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Suzi Quatro: Natural Born Woman

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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

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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

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

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Jean-Jacques Burnel: Burn Baby Burnel

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Jean-Jacques Burnel is that rare bassist – a player with his own tone, his own playing style and his own philosophy. Joel McIver visits Stranglers HQ and asks the big man the big questions.

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TC Electronic: Great Danes

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BGM reports from behind the scenes at TC Electronic, home of bass amps, pedals and Toneprints to die for…

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Dave Clarke: Blingray!

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Uncle Funk bassist Dave Clarke describes the process that transformed his Stingray into a disco-ball-bedecked disco artefact.

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Malcolm Bruce: Prodigal Son

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Malcolm Bruce, son of the late Jack, talks about life at the bass end.

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Chasing the shadow of the Funk Machine

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Documentary maker Paul Crutcher is on the hunt to find James Jamerson’s ‘Funk Machine’ Fender Precision. He tells Ben Cooper that he’s closing in on the prize.

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Best of 2014 competition winner announced!

Back in October we asked BGM readers to nominate your favourite bass-related event of 2014. You responded with a flood of entries, some hilarious, many serious, but all highly gratifying: the winning entry goes to Robert Mitchell, who nominated his daughter

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Happy Campers: Warwick Bass Camp Report

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 Mike Flynn heads to the Warwick Bass Camp to discover why it’s becoming one of the hottest European bass events of the year. The term ‘Disneyland for bassists’ might seem over the top when describing Warwick’s factory and headquarters in

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