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  • Groove – Episode #34: Julie Slick

    Groove – Episode #34: Julie Slick

    Many people know Julie Slick as a virtuoso bassist and composer. Some know her best for her work in the progressive rock outfit, Adrian Belew Power Trio (yes, he of King Crimson fame). Her story is much deeper and more astonishing than you might imagine. From her humble beginnings at the genesis of School of... »

  • EchoTest: The Plight

    EchoTest: The Plight

    We were excited for EchoTest to release their new album, from two balconies, and this clip is a reason why. Bassists Julie Slick and Marco Machera rip into the tune “The Plight” in a video shot over four venues. »

  • EchoTest Releases Third Album, “From Two Balconies”

    EchoTest Releases Third Album, “From Two Balconies”

    Ever since Julie Slick teased the album back in October, we’ve been patiently waiting for the new EchoTest album. Now we’re basking in the goodness that the band calls From Two Balconies. Slick shares bass duties in the band on her Bass VI with fellow phenom Marco Machera, who plays on a five-string. Slick gave... »

  • Adrian Belew Power Trio Featuring Julie Slick Announces Spring Tour

    Adrian Belew Power Trio Featuring Julie Slick Announces Spring Tour

    The Adrian Belew Power Trio has announced an extensive spring tour of North America. Starting at Jammin’ Java in Vienna, Virgina on February 28th, the journey will take Belew and crew across nearly the entire continental U.S. with a handful of Canadian dates in May. It’s slated to wrap up on May 20th in Nashville,... »

  • Julie Slick: Adrian Belew Power Trio “E” Bass Playthrough

    Julie Slick: Adrian Belew Power Trio “E” Bass Playthrough

    Back in October, Julie Slick’s playthrough of the Adrian Belew Power Trio’s “B3” blew us away. Now she’s posted an even crazier video for the song “e”. Slick plays seemingly impossible lines with ease while her friend Ben paints his room (and her). Prepare to have your face melted. Video by Ben Hallman. »

  • Julie Slick: Adrian Belew Power Trio “B3” Bass Playthrough

    Julie Slick: Adrian Belew Power Trio “B3” Bass Playthrough

    Thank God for Julie Slick. While wading through countless awful political posts in my Facebook feed, I saw this incredible clip of her ripping it up on the Adrian Belew Power Trio song “B3”, and it saved my day. The track comes from the 2009 ABPT album e, which features Slick and her brother Eric... »

  • Adrian Belew Power Trio: Dinosaur

    Adrian Belew Power Trio: Dinosaur

    Our first ever interview (way back in 2009) was with Julie Slick, after seeing a video with her performing in the Adrian Belew Power Trio. Here’s a clip from their 2008 performance of Rockpalast. The tune is “Dinosaur”, and the bass tone is flat out killer. »

  • Bass Duo EchoTest Release Sophomore Record

    Bass Duo EchoTest Release Sophomore Record

    The second album from the bass duo EchoTest, featuring Julie Slick (Adrian Belew Power Trio, Crimson ProjeKct) and Marco Machera has arrived. Le Fil Rouge, recorded at The Bunker Home Studio in Latina, Italy, during the summer of 2014 and mixed and mastered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in January, is billed as blending trip-hop and post-rock... »

  • Julie Slick and Marco Marchera Team Up for “Fourth Dementia”

    Julie Slick and Marco Marchera Team Up for “Fourth Dementia”

    Fourth Dementia, Julie Slick’s album of bass duets with Italian bassist/songwriter Marco Machera, is a work rooted in spontaneity. The pair met back in 2010 through the Three of a Perfect Pair Music Camp. The duo began collaborating in April of this year after the Crimson ProjeKCt’s European tour, where Slick played some dates in... »

  • Adrian Belew Power Trio: Three Of A Perfect Pair

    Adrian Belew Power Trio: Three Of A Perfect Pair

    We’ve heard Julie Slick has a new album out (more on that very soon). That reminded us of our first experience hearing Julie, with the Adrian Belew Power Trio back in 2008. The trio at that time also included Julie’s brother Eric Slick. Here they are performing the King Crimson tune “Three of a Perfect... »