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Ashdown Announces PRO FX Bass Pedal Series
Pedals & Effects

Ashdown Announces PRO FX Bass Pedal Series

Ashdown Engineering has expanded their pedal offerings with the PRO FX line, which consists of five new units: The Triple Shot, the Macchiato Comp (Guy Pratt Signature), the Studio Comp, the Velvet Comp, and the Type 23.

Ashdown Engineering Unveils the CL-310-DH Bass Cabinet
Amps

Ashdown Engineering Unveils the CL-310-DH Bass Cabinet

Ashdown Engineering introduced an interesting new bass cabinet called the CL-310-DH. Rated at 450 watts at 8 ohms, the cabs were inspired by vintage British PA systems and feature a 3×10" configuration with dual high-frequency horns.

Foxgear Pedals Unveils Guy Pratt Signature Knee Trembler Bass Tremolo Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Foxgear Pedals Unveils Guy Pratt Signature Knee Trembler Bass Tremolo Pedal

Guy Pratt has teamed up with Foxgear Pedals to create the Knee Trembler, a signature bass tremolo in their Professional Compact series. The Pink Floyd bassist worked with the company to create the pedal with a unique LFO to nail the intro to “One of These Days.” “If you miss the days when amps came with onboard tremolo, you’ll love...

Pink Floyd’s “Pulse” Gets Box Set Reissue
New Albums

Pink Floyd’s “Pulse” Gets Box Set Reissue

Pink Floyd’s live album Pulse has been re-released in a remastered 4-LP box set. The album, originally released in 1995, was recorded during their 1994 tour in support of The Division Bell that featured original members David Gilmour, Nick Mason, and Richard Wright. The band was joined by bassist Guy Pratt. The set will include 180-gram wax that covers songs...

David Gilmour Releases Solo Album, Plays Bass on Several Tracks
New Albums

David Gilmour Releases Solo Album, Plays Bass on Several Tracks

David Gilmour, best known as guitarist/vocalist for legendary rock band Pink Floyd, has released his fourth solo album, Rattle That Lock, which he co-produced with Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera. Gilmour handles bass on four tracks, while Guy Pratt (session bassist and son-in-law of late Pink Floyd keyboardist Richard Wright) plays on two and double bassist Chris Laurence on one....

Pink Floyd Offers First Album with New Music in 20 Years with “The Endless River”
New Albums

Pink Floyd Offers First Album with New Music in 20 Years with “The Endless River”

Pink Floyd has released its first new album featuring new music in 20 years, . The record is an outgrowth of work created during sessions for 1994’s The Division Bell. In the interim, keyboardist Richard Wright died in 2008. Then a couple of years ago, remaining members David Gilmour (guitar/bass) and Nick Mason (drums) decided to regroup and focus on...

Pink Floyd Announces First Album in 20 Years
News

Pink Floyd Announces First Album in 20 Years

In a move that has shocked the music industry, members of Pink Floyd have announced they will be releasing a new album later this year entitled The Endless River. The album will be their first in 20 years, following The Division Bell, which . “Pink Floyd can confirm that they are releasing a new album, The Endless River, in October...

John Paul Jones, Michael Manring to Attend Manson’s Guitar Show
Events

John Paul Jones, Michael Manring to Attend Manson’s Guitar Show

Manson’s Guitar Shop has announced ex-Led Zeppelin/ Them Crooked Vultures bassist John Paul Jones will be a special guest at their 16th annual guitar show, set for October 23 and 24th, 2010 at the Riverside Leisure Centre in Exeter, England. Jones has a long standing with company owner Hugh Manson, who just released a signature model for JPJ based on...

Guy Pratt: Great Disco Bass Lines
Bass Videos

Guy Pratt: Great Disco Bass Lines

Today’s video features well-known session bassist Guy Pratt demonstrating some of the great disco bass lines, and talking about the origin of his 1964 Fender Jazz bass, known as “Betsy”. The Bee Gees bit is hilarious. This one is worth watching twice.