Weekly Top 10: November 11-17, 2023
It’s time for your recap of the top stories from the bass world for the week. This week’s reader-favorite top 10 list includes some sweet gear, new albums, Geddy Lee’s new book, and more.
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Austria’s 13 Custom Instruments recently completed a gorgeous bass they dubbed the Alex 4, which caught my attention.
Charles Berthoud shared a great video on his BassCamp channel, where he dives into topics to design a practice routine for bassists. In this video, he breaks things down with seven tips.
Hologram Electronics has expanded its pedal lineup with the Chroma Console. The versatile multi-effect unit takes its cues from vintage technology and combines it with a new variety of sounds.
In this new interview with Scott Devine of Scott's Bass Lessons, we discuss why fusion gets a bad rap, “The Devine King Project,” why fusion artists don't get the recognition they deserve nowadays, and more.
Meet Steve Leggett, a bassist from Manchester who is a very busy guy, as you’ll see in this new Reader Spotlight interview.
Zac Brown Band has been hitting it hard on the road for years, and while they have plenty of original material to choose from, they’ve slipped in some great covers for fans. Now they’ve released an album’s worth of them with “From The Road, Vol. 1: Covers.”
At long last, Geddy Lee’s new memoir, “My Effin’ Life,” is here. The book covers more than his time in Rush. In it, Lee gets into his family roots, the traumas of his life, his hobbies, and more.
After releasing it in January, Måneskin has reissued their third studio album “RUSH!” with a new deluxe edition called “RUSH! (Are U Coming?).” Bassist Victora De Angelis (who recently guested on the new Duran Duran album) is her usual dynamic self on the new songs.
Bassist and composer Kinga Glyk has announced a new album called “Real Life,” which she ways will be released on January 26th. Snarky Puppy leader and 5-time Grammy winner Michael League produced it.
The Wood Brothers are about to embark on a tour of the Midwest and South, but they’re not going to be slowing down into the new year. The band – comprised of Oliver Wood, Chris Wood, and Jano Rix – has just unveiled a set of 2024 dates that will take them from February to April.