Mark King extends birthday wishes to Stanley Clarke
Level 42 bassist Mark King extends birthday wishes to his musical hero, Stanley Clarke, who turns 65 today. Mark’s Status Graphite Kingbass Paramatrix (with Rotosound strings) is running into a Radial Design DI through Logic Pro software. Keep up with Mark at www.level42.com.
James Patrick Regan honors Sweet’s Andy Scott
James Patrick Regan is a big-time fan of Sweet, and in honor of Andy Scott’s turning 67 today, here he jams on two of the band’s songs –“Love Is Like Oxygen” and “Action” – and tells a bit of Andy’s history. To spice things up, he also gives birthday shout-outs to Yngwie Malmsteen (53) and to Doyle Holly (1936-2007), bassist with Buck Owens and The Buckaroos. James’ gear includes his ’64 Strat, Swart Space Tone Atom amp, and an MXR Distortion on a Trailer Trash pedalboard wired with George L’s cables. Keep up with Patrick at thedeadlies.com
Tyler Morris’ Birthday tribute Yngwie Malmsteen
Check out Tyler Morris paying tribute to guitar legend Yngwie Malmsteen, who turns 53 today. Tyler was on the bill at Yngwie’s Guitar Gods Festival last winter in Miami, and here plays several cool YJM licks using his Dean Thoroughbred with Fishman Fluence pickups into a Revv amp. Keep up with Tyler at www.tylerdmorris.com.