Seymour Duncan Releases The NYC Bass Pickups

Seymour Duncan Releases The NYC Bass PickupsSeymour Duncan Releases The NYC Bass Pickups… Like the soapbar pickups found in some of the world’s finest handcrafted basses, the NYC uses the same dual coil J-type pickup design with a double row of exposed Alnico pole pieces. The four conductor cable allows for three wiring modes which provide a wide variety of tonal […]

SuperMegaUltraGroovy Launches Capo Touch

SuperMegaUltraGroovy Launches Capo TouchSuperMegaUltraGroovy Launches Capo Touch, featuring Chord Intelligence and iCloud Sync… (Note… BMM Review coming soon) SuperMegaUltraGroovy, Inc. announced the release of Capo touch—the iOS version of the company’s award-winning Mac app for learning to play songs in your iTunes library faster and more accurately. Capo touch features Chord Intelligence—now also available on the Mac with […]

Amanda Ruzza and Mauricio Zottarelli – Glasses, No Glasses

Amanda Ruzza and Mauricio Zottarelli - Glasses, No GlassesIn-Demand Session Players Amanda Ruzza and Mauricio Zottarelli Explore Provocative New Musical Path on the Freewheeling Glasses, No Glasses… After years of playing together on gigs as well as getting numerous sideman calls for studio work as an in-demand rhythm tandem, electric bassist Amanda Ruzza and drummer Mauricio Zottarelli have joined forces on their provocative […]

idobi Radio Contest to WIn Golden Ticket to Gibson Brands AP Music Awards

idobi Radio Contest to WIn Golden Ticket to Gibson Brands AP Music AwardsInterested in attending the idobi Radio Contest to Win a Golden Ticket to Gibson Brands AP Music Awards… When we, at idobi Radio, announced we have a Golden Ticket to the APMAS… we meant we’d be giving them away.As the official radio station of the first Gibson Brands AP Music Awards – Fueled by Monster […]

Framus & Warwick Have Gone Green

Framus & Warwick Have Gone GreenFramus & Warwick instruments went the electric way a long time ago. Since some time the Markneukirchen, Germany based manufacturer has been highly active in the field of environmental protection. Now, everything becomes even greener. Recently, the two long-awaited E-Smarts from Mercedes-Benz arrived. Both are completely electric and completely green. Staying truthful to the Framus […]

Nordstrand Pickups Releases BigMan Bass Pickup

Nordstrand Pickups Releases BigMan Bass PickupThe result of a questionable hair brained idea, and named after the fellow that had this idea (and it’s very imposing nature) the Nordstrand Pickups, BigMan Bass Pickup is not a subtle animal in the least. Take a music man style cover and jam 2 Big Single pickups into that cover. Don’t bother using shorter […]

Colin Edwin, Lorenzo Feliciati – Twinscapes

Colin Edwin, Lorenzo Feliciati – TwinscapesPorcupine Tree bassist Colin Edwin, and Naked Truth bassist Lorenzo Feliciati have teamed together… To produce a rich, sound-sculpture/spacescape dripping with beautifully executed riffs and heartfelt ostinato-laden compositions that cry, weave, float steam, flirt and strike with Twinscapes! Both bassists employ their profound knowledge of machines as well as fretted and fretless basses to express […]

Kai Eckhardt – Zeitgeist

Kai Eckhardt - ZeitgeistCD Review, Kai Eckhardt’s Zeitgeist… zeitgeist |?ts?t?g?st; ?z?t-| noun [in sing. ] The defining spirit or mood of a particular period of history as shown by the ideas and beliefs of the time:  the story captured the zeitgeist of the late 1960s. ORIGIN mid 19th cent.: from German Zeitgeist, from Zeit ‘time’ + Geist ‘spirit.’ From the opening cascading harmonics of “Seven […]

Alberto Rigoni Announces Special Guest on OVERLOADED, Marc Sfogli

Alberto Rigoni Overloaded ArtworkAlberto Rigoni is proud to announce that guitarist Marc Sfogli will be a special guest on his latest CD, OVERLOADED… After the success of “Three Wise Monkeys” which featured amazing contributions from legendary musicians such as Kevin Moore (ex-Dream Theater) and Göran Edman (ex-Yngwie Malmsteen), Italian bassist and prog rock composer Alberto Rigoni (Solo, TwinSpirits, Vivaldi Metal […]

Hal Leonard’s Dream Theater Bass Anthology

Hal Leonard’s Dream Theater Bass AnthologyHot off the press is an incredible book for the Bass Recorded Versions from Hal Leonard, Dream Theater Bass Anthology. Ever wanted to learn John Myung’s bass parts but couldn’t figure them out due to their complexity? Wait no more! Dream Theater’s Bass Anthology contains 14 tunes from “Pull Me Under” and “Metropolis Part I, […]