Xotic has updated part of their pedal lineup with the Bass RC Booster V2. The unit is described as “a super transparent boost pedal designed to add clarity and definition to your bass tone.”
Scott Devine of Scott’s Bass Lessons put together this video back in March, which covers what he considers the best 20 best bass lines of all time.
Two years after setting restrictions on the international trade of rosewood, the Conference on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (aka CITES) has set exemptions for finished musical instruments, parts, and accessories.
Many people question the validity of music lessons. Are they worth it? Why do they cost [enter amount]? And what’s the point of having a teacher when you can learn on your own? That’s the topic of Ryan’s latest “Lightbulb Moment” column.
This new video just hit my radar, and I’m glad it did. Here’s The Saab Guitar Project, featuring Douglas Saab, Nathan East, Vinnie Colaiuta, and Greg Phillinganes performing the tune, “Police.”
The Doobie Brothers are setting out for a tour in 2020 to celebrate their 50th anniversary. Spanning 53 cities in North America, the tour will welcome five-time Grammy winner Michael McDonald back into the fold.
Our friend Will Lee shared this video a couple of days ago from a 1991 performance of “Mad About You” by Sting on Late Night With David Letterman. “I need to thank him for generously letting me have a crack at that great bass part,” Will shared.
JHS Pedals has revamped one of their preamp pedals with the Colour Box V2. The unit is designed to replicate the “direct-in” sound of recording into a Neve studio console. Building on the original pedal, version two has some upgrades.
Zander Zon is back with another incredible video featuring his Harp Bass. In this clip, he not only showcases his impressive ability to handle this beast of an instrument but also his arrangement skills once again on this performance of the Tears For Fears tune, “Mad World.”
Sinasoid has released a new signature cable with bassist Norm Stockton. The 12-foot boutique instrument cable’s profits will be used to help Stockton finish his latest project, Sushi & Grooves.
Folk-rock legend David Crosby may be 74, but he’s showing no signs of slowing down. He’s just announced a five-week-long tour for spring 2020 that will take him from coast to coast. Bassist Mai Leisz will once again join him on the tour.
Scary Pockets is back with a new video, and this one is tight. Bassist Joe Ayoub is coming through loud and clear and prominently featured with a groovy line on their funky cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “Dancing in the Dark.”