Our top 10 roundup this week includes some more gear news from NAMM, a terrific interview from the bassists of the Mingus Dynasty, Ryan Madora’s latest “Keep It Groovy” lesson, a story about Lemmy being memorialized, and more.
Here is the reader favorite top 10 list for the week of June 18-24, 2022.
Vuorensaku Guitars recently unveiled one of their latest creations they call the “Sator Bass”. As part of their T. Family instruments, the groovy new axe was built for Heikki Kiviaho from Sator.
Brady Watt is a monster bassist, but he’s also a master of collaboration. His Bass & Bars series sees him teaming up with legendary hip hop artists. Now he’s aligned the rhythm sections of Rage Against The Machine and Metallica.
Ashdown Engineering was on hand at NAMM to celebrate its 25th anniversary with new products including the latest iteration of their ABM series of bass amps. The ABM EVO V 750 is the sixth version of the line and has a few new tricks up its sleeve.
Walrus Audio has expanded its pedal lineup with Lore, a reverse soundscape generator. The pedal has five programs that use different combinations of delay and reverb to create a mystical ambience.
Here’s a great playlist for the day: our monthly roundup of the top 10 reader favorite bass videos. This is the top 10 for May, 2022.
Ryan Madora kicks off a new two-part “Keep It Groovy” lesson series today, focusing on a handful of common blues endings to help you tie up the loose ends and land on the one with the rest of the band.
Stu Hamm has just launched a new video course with ArtistiWorks. The bassist, known for his solo playing as well as credits with Steve Vai and Joe Satriani, teaches a wide range of lessons with basic, intermediate, and advanced sections.
April 22, 2022 marked the 100th anniversary of Charles Mingus's birth. The Mingus Dynasty band performed at Dizzy's Club in New York City in celebration, and we caught up with the bassists for this interview.
A piece of history is coming back to life as Silvertone Guitars has announced a reissue of the 1444 Bass. The model was the very first four-string electric bass offered by Sears in 1959 and was produced for seven years before being discontinued.
Musical icon and bass thrasher Lemmy Kilmister will be officially memorialized on June 23rd at Hellfest. The Motörhead frontman, who died in 2015, has had a portion of his ashes enshrined at the festival in Clisson, France inside a new statue of him.