Our guest for Episode #91 of Groove is Andy Curran, who recently joined Alex Lifeson’s band, Envy of None. Andy’s story is a fascinating one. Enjoy the conversation...
Vulfpeck’s Jack Stratton, aka Vulfmon, has a new album coming. Here’s a preview of what’s to come, with Jack, guitarist David T. Walker, and bassist Solomon Dorsey performing their “minimal arrangement” of “Never Can Say Goodbye.”
Nile has announced that bassist/vocalist Brad Parris is parting ways with the group. The death metal band shared the news via social media, stating that the split is amicable.
Here’s Part 2 of Ryan Madora’s “Blues Endings” bass lesson series. Here are a few more options that you can use when listening to, learning, or jamming a blues.
I watch a lot of KEXP’s live videos. This one just dropped yesterday, with Making Movies visiting the studio. Here’s the clip of the band performing “Delilah.” Diego Chi handles the bass and backing vocals.
Judas Priest has unveiled the second leg of their “50 Heavy Metal Years” tour. It will be a continued celebration for the band, which was just inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Luthier Bud LeCompte has announced the “BX Series”, which includes a special set of specs to his ACID-J and REV models. He came up with the concept after pondering the “Fender-Bird” idea.
Paul Thompson (aka pdbass) puts together some fantastic videos breaking down iconic bass lines. In this one, he takes on the excellent work of Jerry Knight on Bill Withers’ “Lovely Day.”
The Tedeschi Trucks Band has unleashed the second installment of their epic “I Am The Moon” series of albums. “I Am The Moon: II. Ascension” continues the sonic journey, which is inspired by a mythic Persian tale of star-crossed lovers.
Warwick’s Jonas Hellborg Signature model is a stunner, and this recently completed example is no exception. The Custom Shop bass’s body was built entirely from solid AAA flamed maple with a flamed maple neck to match.
Cory Wong continues to share some incredible videos. “News To Me” features drummer Nate Smith and bassist Sonny T locking in behind the band.
The nation’s capital will be swinging hard this year during the DC JazzFest as bass masters Christian McBride and Ron Carter will be among the headliners.