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  • Lowtide sound

    Posted July 27 by Ezra Carias

    Lowtide sound rides on solid bass Travellers: Lowtide are keen to stay fresh. Photo: Darren Sylvester Lowtide bass player Lucy Buckeridge isn’t quite sure how audiences react to the band’s lush, textural sound. ‘‘It’s an interesting question because my...

  • ESP Bass Deal

    Posted July 26 by Ezra Carias

    ESP RB-1004 - Burl Maple, Honey Natural 4-string Electric Bass Guitar with Swamp Ash Body, Solid Burled Maple Top, 5-piece Maple and Walnut Neck with Maple Fingerboard, and Passive Pickups with Active EQ - Honey Natural     Click here to view deal

  • Return of Ark

    Posted July 26 by Ezra Carias

    Moscow's Butman Jazz Club Sees Return of Ark Ark OvrutskiOriginally from Moscow, Ark Ovrutski moved to the U.S. in 2005 but still often plays on Russia’s small jazz circuit.   Bass player, composer and band leader Ark Ovrutski performs at the Igor Butman Club on Wedn...

  • Getting a band together is like a football team

    Posted July 25 by Ezra Carias

    Bill Wyman:'Getting a band together is like a football team' Bill Wyman's analogy that getting a band together is a bit like naming a football team seems very topical in a World Cup year. Famous for being part of one of the world's greatest rock bands, Bill spent 30 years...

  • The Song Guys

    Posted July 24 by Ezra Carias

    On Bass: The Song Guys       Hugh McDonald, the architect behind the bass lines for “Livin’ on a Prayer,” plays with a singable and melodic style that really sets him apart from other bassists.   In my previous columns, I’ve mentioned ple...

  • Over $1,000 off on Lakland Electric Bass

    Posted July 23 by Ezra Carias

    Lakland 44-14 Standard - Tobacco Sunburst, Rosewood 4-string Solidbody Electric Bass Guitar with Alder Body, Maple Neck, and Rosewood Fingerboard -Tobacco Sunburst.     Click here to view deal 

  • Bass Guitar presented to High School

    Posted July 23 by Ezra Carias

    Lloyd Parks presents bass guitar to Pembroke Hall High             Lloyd Parkes presenting bass to Rachel Skyers of Pembroke Hall High.     WINNERS of the inaugural Jamaica Best School Band (JBSB) Competition, Pembroke Hall High...

  • $377 off Ibanez 6-string Bass

    Posted July 22 by Ezra Carias

    Sweetwater is offering a $377 discount on the Ibanez BTB776PB 6-string bassClick here to view this deal      

  • Bass playing = Tech reporting

    Posted July 21 by Ezra Carias

    Retiring Reg hack explains how bass playing = tech reporting     So long, and thanks for all the Phish     After 2,035 days writing 2,531 stories containing 1.65 million words (thanks, Word Counter), this aging hack is celebrating his 26th birthday by h...

  • Building beats with Chris Meredith

    Posted July 19 by Ezra Carias

    Building beats with Chris Meredith             MEREDITH... a bit too much computers in the music     LAST year when bass player Chris Meredith decided on a return to music production he wanted his comeback project to reflect the...