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Lessons for beginner, intermediate, and advanced players in each issue, and lessons for 6-stringers.
Transcriptions that range from moderate to difficult.
A section on how to structure practice.
Pick playing for fingerstyle players.
More exploration of grooves from around the world—I love learning them and seeing where I can use them.
Gospel and R&B transcriptions, more articles on structuring practice, and stuff that’s vital to taking one to the next level, such as how to prepare for and obtain gigs.
—Thomas Nolan Riley
It would be nice to see some lessons on other genres,
especially on metal, and not just heavy metal—how about
death, thrash, doom, and black?
No more theory. We can get that anywhere! How about tips for improvising, sitting in on a jam session, and winging it? That’s what matters, at least to a lot of bassists.
More lessons for absolute beginners.
More advanced lessons.
Monthly lessons for different skill levels, and “how to play like...” features.
More metal, and more gear/tone tips for fingerstyle metal players.