Bass PlayerLeitura de 1 mins
A Great Bass-line In 85 Words Or Less...
Red Hot Chili Peppers ‘Give It Away’ (from Blood Sugar Sex Magik, 1991) Inspired by überbeard producer Rick Rubin, the Chilis recorded an astounding album in Blood Sugar Sex Magik, still their biggest hit. ‘Give It Away’ is a monster of a single, wi
Bass PlayerLeitura de 1 minsTechnology & Engineering
Technical Specification
Price| $139.99 Made In| China Power| 20 watts @ 4 ohms Features| -15dB pad switch, volume, bass, middle, treble, Aux level Speakers| 1 x 8” Ampeg Custom8 speaker Dimensions| 427mm (H) x 381mm (W) x 305mm (D) / 16.8” (H) x 15.0” (W) x 12.0” (D)
Bass PlayerLeitura de 3 mins
Trap Music
“I started learning bass when I was in high school. Two friends had bought starter guitars, and I was the designated bass player. We were going to form the best metal band ever. We had stage sets designed and a plan for a huge gig in the school hall
Bass PlayerLeitura de 2 mins
BP Notation Legend
The Stave: Most music written for the bass guitar uses the bass clef. The example to the right shows the placement of the notes on the stave. Tablature: This is a graphical representation of the music. Each horizontal line corresponds with a string
Bass PlayerLeitura de 3 mins
Heavy Weight
“We did our last tour with the Dropkick Murphys, and our last show was October 15, 2019. We got home and started exchanging ideas back and forth, and then we started demoing the new album. I was done recording by the second week of December 2019, a c
Bass PlayerLeitura de 1 mins
Health Notes
Physician and bassist Dr. Randall Kertz has partnered with Bassline Publishing for the re-release of his acclaimed book The Bassist’s Guide To Injury Management, Prevention And Better Health. Out of print for several years, the book is now available
Bass PlayerLeitura de 3 mins
Eva Kess
Born in Germany in 1985, Eva Kess grew up in the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre and later in Bern, Switzerland, where she lives today. Growing up, she sang songs in German, English, Portuguese, French, and Swiss German with her family, and studied th
Bass PlayerLeitura de 7 mins
Starr Power
How did you get into bass, Starr? I’m from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. My father was a science professor, and my mother was an educator as well. I asked for a guitar when I was five years old, and I remember my father got me a little Roy Rogers plas
Bass PlayerLeitura de 5 mins
Saint Joseph
If you’re the songwriter, the producer, and the bass player, is the bass playing the least important part of that equation? That’s an interesting question. It’s true that the bass parts are the last thing that get done. I’ve already written the mus
Bass PlayerLeitura de 1 minsTechnology & Engineering
Technical Specification
Price | $499 Made In | China Features | Two channels, 10 MOhm Impedance inputs, Individual High Pass/ Notch Filter for each channel, XLR input with phantom power, tuner out, serial/parallel effects loop, balanced output with speaker simulator and g
Bass PlayerLeitura de 3 mins
Namm 2021
NAMM didn’t happen this past January for obvious reasons, but just because we didn’t get to go to California, mingle with 150,000 people and play the coolest bass gear, that doesn’t mean that there’s no bass-related product announcements this year. O
Bass PlayerLeitura de 3 mins
Brian Marshall Alter Bridge
The Florida rock four-piece Alter Bridge are stuck at home like the rest of us at the moment, but that hasn’t stopped them releasing a live EP, Walk The Sky 2.0, recorded on their most recent tour. Fans of the band, and there are many, will admire th
Bass PlayerLeitura de 1 mins
Technical Specification
Price| $2,499 Made In| Japan Color| Translucent white, gloss finish Body| Swamp ash, two-piece Neck| Maple, 34” scale Neck Joint| Bolt-on, four-bolt attachment Nut Width| 48mm Fingerboard| Maple Frets| 24 Pickups| 2 x Atelier Z JZ-5 single-c
Bass PlayerLeitura de 2 mins
Fret Gauges Explained
Caution! Speed bumps ahead... If you’ve been playing bass for a while, you probably know that frets are there on your bass neck in order to keep you in adherence to Western-tempered 12-tone tuning. But why are there different sizes of fret wire? The
Bass PlayerLeitura de 3 minsTechnology & Engineering
Impedance Explained
Now, here’s a subject that causes a lot of confusion—the dreaded impedance. Relax while I break the idea down to its simplest terms in order to help you understand what it means, and why it’s important to understand when you’re hooking up speaker cab
Bass PlayerLeitura de 1 mins
Bass Player
Editor Joel McIver joel.mciver@futurenet.com Art Editors Rosie Webber, Mixie Von Bormann Managing Editor Stan Bull Technical Consultant Stuart Clayton Content Director, Music Scott Rowley Group Art Director Graham Dalzell Head of Design (Music) Brad
Bass PlayerLeitura de 4 mins
Explore The Major Pentatonic
Hey there, bass players! Now that you’re familiar with major and minor triads, I’d like to explore the world of pentatonic scales. Don’t worry—we’ll touch upon seventh chords in a bit. But first, we’re going to meet halfway between the triad and majo
Bass PlayerLeitura de 3 minsTechnology & Engineering
AMPEG BA-108 v2 Combo
AMPEG www.ampeg.com $139.99 Combos for home and studio use have seen some refinements in recent times, just as gig amplification has done. As dimensions and weights have decreased, the demands of the home player have grown—tone, features, and fle
Bass PlayerLeitura de 6 mins
Book Of Genesis
Not long before a virus took over the planet, the big buzz in music for fans of progressive rock was the announcement that the legendary bassist Mike Rutherford would be rejoining Tony Banks (keyboards) and Phil Collins (vocals) in a reformation of t
Bass PlayerLeitura de 1 mins
Flying High
When the veteran metal trio Raven fly to gigs, pandemic permitting of course, bassist John Gallagher has a novel way of keeping his famous Flying V-shaped basses safe. “My basses all have bolt-on necks,” he tells BP, “because when we fly, I take the
Bass PlayerLeitura de 1 mins
Technical Specification
Price| $459 [MSRP] Made In| Korea Body| Layered maple with single-ply cream binding, Sparkling Burgundy and Faded Pelham Blue finishes available Neck| Mahogany, 34” scale Fingerboard| Indian Laurel, 20 frets Pickups| JCB-1 low-impedance humbucke
Bass PlayerLeitura de 3 mins
Life Of Brian
What prompted the reissue of Bromberg Plays Hendrix, Brian? I’m very proud of the original record from 2010, but I just wanted it to be as good as possible—and I knew we could do better. One of the issues was the technology: The equipment that we’re
Bass PlayerLeitura de 1 mins
Opeth’s Méndez Gets A Signature Bass
Martín Méndez, the long-time bassist with the Swedish prog band Opeth, has announced a new signature bass guitar with Sandberg. Based on the German company’s California model, the Martín Méndez Signature features an alder body in white or an ash body
Bass PlayerLeitura de 2 mins
April 1981: Abba Say Goodbye
Forty years ago as you read this, the Swedish pop behemoths Abba played their last gig—an appearance on Dick Cavett’s TV show—and whatever you think of the music made by Agnetha, Anni-Frid, Björn, and Benny, from the bass guitar point of view, the to
Bass PlayerLeitura de 10 minsMusic
There Can Be Only One...
Seventy years old in 2021 and almost six decades into his career, William Collins—as nobody calls him—is in a unique position. The coolest cat in pretty much all of bass history, Bootsy is showing no signs of slowing down, resting up, or diminishing
Bass PlayerLeitura de 4 mins
T-time
Heavy metal was a curious beast in the early Nineties, made even weirder—and cooler—by musicians like Tony Choy, who first entered the public eye in 1991 with the album Unquestionable Presence from the experimental Florida band Atheist. Injecting min
Bass PlayerLeitura de 6 mins
Gene Therapy
I suspect that you already have an opinion on Gene Simmons. To some, he is no more than a cash-hungry, egocentric loudmouth in a distinctly average band. Conversely, to the Kiss faithful Gene is the Demon, the instantly-recognizable face, the fire-br
Bass PlayerLeitura de 1 mins
Welcome
When a musician with as much life experience as Bootsy Collins talks to you about how best to serve a song, how best to play funk bass, and by implication how to approach music in the right way, you stay quiet and listen. In this month’s cover interv
Bass PlayerLeitura de 2 mins
Bass Lessons
Dig into your favorite bass parts... and discover treasure! Ryan Madora is one of Nashville’s most sought-after touring and session bassists. Recent touring and session credits include Robben Ford, Kyshona Armstrong, and her instrumental trio, The I
Bass PlayerLeitura de 3 mins
EPIPHONE Embassy
EPIPHONE www.epiphone.com $459 [MSRP] Nostalgia is as prevalent in bass world these days as it is in the rest of the MI industry, with players and luthiers alike all chasing the cool factor of products from the Sixties and Seventies, when life wa
...ou descubra algo novo