Music Nomad has expanded its line of utility kits with the 6-piece Precision Setup Gauge set. The kit is used to help set up a bass, electric, acoustic, and even classical guitar.
It’s been a while since we’ve seen a video by Zander Zon, but he’s back with a new and incredible bass arrangement. In this one, Zander takes on “He’s a Pirate” from the “Pirates of the Caribbean” soundtrack.
We’ve heard enough party politics. Now it’s time for a politics party. Nuclear Power Trio – with Donald Trump on guitar, Vladimir Putin (who sounds a lot like Nick Schendzielos) on bass, and Kim Jong-Un on drums – have released their debut album, “A Clear and Present Rager”.
One universally befuddling inquiry is deceivingly simple, “what key are we in?” As easy as it sounds, the key of a song can often be interpreted in different ways. That’s the subject of this “Lightbulb Moment” column.
We’ve featured quite a few videos by the Blues Beatles before, but this one might be our favorite so far. In this clip, the band’s bassist Bruno Falcão takes an extended solo before he’s joined saxophonist Denilson Martins for an epic jam.
Ben Carr has released a new album called “Saturday Morning” with his solo project, Carrtoons. The bassist, who also handles all other instruments, brought in guest vocalists to channel vintage soul over hip-hop and R&B grooves.
Ryan Madora has just released a free eBook to help bassists learn to improvise. “Beginner Improvisation For Bass Players: Navigating Chord Progressions with a Soulful Groove” is designed to help players break away from the root note and get creative.
So far we’ve talked with a label owner, an engineer/producer, and the main bassist. In part four of our examination of Pacific Range’s “High Upon the Mountain” on Curation Records focuses on the man guiding the session: Dave Schools.
It’s always a good day when Panagiotis Andreou shares a new video. This time, the timba master is performing “Las Cajas” with Gonzalo Grau y La Clave Secreta, a band which he describes as a “stellar line up of Latin music world standards.”
Ever since his time with James Brown, funk master Bootsy Collins has spent his career keeping it on “The One.” Now the bassist has released a new star-studded album called “The Power of The One”.
Solar Guitars has announced their first bass model with the Type AB2 Series. The line includes three variations, and Solar says the AB2 is designed “for the modern metal bass player with high-quality expectations at an affordable price.”
It’s simple: I see a new video by The Main Squeeze, and I hit play. From their album, “12345”, here’s the video for the second track, “Cold Blood.”