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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  |  September 2015  


While Bass Guitar Magazine is by definition a monthly celebration of musicianship – in our case the gear, techniques and influences that we need to make music at low frequencies – let’s not forget that we also inhabit the music industry, whether your band tours stadiums or you’re strictly a social media inhabitant. As such, it behoves all of us wannabe rock (or funk, or jazz, or blues, or EDM) stars to understand how this business works, and while our world-beating interview with Level 42 bassist and leader Mark King is definitely about bass, it’s also about how he keeps his band up, running and profitable. That’s no mean feat in an era when the flow of money into record companies’ pockets has reduced from a mighty tsunami (when we were all paying £18.99 for a CD, like mad people) to a mere trickle (now that streaming services pay artists a billionth of a cent when someone hits the play button). Read and learn!
Perspectives on bass world vary throughout this issue, as always, whether it’s the wisdom of bassists such as John Campbell of Lamb Of God, John Robb of the Membranes and Al Barrow of Magnum, or the bass educator Scott Devine, or the luthier Pete Skjold. We also report back from Summer NAMM in Nashville and road-test a superb range of bass equipment, from a 13-string bass to a headphone amp the size of a match box. As always, our hand-picked elite crew of bass tutors have collated several careers’ worth of wisdom for you, all with the stated aim of making you a better bass player. Get to it, and we’ll see you in a month!
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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