John Goldsby explores 7th intervals, which sound wide and angular.
Fellow hard rockers and metalheads (and maybe everyone else, too),
lend me your ears.
LAST MONTH WE LOOKED AT SOME
different ways to marry the organic power
of arco double bass with the monstrous
electric power of heavy met...
Bass master Bryan Beller shares ways to develop a more authentic hard rock/metal sound and feel, even while playing fingerstyle.
WHEN 17-YEAR-OLD JACO PASTORIUS
laid eyes on his buddy Bob Bobbing’s Sony
reel-to-reel tape recorder, he saw musical
possibilities with u...
TOM KENNEDY WANTS TO MAKE
you feel uncomfortable. But don’t worry,
it’s all in the name of better bass playing.
Since moving back to New ...
SOMETIMES I SIT AT THE COMPUTER
and cut and paste funk loops into my
sequencer program. It’s easy—I just pick
something from my library a...
HIP-HOP, R&B, URBAN CONTEMPORARY,
rap, drum-n-bass, nu-jazz—call it what you
want, but it’s got to be funky. The term
“funk” has beco...
WHEN IT COMES TO HARDCORE
bebop bass cred, Charles Mingus is one
tough cat to beat. A prodigious and
adventurous composer, a bold and out...
IT’S MASTERCLASS, EVERYONE, WHICH means a detailed dissection of a bass line played by a high-level pro, along with insight from the player ...
Rhythm Workshop: Release Yourself!
Jerry Stucker on Working with the Headhunters
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AES136 Berlin Highlights
Casio shows four new sampling keyboards at Summer NAMM 2014
Novation updates LaunchPad app to work with iPhone
TC Electronic Release Limited-Edition Ditto Looper Gold
Sneak Peek: The new Supro ‘Ozark II’ Guitar
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Peavey to Unveil New 'Star Wars' Guitars at Comic-Con
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