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Bass Guitar Magazine

13 issues per year Write Review From $2.38 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  |  89 March 2013  


Welcome to our March issue, which appears just a few days after the London Bass Guitar Show 2013. Let us know who you met and what gear you played, and let’s make a date for next year while we’re at it. In the meantime say hello this month to the great Jason Newsted, who served many years in Metallica before retiring as all that headbanging had left him painfully (and we do mean very painfully) damaged. Back with a new band after a decade of surgery, Newsted tells us what it’s like to make the ultimate comeback. Elsewhere in this issue we take a long look at this year’s NAMM Show, where our intrepid writer Joe Daly strode the halls like a bass-wielding colossus on our behalf, and we sit down for candid chats with rock and funk maestros Rudy Sarzo and Andy Irvine. Of course, what we aim for in every issue of BGM is the ultimate coverage of bass gear and tuition, no matter what your budget, playing style or ability, and we pride ourselves at hitting that target again this month. Check out Jack Stevens’ beginners’ column if you’re new to the bass, head to Dave Marks’s page devoted to shredding like a demon if you’re at an advanced level, and visit our many other techniques columns if you’re somewhere in the middle, like most of us. As for gear, we’ve got a range of amazing basses and FX, from the super-expensive to the sensibly-priced, for any depth of pocket. Enjoy it, and don’t forget to tell us what you’ve been doing on Planet Bass at our Facebook page and Twitter feed. Cheers!
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 Thursday, July 11, 2019
Really entertaining view of guitar
   Preferred the old reader Reviewed Saturday, November 24, 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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