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Ernie Ball Inc. announces the introduction of its new Slinky Flatwound electric bass guitar strings. These highly innovative new offerings feature an “industry first” – combining two equally important bass tones in one – literally creating a “new category” of strings. This allows bass players to achieve a vibrant round wound sound, paired with the silky smooth feel of traditional flatwound strings. The announcement was made by Ernie Ball President Brian Ball and represents the latest groundbreaking product in the company’s legacy of innovation. It is also part of an intensive series of Ernie Ball product rollouts to be unveiled through the end of 2015 and into 2016.
“For over five decades, Ernie Ball has had a rich history of driving innovation in the Musical Instrument space and providing artists with pioneering products that allow them to create and develop...
ELIXIR Strings has unveiled its enhanced and extended line of strings for bass guitar. For their redesign, the string coating specialist worked closely with bass players around the world, taking extensive feedback from over 4,000 bassists on their requirements and involved more than 1,000 bass players in field trials to improve their protective NANOWEB® Coating. Elixir Strings is proud to introduce the resulting range of Nickel Plated Steel and Stainless Steel Strings, set to meet the evolving needs of modern bass players.
Justin Fogleman, Application Engineer at Elixir Strings, Berklee College of Music Alumni and guitar player himself adds: "Feedback from over a thousand bass players testing our NANOWEB Coating variations for bass guitar allowed us to get that particular string that adds enhancement to their playing experience. Having listened to the needs of more...
Ontario, Canada, April 30th 2015 – Perri’s Leathers Limited are pleased to announce the launch of new officially licensed guitar bags featuring ACDC, Guns N’ Roses and Pink Floyd.
The ACDC licensed bag is based on the album that was their major career breakthrough, ‘Highway To Hell’. Like this album from the Grammy award winning Australian band, the guitar bag features the iconic picture of Angus Young in a trademark school uniform and devil horns.
Guns N’ Roses debut album, Appetite For Destruction, one of the world’s best selling albums, is the theme for the third guitar bag. Originally designed as a tattoo by Billy White Jnr, it depicts a cross and the skulls of the five members of the American rock band.
Completing the quartet, is the Pink Floyd bag based on the iconic artwork for the Dark Side of the Moon album. This internationally acclaimed, Grammy award winning British progressive rock band have become one of the most musically influential in history. Dark Side of the...
Golden Gate Bass Camp SF is proud to announce it's program and faculty for the week of June 22-26th 2015. We will be presenting a week long course covering all styles of playing, Classical, Jazz, Latin, Studio Recording, Groove playing. New this year is the NorCal Orchestra Studies program which will feature a more in depth look at the classical works and audition techniques. Faculty will include Rochester Philharmonic's Principal Bass Colin Corner, DaXun Zhang, Diana Gannett, San Francisco Symphony Principal Bass Scott Pingel, SF Symphony Associate Principal Stephen Tramontozzi, Electric Bass virtuoso Kai Eckhardt and Cuban/Latin bassist Ernesto Mazar-Kindelán. All ages and levels are welcome, housing is available for visiting participants.
Please visit us online Golden Gate Bass Camp San Francisco - June 22-26th 2015 for more details and registration.
As of this summer Warwick now offers the all new German Pro Series which consists of excellent "Teambuilt & Made in Germany" instruments, at an affordable price. The complete know-how, which the Warwick Custom Shop has built up over 30 years in Markneukirchen embodies this exciting new series of electric basses. All of these instruments are produced in Germany from the finest materials and with the best possible production methods. Only the very best machines in the world are used to carve these extraordinaire bass guitars.
The development of the Warwick German Pro Series goes back to the year 2009, at that time the decision was made to produce only the Masterbuilt Custom Shop basses at the Markneukirchen production facility, But now - due to popular demand, after almost two years of planning and development, a regional partner has been found to realize in cooperation with Warwick the new German Pro Series. The result is the highest quality Pro Seres basses to date, and at a price...
Man of 40 Faces, the new solo album from bassist Jason Raso. Eleven new original compositions. Eight solo performances and three duets featuring legendary bassist Alain Caron, trombone phenomenon Wycliffe Gordon and brilliant vibraphonist Francesco Pinetti.
Available now at www.jasonrasomusic.com