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Player News

Matt Rubano Collaborating with Patrick Stump

Bassist Matt Rubano, the former bassist of Taking Back Sunday, recently confirmed that he is working with Patrick Stump in the development of his new solo album. Stump is the frontman for Fall Out Boy. Rubano said on Friends Or Enemies Radio that “We’ve been talking about helping to put the band together to go on tour for his record.”...

Reader Spotlight: Gerald del Campo
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Gerald del Campo

Meet Gerald del Campo, our bass player in the spotlight for June 1, 2010. Bio: I was born in Argentina. I have been playing bass since I was 13 years old. I started with the classical guitar when I was 6 years old, but when I was introduced to rock music I had to make the switch. I wanted to...

Reviews

A Review of Contact: Five on One

Five on One, the new album by Contact, is the sound of five guys on one wavelength. There is some delightful music here rewarding an active listener with its subtle inventions and interactions. The atmosphere is mostly fairly restrained: no “passionate” show-boating, few extremes of mood, just inventive and beautiful music. You might not have heard of Contact but you...

Jon Reshard: She’s Always a Woman Solo Bass
Bass Videos

Jon Reshard: She’s Always a Woman Solo Bass

Jon Reshard, who is the current bassist for Greg Howe, first caught my attention on the Gospelchops Bass DVD, where he did a cool medley of a few songs he had arranged for bass. In the medley was parts of Billy Joel’s “She’s Always A Woman”:

Concerts & Tours, Player News

Andy Hess Joins Rhythm Devils for Summer Tour

Former Gov’t Mule bassist Andy Hess will be hitting the road this summer with The Rhythm Devils, featuring Grateful Dead drummers Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann. The band will also showcase Sikiru Adepoju, Davy Knowles, and guitarists Keller Williams and Tim Bluhm, who will trade duties throughout the tour. According to the Rhythm Devils website, the group will “take music...