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Curation, Pt. 4: An Interview with Dave Schools
Interviews

Curation, Pt. 4: An Interview with Dave Schools

So far we’ve talked with a label owner, an engineer/producer, and the main bassist. In part four of our examination of Pacific Range’s “High Upon the Mountain” on Curation Records focuses on the man guiding the session: Dave Schools.

In Memoriam: Patrick Charton
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Patrick Charton

It’s another sad day in the world of bass. French double bass luthier Patrick Charton has passed away after suffering a stroke. He was 66 years old.

Curation, Pt. 3: An Interview with Cameron Wehrle
Interviews

Curation, Pt. 3: An Interview with Cameron Wehrle

So far we’ve talked with a label owner and an engineer/producer. But in part three of our examination of Pacific Range’s “High Upon the Mountain” on Curation Records comes to the central bassist in the whole story: Cameron Wehrle.

In Memoriam: Gordon Haskell
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Gordon Haskell

Former King Crimson bassist and singer Gordon Haskell has passed away from cancer. He was 74 years old.

In Memoriam: Tony Lewis
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Tony Lewis

Tony Lewis of British pop rockers The Outfield has passed away of undisclosed causes. He was 62 years old. The new was reported from his social media pages.

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Reader Spotlight: Geoff Kluke
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Geoff Kluke

Meet Geoff Kluke, a double and electric bass player, arranger, composer, lecturer, and teacher who has enjoyed 51 years (so far) in music. Geoff is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story…

In Memoriam: Paul Matters
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Paul Matters

Early AC/DC bassist Paul Matters has passed away from undisclosed causes. The news was shared by longtime friend Rod Wescombe.

In Memoriam: Pierre Kezdy
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Pierre Kezdy

Chicago-based punk mainstay Pierre Kezdy has passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 58 years old. The news was announced in the Chicago Sun-Times.

Reader Spotlight: Clark Sims
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Clark Sims

Meet Clark Sims, a bassist living in Los Angeles who was inspired at an early age by hearing the great Larry Graham. It didn’t take long for Clark to start playing bass after that, and he’s made it his life.

Curation, Pt. 2: An Interview with Dan Horne
Interviews

Curation, Pt. 2: An Interview with Dan Horne

We’re continuing our exploration of music industry roles through the lens of bass players and Pacific Range’s latest album, “High Upon The Mountain”. A big part of the album’s sonic palette is thanks to the engineering and producing skills of Dan Horne.

In Memoriam: Francis “Rocco” Prestia
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Francis “Rocco” Prestia

Tower of Power has announced that bass legend Francis “Rocco” Prestia has passed away. The band made the announcement on their social media.

In Memoriam: Brent Young
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Brent Young

Former Trivium bassist Brent Young has died of undisclosed causes. He was 37 years old. Young was in Trivium from 2001 to 2004 and was replaced by the group’s current bassist, Paolo Gregoletto.