Olivier Pinard has to be one of the hardest working bassists on the planet. Based in Montreal, he’s currently in the bands Cattle Decapitation, Vengeful, Akurion, and Cryptopsy. We caught up with him to get the scoop on his work, his background, and more.
Theo Katzman has just released another video in advance of his new album, “Modern Johnny Sings: Songs in the Age of Vibe.” Once again, Joe Dart joins Theo to lay down the funky low end (recording with his signature bass).
Roger Waters has announced a new North American tour for 2020 called “This Is Not A Drill.” The Pink Floyd co-founder says it will be a new kind of show that will lead up to Election day in the U.S.
Aguilar Amplification is celebrating their 25th anniversary with a limited edition run of their pedal lineup. The Silver Anniversary pedals come finished in the company’s silver and black color scheme with a special decal and commemorative package.
Scott Mulvahill recently stopped by the Paste Studio in Atlanta, Georgia during a stop on his tour with Cory Wong. His four-song set includes two songs with a full band and two solo bass versions of songs from his album “Himalayas.”
The Wood Brothers have returned with their 8th studio album, “Kingdom In My Mind.” Guitarist Oliver Wood and bassist Chris Wood are joined once again by multi-instrumentalist Jano Rix to deliver an album of buoyant grooves and deep lyrics.
After revealing a prototype at last year’s NAMM Show, Nordstrand Audio has announced a production version of the Acinonyx short-scale bass. Nicknamed the “Cat Bass,” the bass takes its aesthetics from the classic Goya Panther.
No Treble reader Zlatoyar has shared another video with us, and this is one beautiful solo bass performance. In this clip, Zlatoyar performs his original composition, “Kind Sadness.”
If you’re looking to work your bass muscles, you’re in luck. Marek Bero has just released a series of five instructional books called “Bass Gym 101.” Each book is made for all styles and is adaptable to five and six-string instruments, as well.
Aguilar Amplification has introduced its first micro pedal with the DB 925 Bass Preamp. Inspired by their DB 924, the new unit is al all-FET preamp with bass and treble boost controls.
Stephen “Thundercat” Bruner recently announced a new album, which sent me into a spiral of watching his YouTube videos. Here’s a clip from five years ago when he visited KCRW with his trio to perform “Heartbreaks + Setbacks.”
As bassist for The Who, John Entwistle helped to shape the role of bass in rock music. Now the story of his life will be detailed in a new authorized biography by Paul Rees.