Faray Guitars recently shared their latest completed instrument called the LB-5. Handcrafted in Indonesia, the multi-scale five-string bass is built with a chambered ash body in a striking black and white finish.
You can always count on Aaron Gibson to be super creative. Here’s a new video he created featuring buzzing bees from his wife’s hives and some beautiful bass. The whole thing is mesmerizing.
Scott’s Bass Lessons has announced Bass Space 2022, which they say will be the ultimate online bass summit. The three-day event will be held July 15th through the 17th with a huge list of guests.
Darkglass Electronics has been working on streamlining their designs, and now they’re launching an all-new lineup with the Microtubes B1K.
Our friend Jon Willis always seems to be up for a challenge. He sent us this video of him doing just that, by taking Billy Sheehan’s playalong to “Daddy Brother Lover” and performing it at 1.5x speed.
Vocalist Martina DaSilva and bassist Dan “Chimy” Chmielinski have teamed up again for a second album with their duo project, ChimyTina. “Constellations” is the group’s second full-length album and features special guests.
Strymon has announced an update to six of their most popular pedals. The DIG, Flint, El Capistan, Deco, Lex, and blueSky have all been upgraded with a boatload of features.
Julia Hofer is back with another “Top 5 Bass Lines” video, and this time she’s focusing on the epic lines behind Stevie Wonder’s tunes. There’s a lot packed into 7+ minutes, and it’s worth a watch.
Hüsker Dü and UltraBomb bassist Greg Norton has announced that he has been diagnosed with cancer. The punk legend shared the news on his Facebook page following the cancellation of Ultrabomb’s UK tour.
La Bella’s Olinto line of basses has grown with the introduction of the J5, a five-string Jazz-style bass. Handmade in Brooklyn, the bass is described as maintaining the spirit of a pre-CBS instrument.
Charles Berthoud’s videos are as fun as they are impressive. In this one, he tries out a Traveler Guitar Ultra-Light Bass and does some serious solo slap bass on it.
Black River features the powerhouse rhythm section of Behemoth bassist Tomasz “Orion” Wróblewski and Dimmu Borgir drummer Dariusz “Daray” Brzozowski. The group has just released a new album called “Generation aXe” that channels their rage.