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byPublished on 08-18-2012 10:30 PM Number of Views: 232
TR Member Stanton Lawrence has some thoughts on the changing face of his band involvement over the years.
Making Original Music
For the vast majority of the time that I have been playing bass, I have been playing in original bands. That is to say, bands that write and play their own songs. Sure we might throw in the odd cover now and again, but 99% of what we played were songs we wrote. As such, I never spent much time learning any cover songs, nor did I have a very high opinion of cover bands.
byPublished on 08-17-2012 06:00 PM Number of Views: 1572
byPublished on 08-16-2012 01:45 PM Number of Views: 664
The Learning Dock is pleased to announce our new affiliate partnership with Brubaker Bass Guitars. The design and performance of Brubaker guitars ...
byPublished on 08-16-2012 03:30 AM Number of Views: 572
"Robert Wayne Birch, a bass guitarist who played with Elton John and Billy Joel among many other huge artists, is dead after apparently having shot and killed himself this morning ... TMZ has learned.
byPublished on 08-15-2012 07:00 AM Number of Views: 815
Due to some new Google rules involving enforcement of the potential infringement of copyright in its YouTube videos (Google owns YouTube), we are going to start implementing some stricter rules as to what can be posted on Thunder Row.
We will no longer accept the posting of videos where you feature yourself (or any bassist) playing along to a fave ...
byPublished on 08-14-2012 08:00 PM Number of Views: 700
Cost always plays a factor when deciding on a new bass.
Take a look at these two mid-priced offerings. Each one sports a rather unique appearance to give the bassist that air of distinction, and neither comes with an overblown price tag!
First, the Italia Imola. The four string "Tobacco Sunburst" version off this bass sells in the range of $600.00 - $700.00 US. The sound-hole is standard on most Italia basses, but the Imola is the ...
byPublished on 08-14-2012 08:00 AM Number of Views: 307
Happy birthday to Larry Graham, born 14 August 1946. Sixty-five years old and going strong! Here are a couple of Thunder Row articles featuring LG and his white Fender!!
byPublished on 08-13-2012 02:30 PM Number of Views: 304
Stay tuned for the exclusive Thunder Row interview with Kai Brant, the sultry voice from our recent article, An Evening With Kai Brant.
In her performances, Kai often sings as solo accompaniment to her bassist husband, Martin Motnik. When a beautiful voice and bass combine, the atmosphere goes smooth in a big hurry.
As we talk to Kai, you'll find out the story behind this successful lady, and how she puts her chops to the classics!
Coming this week to Thunder Row!