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Bass Player UK Magazine

13 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From £1.85 per issue Bass Player UK 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 Player UK  |  July 2021  


JOHN PAUL JONES AND LED ZEP IV
The much-missed Led Zeppelin weren’t just a rock
band. They were a force of nature, and when they
released their fourth album in 1971, it redefined their art. We take a look at the genius of their eminent bassist, JPJ.

BENNY RIETVELD, SANTANA
Smooth grooves: the man who’s backed both Miles Davis and the great Carlos.
Bass Player UK 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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I'm writing from Colombia. I really enjoy the magazine. Thanks guys. Reviewed 20 December 2020

Always a good read

Really entertaining view of guitar Reviewed 11 July 2019

Preferred the old reader

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. Reviewed 24 November 2012

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Below is a selection of articles in Bass Player UK July 2021.

WELCOME When John Paul Jones completed the recording sessions for his band Led Zeppelin’s fourth album in early 1971, he would scarcely have realised at the time that the album was destined to be the...
SPACE ROCK News and views from the bass world, collated by BP's team of newshounds “I had a good friend in high school who played bass – he would play along to bands like Black Sabbath and Deep Purple in h...
Rocket Science The veteran amp-builders Ampeg have announced a “powerful yet lightweight” Rocket Bass series of amps, comprising five RB models in 1x8, 1x10, 1x12, 1x15 and 2x10 speaker configurations. They...
Love Lines Queen & David Bowie, ‘Under Pressure’ (1981) It’s D. And it’s A. And it’s D again! One of John Deacon’s most instantly recognisable bass-lines ever, the ‘Under Pressure’ riff was pe...
Booked In What is it with bass books at the moment? There’s loads of them coming out. Two more essential reads are on the way, the first from Ron Carter and titled Chartography – Reinvented Tran...
WILL POWER I play in the heavy metal band Angel Witch, and after trying out a few different basses, I use a Fender Jazz these days. When I first joined, there was quite a bit of overdrive on the bass pa...

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