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Richard Bona & Alfredo Rodriguez Band: “Ay Mama Ines” (Live at Jazz à Vienne 2021)
Bass Videos

Richard Bona & Alfredo Rodriguez Band: “Ay Mama Ines” (Live at Jazz à Vienne 2021)

Richard Bona joined with pianist Alfredo Rodriguez’s band for this live performance at Jazz à Vienne 2021. Here they are performing “Ay Mama Ines”, with Bona on bass and vocals.

“The Mark King Bass Book” Gets Re-Release
Sheet Music & Instruction

“The Mark King Bass Book” Gets Re-Release

Initially released in 2010, “The Mark King Bass Book” by Stuart Clayton has been re-licensed and re-released. The 192-page book features transcriptions of 10 of King’s bass lines from Level 42’s catalog as well as four live bass solos.

Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (September 2021)
Top Ten

Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (September 2021)

September was a great month for bass videos. Here is your monthly roundup of the top 10 reader favorite videos for the month.

Kinga Glyk: Armando’s Rhumba
Bass Videos

Kinga Glyk: Armando’s Rhumba

It is always great to see a new video from Kinga Glyk. In this clip, Kinga takes on Chick Corea’s “Armando’s Rhumba”.

Simon Gallup is Back in The Cure
News

Simon Gallup is Back in The Cure

After claiming he was out of the band because he was “fed up of betrayal,” it seems Simon Gallup is still with The Cure. The bassist once again shared the news via Facebook.

Crazy Tube Circuits Unveils Golden Ratio Compressor V2 Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Crazy Tube Circuits Unveils Golden Ratio Compressor V2 Pedal

Crazy Tube Circuits has updated its pedal lineup with the Golden Ratio Compressor (Phi) V2. The new version includes three separate compressor circuits that can be accessed with the flip of a toggle switch.

Made In Sweden: Our Man
Bass Videos

Made In Sweden: Our Man

I’m not even sure how I stumbled onto this clip, but I’m glad I did. This performance of “Our Man” by Made In Sweden is from the band’s later years, which actually featured a Finnish rhythm section of drummer Vesa Aaltonen and bassist Pekka Pohjola.

Josh Woodard Leaves A Day To Remember
News

Josh Woodard Leaves A Day To Remember

Josh Woodard has left the ranks of A Day To Remember. The bassist, who has been the group’s sole bassist, made the announcement in reaction to allegations made against him from last year.

Fuzzrocious Pedals Introduces the Electric Ocean Fuzz/Phaser Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Fuzzrocious Pedals Introduces the Electric Ocean Fuzz/Phaser Pedal

Fuzzrocious Pedals has unveiled the Electric Ocean, a pedal that combines fuzz and phaser effects into one unit. It’s the company’s first foray into phasers and takes its cues from a vintage circuit.

Paradigm Blue: The Optimist
Bass Videos

Paradigm Blue: The Optimist

Paradigm Blue has released “Transit”, an album they call “a love letter to the late seventies Rush records”. Ruben Moreno handles bass, vocals, and keys in the trio. Here’s their video for the track, “The Optimist”.

Cannibal Corpse Announces 2022 Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Cannibal Corpse Announces 2022 Tour Dates

Cannibal Corpse has announced a new headlining tour in support of their latest album, “Violence Unimagined”. The outing will also celebrate the 40th anniversary of Metal Blade Records and will feature support from Whitechapel and Revocation.

Keep It Groovy: Tips For Buying A Bass
Keep It Groovy

Keep It Groovy: Tips For Buying A Bass

In this “Keep It Groovy” lesson, Ryan Madora offers suggestions on buying a bass. Purchasing an instrument can be stressful, but you can take some of the pressure off with these tips.