Andy Rourke, The Smiths: Dark Matters

  The Smiths weren’t just another British band from the 80s: they shaped guitar music for an entire generation, propelled by the still-astounding bass parts of Andy Rourke. Set to star at next m ...
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Tue, February 14, 2017
June 21, 2016 Williamsburg, Brooklyn Portraits of Andy Rourke, bass player for The Smiths and new band D.A.R.K. with Dolores O'roirdan from The Cranberries and DJ Ole Kaletsky credit Jen Maler
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Duff McKagan: A Rose By Any Other Name
Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan doesn’t just rock. He is rock. Ben Cooper meets the maestro Images: Ti ...

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Mon, February 6, 2017
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Peter Hook: Brought To Order
Peter Hook, sometime of Joy Division and New Order, returns with a new autobiography. Jennifer Otter Bick ...

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Wed, February 1, 2017
LBGS 2017: Tickets On Sale Now
March 4 and 5 sees the return of the ultimate bass event in our world – the newly-expanded London Bass Gu ...
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Wed, January 4, 2017
Interview: Lorin Cohen, Vertikal
Pic: Ortal Mitzrahi The secret of playing bass well is knowing that the first order of business is to la ...
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Mon, February 1, 2016
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Mesa Subway D-800 and S112/S115
Mesa Engineering’s first venture into the Class D amp market is here! Mike Brooks takes the whole rig for ...
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Wed, February 1, 2017
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Hartke HyDrive HD15 and HD25 Combos
Portable practice combos seem to be getting smaller by the day. Mike Brooks tests two lightweight combos ...
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Fri, January 6, 2017
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Chowny CHB-1
West Country luthier Chowny brings us a unique semi-acoustic bass. We send Duff Battye down the M4 to che ...

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Fri, February 3, 2017
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Bass Centre Bruce Thomas Profile
Sometime Elvis Costello bassist Bruce Thomas comes up trumps with a signature bass from the Bass Centre. ...

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Fri, January 6, 2017
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Robert DeLeo: Stone Immaculate
Robert DeLeo of Stone Temple Pilots is that rare bassist, a man who has played the world’s biggest stadiu ...
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Fri, December 25, 2015
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Chowny CHB-1
West Country luthier Chowny brings us a unique semi-acoustic bass. We send Duff Battye down the M4 to che ...
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Fri, February 3, 2017