Joe Shooman meets Paz Lenchantin, veteran of many amazing rock bands and currently holding down the bass with the seminal Pixies.
Danish bassist Ida Nielsen has a story to tell like no other. For starters, her band 3rd Eye Girl is Prince’s backing group. Joel McIver finds out how the great Minneapolite and the funky Dane got together.
Free your mind and the bass will follow, Doug Wimbish of Living Colour tells Joe Shooman.
Bass everyman John Patitucci is a law unto himself when it comes to the low end. Andy Hughes asks the great man the big questions.
Horace Panter is a creative everyman, holding down effortless ska bass-lines with the Specials and compiling a book of his artworks. Joel McIver meets him.
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.
Pete Way is one of this country’s true heavy rock legends. Lee Marlow meets the great man for a chat about a life spent at the low end. A Gibson Thunderbird slung low. Too low, really, but no one cared,…
Glenn Hughes, once of Deep Purple, Black Sabbath and Black Country Communion, returns with a new band, California Breed. Joel McIver gets the lowdown If you’ve been following the remarkable career of bassist extraordinaire and Voice Of Rock Glenn Hughes,…
Stu Hamm has been one of the bass world’s elite musicians for decades, and now he’s an educator too. Bob Battersby caught up with Stu at last year’s Warwick Bass Camp for a look back (and forward). Stu Hamm sinks into…