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13 issues per year Write Review From €2.61 per issue Bass Guitar 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 Guitar UK  |  Jul-16 132  


Whatever your preferred style of bass playing, you owe a debt to the great Stanley Clarke, who is most famous for his jazz bass explorations but whose importance in our world can’t be summed up in a single genre tag. We could have filled this entire issue with tales of his greatness when it comes to the low frequencies: it’s a genuine privilege to have him back on our cover, his first since BGM 31 back in 2007. Elsewhere in this issue we’re also treated to a chat with the equally veteran Lee Sklar, perhaps the most fêted session and stage bassist ever, and the mighty Martin ‘Youth’ Glover, most famous for his bass and production work with Killing Joke, the Orb and up-and-coming bass newcomer Paul McCartney. New (or new-ish) virtuosos from the bass scene appear in the form of Chris Kael and Mike D’Antonio of Five Finger Death Punch and Killswitch Engage, while Lemmy’s tech Steve Luna pops up to raise a glass to his late employer.
As always, our reviews section is a feast for the eyes and a threat to the wallet, not least with the incredible gold leaf Torun 5 which will set you back no less than £8,500. And BGM wouldn’t be what it is without our world-class education section, where we aim to make you the best bassist you can be regardless of ability. Here comes the summer: let’s make it a bass-heavy one!
Joel McIver, editor
Bass Guitar 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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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 Saturday, November 24, 2012

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