Joe Lester Archives
Bass of the Week: Dunable Guitars Joe Lester’s Cyclops 6-String Bass
Intronaut bassist Joe Lester recently shared a post about his newest instrument with the simple caption “Holy smokes!” I couldn’t have put it better myself.
Intronaut Announces New Album, Releases First Single
Intronaut has announced its next album, “Fluid Existential Inversions,” will be released on February 28, 2020. The band, anchored by bassist Joe Lester, struck out in a new direction while continuing their unique brand of metal. Check out the first single.
Intronaut’s Joe Lester Joins Secret Chiefs 3 For Summer Tour
Fretless bassist Joe Lester has announced he will will be holding down the low end for Secret Chiefs 3 this summer. The Intronaut bassist made the announcement on his Facebook page. “Those who know me well could easily tell you that Secret Chiefs 3 are one of my all-time favorite bands,” he wrote. “Their utterly unique marriage of disparate musical...
Intronaut Releases “The Direction of Last Things”
Intronaut’s latest album, The Direction of Last Things, is the band at its “most technical, brutal, catchy, and straight up fearless,” says frontman Sacha Dunable. The progressive metal band’s bassist, Joe Lester, is equally at home with metal and jazz. The band’s influences are as wide-ranging as its sound. Check out “Digital Gerrymandering” (below). The Direction of Last Things is...
Intronaut Announces 10th Anniversary Tour
Progressive metal band Intronaut has announced they’ll be taking a break from writing a new album in order to celebrate their 10th anniversary with a tour. The band, rooted by fretless bassist Joe Lester, will kick off their victory lap on November 6th at the DNA Lounge in San Francisco, California before winding along the West Coast and into the...
Joe Lester: “Australopithecus” Intronaut 5-String Fretless Bass Play-Along
Joe Lester stopped by the EMG studio with his 5-string fretless Zon to record a play-along of his band Intronaut’s song “Australopithecus.” The bassist runs the gamut of tones from a beautiful clean fretless “mwah” to a bone-crushing distortion.