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Bass Guitar Magazine

13 issues per year Write Review From £2.31 per issue Bass Guitar Magazine is the UK's only title devoted to the bass in all its forms for professional players and those just beginning to learn. Using expert writers and reviewers who know their subject in incredible detail, it provides the latest educational columns, news and reviews of instruments, accessories and equipment. Every issue has transcriptions and tuition put together by a team of dedicated professional players so that every reader can learn and nail those all-important basslines. You'll even find genuine rock, jazz, metal and funk stars writing their own columns too.

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Bass Guitar  |  112 January 2015  


We’re lucky enough here at BGM’s secret command bunker to meet many of the world’s greatest bass players, but not many of them combine their own tone with a unique style and a worldview that is also entirely their own. Jean-Jacques Burnel is one of this rare breed, making our recent visit to the Stranglers’ studio in Somerset a true pleasure – if also slightly scary, given that the great man is also a martial artist of several decades’ standing and could easily beat us to a pulp if he chose to. Thankfully he let us live. We’re equally delighted with (but less intimidated by) this issue’s other interviewees, a splendid crop of bassists from disparate areas of activity ranging from jazz fusion to death metal and beyond, and we also dig deep into the mystery of James Jamerson’s missing Fender Precision and the best bass happenings of 2014. All of bass life is here.

And that’s before we get into our reviews section, where we cater for bassists of all budgets and requirements. Want a bass head that you can stick into your record bag? Or a £6,000 bass that isn’t so much an instrument as a work of art? Look no further. After some useful tuition? We can help there too, with a bass education section that is unparalleled in our humble opinion. Divided into beginner, intermediate and advanced levels, our tuition does everything possible to make you a better bassist. Want to play like Jean-Jacques Burnel? You know where to start. See you at the London Bass Guitar Show on 7 and 8 March...
Bass Guitar Magazine is the UK's only title devoted to the bass in all its forms for professional players and those just beginning to learn. Using expert writers and reviewers who know their subject in incredible detail, it provides the latest educational columns, news and reviews of instruments, accessories and equipment. Every issue has transcriptions and tuition put together by a team of dedicated professional players so that every reader can learn and nail those all-important basslines. You'll even find genuine rock, jazz, metal and funk stars writing their own columns too.
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   Always a good read Reviewed 11 July 2019
Really entertaining view of guitar
   Preferred the old reader Reviewed 24 November 2012
Although the new version has a few extra goodies like a side menu with all articles and a nicer layout, the zoom isn't as good as the old reader. With my phone horizontal the maximum zoom still has tiny lettering. It would be no good to someone who is short sighted.

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