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Archive for June 2019

Doug Johns Releases “Doug’s Party Mix”
New Albums

Doug Johns Releases “Doug’s Party Mix”

On his sixth solo release, bass monster Doug Johns throws down the gauntlet. “Doug’s Party Mix” is a hard-hitting collection of grooves that will give you a serious case of bass face.

PRS Guitars Announces Classic Series Cables
Accessories & Strings

PRS Guitars Announces Classic Series Cables

PRS has announced a new line of affordable instrument, patch, and speaker cables with the PRS Guitars Classic Series Cable lineup. The new series, which is offered alongside their British-built Signature Cable line, features tuned capacitance designed for signal clarity.

Bass of the Week: StoryWood Music Model 4R-5 4-String J Bass
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: StoryWood Music Model 4R-5 4-String J Bass

BASS OF THE WEEK: The Duke Ellington School of Arts in Washington, D.C. has produced numerous famous alumni. The high school got a major renovation in 2016 and now, with the help of another alumnus, a piece of the school will always be in the hands of a bassist.

Vulfpeck: For Survival
Bass Videos

Vulfpeck: For Survival

WATCH: Vulfpeck has released another video featuring a tune from their album, “Hill Climber.” My favorite comment on this video is “Joe Dart taking that bass for a walk and he ain’t ever comin’ back.” This is also one of the coolest uses of Animoji’s I’ve ever seen.

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real Release “Turn Off the News (Build a Garden)”
New Albums

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real Release “Turn Off the News (Build a Garden)”

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real have returned with “Turn Off the News (Build a Garden),” their second full-length release. That’s not to say the band isn’t seasoned. They’ve spent years backing Neil Young as well as the frontman’s father, Willie Nelson.

Caparison Guitars Unveils the Dellinger Bass
Basses

Caparison Guitars Unveils the Dellinger Bass

It’s been a decade since Caparison Guitars introduced a new bass model, but now they’ve fixed that with the Dellinger Bass. The company says the Dellinger is “instantly familiar but at the same time much improved.”

Hiromi Uehara Trio Project: Dancando no Paraiso
Bass Videos

Hiromi Uehara Trio Project: Dancando no Paraiso

A big happy birthday to one of the legends of bass, Anthony Jackson. We’re celebrating today with this video of the Hiromi Uehara Trio Project’s live performance of “Dancando no Paraiso” at Jazz à Vienne in 2011. Smoking!

Guns N’ Roses Announce New Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Guns N’ Roses Announce New Tour Dates

Duff McKagan is keeping busy this year. He’s just released a solo album, “Tenderness,” and is currently touring behind it. Now it appears he’ll be on the road this Fall with Guns N’ Roses, who just announced new U.S. shows.

Genzler Amplification Introduces the “High Boy” Magellan 350 Combo
Amps

Genzler Amplification Introduces the “High Boy” Magellan 350 Combo

Genzler Amplification has expanded their lineup of amps with the “High-Boy” Magellan 350 Combo, which features their existing MG-350 Magellan head with a brand new cabinet. The MG-12T-V is a vertically designed 1×12? with a compression tweeter cabinet.

Fluffy Ruffles: Fluffy Fluff Fluff
Bass Videos

Fluffy Ruffles: Fluffy Fluff Fluff

Bassist and No Treble reader Lukas Pamminger sent us this video of a new project he’s in called “Fluffy Ruffles.” These guys are bringing some serious old-school funk. Dig it!