Skip to main content

New Albums - Page 154

New music, with an emphasis on the bass player.

Erik Scott: Other Planets

Erik Scott: Other Planets

Bassist Erik Scott, best known for his work with Sonia Dada, Alice Cooper, and Flo & Eddie, has released a solo album, . Other Planets was recorded while Sonia Dada was taking a break, after a 16-year run. This is Erik’s first solo release. “I found myself alone in the studio with an active imagination, some basses, and a keyboard,”...

THERION: The Miskolc Experience

Swedish progressive metal group THERION has released The Miskolc Experience, a 3-disc set including the live performance on DVD. THERION is Christofer Johnsson on guitar, newcomers Kristian Niemann on guitar and Johan Niemann on bass, and drummer Petter Karlsson. Filmed at the International Opera Festival in Miskolc, Hungary in June 2007, the CD/DVD set includes THERION’s performance with the Miskolc...

Get daily bass updates.

Get the latest news, videos, lessons, and more in your inbox every morning.

New Release: Klang’s Tea Music

Chicago-based jazz group, Klang, has just released Tea Music on the Allos Documents label. Originally formed as an improvised music series in 2006 that didn’t sustain, the band lived on. Klang was started by clarinetist James Falzone and features vibraphoist Jason Adasiewicz, bassist Jason Roebke and drummer Tim Daisy. If you are not familiar with Roebke, he should be on...

Armistice, the new release from Mutemath

Mutemath has released their new album, Armistice, featuring bassist Roy Mitchell-Cardenas. From a recent review by Soul Audio: “Roy Mitchell-Cardenas turns in bass work that’s nothing less than stellar throughout the whole album, handling the pop oriented songs with economy and taste and the rock/indie parts with intelligence and enthusiasm. His bass playing percolates and boils, writhing along the underbelly...

Christian Grizzard: Space Artist

Bassist Christian Grizzard has released a new album, entitled Space Artist. The album is available as a free download at The Electric Experiment web site. The 10-track album is all instrumental and was produced at light-speed. “I wrote the songs in 3 days and we recorded them in 4 hours without a full band rehearsal,” according to Grizzard, “it’s our...

Steve Uccello releases Symmetria

Bassist Steve Uccello has released his second CD, Symmetria, a 14 track instrumental album showcasing various bass instruments and featuring Kathy Uccello on mandolin on two songs. The album is enhanced visually by Joe Uccello (The Octagonal Aerie). Preview Symmetria: You can also see a video of Uccello performing “Golden” on his blog. Uccello has an impressive list of groups...

Freddie Washington: In The Moment

We have discovered another bass gem for those of you looking for smooth jazz and a strong groove. Bassist Freddie Washington released In the Moment this June, his solo debut featuring a collection of groove songs mixing jazz, pop, R&B and gospel. Known as “Ready” Freddie Washington, he has played with Herbie Hancock, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Elton John and...

Bela Fleck’s Melody of Rhythm: Triple Concerto and Music for Trio Live, featuring Edgar Meyer

Banjo legend Bela Fleck teamed up with bassist Edgar Meyer and tabla player Zakir Hussain to produce Melody of Rhythm: Triple Concerto and Music for Trio, performed live with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. The album will release on August 25th, and is available for pre-order. Fleck and Meyer have been working together for over 25 years, including the Grammy award...

Rob Thorsen: Lasting Impression

San Diego bassist Rob Thorsen should be on your watch list. He is a talented jazz bassist who performs both jazz standards and original compositions. He is mostly self-taught, but studied under Bert Turetzsky, Bob Magnusson, Rufus Reid and John Clayton, and attended the Musicians Institute in Hollywood. His latest CD, Lasting Impression was released in June, on the Pacific...

New release from Nick Oliveri: Death Acoustic

Nick Oliveri, former bassist for Queens of the Stone Age, will be releasing his solo debut Death Acoustic October 6th, 2009. You may also know Oliveri from the bands Kyuss, The Dwarves and Mondo Generator. Oliveri has spent the last year in this home studio creating this album, featuring 10 tracks in total. Death Acoustic‘s track list includes: 1. Start...

New Release from Muse: The Resistance

Muse is preparing for the release for their newest album, The Resistance, on the Warner Bros label, to be available September 15th. Bassist Chris Wolstenholme gives his thoughts on TripleJ radio about the new album, the secret codes, involving the fans and the massive scale of some of the songs. You can get a first look at their single “Uprising”...

John Goldsby: Space for the Bass

Bassist John Goldsby is releasing Space for the Bass on August 11th, and No Treble got an early preview. Actually, I should say multiple previews… I’ve listened to it countless times already. You don’t want to miss this one. Space for the Bass is John’s third CD project produced by his own label, Bass Lion and follows his previous releases,...