Deep Space Devices has expanded its line of effects with a new pedal called the Radio Bright, which brings together a ring modulator and delay into one unit.
This week we’re checking out a cool custom bass from Gamma Bass Guitars called the “Starburst.” The one-of-a-kind bass features hand-painted artwork by Julie Rosenberg, who says she has “always been drawn to bold color and geometric style design.”
Brian Bromberg took his Unapologetically Funky Big Bombastic Band to the 2019 Berks Jazz Festival. One of the tunes, “Minneapolis, 1987” has since gotten a lot of attention (with over 1 million views).
September was another huge month for bass videos around here, and these top 10 reader favorites really hit some big numbers. Here is your 10 top list for the month. Enjoy.
Electro-Harmonix has unveiled the Nano Operation Overlord, a distortion/overdrive in a compact chassis. The stompbox is versatile in application thanks to a three-position switch that sets the input level to make it compatible with bass, guitar, and more.
Kinga Glyk is releasing a new album on November 1st. By the sounds of the first track she’s shared from “Feelings,” it is going to be a great record. Dig the vibe on “Joy Joy.”
Nick Wells is following up his documentary “Beneath the Bassline” with a new film focusing on jazz. “Walking the Changes: Legends of Double Bass in Jazz” explores the evolution of the double bass in jazz including its beginnings and pivotal moments.
AP International is now shipping a five-string version of the Ray Ross Bass Bridge. Designed by inventor and luthier Aaron Ross, the bridge utilizes a saddle-less design that instead employs a tone pin that keeps the string straight from bridge to nut.
Theo Katzman has a new album coming. “Modern Johnny Sings: Songs in the Age of Vibe” will once again feature his Vulfpeck bandmate, Joe Dart. Here’s an early preview of the album, with the video for “You Could Be President.”
SonoTone has unveiled a new line of strings called the Vintage Series. Each set is created to “replicate the strings of yesteryear.”