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Ronnie Scott’s announce music instrument amnesty

Ronnie Scott’s launches its first Music Instrument Amnesty, giving new life to unused or unwanted instruments by donating them to young aspiring musicians both in the UK and abroad. On Saturday 11 July, Ronnie Scott’s will be holding a Music

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Erratum

In our new issue, we incorrectly credited the suppliers of the Phil Jones M300 head and 12B cab: the correct credit should have read ‘Supplied by Synergy Distribution and tested at the Great British Bass Lounge’. The offending member of

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David Cameron visits John Hornby Skewes

Chairman John H. Skewes and Managing Director Dennis J. Drumm were delighted to welcome Prime Minister David Cameron’s General Election ‘Battle Bus’ to the Garforth, Yorkshire premises of John Hornby Skewes & Co. Ltd., in this, the Golden Anniversary year

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It’s another heavy metal day for Fredrik Larsson of Hammerfall

I mainly play five-strings since I always end up needing that low B, or in my case A. I’m not a big fan of ‘how low can you go’ and just pump on the B string, I use it when

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Joe Hubbard talks bass

I’m an improvising bassist. Improvisation is a concept of creating musical lines based on understanding the components of music which includes melody, harmony, rhythm, counterpoint and form. When learning you need to break down all of these components in isolation

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Andy Pullin of Voodoo Sheiks supplies bass advice

I’m always striving to be in the pocket, while aiming to be as creative and ‘moving’ as I can be, and avoiding over-indulgence. I’m partial to some thumping and popping. I’m working at the moment on developing the mad Victor

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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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Krankschaft’s Alex Tsentides runs the rule over his bass career

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I would describe my bass style as somewhere around John Entwistle and Geezer Butler, with lots of finger-picking and quite busy in places, but also using a pick when required

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A touch of (truthful) humour about band life…

http://blog.reddogmusic.co.uk/2014/03/04/annoying-things-you-do-that-make-your-bandmates-secretly-hate-you/  

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New BGM out next week!

We’re utterly chuffed with the new issue of Bass Guitar Magazine, out next week. It’s the annual London Bass Guitar Show issue, with previews of the artists and gear at the show on 1 and 2 March. The line-up is

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