Ryan is back with a new entry in her “Bass Players To Know” series. This time, she focuses on the work of Nashville legend and session ace, Dave Roe, the longtime bass player with Johnny Cash and favorite of the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach - and more.
This video features two bassists: Jackie Clark and MonoNeon. However, the other person in the video is the one playing bass. And that person is the guitar legend Eric Gales! Check out their epic tribute to Prince.
Filmmaker Nick Wells has announced the followup to his popular bass documentary, “Beneath The Bass Line.” The sequel, “Turned Up To 11,” dives into some of the more outrageous gig stories and “Spinal Tap” moments from the world’s best bassists.
Stone Deaf FX has introduced the Noise Reaper, a noise gate pedal designed for line-level instruments, guitars, and basses. The pedal evolved from the gate circuits used in their Warp Drive and Fig Fumb pedals.
When Leland Sklar kicked off his new Youtube series late last month, we shared the first one. At the time, I hoped he would eventually get to “Stratus.” Good news: Two days ago, Lee did just that, with a great playalong and great story.
Kathy Valentine has just released a new memoir called “All I Ever Wanted.” The Go-Go’s bassist dives into her time with the band including all the ups and downs that go with it.
We are all used to seeing younger bassists playing amazing technical things on bass. Tim Fletcher returns with a new transcription focusing on Juliaplaysgroove’s impressive cover of Dua Lipa’s "Don’t Start Now."
Olivier Pinard and Akurion just released a new album called “Come Forth To Me,” which the bassist told us about earlier this year. Now he’s released a special playthrough of the track “Wallow In Magnificent Pity”, which features some monstrous bass work.
Last month, many fans were shocked when Journey members Ross Valory and Steve Smith were fired from the band for what a lawsuit called a “corporate coup d’etat.” Now the plot has thickened as Valory has countersued.
When I saw this Myra Bass 5 by Paul Lairat on my Facebook feed, I stopped in my tracks. The five-string bass has a rich curly redwood top in a special finish to accentuate its deep color.
Tedeschi Trucks Band recently shared this never-before-seen bonus video from the “Live From The Fox Oakland” concert. Filmed while Tim Lefebvre was still in the group, here’s an excellent clip of the band performing John Prine’s “Angel From Montgomery.”
Today we’re so happy to share a piece of good news. Three months after a terrible bike accident that left him in a coma, Juan Alderete’s wife Anne has shared a very promising update on the bassist’s condition.