Tweet Wal is Back – Thanks to no treble for the heads up. The UK Bass manufacturer, known for a very distinctive range of basses, had been working just on back log, but they are now taking new orders again for the first time in a few years. From Wal’s site: After much activity we [...]
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Tweet TC Electronic have been busy busy again. The latest twist on the TC Electronic Classic450 Bass Amp – it’s called the Staccato’51, developed in conjunction with Rocco Prestia. Rocco is best known for holding down the bass in Tower of Power – a band he joined at 14 – and is a much renowned bassist. Checkout Rocco’s web [...]
Tweet Lynyrd Skynyrd bassist, Ean Evans passed away earlier this month. Ean was 48, and died after a battle with cancer. He was born in Atlanta, but moved to Columbus after marrying his wife, Eva. He joined Lynyrd Skynyrd after Lynyrd Skynyrd’s previous bassist, Leon Wilkeson, died in his sleep in a hotel room in 2001. Evans toured with [...]
Tweet A week on the road, with almost no Internet access – Ah, how do we survive these things? Oh, I know… With bass goodness… A few highlights from musicmesse: TC Electronic added the RS410 to their range of cabinets (the RS212 and RS210) for the RebelHead450, announced back at the NAMM show. As you can probably guess from the [...]
Tweet A bit more NAMM2009 bass news, with thanks to Alun Vaughan, who posted about the new Mark Bass pedals on twitter. Here is a YouTube clip about them, via Bass Guitar magazine, showing the new range. They look solidly built to say the least!
Tweet A very big thanks to Andy Long for bringing this one to my attention: Alun Vaughan has released a very special Christmas treat for bass fans: 10 Christmas carol arrangements for solo bass. These are chordal arrangements for solo bass in notation and tablature. It might seem a little early, but you’ll need time to practice, right? You [...]