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Bass Player UK Magazine

13 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From £2.31 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  |  June 2021  


PRINCE: FIVE YEARS ON
The late Prince Rogers Nelson was a phenomenal bassist. We remember him in this celebratory feature... and Karl Coryat recalls the time he went to interview Prince, only to be challenged to play bass
in front of him.
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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Prince played bass from the depths of his soul. Can you say the same? When Prince died in 2016, decades before his time, the world was deprived not only of a unique singer, songwriter and artistic force, we also lost a supremely talented bass player. The maestr...
THE Lowdown SHELF LIFE Sand Men There’s no better time to read – or write –a bass book. Spector Basses have announced the new sandblasted NS Pulse Series of instruments, whose three-dimensional finish brings n...
REBUILD ENDURANCE Get that stamina back up Hello bassists! As I did in our last issue, I want to look ahead to the return of live shows and tours post-pandemic, and what that means for us as performers. With it being ...
SWAMP THING What’s the status of swamp ash? Fraxinus americana, more commonly known to the guitar community as swamp ash, has been a coveted material for electric guitars since Fender began using it over 70 year...
GEAR Reviews 54 Behold our world-beating bass gear review section, where we bring you the crop of each month’s new, interesting or otherwise relevant bass guitars, bass amplifiers, bass cabs and bass effects. Oc...
Bass Lessons I SPY... 62 RYAN MADORA Dig into your favourite bass parts... and discover treasure!  Ryan Madora is one of Nashville’s most sought-after touring and session bassists. Recen...

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