Simply Devine

Scott Devine is the man behind online bass resource Scott’s Bass Lessons. Ellen O’Reilly goes for a surf

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Steve Lawson: Even Steven

Of the dozens of bass players who have appeared on the cover of this magazine since 2002, few can claim to have their own, truly individual voice. But that’s because Steve Lawson hasn’t been on there – until now

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Interview: Davey Rimmer, Uriah Heep

I would describe my bass style as fluid and aggressive while always trying to be melodic, following in the footsteps of the great 70s rock bassists. I do not play a five- or six-string bass as it is not called

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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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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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