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Victor Brandt: Victor-y

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Victor Brandt of veteran death metallers Entombed AD reveals the secrets behind the big sounds.

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Jean-Jacques Burnel: Burn Baby Burnel

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Jean-Jacques Burnel is that rare bassist – a player with his own tone, his own playing style and his own philosophy. Joel McIver visits Stranglers HQ and asks the big man the big questions.

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Dave Clarke: Blingray!

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Uncle Funk bassist Dave Clarke describes the process that transformed his Stingray into a disco-ball-bedecked disco artefact.

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Tobin Esperance: Roach Infestation

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Ellen O’Reilly meets Papa Roach bassist Tobin Esperance.

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Paz Lenchantin: ¡Vamos!

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Joe Shooman meets Paz Lenchantin, veteran of many amazing rock bands and currently holding down the bass with the seminal Pixies.

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Ida Nielsen: Purple Reign

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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.

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Doug Wimbish: Free Your Mind

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Free your mind and the bass will follow, Doug Wimbish of Living Colour tells Joe Shooman.

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Malcolm Bruce: Prodigal Son

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Malcolm Bruce, son of the late Jack, talks about life at the bass end.

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John Patitucci: Johnny Loves Jazz

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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.

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Horace Panter: Art of Bass

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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.

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