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  • Adrian Belew Power Trio New Release, with Julie Slick

    Adrian Belew Power Trio New Release, with Julie Slick

    The Adrian Belew Power Trio has released their first studio album, e, featuring Belew on guitars and vocals, Julie Slick on bass and Eric Slick on drums. Belew calls it “exquisitely engineered electric eclectic energetic esthetic excellence!” From what we’ve heard, we have to agree. The album is available at StoreBelew in both signed and... »

  • Bass 101: Pieces and Parts

    Ever wonder what makes up a bass? The Examiner has posted an introductory article on the essential components to a bass guitar and upright bass. From the article’s introduction: The bass guitar is one of the most underrated positions in a band. Famous musicians and local heroes both agree that bass is the “glue that... »

  • Chris Chaney in “The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again”

    Former Jane’s Addiction bassist Chris Chaney is playing in a cover group The Verve Forecast project, formed by John Fogerty. The group have put together a project known as The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again, to be released on September 1st. The album features a new collection of some of the veteran rocker’s favorite classic... »

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  • First Annual Nashville Amp Expo

    Creation labs has announced the dates for the First Annual Nashville Amp Expo. It will take place August 22-23, 2009, at the Hyatt Place hotel in Brentwood, Tennessee (Brentwood is a few miles south of Nashville). From the press-release: “The first annual Nashville Amp Expo will offer musicians of all levels, as well as engineers,... »

  • New Release: Brian Bromberg: It Is What It Is

    August 25th 2009 will mark the release of a new album by Brian Bromberg: It Is What It Is. The album is sure to be another gem in Bromberg’s thematic collection using both bass guitar and upright bass to give cool jazz melodies and solid grooves. The album will also feature George Duke, Patrice Rushen,... »

  • Mike Gordon solo project tour

    Bassist Mike Gordon of Phish has announced that he will be starting a 20-plus date Fall Tour beginning just after Labor Day in Brooklyn, NY that will continue through the beginning of October in Burlington, VT with his solo band. From Gordon’s homepage: “After two highly acclaimed runs last year touring on the release of... »

  • SMV controversy on tour

    Bassist Victor Wooten published two videos entitled “SMV gets robbed by Spanish Border police” on Youtube. The video comes in two parts: Part 1: Part 2: The event was recorded and posted by Wooten from his iPhone. A response to this posted video was published by In Bass We Trust saying that Wooten has misrepresented... »

  • Wesfest 4 raises $21,000 for Wes Wehmiller Scholarship at Berklee

    The fourth annual Wesfest benefit concert took place at the Knitting Factory in Los Angeles in February, raising a record $21,000 for the Wes Wehmiller Endowed Scholarship Fund at Berklee College of Music. The event was established in 2006 by Wes’ family and friends, honoring the legacy of Wehmiller, a Berklee graduate and accomplished bassist... »

  • Twiggy Ramirez Interview

    Marilyn Manson bassist Twiggy Ramirez (Geordie White) was recently interview by France’s NRV TV. You can see the full video interview here. Ramirez talks about the bands newest album, The High End of Low, and what went into its making and his return to Marilyn Manson. He mentions the more “organic” direction the band took... »

  • New Release from Modest Mouse: No One’s First, and You’re Next

    Modest Mouse is releasing a new album No One’s First, and You’re Next available on August 4th. The band includes singer/lyricist/guitarist Isaac Brock, drummer Jeremiah Green, and bassist Eric Judy, and has gained a strong following in the music scene since their formation in 1993 from outside Seattle. The track list for No One’s First,... »