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May 7, 2015 - 05:22PM

Last month, we checked out a pair of eight-bar forms that pop up Frequently in the blues idiom under the titles “trouble in mind” and “key t...

May 7, 2015 - 02:50PM

As one of the original visionaries at Alembic, Rick Turner has been at the forefront of musical-instrument technology for over 40 years, wit...

April 27, 2015 - 01:08PM

The Pure Blues Quantum-Nickel bass set just might be the nickel string for people who hate nickel, and those who love it.

April 15, 2015 - 02:47PM

This column has examined a wide cross-section of blues styles and players over the past four years, with the one constant element being the ...

March 18, 2015 - 12:43PM

This month, we take another look at Jack Bruce’s work with the supergroup Cream, this time from the 2005 reunion concerts at the Royal Alber...

March 17, 2015 - 04:22PM

The acoustic bass guitar (ABG) is a quixotic beast in the low-end jungle.

March 6, 2015 - 04:31PM

With the passing of jack bruce, The world has lost a great voice, an artist and musician Whose work shaped the lives of several generations....

March 4, 2015 - 04:56PM

If you were to assemble an alphabetical directory of bass builders, Joe Zon would appear at the very back, but his 34-year legacy of top-tie...

January 27, 2015 - 09:45AM

For the past few years, I’ve been featuring examples of various bassists playing over the 12-bar blues form, but this month I wanted to shar...

January 26, 2015 - 11:15AM

Creation Audio Labs makes several products geared toward the high-end studio market, with a focus on power supplies, buffering, and impedanc...

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