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Scary Pockets: Bring it on Home to Me
Bass Videos

Scary Pockets: Bring it on Home to Me

Scary Pockets shared this incredible cover of the great Sam Cooke tune, “Bring It on Home to Me,” with guest vocalists Joshua Radin and Hunter. Bassist Joe Ayoub lays down a soulful groove behind the group on this one.

Dug Pinnick and KXM Release “Circle of Dolls”
New Albums

Dug Pinnick and KXM Release “Circle of Dolls”

The trio KXM has returned with a new album called “Circle of Dolls,” which marks the supergroup’s third album. The band features Dug Pinnick of King’s X on vocals/bass, George Lynch of Lynch Mob/Dokken on guitars, and Ray Luzier of Korn on drums.

Bass of the Week: K. Butler Guitars Mod Shop Edition Bass
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: K. Butler Guitars Mod Shop Edition Bass

This week we’re checking out a Mod Shop Edition bass from K. Butler Guitars. The eye-catching bass has a basswood body finished in Sea Blu with a striking tiger stripe pickguard. Butler says the bass has a great sound, too.

YYNOT: Open Book
Bass Videos

YYNOT: Open Book

YYNOT is set to release their sophomore album, “Resonance” on September 19th. Luckily for us, Tim Starace and the band have released another single. “Open Book” once again shows the great writing and performance chops from the group.

Robbie Crane Anchors New Black Star Riders Album
New Albums

Robbie Crane Anchors New Black Star Riders Album

The Black Star Riders have returned with their fourth studio album, entitled “Another State of Grace.” The band, which began as a spin-off from Thin Lizzy’s touring band, once again sees former RATT bassist Robbie Crane holding down the low end.

BITE Guitars Launches with Configurable Bass Models
Basses

BITE Guitars Launches with Configurable Bass Models

BITE Guitars is a new startup manufacturing company based in Austria that focuses on building individualized basses with what they call “guitar building 4.0.”

Mabuta: Log Out Shut Down
Bass Videos

Mabuta: Log Out Shut Down

Mabuta is a group that mixes jazz with elements of electronica and afro-pop for a fresh sound. Led by bassist Shane Cooper, the band recently hit the studio to make a video for a track from their debut album. Cooper’s tone is on point!

Bob Dylan Announces North American Tour Dates with Tony Garnier
Concerts & Tours

Bob Dylan Announces North American Tour Dates with Tony Garnier

Bob Dylan is into the 30th year of his “Never Ending Tour,” and he’s just added more North American dates to the affair. 2019 also marks three decades that Dylan has been joined by bassist Tony Garnier, who is his longest-running sideman.

Cort Introduces the Action HH4 Bass
Basses

Cort Introduces the Action HH4 Bass

Cort has introduced the Action HH4, a bass that features a two-humbucker pickup configuration. Complete with switchable active 2-band and passive operation, the bass offers a variety of tones.

Teodoras Balciauskis: Sorry Not Sorry
Bass Videos

Teodoras Balciauskis: Sorry Not Sorry

No Treble reader Teodoras Balciauskis sent us this video, and we were super impressed with the composition and performance skills of this 18-year-old bassist. Check out his tune, “Sorry Not Sorry”