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BassPlayer 2017-04

BassPlayer 2017-04

BASS NOTES LINK FACE

BASS NOTES LINK FACE TECH PLAY LEARN B KNEEBODY ANTI-HERO [Motéma] Harmonic choices and solos deep enough to impress fusion lovers, in-your-face grooves that’ll make your neck jerk (that drum tone!), huge riffs and distortion to remind you that these dudes roll extra hard, and distinctive production that carries a dose of melancholy. Underneath it all, tight bass parts by Kaveh Rastegar, who knocks it out of the park, especially on the album closer, “Austin Peralta.” What’s not to love? —E.E. BRADMAN STEVE LAWSON TOWARDS A BETTER QUESTION [stevelawson.net] The latest addition to the U.K. bassist’s already deep catalog finds him weaving atmospheric tapestries and creating tranquil vibes. Capturing a wide spectrum of tones, from earthy to otherworldly, Lawson uses loops and delays to get the most from his signature Elrick 6-string. But just because it’s a meditative album doesn’t mean that it doesn’t groove: Check out “Kintsukuroi,” “Reconstruct,” and the title track to hear Lawson’s full range. —JON D’AURIA JOSÉ JAMES LOVE IN A TIME FOR MADNESS [Blue Note] If you expected jazz vocal phenomenon James to revisit the way he’s worked with top-shelf players like John Patitucci, Pino Palladino, and Solomon Dorsey, you might be in for a surprise. Though he’s always blurred boundaries between genres, Love is a drastic departure from, say, the beautiful Billie Holiday tribute he released in 2015. But the (mostly synth) low end, courtesy of producers Tario and Likeminds, is pitch perfect, putting the bounce underneath the album’s trap, funk, and pop flavors while smoothing the way to the next stage of this restless artist’s career. —E.E. BRADMAN SUMMER MOON WITH YOU TONIGHT [summermoonband.com] Strokes bassman Nikolai Fraiture’s new indie-rock spinoff, featuring Jane’s Addiction drummer Stephen Perkins, keyboardist Camilia Grey, and guitarist Noah Harmon, is as hip as it is downright enjoyable. Fraiture’s vocal work and steady lines merge tightly with Perkins’ driving rhythms to highlight memorable and quirky riffs. He may be known as the introvert of the Strokes, but Summer Moon frontman Fraiture’s bold new project succeeds in every way, including giving us a closer look at his musical personality. —JON D’AURIA BP GREAT READS FOR BASS PLAYERS! Bass Player Presents THE FRETLESS BASS by Chris Jisi Backbeat Books This book collects the best Bass Player interviews, lessons, and gear and maintenance guides into one smooth-reading compilation. 00331928 ...................................................................... $19.95 THE BASS HANDBOOK by Adrian Ashton Backbeat Books This new, revised edition will help you master the instrument and make it your own. The book-and- CD package includes a step-by-step guide to playing and offers practical guidance on reading both tab and standard notation. 00119655 ..................................................................... $29.99 Free U.S. shipping on orders of $25 or more! Least expensive method applies. Use promo code MDBSP at checkout. THE RICKENBACKER ELECTRIC BASS 50 Years as Rock’s Bottom by Paul D. Boyer Hal Leonard Lavishly illustrated with archival shots, this is the first book to trace the history of the iconic guitar. 00333679 ................................................................... $24.99 musicdispatch.com 800-637-2852 24 bassplayer.com / april2017

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