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The Raconteurs Announce New Album, Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

The Raconteurs Announce New Album, Tour Dates

It’s been 11 years since The Raconteurs released an album, but this year they’re fixing that. “Help Us Stranger” will be released on June 21st, with bassist Jack Lawrence. The band announced a tour in support of the album.

Trickfish Amplification Announces the TF212V Bass Cabinet
Amps

Trickfish Amplification Announces the TF212V Bass Cabinet

Trickfish Amplification has announced the TF212V to their line of bass cabinets. The cab is fitted with a pair of 12-inch Eminence neodymium drivers as well as a HF driver with a 80° conical horn. It is rated at 400 watts RMS/800 watts peak handling.

Steve Di Giorgio: Bass Playthrough of Gone In April’s “The Curtain Will Rise”
Bass Videos

Steve Di Giorgio: Bass Playthrough of Gone In April’s “The Curtain Will Rise”

Steve Di Giorgio’s bass playing always blows me away. The six-string fretless always drives whatever song he’s playing. Case in point: he’s just shared a new playthrough for the song “The Curtain Will Rise” from the band Gone in April.

BecosFX Introduces the CompIQ PRO Stella Compressor Pedal
Pedals & Effects

BecosFX Introduces the CompIQ PRO Stella Compressor Pedal

BecosFX has added to their CompIQ series with the CompIQ PRO Stella Compressor. Designed for bass and guitar, the pedal is described as “highly versatile… providing compression, limiting, and a twist of available harmonic distortion.”

Sego Releases Sophomore Album
New Albums

Sego Releases Sophomore Album

Sego has released their second album, called “Sego Sucks.” The indie-rockers expanded from duo to a quartet between the two releases, adding guitarist Brandon McBride and bassist Alyssa Davey just last year.

Gruv Gear Unveils the Kapsule Gig Bag
Accessories & Strings

Gruv Gear Unveils the Kapsule Gig Bag

Gruv Gear has unveiled the next product in its line of gig bags and cases. The Kapsule will come in single and double case options that will fit most basses and guitars.

Technoir, Featuring Stuart Zender: More Than You Can See
Bass Videos

Technoir, Featuring Stuart Zender: More Than You Can See

Technoir is a fresh future soul/electronic band from Italy that has good taste in bass players. They recently released an EP, “AlieNation,” with the song “More Than You Can See.” The track’s thick texture is filled out by bassist Stuart Zender.

Priests Releases “The Seduction of Kansas”
New Albums

Priests Releases “The Seduction of Kansas”

DC-based post-punk band Priests have returned with “The Seduction of Kansas,” which marks their second full-length release and sixth album in total. The band continues their politically-leaning themes, starting with the album title.

Rockboard Introduces the Mod 5 Cab SIM + DI Patchbay
Accessories & Strings

Rockboard Introduces the Mod 5 Cab SIM + DI Patchbay

Warwick’s Rockboard has expanded their product line with the Mod 5 Module. The unit, which fits on all Rockboards except the DUO and DUO 2.1, offers six selectable IR-based mono/stereo speaker simulations with support for user IR - and more.

“Periphery IV: Hail Stan” Features Adam “Nolly” Getgood
New Albums

“Periphery IV: Hail Stan” Features Adam “Nolly” Getgood

Periphery has returned with their fourth album called “Periphery IV: Hail Stan.” It marks the first release since Adam “Nolly” Getgood left the official ranks of the band, though they hired him back on to record the bass lines.