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David Hartley

Band: The War on Drugs
Gear: SVT-VR

A founding member of American psychedelic-rock visionaries The War on Drugs, Dave Hartley has expanded his playing in lockstep with the band’s ever-growing sonic ambitions. From their lo-fi basement origins to the massive anthems on their 5th album, A Deeper Understanding, Hartley’s bass lines have seamlessly blended with the grooves and kept the train rolling down the tracks. His over-driven, syncopated finger-dance on “Holding On” is just one highlight of an album that also features nuanced fretless playing (“Thinking of a Place”, “Knocked Down”) and front-and-center melodic plectrum work (“Clean Living”).

Though the highlighted low-end is a recent development, the parts have been there all along: check out the John McVie-inspired groove on Future Weather deep cut “Comin’ Through”, the tucked-in but playful bass work on Wagonwheel Blues opener “Arms Like Boulders”, or the slinky fretless line on Lost in the Dream’s breakthrough-single “Red Eyes”.

A Deeper Understanding was released on August 25th, 2017.

Dave Larue

Band: Dixie Dreggs

Gear: SVT-4PRO

Website: www.myspace.com/dixiedregs

In a class and category all its own, the Dixie Dregs’ jam/jazz/country/rock fusion, steeped in soul and exceptional technical proficiency, all but defies definition. While the Dregs never had a hit single, they were nevertheless nominated for two Grammys, in … more »

Lee Hendricks

Band: Eric Church

Gear: SVT-VR

Lee came to Nashville from West Virginia in the mid-90s, moving from local gigs to national and international touring in a short time. His style of playing is versatile, lending a solid foundation to every act he plays with…from Billy … more »

Pablo Stennett

Band: Ziggy Marley

Gear: SVT-4PRO

Pablo Stennett is a Grammy Award winning Bass Player with decades of industry experience. He is a passionate producer, accomplished writer and musician who has partnered with film studios, gaming companies, media organizations, corporations and emerging artists. During his accomplished … more »

Eva Gardner

Band: P!nk / Cher / Telstar

Gear: SVT-2PRO

1991: Legendary engineer/producer Andy Johns (Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart, Eric Clapton) brings a Pignose amplifier and Gibson EB3 bass guitar to the Hollywood Hills home of British Invasion bassist, Kim Gardner. Kim, who was in the in … more »

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