SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (Sept. 18, 2017) - Balancing timeless design and modernized features, Cort introduces the GB75JH model of electric bass guitar. This new addition to the GB7 series meets 21st century demand by combining a proven body and bridge design with enhanced electronics, machine heads and more. Players will make a statement with a bass tone that lives up to this model’s bold esthetic.
The tone, feel and look of the GB75JH centers around its Swamp Ash body. As one of the most popular and widely used woods for solid-body electric basses, Swamp Ash is lightweight but offers a surprisingly tight and punchy sound with a strong high-midrange. Discriminating bassists will appreciate how the GB75JH’s strong, fundamental tone cuts through a mix. They’ll also be drawn to the natural beauty of Swamp Ash, with its distinctive grain patterns that are visible through the transparent finish and clear pickguard.
Beauty meets power with the GB75JH’s Canadian hard maple neck, which...
Montclair, NJ (Sept 15, 2017) - This second edition of the popular The Rickenbacker Electric Bass: 50 Years as Rock's Bottom features 16 bonus pages with up-to-date information on Rickenbacker's latest electric bass models, more photo coverage of artists playing Ricks, and some eye-popping custom-built iterations of the classic Rickenbacker electric bass.
With the introduction of the two-pickup 4001 model in 1961, the Rickenbacker bass became a phenomenon. The Beatles's use use of Rickenbacker instruments was pivotal: teen groups everywhere wanted to have the same instruments the Beatles used so they could achieve the "right" sound. With its ultra-modern design that made the classic Fender precision bass look downright old-fashioned, the Rick quickly became a darling of progressive bands that loved its look as much as its different sound.
The Rickenbacker Electric Bass: 50 Years as Rock's Bottom is the first book to trace the history of the iconic guitar,...
Los Angeles, CA -- Bass Player LIVE! 2017 returns to Los Angeles November 4 – 5. The event will take place at SIR Studios, located at 6465 Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood, and will offer attendees two days of -worthy exhibits by top gear manufacturers; clinics by world-class bassists; Lifetime Achievement Awards presentations; a Star-studded Concert featuring this year’s award recipients; and an All-Star Jam to close out the event.
The Bass Player LIVE! Educational clinics, exhibits, and awards presentation/All-Star Concert at SIR Studios in Hollywood will be held Saturday, November 4 from 11:00 AM-10:00 PM and Sunday, November 5 from 11:00 AM-6:00 PM....
The DBS was developed for musician and educator Daric Bennett, well known proprietor of online bass lessons website (www.DaricBennett.com) and social media media stalwart. A respected player and educator, Daric is well known for his unique percussive style, and for combining funk, blues, gospel and jazz fusion into his playing. Having appeared on numerous albums, countless live and televised performances, Daric now also maintains a regular touring schedule.
The Platinum Series DBS bass guitar was developed to facilitate Daric’s incredible technique, while delivering the responsiveness and tone his playing demands. The Daric Bennett Signature bass features a unique combination of options that will appeal to a wide variety of players; single-cut thru-neck construction, 3-piece quarter-sawn maple neck, birdseye maple fretboard with glow-in-the-dark side and top position markers, burled walnut top, alder body with soft maple center-block,...
Helsinki, Finland – September 5, 2017 – With the double distortion engine (Alpha and Omega), our new creation delivers unparalleled versatility, harmonic rich and bone-crushing sound. Designed for bassists in need of a preamplifier to be distinctively heard in any musical context.
It is our pleasure to introduce to you our new Alpha·Omicron.
Blend: Mixes the clean and processed signals. The clean signal remains at unity gain while the volume of the overdriven signal is set by the Level knob, allowing for fine mix tuning.
Level: Sets the volume of the overdriven signal.
Drive: Sets the amount of gain in the overdriven signal.
Mod: Selects or mixes between the two distinct distortion circuits: Alpha is punchy, tight with a lot of definition, whereas Omega is simply brutal and raw.
Bite Switch: Boosts High Mids (2.8kHz) for additional presence and definition.
Growl Switch: Shelving Bass Boost for a fatter tone and increased low end saturation.