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Bassist and composer Eivind Opsvik has returned with a new album, “Emotional Switches”, which diverges from his “Overseas” series. The experimental record ranges from art-pop songs to ambient instrumentals.
As bass players, we love to pile on the low end. However, too much activity in the low register – especially with fuzzes and octavers – can muddy your sound. Zorg Effects released a new pedal called the Küth that will help clean up that mess.
Longtime Whitesnake bassist Michael Devin has left the group, the band announced on social media. Shortly after, David Coverdale announced the band’s next bassist: Tanya O’Callaghan.
Rush was a constant force in the rock world for just over 45 years. Now you can learn more about their gigs in the “Rush Gig Poster Book”, which compiles posters and ads from their whole career.
Alan Cringean’s basses always grab my attention, which is why one of his latest builds - the Finn R Type 5/33 - stopped my scrolling on Facebook.
Beledo is primarily a guitarist and keyboardist, but his latest album is certainly going to catch the attention of bassists. “Seriously Deep” is named after an Eberhard Weber composition, and Tony Levin is on the record.
If you’ve been wanting to learn from Oteil Burbridge, you’re in luck. He’s just launched the Ozone, which is an online space for education and connection.
Tim Lefebvre and Jason Lindner helped make musical history as part of the band for David Bowie’s final masterpiece, “Blackstar”. Their palpable chemistry led them to create a new project called “sedatø”.
Dream Theater’s “Top of the World” tour has a new set of dates after being postponed earlier this year. The band, anchored by John Myung, will be using the trek to support their 15th studio album, “A View From the Top of the World”.
Today we’ve got some exciting news to share. The present-day prog-rock heroes in YYNOT have announced their new album “Light and Shade” is now shipping. The record marks the band’s third original studio effort.
Solar Guitars has unveiled a new bass model called the AB2.4 Canibalismo. The four-string bass is built with a sungkai body in a distressed red “Canibalismo” finish with a matching headstock.
Artists have channeled the uncertainty of recent times into some astounding music. Although much has reflected chaos and confusion, Ben Allison’s output is more of a balm. He’s just released “Moments Inside”, his fourteenth record as a leader.