The Neal Morse Band has just released a new live album as a followup to last year’s “The Great Adventure.” “The Great Adventour – Live in BRNO” captures the group tearing through the album’s tracks and more during their tour stop in the Czech Republic.
Fender Japan has unveiled a new line of instruments called the Heritage Series that recreates features from the company’s past. The series was developed with Mark Kendrick, an original founding master builder of the Fender Custom Shop.
Petros Klampanis and his trio may be all quarantined at their own homes, but that doesn’t stop the music. The bassist, pianist Kristjan Randalu, and percussionist Bodek Janke worked remotely to record the new song, “No Becomes Yes.”
In another blow to the music industry, NAMM has announced that the 2020 Summer NAMM Show will not be taking place. The annual trade show was scheduled for July 9th through the 11th in Nashville, Tennessee.
Fodera is celebrating its 37th year in business with new anniversary models through its dealer network. The basses are a limited edition run of the company’s Monarch Deluxe model that will come in both four and five-string versions.
Viaceslav Svedov is back! He said this he hasn’t posted a video since 2015, and we’ve missed him. In this new video, he broke out his Music Man StingRay 40th Anniversary “Old Smoothie” bass to perform what he calls “Nasty Funk.”
Bass phenom Thundercat has returned with his fourth studio album, entitled “It Is What It Is.” The release is a reflection on existence filled out by his unreal bass playing and sense of humor.
BITE Guitars recently launched the One-Song series, which creates one-off showcase instruments based on a single iconic song. This week we’re checking out the “Stairway-to-Heaven” Bass, which is dedicated to John Paul Jones.
Mai Leisz has just released a fantastic new single called “Skies Above Salkantay,” which features guitarist Mike Landau, drummer Gary Novak, and her husband Greg Leisz on pedal steel and guitar. The track is accompanied by a beautiful music video.
Alex Dixon and his band Vintage Dixon have just released their new album, “The Real McCoy.” The grandson of Willie Dixon, Alex called on a host of musicians to create an authentic Chicago blues album.
G&L Guitars has unveiled a new model in their throwback series paying respects to Leo Fender’s CLF Research company, which was the predecessor to G&L. The five-string CLF Research L-2500 is made in Fullerton, California.
A few days ago, Vulfpeck shared the exciting news that they have a new album coming out. Here’s a preview of “Vulf Vault 001: Antwaun Stanley,” with the tune “3 on E.”