7 undeniable reasons why bass players are cooler than guitarists

Kim Deal

1. They are rarer. There just aren’t as many bassists about. You’re in much more demand than guitarists, just check the classified ads in music shops: bands always need bassists (and drummers for that matter, but they seem to have a shorter shelf-life for various reasons). Of course, rarer doesn’t […] Read more »

NAMM 2013: our highlights

Last week, around the world, musicians, producers and other gear-lusters were tuned to the airwaves for news of the latest gear to put on their shopping lists. We are of course talking about Winter NAMM 2013. After a few days rest, deliberation and petty squabbling, here are some of the […] Read more »

The Big B-Stock Musical Equipment Clear-out Sale

Ladies, gentlemen, dog lovers and everybody else in between… Red Dog Music are happy to announce that our Big B-Stock Bargain Clear-out Sale has just been launched. We have MASSES of ex-demo, discounted products (guitars, recording equipment, PA and much, much more…) that we’re trying to get rid of as quickly as possible to make […] Read more »

Musikmesse 2012 Round-up

A little round-up of our favourite products from Frankfurt’s annual international trade show for musical instruments… Guitars, Amps and Effects TC Electronic Spark Booster This Overdrive/Distortion pedal will help to add that special ‘je ne sais quoi’ to your guitar sound. All you have to do is be yourself, the […] Read more »