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  • ZVEX Effects Unveils Super Duper Concert Bass Mod Pedal

    ZVEX Effects Unveils Super Duper Concert Bass Mod Pedal

    ZVEX Effects has announced a limited edition modded version of their Super Duper pedal that mimics the vintage Sunn Concert Bass amp. They describe the iconic head as “a solid state monster with distinct distortion and low end popular with enthusiasts of downtuned, primal, and punishing guitarists and bassists.” As with the original Super Duper,... »

  • Leonid & Friends: Street Player

    Leonid & Friends: Street Player

    It is always fun to see a new video from Leonid & Friends pop up. Here’s the band performing another stellar cover of a Chicago tune. This time around, Leonid Vorobyev and the band take on “Street Player.” Special guest Arturo Sandoval joins the group for this one too. »

  • Joyo Audio Unveils the JP-05 Power Supply

    Joyo Audio Unveils the JP-05 Power Supply

    Joyo Audio has expanded their line of pedalboard units with the JP-05 Power Supply. The brick has eight DC outputs plus a standard USB output for powering your devices. It also has a built-in rechargeable lithium battery so you can have your power backed up. The outputs include seven 9-volt outputs – four rated at... »

  • Warwick Announces the RockBass Infinity Bass

    Warwick Announces the RockBass Infinity Bass

    Warwick has expanded their RockBass series for 2018 with a version of their Infinity model. Available in four and five-string as well as fretted or fretless versions, the bass centers around its MEC J/MM pickup combination. The humbucker can be used in series, parallel, or single coil operation thanks to a three-way switch. The bass... »

  • Abraham Laboriel: So You Say

    Abraham Laboriel: So You Say

    Here’s a great clip of Abraham Laboriel performing John Scofield’s “So You Say” with guitarist Allen Hinds, keyboardist Otmaro Ruiz, and drummer Jimmy Branly. The master at work. »

  • Phell and Kalbach Release “Killer Walking Bass” Book

    Phell and Kalbach Release “Killer Walking Bass” Book

    If you’re looking for ways to spice up your walking bass lines, Teymur Phell and Jim Kalbach have you covered with their new book Killer Walking Bass. Aimed at the advanced jazz bassist, the authors wrote a collection of melodic walking lines to play with guidance on creating your own as well. “Unlike other books... »

  • Hotone Introduces the Binary Pedal Series

    Hotone Introduces the Binary Pedal Series

    Hotone has introduced the Binary Series, a line of four effects pedals for guitar and bass. The range includes an amp simulator, a delay, a cabinet simulator, and a modulation pedal. Each unit is fitted with a dual footswitch layout, an OLED display, and the same digital processor. “At the core of the Binary Series... »

  • ConeSoul: Neblina

    ConeSoul: Neblina

    We featured the band ConeSoul for the first time last month, with their groovy tune, “Pela Chuva.” Here’s a more laid back, but equally impressive performance, of their tune “Neblina.” Ottoni de Leon offers up some sweet lines in support of the tune. “The project represents us as a band because of the musical and... »

  • David Ellefson Announces “Basstory” Storytelling Tour

    David Ellefson Announces “Basstory” Storytelling Tour

    Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has been in the game for over 30 years, so you know he’s got some stories to tell. In addition to his recently announced second memoir, More Life with Deth, he has announced a personal storytelling tour called “Basstory: An Intimate Evening Of Riffs And Repartee With David Ellefson.” “I have... »

  • Frail Things in Sharp Places: An Interview with John Ferrara

    Frail Things in Sharp Places: An Interview with John Ferrara

    John Ferrara has released a stunning new duo album with percussionist Seth Moutal entitled Frail Things in Sharp Places. The bassist, who many know for his band Consider the Source, seems to get every last ounce of music out of his instrument over the 11-song collection. Although his extensive playing techniques are extremely impressive, it... »