All About the Bass (with Dino Monoxelos)

THIS EPISODE IS DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF Shawn Scruggs & Tim Bogert Shawn Scruggs was a friend to many, and also father of two young boys. He was taken tragically in an auto accident October 2020. Should you want to show financial support funds can be sent to Monica Lewellen using Venmo @monica-lewellen or PayPal Click here to view the now-expired fundraiser page. Tim Bogert revolutionized playing Rock Bass as we know it today. He was also a personal mentor, and life-long friend of Dino Menoxelos (guest on this episode) sharing both the love of playing bass and riding motorcycles. Vanilla Fudge and Cactus, to the power trio Beck, Bogert & Appice are just a few examples of how Tim left his mark on the shape of music today. DINO MONOXELOS: ALL ABOUT THE BASS Passion for music began at an early age, and Dino's love of it stood out in a family of truckers and sports lovers. Dino recalls how his brothers and sisters encouraged it, and taking it to the Musician's Institute in Hollywood. Here Dino moved forward from being a blue-collar bassist to a musician ready to answer any call. Well, except maybe for Reggae. And what do Miles Davis and Eddie Van Halen have in common? ALSO IN THIS EPISODE Deep Shower Thought: if it was any deeper it would be off the deep end. Gear In Here: The world of entry audio interfaces is dominated by a sea of red and blue, but with Mark Of The Unicorn (MOTU) Dave sheds light on their latest offerings, The M-Class. Go beyond the specs and hear more about a critical part of the signal chain the M4 model plays at Guitar Grotto. --- Support this podcast:

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