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  1. Dec 9, 2014
    Austrian bassist Bernhard Lackner has launched his new bass play along platform "Just Add Bass". The site covers ten styles of music at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels, and offers ten free preview grooves, including hard rock, reggae, house jam, funk, and bossa. Plus you can request a song/groove style in what will be a continually expanding site. Sign up and get three songs for free.

    www.justaddbass.com

  2. Dec 1, 2014
    (MELVILLE, NY—December 1, 2014)—Korg introduces the PitchHawk G-2 and the PitchHawk U-2, updated versions of the PitchHawk clip-on guitar and bass, and ukulele tuners that were introduced last year.

    Now featuring color display, the new G-2 (for Guitar and Bass) and U-2 (for ukulele) are compact, sleek and have an ultra-tight grip for better holding power. Easy to use with great visibility and quality, they are equally suited to the beginning musician or the professional, said Brian Piccolo,...
  3. Dec 1, 2014
    Mount Shasta, California - December 1, 2014 –The Megatar torch has passed to Patrick Nicholas Anders, long time Production Manager for the “Mobius Megatar” Company. When the previous owner was ready to retire, Anders, with almost 250 instruments to his name and a notebook stuffed with ideas for changes and upgrades that would make these great instruments even better, was the obvious choice for successor.

    “Since the beginning I have been dreaming about ways to take the Megatar to another...
  4. Dec 1, 2014


    NEW YORK, NY — Aguilar Amplification is proud to announce a new SL 112 in “Bass Cabernet”, a limited addition color for 2015. Only 250 units of the SL 112 will be built using this striking color and finish. Each “Bass Cabernet’ will feature a custom “Limited Edition” label on the crossover.

    Known the world over, the SL 112 features neodymium drivers and custom crossovers. These cabinets are an inspiring blend of modern technology with a classic vibe.

    The SL 112 in “Bass Cabernet” will be...
  5. Dec 1, 2014
    Celebrate the Life, Legacy and Art of Ramones’ Founder Dee Dee Ramone at the Hotel Chelsea Storefront Gallery December 10, 2014 – January 1, 2015

    Fender® to Preview Dee Dee Ramone Limited Edition Signature Precision Bass® Guitar + Accompanying Exclusive Scrapbook


    (November 24, 2014 – New York, NY) - The Dee Dee Ramone Exhibition will be held in Dee Dee’s home turf of NYC for the first time ever at the Hotel Chelsea Storefront Gallery (222 West 23rd Street), from December 10th, 2014 –...
  6. Dec 1, 2014
    Blues, Rock, Jazz and Funk/R&B Books with Online Audio
Cover 100 Must-Know Topics

    MILWAUKEE – Bassists of all styles will greatly expand their knowledge with the new Bass Lesson Goldmine series. Hal Leonard will roll out Blues, Rock, Jazz and Funk/R&B books with online audio at NAMM.

    Bass Lesson Goldmine titles feature 100 self-contained tutorials taught by a tag-team of highly regarded authors. The packs cover an array of essential topics, with detailed instruction and playing examples...
  7. Dec 1, 2014


    "Paul Jackson is a trailblazer. He has a combination of wisdom, wit, humour (Paul can tell you funny stories for days) and inner drive that have blended together to form his pioneering spirit. Paul grew up in Oakland, California and has lived in Japan for the past 30 years; that explains why this new album is a combination of earthy and seminal funkiness mixed with a modern, experimental approach. The spirit of The Headhunters is evident in the music but...