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Charles Berthoud: When They Say You Should Just Play Piano
Bass Videos

Charles Berthoud: When They Say You Should Just Play Piano

Charles Berthoud is known for pushing the boundaries, and he sometimes gets snarky comments about his approach. One of them is obviously “you should just play piano!” So he did just that, and we absolutely love it.

The Bass Nerds Release Episode With No Treble’s Corey Brown
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The Bass Nerds Release Episode With No Treble’s Corey Brown

If you’re into all things bass, you’ve likely run across The Bass Nerds. The podcast, hosted by Jody Miller and Marc Najjar, is one of the most entertaining and informative shows for us low-enders. Their latest episode features an interview with No Treble’s founder, Corey Brown.

Groove – Episode #83: Frank Bello
Groove Podcast

Groove – Episode #83: Frank Bello

We're super excited to share this month’s episode of Groove, with our guest Frank Bello. This is a great one. Enjoy the conversation...

Grooves & Sushi with Norm Stockton: A Wristwatch On Mars
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Grooves & Sushi with Norm Stockton: A Wristwatch On Mars

Norm Stockton’s first season of “Grooves & Sushi” comes to a close with a truly impressive episode. This one includes Mark Lettieri, Chris Coleman, and Rob Rinderer performing Norm’s tune, “A Wristwatch On Mars”.

Leland Sklar Launches NFT Store
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Leland Sklar Launches NFT Store

NFTs have been all the buzz lately, and now bass legend Lee Sklar has gotten in on the game. He’s teamed up with Cosmic Wire to release a collection of one-time-only digital NFTs that will be sold in packs similar to baseball cards.

The Brown’stone: The Most Beautiful Sequential Exercise
The Brown’stone

The Brown’stone: The Most Beautiful Sequential Exercise

This week in The Brown’stone, Rich Brown takes us through one of his favorite sequential patterns to play on major and minor scales. He loves this exercise because it’s so beautifully melodic and can easily be applied to any musical situation.

Linus Klausenitzer: Bass Playthrough of Obsidious’ “Iconic”
Bass Videos

Linus Klausenitzer: Bass Playthrough of Obsidious’ “Iconic”

Last year, three members of Obscura left the band and formed a new group called Obsidious. The band is anchored by bassist Linus Klausenitzer, who wields a mighty six-string fretless. Here’s his bass playthrough of “Iconic”.

Nicholas Payton Fulfills Dream With “Smoke Sessions”
New Albums

Nicholas Payton Fulfills Dream With “Smoke Sessions”

Like many musicians, multi-instrumentalist Nicholas Payton dreamed of recording with one of his heroes: Ron Carter. That dream came true and now we can all enjoy the reverie on the new album, “Smoke Sessions”.

G&L Introduces Two New Tribute Series Kilton Basses
Basses

G&L Introduces Two New Tribute Series Kilton Basses

G&L has added new models to the Tribute Series Kiloton Bass lineup. The series now includes a Candy Apple Red bass with a maple fingerboard and block inlays as well as a Black Frost bass with a rosewood fingerboard and pearloid block inlays.

Zander Zon: What A Wonderful World
Bass Videos

Zander Zon: What A Wonderful World

It’s been a couple of months since we’ve seen a video by Zander Zon, but he’s back with another stunning one. Here’s Zander’s bass arrangement of Louis Armstrong’s “What A Wonderful World”.

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets Announces 2022 Tour Dates
New Albums

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets Announces 2022 Tour Dates

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets is coming back to the United States for a 2022 trek entitled “The Echoes Tour”. The Pink Floyd drummer’s band will be performing music from the band’s early catalog, with Guy Pratt on bass.

Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in October 2021
Gear Roundup

Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in October 2021

October is in the books, so we’re taking a look back at the month of bass gear news. Last month was big on pedals. Here are the top 10 reader favorite stories we shared.