Posted: November 13, 2012
The second – October’s Psychedelic Pill - is filled with long, poignant tracks that creep up to the 20-minute mark.
As such, the band has released a fresh video for the Pill cut “Ramada Inn,” a sprawling 17-minute song that is accompanied by archival footage and trippy designs. (more…)
Posted: November 8, 2012
The band released a new album – The Bloom and the Blight - earlier this year, but this classic song is a gem, especially live. (more…)
Posted: November 6, 2012
But that all will change soon with a 12-show U.S. tour in the coming month. (more…)
Posted: November 5, 2012
Today, Gretsch makes several highly acclaimed bass guitar models prized by players worldwide for their elegant style and seismic sound. When you see a Gretsch bass, it’s usually in the hands of a bassist who truly prizes a fine instrument and who truly appreciates the Gretsch name and tradition.
Well before its fine modern-era basses, however, Gretsch made some very, shall we say, interesting forays into the bass guitar world. From its first, shall we say, unusual model in the early 1960s to another, shall we say, distinctive model at the dawn of the 1980s, Gretsch indeed truly went its own, shall we say, unconventional way when it came to anchoring the low end.
Submitted for your approval here are six remarkable—and quite extinct—examples of Gretsch bass guitar history, starting at the very beginning. (more…)
Tags: Bikini bass, Grestch Broadkaster bass (1975), Gretsch 6070 bass, Gretsch 6071 bass, Gretsch 6072 bass, Gretsch 6073 bass, Gretsch 7615 bass, Gretsch Committee bass, Gretsch TK300 bass
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