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  • Hawktail: Live at Reverb Sessions

    Hawktail: Live at Reverb Sessions

    Paul Kowert is best known as the bassist for the Punch Brothers, but he took his band Hawktail to the Reverb.com studios to play a couple tunes. The performances of “Say Old Man, Can You Play The Fiddle?” and “In the Kitchen” display the bassist’s virtuosity in a beautiful bluegrass setting. “Through both tunes, Paul... »

  • Simon Fitzpatrick: Dwarf Overture

    Simon Fitzpatrick: Dwarf Overture

    Simon Fitzpatrick is back with a new video, and this one debuts the first track from his new album, The Dwarf Planets Suite. “There are many basses and sticks layering up the track, but here I’m performing two of the main parts,” Simon shares. The album is available now on and . »

  • Beyond Creation: “Entre Suffrage Et Mirage” Studio Playthrough

    Beyond Creation: “Entre Suffrage Et Mirage” Studio Playthrough

    I always love a good metal playthrough video, and Beyond Creation never disappoints. Here’s the entire band playing through the song “Entre Suffrage Et Mirage” from their upcoming album, Algorythm. Bassist Hugo Doyon-Karout absolutely shreds throughout the clip with some sweet bass melodies thrown in at the end. Keep in mind he’s playing a fretless... »

  • Christian McBride’s New Jawn: Middle Man

    Christian McBride’s New Jawn: Middle Man

    I was lucky enough to catch Christian McBride’s New Jawn at Blues Alley in DC a couple weeks ago, and I’ve been reeling ever since. The band’s raw energy and unfettered power left me inspired (and waiting for their new album to drop). The New Jawn has no chordal instrument, leaving plenty of room for... »

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  • Cory Wong: Jumbotron Hype Song

    Cory Wong: Jumbotron Hype Song

    Time for another funky new video from Cory Wong, from his new album, The Optimist. Once again, Sonny T lays it down with a groovy slap line. »

  • Banda Magda: Thiamandi

    Banda Magda: Thiamandi

    GroundUP Music shared an exciting new video by Banda Magda recently, from Banda Magda’s 2017 album, . The song, written by vocalist Magda Giannikou, features Andres Rotmistrovsky on bass, along with the Banda Magda String Orchestra and band. »

  • Jackson Browne and The Section: Running On Empty

    Jackson Browne and The Section: Running On Empty

    Over the summer, TEC Awards posted this clip from the 2018 NAMM TEC Awards show in Anaheim, and it is a gem. Legendary Asylum Records “house band” The Section – with Craig Doerge, Danny Kortchmar, Leland Sklar and Russ Kunkel – backed Jackson Browne on his 1977 hit “Running On Empty.” »

  • Zander Zon: The Most Hauntingly Beautiful Movie Theme

    Zander Zon: The Most Hauntingly Beautiful Movie Theme

    Zander Zon is back with another video featuring his new harp bass, built by Barton Basses. Zander describes this one as “The Most HAUNTINGLY BEAUTIFUL Movie Theme.” His control over the instrument – and the music – is just flat out amazing. »

  • Otis Rush: I Can’t Quit You Baby

    Otis Rush: I Can’t Quit You Baby

    We were sad to learn the news of Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush’s passing this week. Here’s a great clip of the blues legend in 1966 performing “I Can’t Quit You Baby” (a tune written by the great Willie Dixon). Jack Myers is laying it down, and looking quite cool doing it. RIP, Mr. Rush. »

  • Dali Mraz Group with Federico Malaman: Kicks

    Dali Mraz Group with Federico Malaman: Kicks

    Check out our good friend Federico Malaman rocking and grooving it out with the Dali Mraz Group in this live clip. The tune, “Kicks,” was written by Federico, who takes an awesome solo along the way. »