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Michael Manring Releases New Solo Bass Album, “Small Moments”

Michael Manring Releases New Solo Bass Album, “Small Moments”

Michael Manring has just released an intimate new album called “Small Moments”, which marks his first solo bass album since 2005’s “Soliloquy”. The bassist recorded the songs live with no overdubs and minimal editing.

The Sleep Eazys Release “Easy to Buy, Hard to Sell”

The Sleep Eazys Release “Easy to Buy, Hard to Sell”

Joe Bonamassa’s new side project The Sleep Eazys have released their debut album, called “Easy to Buy, Hard to Sell”. The instrumental group is comprised mostly of the guitarist’s touring band, including bassist Michael Rhodes.

What A Day Releases “Open Spaces”

What A Day Releases “Open Spaces”

The duo What A Day has released their first full-length album, entitled “Open Spaces”. The group is comprised of bassist Jonathan Joly and vocalist Leah Gracie, who also mans the typewriter, calculator, telephone, and more to create percussion.

Christian de Mesones Releases Debut Album, “They Call Me Big New York”

Christian de Mesones Releases Debut Album, “They Call Me Big New York”

After forty years in the music business, Christian “Big New York” de Mesones has released his debut album, “They Call Me Big New York”. The ten-song collection draws on Latin, Funk, Soul, and R&B styles in original smooth jazz compositions.

The Strokes Return with “The New Abnormal”

The Strokes Return with “The New Abnormal”

The Strokes have returned with their sixth album that, given the current situation, is aptly entitled “The New Abnormal”. The group’s first new album in seven years is firmly in the band’s style though with a more laid back feel.

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Chris Chaney Anchors Joe Satriani’s “Shapeshifting”

Chris Chaney Anchors Joe Satriani’s “Shapeshifting”

Guitar wizard Joe Satriani has returned with his 18th studio album, entitled “Shapeshifting.” Satch put together a core band for the album, which once again includes Jane’s Addiction bassist Chris Chaney.

Clark Sommers’ Ba(SH) Returns with “Peninsula”

Clark Sommers’ Ba(SH) Returns with “Peninsula”

Chicago-based bassist Clark Sommers has released a new album with his Ba(SH) Trio, entitled “Peninsula.” The group’s unique instrumentation helps to create a new sound.

Testament Releases “Titans of Creation”

Testament Releases “Titans of Creation”

Testament is back with “Titans of Creation.” The 12-song release features the Bay Area thrash band’s signature sound with a bigger showcase for bassist Steve Di Giorgio.

Phish Returns with “Sigma Oasis”

Phish Returns with “Sigma Oasis”

Though the jam band juggernaut Phish announced their fifteenth album, “Sigma Oasis,” on April 1st, it was not one of the band’s notorious pranks. The new record is their first since 2016’s “Big Boat.”

Movie Club Releases “Man O’ War” with Tim Lefebvre

Movie Club Releases “Man O’ War” with Tim Lefebvre

Movie Club has released their third EP, entitled “Man O’ War,” which proves to be their grittiest and heaviest yet. The duo of Vince Cuneo and Jessamyn Violet tapped former David Bowie and Tedeschi Trucks Band bassist Tim Lefebvre for the project.

Nik West Releases “Moody” Featuring Larry Graham & Cindy Blackman-Santana

Nik West Releases “Moody” Featuring Larry Graham & Cindy Blackman-Santana

Nik West has released a new album called “Moody,” which shows off different sides of her musical personality. The album lays heavy on the funk with moments of tenderness and in-your-face rockers. It also features some funk royalty, including Larry Graham.

Adam Ben Ezra Releases “Hide and Seek”

Adam Ben Ezra Releases “Hide and Seek”

Double bass phenom Adam Ben Ezra has released “Hide and Seek,” his new album which delivers ten groove-laden tracks incorporating an array of genres including jazz, R&B, hip hop, electronica, and world music.