Archive for December 2021 - Page 8
Steel Panther Announces “The Road to the Road” Bassist Competition
With the departure of Lexxi Foxx, Steel Panther announced that they would be holding an open audition. The tongue-in-cheek glam metal band received 1,669 submissions and they’ve narrowed it down to 32 finalists. Now they’re asking for help.
Groove – Episode #84: John Myung
One of the bass players that I really wanted to speak with when we first decided to launch Groove – The No Treble Podcast over seven years ago was Dream Theater’s John Myung. Today’s the day! Enjoy the conversation...
Charles Berthoud: When They Say You Have Too Many Strings
We love Charles Berthoud. And we love how he’s been responding to the typical comments people pushing the boundaries often get. Here’s his response to the age-old “you have too many strings on your bass” one. I’m convinced there’s nothing he can’t do.
Christian McBride & Inside Straight Release “Live at the Village Vanguard”
Christian McBride has released a second live album from the legendary Village Vanguard, this time with his Inside Straight quintet. It’s a special moment for the group, as the band was originally formed for a residency at the venue.
The Brown’stone: The Only Arpeggio Exercise You Need
This week in The Brown'stone, Rich Brown says, "This might be the simplest excercise I've ever given... but it'll probably keep busy for the rest of your life.” Check out this lesson Rich calls “The Only Arpeggio Exercise You Need”.
Jaco Pastorius Quintet: “Three Views Of A Secret” Featuring Michael Brecker (Rare Live ’81)
Seventy years ago today, Jaco Pastorius was born. And today, thanks to Rick Suchow, we have something special to check out: A live recording of “Three Views Of A Secret”, featuring Michael Brecker, Peter Erskine, and others.
Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in November 2021
Time is flying by, but the good news is that with a start of a new month, we get to take a look back via the Gear Roundup. Here are the top 10 reader favorite bass gear stories for the month of November.