Taurus has expanded their lineup of bass amps with the Vandall-500, a 500-watt RMS head with dual inputs and both solid state and tube preamps.
Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume knew that you can never have too much bass, which is precisely why he created the octobass. Jonathan Camps and Nicola Moneta perform a beautiful version of “Amazing Grace” with the instrument. Boost your subs for this one.
The Nett Duo has released their debut recording, called “Overtones.” The duo, which consists of guitarist Jana Herzen and virtuoso bassist Charnett Moffett, put together a free-form program that blends jazz, rock, folk, and classical music.
January is always the big month for gear news, thanks to the NAMM Show, but December brought some gear news that generated a ton of views. Here are your top 10 favorite bass gear stories for December 2018.
This version of Graham Central Station’s “Water” by Dumpstaphunk is stellar – AND it has two bassists. Nick Daniels and Tony Hall share Larry Graham’s bass line as they lead the band in this 2013 performance.
Bassist and world-class educator Anthony Wellington has announced the second Bassology at Sea cruise, which will take place November 9th through the 16th.
Christian McBride is the renaissance man of the bass. The six-time Grammy-winning bassist is powered by a relentless drive, and he works at a frenetic pace in a myriad of ways. We chat with him in this episode of Groove.
It’s been a while since we’ve gotten a new Nick Schendzielos video, but this is totally worth the wait. The bassist tears through Havok’s “Hang ‘Em High” in this playthrough video.
William “Bootsy” Collins has been funking on stage for 50 years, but now his days of performing on bass seem to be over. The former Parliament-Funkadelic bassist shared that he will no longer be playing the bass live due to health issues.
A reader emailed Damian describing his struggles with music theory and asked for his thoughts on the importance of it. While there are lots of ways to look at this, Damian breaks describes some paths to take in your musical growth.
Pomplamoose is kicking off 2019 with a great original tune, with a great message. “A Better New Year” features bassist Nick Campbell, and a killer band all around.
Bassist, composer and bandleader Dezron Douglas has released a six track EP entitled “Black Lion” with his ensemble of the same name. The bassist, who has worked with artists from Cyrus Chestnut to Pharaoh Sanders, says the album is straight from the heart.