Joseph Patrick Moore – Decade II 2006-2015


Decade II- 2006-2015

One of the very first album reviews I did on was for Joseph Patrick Moore’s excellent album To Africa With Love. Since that review I have become quite a fan of Moore’s music.  Moore’s uplifting and energetic bass……

Teach Me Bass Guitar – Lesson 16

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Having completed Lesson 16 of Roy Vogt’s Teach Me Bass Guitar has me feeling like I am in the home stretch.  It’s been a longer journey than……

GHS Strings Bass Guitar Tension Charts

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GHS Strings has added a very cool bass string tension guide PDF to their website.  The guide features information on how to calculate string tension, a frequency chart, tension specifications for……

Interview: Collyn McCoy of Sugar Fly


Bassist Collyn McCoy lays down some heavy grooves with a huge helping of funk and soul with Los Angeles based rock and soul group Sugar Fly.

Teach Me Bass Guitar – Lesson 15

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Lesson 15

Lesson 15 of the Teach Me Bass Guitar focuses mainly on the technique of two-handed tapping. Roy refers to this technique as……

Orange Amplification Unleashes The O Bass

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Orange Amplification unleashes the O Bass, the latest brainchild of Ade Emsley, Technical Director and Lead Designer. It first made an appearance at the 2014 Winter NAMM as a demonstrator piece, hidden from view backstage. However Orange has been inundated with production requests following videos of prototypes posted online.


Sheehan & Wimbush To Appear At Winter NAMM 2016


Arguably two of the most respected bass players in the world today, Billy Sheehan and Doug Wimbush will be appearing together on the Rotosound booth at Winter NAMM 2016.


Getting Back into the Groove


For the past couple of months I have gotten way off track with my writing and bass playing and desperately need to get back into the groove. It is evident here as I haven’t……

Call For Submissions


Call for Submissions

Looking to get your album reviewed?  Want to be featured in an “Artist Spotlight”?  Got a new piece of gear and want to write-up……

Grooving with Hybrid Techniques – Enrico Galetta

Grooving with Hybrid Technique

Grooving with Hybrid Techniques
is an all new bass instructional book by Italian bassists Enrico Galetta.  The 55 page book covers five techniques:  Standard Slap, Double Thumb, Flamenco Slap, Muting and the Hybrid……