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September 1, 2016

For Jamareo Artis, life has been one major milestone after another ever since he linked up with a young, unknown songwriter named Bruno Mars...

September 1, 2016

“Don’t write ‘bass music’ just because you’re a bass player,” implores proud Ohioan Doug Johns.

September 1, 2016

As one of Austin’s premier bass players, Kevin Smith has performed and recorded with many of the best-known and influential artists in the l...

August 7, 2016

Eva Gardner, the bass phenom behind Gwen Stefani, Pink, Moby, and Cher dishes on her tireless work ethic and her favorite gigs.

July 20, 2016

As Les Claypool lounges in his “Rancho Relaxo” home studio in Northern California on a Wednesday morning, the 52-year-old bass maestro has t...

July 20, 2016

When Prince Rogers Nelson died in April, the world lost one of the greatest all-around artists it had ever known.

July 20, 2016

With his prodigious technique and deep knowledge of theory and composition, Evan Brewer could thrive in any genre.

July 20, 2016

“I started on guitar about age ten,” says Travis Carlton, “but when I started jamming with other people my first year of high school, it bec...

July 8, 2016

Queensrÿche’s Eddie Jackson and Armored Saint’s Joey Vera discuss the state of metal bass and more.


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