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  • Hartke XL V2 Bass Cabinets | Simply Legendary
    August 6, 2019
    In 1984, Hartke revolutionized bass amplification with the first all-aluminum cone driver which produced bass tone with broader dynamics than ever before. This led to the original Hartke XL Series Bass Cabinets. Now, to commemorate 35 years of the "Hartke Sound", the new XL V2 Bass Cabinets house Hartke's classic all-aluminum speaker design inside a more durable, modern-looking cabinet enclosure. ...
  • VIDEO INTERVIEW: Kickback with Nate Watts (Stevie Wonder)
    May 10, 2019
    In this very special episode, we "Kickback with" bass legend Nate Watts, best known for his work as Stevie Wonder's bass player and musical director. For this candid sit-down at Harlem Nights in New York City, Nate talks about his early musical upbringing in Detroit, to playing with music icons Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson and more. Nate also ...
  • VIDEO INTERVIEW: Kickback with Vashon Johnson (Miley Cyrus / 'The Lion King' / Saturday Night Live Band Sub)
    August 6, 2018
    Hartke artist Vashon Johnson is most known for his work with Miley Cyrus, Disney's The Lion King on Broadway and the Saturday Night Live Band, as well as other big-time musical acts such as Madonna, Mary J. Blige, Whitney Houston, Joan Jett, Shania Twain, Marc Antoine, Jessica Simpson, Boyz II Men, Sheryl Crow, Ariana Grande, Seal, The Jonas Brothers, B.B. ...
  • Premier Guitar Reviews The Hartke HD500 Bass Combo
    June 7, 2018
    Be sure to check out Premier Guitar's review of the Hartke HD500 Bass Combo, which was awarded 4 out of 5 picks for Value and 4.5 for Build/Design. Reviewed by David Abdo, the article also includes an in-depth video review by PG bassist Steve Cook and sample audio clips. Here are some highlights: "In a market flooded with lightweight options, ...
  • VIDEO INTERVIEW: Kickback with Frank Bello (Anthrax)
    June 4, 2018
    Hartke artist Frank Bello is the bass player for the world-renowned and highly influential band Anthrax. In addition to writing, recording and touring with Anthrax, Frank has a project with Megadeth's bass player David Ellefson called Altitudes & Attitude, and even has time to fit in some acting. Recently, we had the opportunity to Kickback with Frank to talk about ...
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