Bilal has one of the best voices in the neo-soul and jazz worlds, so it’s only right he has one of the best bassists, too. You can tell how Conley “Tone” Whitfield earned his nickname in this clip of “Winning Hand.”
An incredible 2013 concert by Soundgarden has been released in multiple formats. “Soundgarden: Live from the Artists Den” was recorded during the band’s “King Animal” tour and features several tracks from the album and songs from their entire career.
The late Thin Lizzy bassist Phil Lynott is being honored with a new limited edition signature bass from the Fender Custom Shop. Crafted by Master Builder John Cruz, the bass “painstakingly” recreates Lynott’s original bass in precise detail.
Tal Wilkenfeld recently made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, in support of her latest album, “Love Remains.” Here’s her performance of “Killing Me” from the show.
David Finck has returned with a new solo album, “Bassically Jazz.” The bassist, who has worked with artists ranging from George Michael to Herbie Hancock, enlisted the help of singers Linda Eder and Alexis Cole to perform the collection of jazz standards.
Source Audio has revealed their latest creation with the C4 Synth. The pedal, which works for bass or guitar, is a four-voiced synthesizer that takes the sound creation tools of a classic Eurorack modular synthesizer and puts it into one compact pedal.
Ryan is back with a new “Lightbulb Moment” column, this time focusing around the solo. And not just the bass solo, but what we can also do to support the drummer (and other soloists) too.
Toto’s “Africa” made a huge resurgence in the past year, but none of the new versions are quite the same without Mike Porcaro. Check out this live version of the song that features the bassist’s signature playing as well as a groove-oriented solo.
As bassist for Megadeth, David Ellefson has been a mainstay of the metal world for decades. That makes it incredible to know he’s just released his first solo album, “Sleeping Giants.” The effort features newly penned songs as well as demos, and more.
Vox was on-hand at the 2019 Summer NAMM Show to launch two new basses: The Starstream 1H Artist and the Starstream 2S Artist. Both are short-scale active basses based on the company’s Starstream guitar design.
I recently got turned onto the music of Daniel Caesar. This live version of “Get You” from the BBC features an addictive bass line by Saya Gray, who also has a monstrous tone. If you’re into slick R&B bass lines, you’re going to love this.
If you’ve been looking at bass memes on social media, you’ve probably seen the outrageous two-string bass guitars of Stig Pedersen. Now he’s put those two strings to work again on the new album from his band D-A-D, entitled “A Prayer for the Loud.”