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byPublished on 04-25-2013 09:00 AM Number of Views: 501
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 08:30 AM Number of Views: 259
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 02:35 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 02:15 AM Number of Views: 209
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 02:00 AM Number of Views: 216
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 04:50 PM Number of Views: 228
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.
byPublished on 04-18-2013 01:45 AM Number of Views: 184
If you're going to be in London next Spring, you don't want to miss this!
"The London Bass Guitar Show has been confirmed for 2014 and is set to be the biggest and best yet. On the 1-2 March 2014, some of the best bass players in the world will be descending on the London Olympia to promote the art of bass playing to the general public.
byPublished on 04-17-2013 01:35 AM Number of Views: 204
Call me Dummy - these books are great. Something for everybody, in plain, easy to understand language.