Vocalist Gregory Porter has just released his first ever live album, entitled “One Night Only: Live At The Royal Albert Hall.” Bassist Jahmal Nichols once again anchors the entire event with warm bass lines to match the singer’s silky baritone.
Bass Battle, aka Bogdan Diaconeasa, has released a new EP called “2018.” The deeply intimate release features melodies on the bass to capture his year. Take a listen.
British soul and funk quartet The New Mastersounds have followed up their 2016 release “The Nashville Session” with its sequel, “The Nashville Session 2.” Similar to the first album, the latest effort has them performing in the same analog studio along with a live audience.
The Nett Duo has released their debut recording, called “Overtones.” The duo, which consists of guitarist Jana Herzen and virtuoso bassist Charnett Moffett, put together a free-form program that blends jazz, rock, folk, and classical music.
Bassist, composer and bandleader Dezron Douglas has released a six track EP entitled “Black Lion” with his ensemble of the same name. The bassist, who has worked with artists from Cyrus Chestnut to Pharaoh Sanders, says the album is straight from the heart.
Reel Big Fish has returned with their 8th studio album, “Life Sucks… Let’s Dance.” While the title sounds a bit sarcastic, frontman Aaron Barrett says the album has a positive outlook thanks in part to recording in their home of Orange County, California
Just a few months after their latest studio album, The Decemberists have just released a new EP called “Traveling On.” The Portland-based indie rock band culled the five tracks from the sessions that produced “I’ll Be Your Girl.”
Two years after Seal the Deal & Let’s Boogie, Volbeat has released a live album and concert film from a record-breaking night in Copenhagen. "Let’s Boogie! Live from Telia Parken" captures their 2017 concert at the Telia Parken Stadium that sold 48,250 tickets.
Bassist/vocalist CJ Ramone has gotten into the spirit of the season by releasing a new two-song EP called Christmas Lullaby. Available digitally or on vinyl, the album includes the title track plus a cover of The Kink’s “Father Christmas.”
Reverend Horton Heat is back with “Whole New Life,” a record that finds the band with a new drummer and a quartet configuration. As always, longtime bassist Jimbo Wallace lays it on thick with his signature upright slap style.