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Review: Westone UM Pro 50 Earphones

Matt O’Donnell Managing Editor “You are what you hear.” Sure, it’s a different sense than you’re used to hearing that phrase used in, but it’s no less true. For musicians, maybe it’s more like, “You play what you hear.” Musicians the world over learn more and more all the time …

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The Worship Bass by Norm Stockton

Book Review by Jack Beal: The Worship Bass Book-Bass, Expresso, and the Art of Groove by Norm Stockton, (Hal Leonard Books). It is said that a good teacher is someone who can make complex things simple to understand.  A great teacher inspires!  Norm Stockton is a great teacher! His latest …

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Alien Audio Basses

I first heard of Alien Audio on the internet forum talkbass and was Intrigued immediately. Having owned or played nearly all of the  major custom basses on the market I had a suspicion that Chopper Anderson was building a unique product based on some stellar reviews and major league players using …

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UE 11 Pro Custom In Ear Monitors Review

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When first approached by Ulitmate Ears to try the UE 11 Pro ear molds, I must admit I was a little skeptical. Having been a touring bassist out of Nashville for the past 31 years, I can honestly say that I’ve remained neutral on the in-ear monitor concept. When the …

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Review: Yamaha TRBX304 4-String Bass

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Yamaha TRBX304 4-String Bass : Bass Frontiers Reviews From Yamaha: Yamaha introduces the TRBX Series, a full line of electric basses. Combining advanced design, precision engineering and time-honored craftsmanship, the new basses offer easy playability, comfortable body shapes and road-ready durability. I recently got my hands on one of these …

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Review: 3Leaf Audio – Little Black Box

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Matt O’Donnell Managing Editor Gear can be complicated. However, when you combine ease of contact, ordering, and top notch design/construction with the best and easy to achieve musical results, you take notice and ride that train. No one stomp box builder embodies that ideal than Spencer Doren at 3Leaf Audio. …

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Review: ENGL Rackhead 1060

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Matt O’Donnell Managing Editor German rock amp company ENGL is no stranger to their amps perking up ears. Their line of high-end guitar amps are used by some of the most instantly recognizable axe-men of rock (Steve Morse, Paul Stanley, and Ritchie Blackmore are the ones that immediately come to …

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