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Fodera Announces the Masterbuilt Nautilus Bass
Basses

Fodera Announces the Masterbuilt Nautilus Bass

Fodera has introduced the latest bass in their Masterbuilt series with the Nautilus, a gorgeous Emperor II model with a mesmerizing nautilus shell pattern. The bass is crafted with a variety of woods to create the effect while the team worked to make the design seamless.

Alex Golub and Zlatoyar: Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)
Bass Videos

Alex Golub and Zlatoyar: Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)

Our friends at Bass The World shared this video of Alex Golub and Zlatoyar performing a bass duet arrangement of ABBA’s 1979 tune, “Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight).”

Best of 2018: Top 10 Reader Favorite Bass Amps
Best of 2018

Best of 2018: Top 10 Reader Favorite Bass Amps

We covered a ton of bass gear this year, including plenty of amps. Here is the list of top 10 reader favorites for 2018.

Warwick Unveils 60th Anniversary Thumb Bass
Basses

Warwick Unveils 60th Anniversary Thumb Bass

Warwick celebrated their 35th anniversary last year with a limited edition anniversary bass. Now they’re celebrating another milestone. Founder Hans-Peter Wilfer turned 60 this year and the company celebrated with an incredible version of their Thumb bass. “In line with the company slogan “The Sound of Wood”, the bass was made of extraordinarily high-grade tone-woods, some of which had been...

The Main Squeeze: War Pigs (Live at Red Rocks)
Bass Videos

The Main Squeeze: War Pigs (Live at Red Rocks)

The Main Squeeze took the stage at Red Rocks back in July. They just shared this video of their performance of Black Sabbath’s “War Pigs,” and as usual, the band – with Rob Walker on bass – nails it.

Best of 2018: The Top 10 Bass Reader Spotlights
Best of 2018

Best of 2018: The Top 10 Bass Reader Spotlights

We’re kicking off our “Best of 2018” lists this year with the top 10 reader favorite bassist interviews and Groove podcast episodes. We always love sitting down with bassists and hearing their stories.

Kiesel Guitars Introduces Zeus Multiscale Headless Basses
Basses

Kiesel Guitars Introduces Zeus Multiscale Headless Basses

The Kiesel Guitars USA Custom Shop is wrapping up 2018 with a new bass model. The Zeus Series Multiscale series is an expansion of the Zeus bass, which features a singlecut body and a headless design.

Gypsy Soul: Winter Wonderland
Bass Videos

Gypsy Soul: Winter Wonderland

Gypsy Soul is getting us into the holiday spirit with this excellent performance of “Winter Wonderland” (with some Beatles thrown in). Check out Roman Morykit’s awesome fretless work on the tune.

Best of 2018: The Top 10 Bass Player Interviews and Podcasts
Best of 2018

Best of 2018: The Top 10 Bass Player Interviews and Podcasts

We’re kicking off our “Best of 2018” lists this year with the top 10 reader favorite bassist interviews and Groove podcast episodes. We always love sitting down with bassists and hearing their stories.

Jerzy Drozd Announces the Copperstone 3-Band Bass Preamp
Accessories & Strings

Jerzy Drozd Announces the Copperstone 3-Band Bass Preamp

Jerzy Drozd has just unveiled his latest creation with the Copperstone, an interchangeable 3-band bass guitar preamp. The onboard electronics come with his basses, but now the unit can be installed into any bass guitar.

How to Read a Lead Sheet
Ask Damian Erskine

How to Read a Lead Sheet

A reader asked Damian, “Can you explain how to read a lead sheet?” Damian offers up a in-depth column, complete with example charts and more.

Evan Marien: Continuum
Bass Videos

Evan Marien: Continuum

Mitch sent me this video the other night, and he was quite excited about it. So was I. Here’s Evan Marien performing Jaco’s “Continuum.” Like the video we shared by Evan earlier this year with his performance of “Havona“, he once again uses his Supro Huntington short scale bass for the track.