I had the pleasure to see the Paul Reed Smith Bass Orchestra at NAMM 2013 this past weekend when they performed at the Hilton main bar around midnight. There were EPIC bass solos by several fantastic bassists of whom I will be posting more about with clips as I edit them, for today I’m at the San Franciso Sofitel hotel for the Emerging Media Conference.
Filmed by Aaron @KRONiS [using an 3d HTC Evo phone camera]
Here is the full 13 minute jam featuring all the amazing artists in the PRS Bass Orchestra:
Featuring: Paul Smith (PRS founder and PRS Bass Orchestra Band Leader)
BASS: Rhonda Smith (Prince/Jeff Beck)
DRUMS: Greg Grainger
VOCALS: Mia Samona Davis
BASS: Gary Grainger
BASS: Kevin Walker
This was at the Hilton on Jan 27th, Saturday night after midnight on the last night of this year’s NAMM show 2013 in Anaheim.
I got to meet Paul and the others, they enjoyed watching Mia Samona do some of the amazing vocalist things they had discussed in the intro.
The Walmart of guitars, the great Guitar Center, are proud to present Joe Satriani partnering with them finally..
Something that I’m not super enthusiastic about this however I guess I can’t blame joe because well he is the epitome of what guitar center is all about, yet at the same time he’s definitely not a sell out at this point, however maybe he needs to start doing something to maintain sponsorships.
Now IS guitar center the enemy?
Yes. Why? because once you work there, your done – if you are an artist.
I considered an SEO position there, but blew it by asking to work 20 hours a week remotely.
Okay this was really annoying. On my Macbook Pro running Snow Leopard, if you need to zoom, just press CTRL- and swipe up or down with 2 fingers.
I got a new Macbook Air and it had lots of things that bothered me, such as hidden hard drives and what not, also the same directional scrolling as iPads… annoying and yes I understand why they do these things, but APPLE! hey… you need to do this:
MAKE DEVELOPER / NERD VERSIONS OF YOUR PRODUCTS TOO!
e.g. a tricked out macbook air with default terminal shortcuts and things like firefox with pagespeed extensions pre-installed.. well at least leave the hard drives in finder!
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