Sidewinder Guitar Straps has launched their product line with an innovative new guitar strap that fights twisting. The Sidewinder strap features a swivel coupling that resists twisting.
Josephine Wiggs has released a solo album, entitled “We Fall.” While she is known for her work in the alt-rock band The Breeders (especially for the bass line for “Cannonball”), the new record takes a much different direction.
With a European tour just ahead, CKY has announced that bassist Matt Deis has left the band. The group posted a statement from Deis on their Facebook page.
On-Stage has introduced a new compact DI box called the DB200. The small design was created with pedalboards in mind, so On-Stage ships it with hook and loop tape.
Geezer Butler’s new project Deadland Ritual has just released their first music video for a new song called “Broken and Bruised.” The Black Sabbath bassist’s musical stamp is evident and his snarling bass ties the track together.
An inside look at The Police is now available thanks to a new documentary from Stewart Copeland. “The Police: Everyone Stares – The Police Inside Out” is a first-person look at the band compiled from the drummer’s personal camera.
PHD Bass Guitars luthier Parizad Hatcher recently shared photos of her latest creation for bass master Kai Eckhardt, and it’s stunning. Built as a signature model, the bass is a single cut fretless featuring some amazing woodworking.
The wait for Duff McKagan’s new solo album is finally over: “Tenderness” is available now on multiple formats. Produced by Shooter Jennings, the record is a reflection of the bassist’s experiences during the recent Guns N’ Roses “Not In This Lifetime” tour.
Earlier this year, Anthony Wellington announced the second ever Bassology at Sea Cruise, which is set to cover the Caribbean from November 9th through the 16th. Now he’s expanded the operation to a global level with a second cruise in the Mediterranean and “Bassology Down Under.”
Chilean boutique pedal company DSM Noisemaker has expanded their line of bass effects with the Sub Atomic X-over CMOS Bass Drive pedal. The unit processes the high and low frequencies differently by utilizing a cascaded CMOS architecture.