Jonathan Boulay of Mortor on bass life

I play a five-string bass because Mortor is tuned to B, so I need the extra string to match the guitar. I slap because it adds a different flavour to the way I play bass: you wouldn’t compose a riff

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Sean Clothier of Her Parents steps up

I would describe my bass style as trying really hard to play the right notes and making sure I don’t break any strings until the last song in the set. To be honest, I could get away with a one-

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Bobby Ferkovich of Presto Ballet and Powertrain talks bass

I grew up on bands like Iron Maiden, Rush, and Megadeth, with excellent songwriting and great bass players who could fly and knew their way around the fretboard. I mostly play four-strings, as I don’t like the reduced string tension

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Brad Russell lays it down!

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Wayward Basses extravaganza in November!

This November sees The Islington play host to a magical night of bass, but not as we know it… The evening will feature Twinscapes – Colin Edwin and Lorenzo Feliciati’s duo that wowed audiences at the London Bass Guitar Show

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Metallica meets Jaco Pastorius!

New issue out now!

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The Tall English Sun, New Neo-Psychedelic Pop album by Jason How

Available now, The Tall English Sun, is a stunning neo-psychedelic influenced debut album from Jason How, the CEO and Managing Director of the world famous Rotosound Strings. Drawing heavily on the musical influences he has been surrounded by all his

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Billy Sheehan UK clinics next month!

Rotosound and GuitarGuitar are proud to announce Billy Sheehan’s only UK 2014 clinics, to be held at their Epsom store on the 16th September and Birmingham store on the 17th September. These exclusive UK dates with the legendary bass man

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TC Electronic And Yamaha Announce A Nathan East Four Date EU Tour

TC Electronic and Yamaha are pleased to announce a unique high-profile clinic tour collaboration. Nathan East will represent both companies in a select, “evening with” style workshop tour in Europe. Specifically in the UK, Denmark and Germany see below for

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JJ Burnel signature Shuker on the way!

Watch out for Stranglers bassist Jean-Jacques Burnel’s new signature bass, made by master luthier Jon Shuker. It’s the third signature Shuker that JJ has played over his nine-year association with Jon. We’ll be reviewing it soon as part of our

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