Scary Pockets just shared their latest video, with guest vocalist Joanna Jones. In this clip, the band takes on the Billie Eilish tune, “My Future.” Joe Ayoub performs with the band once again and lays it down on a ’72 Fender Precision Bass.
Early this year, before COVID took hold of the world, Mr. Bungle performed a handful of sold-out shows. Together, they performed the group’s original 1986 demo tape, “The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny”, and now they’ve re-recorded and released it.
Bassist and educator David Gross has just published a new instructional book called “Bass ala Melodic Minor Modes”. The 90+ page book is a deep dive into the melodic minor scale, its chords, and its modes.
EBS has collaborated with jazz bass legend Stanley Clarke to unveil the EBS Stanley Clarke Signature Acoustic Preamp. Designed with the double bass in mind, the two-channel preamp operates at a signal level equal to a professional mixing console.
Lake Street Dive took Halloween to a whole new level this weekend with a rooftop remake performance of the Beatles’ “Don’t Let Me Down”. Bridget Kearney and the band not only nail the tune, but also the costumes.
Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp is one of the best educational events of the year. This year’s events, of course, took the in-person bass camp off the table. However, Veasley is pushing forward with a special virtual BootCamp on November 7th.
Meet Jordan Hepburn, a bassist from Scotland, who originally started on guitar before making the switch to bass. Later, he took a break from music but returned with a bang, recording solo bass pieces, traditional Scottish music, and more. Here’s his story...
Ampeg has unveiled a new limited edition version of their Micro-VR bass amp. The miniature stack stands out with a custom red Tolex covering and a black grille.
Weather Report’s “Black Market” was my introduction to the band. It was also my introduction to Jaco Pastorius and Alphonso Johnson. I’ve seen this video many times, but we’ve never shared it here: their live performance of “Black Market” at Montreux.
Geezer Butler may have started his music career on vinyl with Black Sabbath, but now his solo discography is being released on the medium for the first time.
Sander de Gier is often asked for a lightweight bass, especially in his vintage-styled Soulmate model. In order to achieve a lower weight, he explored different body woods and built three basses that are otherwise identical.
For years, we’ve seen many bassists taking on Jaco Pastorius’ “Teen Town”. Over the past four years, we’ve seen the same with Vulfpeck’s “Dean Town”. Craig Macfadyen decided to mashup the two, and we were completely knocked out by how he did it.