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byPublished on 04-25-2013 10:00 AM Number of Views: 480
From the Gus Guitars website:
The philosophy behind Gus Guitars is a simple one- we want to make instruments that look...feel...and sound...special. This may read like a neat marketing catch phrase but is genuinely the approach we've taken in designing and developing our guitars.
Musical instruments are complex objects that feed the visual, tactile and aural senses, but by splitting it down into these three areas we've made sure our instruments are as complete and satisfying as they can be...but as with most things in life it's your eyes that get to feast first!
byPublished on 04-25-2013 09:30 AM Number of Views: 247
BestBassGear.com gets the scoop on Jon Liebman's exclusive interview with Roger Sadowsky. Here's an excerpt:
Roger Sadowsky – Exclusive Interview with Jon Liebman
Roger Sadowsky is one of the most highly respected instrument manufacturers in the world. Sadowsky instruments have been played by guitarists Jim Hall, John Abercrombie, Pat Metheny, Lee Ritenour, Earl Klugh and dozens of others. ...
byPublished on 04-23-2013 03:35 AM Number of Views: 234
Folk singer Richie Havens dead at 72
(CNN) -- Famed folk singer Richie Havens, the opening act at the 1969 Woodstock music festival, died Monday of a sudden heart attack, his publicist said. He was 72.
Havens, who retired three years ago, toured for more than 30 years and recorded 30 albums.
Havens told Billboard that his breakthrough at Woodstock came after another artist's equipment got stuck in traffic. He was supposed to be the fifth act.
Read the rest of the article on CNN.
byPublished on 04-23-2013 03:15 AM Number of Views: 208
BassPlayer.com is currently featuring Jeff Berlin's answers to some bass-related questions. Here is an excerpt:
Basser Instincts: Time & Visualization SPRING IS UPON US! AND SO WERE THESE two musical queries sent to me:
Omar wrote, “When I play with my drummer, sometimes we don’t groove the same, and our time is not together. Any suggestions?”
byPublished on 04-23-2013 03:00 AM Number of Views: 213
Well, Roy's Fantasy Bass Boot Camp 2013 is sold out, but all is not lost! Whether you're a bassist or not; seasoned musician, or just getting started, Victor Wooten’s Center for Music and Nature offers a unique learning experience for everyone, allowing you to get more in touch with music, nature, and yourself. Join Victor and his staff of unique ...
byPublished on 04-21-2013 05:50 PM Number of Views: 225
What to say about this bad event? Read for yourself. From CNN.
3 Doors Down Bassist Charged In Fatal Crash
(CNN) -- Police have charged the bassist of the rock band 3 Doors Down with vehicular homicide after they said his speeding car clipped a pickup truck, sending it down an embankment and killing the driver.