News: The Latest News from the World of Bass
Geddy Lee’s long-awaited memoir, “My Effin’ Life,” is scheduled to release on November 14th. Now, the bass icon has announced a tour to support it.
After years of recording, performing, and sharing her talents on social media, Mohini Dey has released her debut solo album. Although there’s a wide range of genres, they’re put together for a cohesive sound.
After releasing a debut album earlier this year, bassist and electronic producer NICKO has returned with a second album. While his first record took its cues from video game soundtracks, “CONTEXT I” is his first foray into ambient soundscapes.
2023 marks 35 years since the formation of death metal pioneers Cannibal Corpse, but they’re not resting on their laurels. The band has just released their sixteenth studio album, “Chaos Horrific,” and they’re hitting the road to share it with fans.
Although he’s been on many chart-topping albums, Adam Blackstone released his debut solo record last year with Legacy. Soon after, he hit the road to support it with what he called “The Legacy Experience” tour, and now we have an album showcasing his live chops.
Pascal Lovergne is a bassist who’s played many styles of music. He’s just released a new EP called “Palace Sessions” that takes stock of his musical experiences with compositions for solo acoustic bass guitar.
Main Steam Stop Valve, aka mssv, has returned with a new album called “Human Reaction.” The trio of Mike Baggetta, Stephen Hodges, and punk bass icon Mike Watt explore a “noir-tinged” sonic atmosphere with more vocals than their previous record.
With just three months until their official 30th anniversary, the String Cheese Incident has released their 11th studio album. “Lend Me A Hand” is an “acknowledgment of [the fact] that, coming out of the pandemic, we all could use help.”
Carlos Henriquez has been studying the history of Latin Jazz for most of his life. Now he’s released a new solo album called “A Nuyorican Tale,” which expands the scope from his own experiences into the history of Puerto Ricans in New York.
Bass great Viktor Krauss has graced many albums with his otherworldly tone, and now we bassists have another one to cherish. He’s just teamed up with Dave Matthews Band saxophonist and drummer Jordan Perlson to release “Coffin/Perlson/Krauss.”
At long last, Oteil Burbridge’s new solo album “Lovely View of Heaven” has been released. The record pays tribute to the music of Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter, especially their ballads.
Earlier this year, Mr. Big announced that “The BIG Finish” tour, which will mark their final world tour. The first leg took place this summer in Asia, but now they’ve unveiled a run of U.S. and European dates.