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  • Reader Spotlight: Chris Robinson

    Reader Spotlight: Chris Robinson

    Meet Chris Robinson, a bassist from New Hampshire who has played in bands as diverse as we’ve seen. Chris is our player in the spotlight for the week of June 19, 2012. (You can be next!) Bio: I’ve been playing bass since I was twelve. Since I picked up my first four string, I’ve played... »

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  • Reader Spotlight: Simon Normand

    Reader Spotlight: Simon Normand

    Meet Simon Normand, a bassist from Denmark who has a GAS-inducing list of gear, and a nice musical background. We love his super power too. Simon is our player in the spotlight for the week of June 12, 2012. (You could be next!) Bio: I picked up the bass at age 12. Two weeks later,... »

  • Reader Spotlight: John Shaughnessy

    Reader Spotlight: John Shaughnessy

    Meet John Shaughnessy, a bassist living in Charlotte, NC who covers just about every form of bass he can. John makes his living in music, teaching and gigging. John has penned his own method book, on slap bass concepts, and he’s even had a Spinal Tap-like gig, opening for a puppet show. Cool! John is... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Cristian Tisselli

    Reader Spotlight: Cristian Tisselli

    Meet bassist Cristian Tisselli, a musician from Argentina with a cool story about following dreams and a great line: “I could play a big stadium or in a small bar, I don’t really care.” Cristian is a man ahead of his times: he took the approach of turning a guitar into a bass when he... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Oliver Leonidas Tsakonas

    Reader Spotlight: Oliver Leonidas Tsakonas

    Meet Oliver Leonidas Tsakonas, a bassist who has enjoyed some nice Youtube attention thanks to his playing. Oliver is our player in the spotlight for May 22, 2012. Bio: I’m a bassist from Leeds UK. In my time, I’ve played on all shapes and sizes of stage in an endless amount of styles. I’m aiming... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Will Repholz

    Reader Spotlight: Will Repholz

    Meet Will Repholz, a bassist hailing from The Crescent City (aka New Orleans) and obviously living the dream as a bassist. Will is our player in the spotlight for May 14, 2012. Bio: I moved to New Orleans shortly after Hurricane Katrina and quickly met an incredible network of talented artists and musicians. I play... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Punk Pappa

    Reader Spotlight: Punk Pappa

    Meet the bassist known as Punk Pappa, who also works as a producer, songwriter, arranger and (gulp) sometimes guitarist and says he’s from Funkville, UK. Punk is our player in the spotlight for the week of May 8, 2012. Bio: I’m a Session Bass Player, Guitarist, Songwriter, MOBO Award Winner and Artist, with a variety... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Mike Voss

    Reader Spotlight: Mike Voss

    Meet bassist Mike Voss, a musician who has the right idea about bass, as far as we are concerned. That’s probably in large part to being raised by a bassist. That’s one cool family. Mike is our player in the spotlight for May 1, 2012. Check out his story and say hi. Bio: Bass is... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Chris LaBenne

    Reader Spotlight: Chris LaBenne

    Meet bassist Chris LaBenne, who originally started on guitar, but saw the error in his ways and switched to bass. Chris is currently studying music composition, with an eye for music education in his future. Chris is our player in the spotlight for the week of April 24, 2012. Bio: I’m a 21-year-old bassist and... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Zephyr Culbertson Adee

    Reader Spotlight: Zephyr Culbertson Adee

    Meet Zephyr Culbertson Adee, a bassist from California who has as diverse a musical background and life as we’ve seen. Zephyr is our player in the spotlight for the week of April 17, 2012. Bio: Born in San Francisco, I moved to Marin County at the age of 3, where I lived until graduating from... »