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Andy Rourke, The Smiths: Dark Matters

  The Smiths weren’t just another British band from the 80s: they shaped guitar music for an entire generation, propelled by the still-astounding bass parts of Andy Rourke. Set to star at next month’s London Bass Guitar Show next month,

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David Ellefson: Til Deth Do Us Part

Megadeth are back with a new album, Dystopia – and bassist David Ellefson’s gobsmacking chops are better than ever. Joel McIver asks how he does it after all these years

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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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Go Cat Go

When it comes to the upright bass, Stray Cats bassist Lee Rocker is the most prominent musician playing today. In a rare unplugged moment for Bass Guitar Magazine, the great man tells us why we should consider ‘going double’.
Interview: Raz Rauf. Pics: Tina Korhonen

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Freek out!

The first act for LBGS 2014 is confirmed

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Bass technique: Dave Marks

Dave Marks is here to make you a faster and more amazing bass player. Get your fingers warmed up before reading…

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The bass scholarship

Tiffany Burow reports from the London Bass Guitar Show

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Bassically speaking: Alex Lofoco

Alex Lofoco tell us all about his job

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London Bass Guitar Show 2013

Were you there? If so, you might see yourself in the next few pages. Mike Flynn and Mike Brooks (the ‘twin Mikes of bass’) report on the triumphant London Bass Guitar Show, held on 2 and 3 March in association with BGM. Images by Tina K

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Thumbing a lift

Joel McIver visits Warwick HQ in east Germany for a factory tour and some of that nice German beer. It’s a tough job, but someone has to do it

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