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Derrick Hodge Returns with “Color of Noize”
New Albums

Derrick Hodge Returns with “Color of Noize”

Two-time Grammy-winning bassist Derrick Hodge has returned with his third album as a leader, entitled “Color of Noize”. While it’s an expansion on Hodge’s unique blend of jazz, hip-hop, and soul, it also has several fresh aspects.

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Suzi Quatro Documentary Getting Worldwide Release
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Suzi Quatro Documentary Getting Worldwide Release

A new documentary on pioneering bassist Suzi Quatro is coming to streaming services soon. Directed by Liam Firmager, “Suzi Q” details her life and career as one of the first female rock stars in the world.

Marek Bero Releases “Bass Gym 101: Basslines for Beginners”
Sheet Music & Instruction

Marek Bero Releases “Bass Gym 101: Basslines for Beginners”

Marek Bero has expanded his line of Bass Gym 101 series with a new instructional book. “Bass Gym 101 Basslines for Beginners” features 101 exercises and lessons that condenses essential bass knowledge while focusing on playing bass lines.

A Better No Treble
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A Better No Treble

This is one of the most important articles we've shared in 11+ years. This is a time for change, and No Treble is changing for the better.

New Book on Ned Steinberger Now Available
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New Book on Ned Steinberger Now Available

Ned Steinberger has been pushing the boundaries of musical instrument creation for decades. Now, we can all get a deeper look into his history and concepts with a new book called “Steinberger: A Story of Creativity and Design” by Jim Reilly.

Primus Reschedules Rush Tribute Tour
Concerts & Tours

Primus Reschedules Rush Tribute Tour

It’s been a roller coaster of emotions for Primus fans this year. The band’s highly anticipated “A Tribute to Kings” tour, which will feature Les Claypool and the gang performing Rush’s “A Farewell to Kings” in full, has been rescheduled for 2021.

Brandon Rose Releases Debut Solo Album
New Albums

Brandon Rose Releases Debut Solo Album

Even at a young age, Brandon Rose has been wowing audiences with his grooves for years on stages and online clips. Now, he’s released his debut album. “Transition” features 10 songs that were born out of the emotions Rose felt during the pandemic.

Bill Wyman Auctions “Steel Wheels” Bass Rig For Charity
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Bill Wyman Auctions “Steel Wheels” Bass Rig For Charity

Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman has donated his enormous bass rig used for the Steel Wheels tour for auction. The system will be auctioned on September 9th as part of a collaboration between MusiCares and Julien’s Auctions.

Eivind Opsvik Releases “Overseas Live 2002-2012”
New Albums

Eivind Opsvik Releases “Overseas Live 2002-2012”

Bassist and composer Eivind Opsvik has been steadily releasing music with his project, Overseas, for nearly two decades. Now he’s compiled “Overseas Live 2002-2012”, a live album from the band’s first ten years.

Edgar Meyer and Crew Return with “Not Our First Goat Rodeo”
New Albums

Edgar Meyer and Crew Return with “Not Our First Goat Rodeo”

The amazing supergroup of Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, and Chris Thile have teamed up once again for an album called “Not Our First Goat Rodeo”.

“Roger Waters: Us + Them” Now Available In Digital Formats
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“Roger Waters: Us + Them” Now Available In Digital Formats

After premiering last year, the new Roger Waters concert film “Us + Them” is now available on digital formats. The former Pink Floyd bassist once again teamed up with director Sean Evans for the effort.

Victor Wooten Relaunches VixMerch with New Book, Signature Strap
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Victor Wooten Relaunches VixMerch with New Book, Signature Strap

Victor Wooten has relaunched his merchandise site, VixMerch. As part of the launch, the bass guru also unveiled a signature bass strap by Ergo straps, and a new book entitled “The Spirit of Music”.