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  • John Mayer: New Light

    John Mayer: New Light

    I spotted this video of John Mayer performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live. I was in a hurry, so I almost skipped it. Then I realized Pino Palladino was on the bill, which of course made it required viewing. »

  • Jake Hawrylak: Pino Palladino Bass Lines

    Jake Hawrylak: Pino Palladino Bass Lines

    Reverb’s Jake Hawrylak breaks down the work of Pino Palladino, focusing on the Soulquarians era of his work. Jake covers tunes from José James, Questlove, Erykah Badu, and D’Angelo. The tab for this video is available for download on Reverb. »

  • John Mayer Trio: Good Love Is On The Way (Live)

    John Mayer Trio: Good Love Is On The Way (Live)

    We’re huge fans of the John Mayer Trio, thanks in large part to the versatile Pino Palladino. Here’s an excellent clip of the band performing “Good Love Is On The Way” back in 2007. Pino is laying it down and throwing in the tastiest fills along the way. »

  • The Who Releases “Maximum A’s and B’s”

    The Who Releases “Maximum A’s and B’s”

    Much of John Entwistle’s best bass work is showcased in a new collection from The Who. Maximum A’s and B’s compiles the band’s complete singles discography into a five-disc box set. The collection has 86 tracks from their time with four labels: Brunswick, Reaction, Track, and Polydor. It begins with songs they released as The... »

  • The Who’s 2004 Isle Of Wight Festival Released On Blu-Ray/DVD

    The Who’s 2004 Isle Of Wight Festival Released On Blu-Ray/DVD

    The Who’s return to the Isle of Wight Festival in 2004 was important for several reasons. First, it was the first time playing the festival since their legendary 1970 performance. It had just been restarted in 2002 after a long absence. Secondly, it was the first time the band played in their home country since... »

  • Nine Inch Nails, featuring Pino Palladino: Sanctified

    Nine Inch Nails, featuring Pino Palladino: Sanctified

    One thing that never ceases to amaze me is Pino Palladino’s insane versatility. He’s played with The Who, John Mayer, D’Angelo, Paul Simon, Oleta Adams and more. Here’s a great clip of the bassist bringing his slick fretless chops to Nine Inch Nails on the song “Sanctified.” It’s the perfect groove for the industrial-tinged song. »

  • Pino Palladino Joins John Mayer for North American Tour

    Pino Palladino Joins John Mayer for North American Tour

    John Mayer is gearing up for his new album, The Search for Everything, with a North American tour to take place from March 31st to April 22nd. The trek will showcase the songwriter in three settings starting with a full band, then moving to a solo acoustic set, and finishing with his trio. Mayer’s trio... »

  • Your Top 10 Bass Albums

    Your Top 10 Bass Albums

    Q: I’m curious. What are your top 10 bass albums. What albums do you think everybody should hear? A: I hesitated to answer this because of the inherently subjective nature of the question. My top 10 albums are not likely to coincide with yours, but I ultimately decided that for that reason alone, I should... »

  • The Who Announces Tour with Tal Wilkenfeld Band

    The Who Announces Tour with Tal Wilkenfeld Band

    2016 is turning out to have some incredible tours for bassists. The Who will be continuing their “The Who Hits 50!” tour with a new North American leg, and they’ve tapped Australian bass phenom Tal Wilkenfeld to open the shows. Between Pino Palladino in the The Who and Wilkenfeld’s band, these shows are going to... »

  • The Who Celebrates 50th with Concert Recordings

    The Who Celebrates 50th with Concert Recordings

    The Who’s June 26 concert in London’s Hyde Park is now available for purchase on CD and video as Live In Hyde Park. The show – part of the band’s 50th anniversary tour – featured original members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend. Bassist Pino Palladino played parts made famous by the late John Entwistle. At... »