been rocking for over forty years. It’s an inspiration to see him bring as much passion to it today as he... »

  • High On Fire Keeps The Metal Alive on New Album

    High On Fire Keeps The Metal Alive on New Album

    Metal band High On Fire’s seventh studio album, Luminiferous, is also its second with Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou as producer. The album from the trio, which includes Jeff Matz on bass, snagged an NPR First Listen feature and a review that states that it captures the band’s “unique chemistry, presenting it in a tone that’s... »

  • Unicornbass Celebrates With Artist 10th Anniversary Limited Edition Bass

    Unicornbass Celebrates With Artist 10th Anniversary Limited Edition Bass

    Swedish bass building company Unicornbass has announced the Artist 10th Anniversary Limited Edition Bass. Limited to 10 basses, the instrument is based on one of their existing models with several special upgrades. “[It is] based upon the Artist Master bass, however this has a few hidden tricks up its sleeve,” luthier Christian Olsson writes. “[They... »

  • Kyle Thornton & The Company: Read Receipts

    Kyle Thornton & The Company: Read Receipts

    Here’s Kyle Thornton & The Company performing their tune “Read Receipts” live at Berklee. Anchored by bassist Henri Young, the band has a nice groovy vibe. Kyle Thornton & The Company will be making an appearance Lollapalooza on July 31st. »

  • Wrecking Crew Documentary Released on DVD & Blu-ray

    Wrecking Crew Documentary Released on DVD & Blu-ray

    If you’re a fan of 1960s and 1970s pop music, you’ve heard the work of a group of studio musicians often known as “The Wrecking Crew”. They were musical ringers, called in to back up (or sometimes play for) top artists, kind of like Motown’s famed Funk Brothers. The Funk Brothers were profiled in the... »

  • Out Front: An Interview with Andrew Gouché

    Out Front: An Interview with Andrew Gouché

    Judging by the excitement in his voice, you’d think gospel legend Andrew Gouché was just getting his start in the music industry. Sure, he’s worked with The Winans, Prince, Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan, Andraé Crouch, and many more. But after nearly four decades of playing behind the world’s biggest gospel and R&B stars, the bassist... »