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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  |  113 February 2015  


A merry game to while away the January evenings: name the biggest-selling bass player in the world. Paul McCartney or Gene Simmons? Definitely. How about Suzi Quatro? Absolutely! After no fewer than 55 million album sales and the best part of half a century rocking out on stage, Suzi is still beating hell out of that iconic Fender P-Bass, as we found when we popped in to her frankly Downton Abbey-esque manor house in remotest Essex. What we learned blew our minds, and it’ll blow yours too. Elsewhere in this issue we catch up with a trio of Brit bass royalty – Horace Panter of the Specials, John Bentley of Squeeze and Steve Hanley of The Fall – and catch up with the mighty Doug Wimbish too. We also bring you an insider’s guide to the forthcoming London Bass Guitar Show 2015, with words from Billy Sheehan, Divinity Roxx, Lee Rocker and many other awe-inspiring talents. We’ll see you at Olympia on 7 and 8 March – it’s going to be epic.

As always, BGM’s mission is to equip you with the tools and tuition you need to be a better bass player. Check out our reviews section, where we road-test amazing gear from Enfield, Sadowsky, Bill Nash, Phil Jones and Ashdown. The aim here is to cover a range of gear with all budgets in mind, so whether you’re looking for a sub-£300 combo, a £1300 mid-market bass or a handmade instrument costing more than a family car, you’ve come to the right place. The same philosophy applies to our tuition columns, delivered by a team of the world’s best bass players: divided into beginner, intermediate and advanced levels of theory and technique, there’s something here for everyone. Add columns on double bass and effects plus touring and cover band advice and there’s no better source of info for musicians on the low frequencies. Enjoy!
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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