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  • Rock Band releases Paul McCartney’s Höfner replica photo

    Harmonix Music Systems, maker of the popular Rock Band video game, The Beatles and MTV Games previously announced they’d partnered to create The Beatles: Rock Band, based on the Beatles’ music. Surviving band members, bassist Sir Paul McCartney and drummer Ringo Starr, plus Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison are all providing input for the game.... »

  • Chris Minh Doky performing with Mike Stern Band

    Mike Stern is currently on tour, and fans in Japan get to see bassist Chris Minh Doky in the line-up, along with Randy Brecker on trumpet and Dave Weckl on drums. The two go back 17 years to when Mike asked the Chris to perform in his band, and that’s where Chris first established his... »

  • Bootsy Collins to appear at Memorial Day Celebration

    On May 25th, Bootsy Collins will be appearing at the River Downs Race Track in Cincinnati for a Special Memorial Day Celebration. In addition to Collins, there will be musicians from Bootsy Collin’s Bootzilla Productions performing live music. A memorial race for Matt Maupin will take place during the event. Bootsy will have CDs available... »

  • Steve Bailey appearing at Rock and Roll Camp

    Bassist Steve Bailey is making a repeat appearance at the Jackson Hole Rock and Roll Camp, taking place July 13-17. The event will be taking place in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Steve Bailey is regarded as one of the most influential bassists in rock and jazz music. He has played with the likes of Dizzy Gillespie,... »

  • Les Claypool releases “Of Fungi And Foe” on vinyl

    Les Claypool’s latest album, Of Fungi and Foe, was released on vinyl today, along with a new t-shirt. The album was released as a CD and digital download in March, 2009. Both the LP and t-shirt are available at his Club Bastardo online store. Track list for Of Fungi and Foe: 1. Mushroom Men 2.... »

  • Carbon Leaf: New album, new bassist, new tour

    Carbon Leaf will release their eighth studio, “Nothing Rhymes with Woman“, on May 19th. The album debuts the band’s new bassist, Jon Markel, who replaced bassist Jordan Medas in October, 2008. Medas had left the band in August on good terms to pursue a career in teaching. The band will also be touring this summer,... »

  • No Treble Sticker Giveaway

    No Treble Sticker Giveaway

    We just had a bunch of no treble stickers made up, and we’re giving them away! All you need to do is send a self-addressed stamped envelope to this address: No Treble Sticker P.O. Box 321 Winchester, VA 22604-0321 Be sure to include postage or we won’t be able to mail them! If you live... »

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  • Ray Riendeau announces Art of Improvising Clinic

    Ray Riendeau is holding a bass clinic on June 13, 2009, at Mojos Music Academy in Longmont, Colorado. The clinic will focus on techniques and approaches to improvising solos and bass lines. Admission is $25. For more details, call (303) 776-3373. Mojos Music Academy is located at 230 Primrose Court, Longmont, CO 80501. Ray will... »

  • Beyond Bass Camp with Steve Lawson

    Solo bassist and bass instructor Steve Lawson has announced Beyond Bass Camp, a one-day workshop for bass players he’ll be leading each month, starting on June 20th in London. The events will be held on the third Saturday of each month, and the cost is £70 per person and includes lunch and coffee/tea. If you... »

  • NorCal Bassix Bass Day review

    [Editor’s note: Wade Craver and sent us this nice piece following his NorCal Bassix First Annual Bass Day event on May 2nd. We donated some notreble t-shirts, stickers and postcards for the event.] NorCal Bassix – Bass Day, what an event! No one left this venue dissatisfied. In addition to their new expansion, the new... »