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Interview: Oytun Ersan, Oytun Ersan Project

I play both four- and five-string bass because my four-string gives me a punchier sound while slapping, whereas my five gives me more range while soloing. I slap because I feel the rhythm the most while slapping. The secret of

Interview: Gustavo Aued, Powerman 5000

Pic: Bruno O’Hara I’m very aggressive on stage, which I guess comes through my bass playing but always keeping in mind enhancing the band’s sound. I play five-string Warwick basses, because of the lower range and the filling up of

Head to Seattle for the ultimate bass-off!

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Reviews

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F Bass BN5

At close to three grand, this five-string ought to be pretty F-ing special. Joel McIver gets to grips with this classy Canadian…

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Warwick LWA 1000

Loud, lightweight and liftable, Warwick’s new LWA 1000 head and cabs land on Chris Hanby’s doorstep for a road test…

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Anaconda Tribute J4E Elite, Crusher CXE6 Elite

There’s a new, serpentine bass-maker on the block. Does this snake rattle, asks Mike Brooks.

Features

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Suzi Quatro: Natural Born Woman

After 50 years in business, all-grown-up rock icon Suzi Quatro is still playing bass harder than any other three bassists put together. Joel McIver heads to Quatro HQ for the full low-down.

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One from the archives: Robert Trujillo on Jaco

Originally published in BGM 108. Metallica are the biggest metal band the world has ever seen, or indeed will ever see – so why aren’t we talking to their bassist Robert Trujillo about them? Because the great man has a

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Victor Brandt: Victor-y

Victor Brandt of veteran death metallers Entombed AD reveals the secrets behind the big sounds.

Gear

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F Bass BN5

At close to three grand, this five-string ought to be pretty F-ing special. Joel McIver gets to grips with this classy Canadian…

408 cab (1)02

Warwick LWA 1000

Loud, lightweight and liftable, Warwick’s new LWA 1000 head and cabs land on Chris Hanby’s doorstep for a road test…

Anaconda Crusher CXE6 - Elite

Anaconda Tribute J4E Elite, Crusher CXE6 Elite

There’s a new, serpentine bass-maker on the block. Does this snake rattle, asks Mike Brooks.

Interviews

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Steve Hanley: Fall Guy

Steve Hanley served many long years in the iconic post-punk, post-rock, post-everything band The Fall and has written about it in a new autobiography. Joel McIver meets him.

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Suzi Quatro: Natural Born Woman

After 50 years in business, all-grown-up rock icon Suzi Quatro is still playing bass harder than any other three bassists put together. Joel McIver heads to Quatro HQ for the full low-down.

Trujillo-TK-4612002

One from the archives: Robert Trujillo on Jaco

Originally published in BGM 108. Metallica are the biggest metal band the world has ever seen, or indeed will ever see – so why aren’t we talking to their bassist Robert Trujillo about them? Because the great man has a

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