Interview: Urlo, Ufomammut

Pic: Andrea Tomas Prato My bass style is an earthquake of ignorance. I like to make things as simple as possible and filter the riffs through tons of distortion. The secret of playing bass well is relative. What is playing

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Jeff Berlin needs YOU!

The mighty Jeff Berlin has launched a Pledge Music campaign for the funding of a new tribute album to the late Jack Bruce titled Jeff Berlin Plays Jack Bruce: Songs For A Wailer. Jeff, a personal friend of Jack’s, says:

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Interview: Syan Barlow, Tribazik

I enjoy the high tones as well as the deeper resonances. Due to the setup of the band, where there are three of us with one guitar, I am able to take up the frequencies that maybe a second guitarist

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New Tesseract bass run-through

Check out Amos Williams of Tesseract as he runs through new song ‘Messenger’. Slapalicious! – Tab: – Pdf: Tesseract’s new album Polaris is out on 18 September on KScope.

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Interview: Rob Giles, Circa Zero

I do not play five- or six-string bass, because I can’t count that high and my tuner only has E, A, D and G on it. I slap only in emergencies. The secret of playing bass well? If I told

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Interview: Richard Gully, Pylo

I would describe my bass style as sub par. No really, I would say laid-back and subtle. Growing up, my bass style was heavily influenced by punk rock and ska bands, which I still draw influence from today. Overall, though,

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Interview: Will Bottomley, Marmozets

I have a pretty punchy, hard-hitting kind of style, but with control over the complex riffage we do. An extended range bass isn’t really necessary for my style and our sound, because we tune to drop C and D standard

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Orange Amplification sign John McVie of Fleetwood Mac

Orange Amplification have announced that Fleetwood Mac bassist John McVie has become their latest endorsing artist, or ‘Ambassador’ as the company calls the role. ‘The guys at Orange have really put together a great amp system for me,’ said the

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Interview: Simon Goulding, Snake Davis Band

I would describe my bass style as supportive and musical. Adapting to every musical situation you are required to play is so important. I really do like the different colour you can get from an extended range bass. Plus positional

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Interview: Fito Garcia, Afro-Cuban Bass Ensemble

I play a six-string bass, because it allows me to express myself further. I have all the low notes I need to lay down the groove, but I can also introduce chords and high melodies if the song allows it.

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