Guy Pratt Archives
Pink Floyd Releases First New Song in 28 Years
For the first time in 28 years, Pink Floyd has released a brand new song. “Hey Hey Rise Up” was recorded on March 30th as a means to raise money for Ukrainian humanitarian relief.
Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets Announces 2022 Tour Dates
Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets is coming back to the United States for a 2022 trek entitled “The Echoes Tour”. The Pink Floyd drummer’s band will be performing music from the band’s early catalog, with Guy Pratt on bass.
Ashdown Introduces the Interstellar-600 Guy Pratt Signature Bass Amp
Ashdown Engineering has teamed up with Guy Pratt to create a new signature amp called the Interstellar-600. The bass icon’s new rig is a take on his ABM-900 with revamped EQ and valve drive sections.
Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets Releases “Live at The Roundhouse” Album and Concert Film
After being rescheduled due to the pandemic, Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason and his band Saucerful of Secrets have released “Live at The Roundhouse”. The album and concert film is from a 2019 performance with the group exploring Floyd’s earlier works.
BassCon Online to Feature Leland Sklar, Stuart Hamm, John Patitucci, and Guy Pratt
Ove Bosch has announced a new online bass camp called BassCon Online. Bosch, who was the organizer and host of the Warwick Bass Camp, has confirmed four top-shelf bassists for the event: Leland Sklar, Stuart Hamm, John Patitucci, and Guy Pratt.
Guy Pratt’s Lockdown Licks: Pink Floyd’s “Money” Solo and “One of These Days”
Session ace Guy Pratt kicked off a YouTube series last month called “Lockdown Licks” to reveal the secrets of songs he has recorded or has played. In this episode, he goes over two Pink Floyd classics he’s played with the band.
Guy Pratt’s Lockdown Licks: Ain’t No Doubt
On the bright side of the world being on lockdown, many of our favorite bassists are able to take the time to create videos. That includes session ace Guy Pratt. He’s kicked off a new series he’s calling “Lockdown Licks.”
The Story Behind Madonna’s “Like a Prayer” Bass Line
Spector has released a new “Spector on Record” video with a cool animated bass line. This time they explain the story of Madonna’s controversial “Like A Prayer,” which is anchored by session ace Guy Pratt.
The Bass Centre Unveils the Guy Pratt “Betsy” Bass
Guy Pratt has teamed up with The Bass Centre to introduce the Guy Pratt Betsy Bass. A part of their British Bass Masters series, the instrument is based on Pratt’s 1964 Jazz Bass he named “Betsy,” which he originally bought from John Entwistle in 1987.
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
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
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...