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July 22, 2014

Imagine the San Francisco Bay Area circa 1967, and any number of landmark moments in rock & roll history come to mind—the Grateful Dead on t...

July 21, 2014

Reid Anderson and the Bad Plus tackle one of the 20th Century's greatest composers.

July 21, 2014

SOMEWHERE, NOT LONG AFTER LEO FENDER’S INVENTION OF THE ELECTRIC BASS GUITAR, A FLOWING BEARD, wire-rim spectacles, and a biting sense of hu...

July 10, 2014

Grouplove performs the song "Ways to Go" as part of a Fender Studio Session at Capitol Studios.

July 9, 2014

From the mid ’60s to the early ’70s, Jack Bruce was as influential to the development of the electric bass in rock & roll as Jimi Hendrix wa...

July 9, 2014

THE EVENTS SET IN MOTION BY THE Beatles’ U.S. television debut on the Ed Sullivan Show, on February 9, 1964, changed this nation’s musical a...

July 1, 2014

Bobby Vega is a world-class collector and vintage bass freak of the first order.

June 30, 2014

LAS VEGAS-BASED TONY SMITH IS A GROOVE virtuoso who clogged the aisles at this year's NAMM Show, as rubberneckers marvelled at Tony's uniq...

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