Stonefield C-Series C1-4C and C1-5S

The surprise hit brand of LBGS 2016 now has a wallet-friendly range. Mike Brooks gets the full lowdown Like many bassists, we were struck by Tomm Stanley and his Stonefield M-Series instruments at last year’s London Bass Guitar Show – and

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Höfner HI-BB Ignition

Vintage looks, vintage tones, pocket-friendly price: Mike Brooks asks if Höfner’s new budget bass will make you twist, and indeed, shout… Despite going in and out of favour over the decades, classic Höfner basses are going through something of a

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Herbie Flowers: Flower Power

The legendary session bassist Herbie Flowers talks about his unique career with Silvia Bluejay Words/Pics: Silvia Bluejay  If you’ve ever listened to a hit record from the 1960s or 70s you’ve probably heard one of Herbie Flowers’ iconic bass-lines. In his

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Dug Pinnick: Dug Deep

“Stop struggling and just do it!” The mighty Dug Pinnick of King’s X returns for a new album with the KXM project. Alison Richter caught up with the bassist/vocalist for a heartfelt chat… Take three musicians from three bands, put

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August Issue – Out Now!

Check out our new August issue, featuring Mike Kerr of Royal Blood, Billy Sheehan, Chuck Rainey, Nick Oliveri, reviews of Ida Nielsen’s new Sandberg and the amazing Rikkers Treeline… on sale now in shops and online at myfavouritemagazines.co.uk!

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Win! Eden Astro Flange pedals

Nab one of two ace Eden Astro Flange pedals, worth around £99 each and recipients of a glowing review in last month’s BGM, courtesy of the nice folks at Marshall by answering this simple question: Eden was founded in 1976 – but where?

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Paradise Lost Release ‘Making Of’ Videos

To celebrate the release of their 15th studio album, Medusa, goth metal pioneers Paradise Lost have produced this nifty little series of videos chatting about how it was all made. In this one, bassist Steve Edmondson – who, along with singer

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Bakithi Kumalo: Grace Note

Paul Simon’s bassist Bakithi Kumalo has been blowing our minds for decades with his unique playing. Mike Brooks meets the great man Words: Mike Brooks  Images: Courtesy of Aguilar Wind the clock back 30 years and for all the standout albums

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Nik West

If you like your bass-playing funky and colourful, you will already be aware of Nik West. Mike Brooks meets her for a frank chat about life in bass world Pics: Theormatic Fronting her own projects, collaborating with the likes of

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Dingwall NG2 Combustion

This signature model Dingwall won’t leave you on the periphery, says Mike Brooks Adam ‘Nolly’ Getgood of technical metallers Periphery is no slouch on the bass guitar, and when his signature Dingwall Combustion was announced, we were all keen to

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