Everyone is talking about extended range basses these days, but I spotted this custom made 2 string bass on eBay – because sometimes more strings is just confusing ;).
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We were pointed to this via Twitter (you can follow me there if you like: @BassGuitarBlog). This video on YouTube, staring Michael Thurber,is a rather fantastic history of bass playing the Viola Da Gamba in the 1500’s, to the present day, via Wellman Braud, Nathan Watts, Larry Graham, Flea, and many others. Well worth the […]
Quality solo bass albums are a rare beast, and there are markedly few artists with a good one under their belt, let alone alone a whole back catalogue. Steve Lawson, AKA @solobasssteve on Twitter, is an exception to, well, almost every rule! Over the last few decades he has amassed a back catalogue of almost a […]
So, Ned has been at it again. NS Design have just announced a 4 string sibling to sell along side their recently introduced CR5. The new CR4 RADIUS bass guitar by Ned Steinberger is produced in in the Czech Republic. Hot features are: Fusion™ neck Diradial™ body shape NS tuning system NS/EMG pickup system. It is a headless bass […]
This made me chuckle when I read it on The Huffington Post: Things You Will NEVER Hear at a Band Sound Check: … From the guitarist Of course I can play quieter. Turn up the singer’s mic. She’s our real focal point. The drums need to be louder. MUCH louder. No thanks. I don’t drink. From the drummer […]
You’ll need to be fast on this one – just a few days left to win a Fender Jazz Bass, thanks to Rockschool, the well known rock and pop exams folks. They are giving the opportunity to win one of the three instruments used on their 2012 Syllabus Book covers (see, now you know they […]