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Curation, Pt. 2: An Interview with Dan Horne

Curation, Pt. 2: An Interview with Dan Horne

We’re continuing our exploration of music industry roles through the lens of bass players and Pacific Range’s latest album, “High Upon The Mountain”. A big part of the album’s sonic palette is thanks to the engineering and producing skills of Dan Horne.

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Curation, Pt. 1: An Interview with Brent Rademaker

Curation, Pt. 1: An Interview with Brent Rademaker

Today we’re kicking off a four-part interview series on the bassist’s role in a band. Through this, we’ll get a feel for how each of the four bassists views their role, their advice for other players, and more. Here’s Part 1, with Brent Rademaker.

An Interview with Rebecca Johnson

An Interview with Rebecca Johnson

Even though she can cite all of her influences from the funk, soul, and R&B masters, Rebecca Johnson has a groove all of her own. We caught up with Johnson to talk about her playing, recording gigs, and finding the people you want to play with.

Bass is My Medicine: Four Bass Players With Disabilities Reflect on Their Experiences

Bass is My Medicine: Four Bass Players With Disabilities Reflect on Their Experiences

Learning to play bass is a challenge, but for some people, that challenge is made greater by disability. Tim Fletcher spoke to four bass players to get some insight into how different disabilities impact on learning, playing, and gigging.

Whoosh!: An Interview with Roger Glover

Whoosh!: An Interview with Roger Glover

Deep Purple has released “Whoosh!”, which marks the legendary rock band’s 21st studio album. We caught up with Roger Glover, who told us all about the new album, how he’s keeping busy, and why he never gets tired of playing “Smoke on the Water”.

Teen Town: An Interview With Gabriel Severn

Teen Town: An Interview With Gabriel Severn

The web has brought exposure to so many great young musical prodigies coming into the spotlight. In the world of bass, one of those prodigies is Gabriel Severn. We caught up with Severn to get the scoop on his music and life.

Metal City: An Interview with John Gallagher

Metal City: An Interview with John Gallagher

As part of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal in the ’80s, Raven paved the way for thrash and speed metal. Nearly four decades later, they’re still showing how it’s done. We caught up with John Gallagher to get the scoop on their new album and more.

Black Frequencies: An Interview with Jahmal Nichols

Black Frequencies: An Interview with Jahmal Nichols

Jahmal Nichols has just released his second solo album entitled “Black Frequencies”, which examines and celebrates different aspects of Black culture. We caught up with Nichols to get the scoop on the album, his process, and more.

The Spirit of Music: An Interview with Victor Wooten

The Spirit of Music: An Interview with Victor Wooten

Even in the middle of a pandemic, Victor Wooten is not sitting idle. We caught up with Vic this week to talk about his webinars, new book and merch site, Wooten Woods, how he’s faring during this time, and a whole lot more.

Euphonic Audio: An Interview with Larry Ullman

Euphonic Audio: An Interview with Larry Ullman

Euphonic Audio is a bass amp company that focuses on creating pristine amplification in compact packages. We had a great conversation with Larry Ullman, whose work as a pro bassist was the spark to shift EA into bass gear.

Reunions: An Interview With Jimbo Hart

Reunions: An Interview With Jimbo Hart

From the first notes of Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit’s new album “Reunions”, it’s clear it is a deep experience. In this interview, we talk with bassist Jimbo Hart on how he gets that perfect old school tone, growing up in Muscle Shoals, and more.

Sense of Groove: An Interview with Juliaplaysgroove

Sense of Groove: An Interview with Juliaplaysgroove

Tim Fletcher took some time to chat to nineteen-year-old Polish bassist Juliaplaysgroove, and she talks about her inspirations, her famous fans, and her aims for the future.