Peter Hook & The Light are rounding it back up to tour the U.S. and Canada to celebrate the Joy Division and vocalist Ian Curtis’ continuing influence. The “Joy Division: A Celebration” tour will see the bassist revisit his musical catalog.
Snarky Puppy took the stage at Glastonbury in 2022, and BBC recorded it. Here’s Michael League and the band performing “Shofukan”.
Brian Bromberg has had international success as a bassist, recording albums for labels all over the world. Now he’s reissued five titles cut for Japan’s King Records between 2003 and 2011.
Get ready for 52+ minutes of greatness. Aretha Franklin performed at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1971, and the lineup was absolutely legendary: King Curtis, Jerry Jemmott, Cornell Dupree, and Bernard Purdie.
The Wood Brothers recently announced a tour alongside Greensky Bluegrass, and now they’ve added some headlining dates for the fall. They also shared more exciting news: they’ve finished tracking their eighth studio album.
When a new Cory Wong video pops up, it’s just what I need: Funky bass, incredible horns, and an old school vibe. As always, Sonny Thompson shows us how it’s done. Dig “Jet Screamer”.
The last few years have seen many metal icons teaming up with beer manufacturers for special brews. Continuing that trend is KnuckleBonz, Inc. and Calicraft Brewing Co., which have teamed with the estate for the Cliff Burton “Cliff ‘Em All” IPA.
Another important figure in the bass world has left us with the passing of Michael Henderson. He was 71 years old. The news was shared on his official Facebook page.
In this new “Keep It Groovy” bass lesson, Ryan Madora covers a quick and easy bass line to add to your repertoire – Steve Miller Band’s classic tune, “The Joker.” This line perfectly outlines a 1-4-5 chord progression in the context of a rock song.
You Bred Raptors? have a unique sound, thanks partly to their instrumentation of drums, cello, and eight-string electric bass. Peat Rains shared this new playthrough for “Cameroon,” which will be featured on their upcoming album.
The creative jazz trio of Steve Cardenas, Ted Nash, and Ben Allison have released their third album. “Healing Power – The Music of Carla Bley” presents the music of the influential pianist and composer in their own intimate style.
MarloweDK has created another practice app for musicians called Back Pocket Grooves. The jam/play-along iPhone app is for all musicians of every level to work on their skills with instrumental grooves.