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May 7, 2015

Back in the day, I’d go to music stores to see the newest stuff and try it all out.

May 7, 2015

The acoustic bass is enjoying a larger role in popular music than at any time since the birth of its younger brother, the bass guitar.

May 6, 2015

Back in January, Australian chanteuse Sia appeared on Saturday Night Live to perform her song “Elastic Heart,” a hit from the latest Hunger ...

May 6, 2015

“The acoustic bass has a distinctive tone that immediately separates our band from other bands,” says Bridget Kearney of Lake Street Dive, a...

May 6, 2015

“I knew what a bass line should sound like, but I also felt free to create something new, since I was one of the first to play electric bass...

April 15, 2015

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

April 14, 2015

At this point, most electronic music fans are familiar with British producer/DJ Bonobo and his trip-hop-meets-downtempo style.

April 14, 2015

In these meme-dominated times, “going viral” has become the de facto barometer for success, if not necessarily for good taste—which makes it...

April 14, 2015

Bass Player first featured Paul Green School of Rock graduate Julie Slick in August ’06 when she had begun playing in the Adrian Belew Power...

April 10, 2015

There's an old inspirational adage that goes something like this: “The older I get, the less I compare myself to others.

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