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Wonder Women: Susan Hagen

Wonder Women: Susan Hagen

We’re wrapping up our special two-part feature with two Wonder Women of the Bass, Jacqueline Pickett (last month’s feature) and now Susan Hagen. Susan discusses her backstory, her current projects, and her new book.

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Just Like That: An Interview with James “Hutch” Hutchinson

Just Like That: An Interview with James “Hutch” Hutchinson

Bonnie Raitt recently released her 21st studio album, entitled “Just Like That…” The album features longtime bassist and session legend James “Hutch” Hutchinson. We caught up with Hutch to get the scoop.

Melodoria: An Interview with Ben Flanagan

Melodoria: An Interview with Ben Flanagan

The post-hardcore supergroup Black Map struck again earlier this year with their third studio album, Melodoria, which delivers heavy riffs with memorable hooks. We caught up with Ben Flanagan to find out more.

Wonder Women: Jacqueline Pickett & Susan Hagen

Wonder Women: Jacqueline Pickett & Susan Hagen

We’re kicking off a special two-part interview series with two Wonder Women of the Bass, starting with Jacqueline Pickett and Susan Hagen.

Homegrown: An Interview with Ben Carr

Homegrown: An Interview with Ben Carr

Ben Carr, aka Carrtoons, is a bassist and producer who channels old-school vibes into modern grooves. His wildly popular Instagram provides glimpses into his sound, and the bassist has now released a new solo album, “Homegrown”. We caught up with Ben to get the scoop.

Envy of None: An Interview with Andy Curran

Envy of None: An Interview with Andy Curran

After months of anticipation, Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson’s Envy of None’s self-titled debut is finally available. We caught up with Andy Curran to get the scoop on the new project, playing with Alex Lifeson post-Rush, and more.

Bass Profile: Carolina Enriquez of Margaritas Podridas

Bass Profile: Carolina Enriquez of Margaritas Podridas

Margaritas Podridas is a killer alternative rock band hailing from Hermosillo, Mexico that channels the ferocity of grunge and the melancholy of shoegaze. We caught up with bassist Carolina Enriquez to get the scoop.

Wonder Women: Lynn Keller

Wonder Women: Lynn Keller

In this month’s installment of “Wonder Women; Stories from the Women Who Play Bass”, we’re checking in with Lynn Keller. Lynn has toured extensively, worked as a Musical Director/bassist, and much, much more.

A Lesson In Impermanence: An Interview with John Ferrara

A Lesson In Impermanence: An Interview with John Ferrara

The bass guitar’s growth as an individual instrument has skyrocketed in the last decade. John Ferrara has honed his two-handed tapping abilities to a profound level and – more importantly – used them to create spellbinding compositions. We caught up with him to get the scoop on his new album, his approach to composing, and more.

Funk the World: An Interview with Freekbass

Funk the World: An Interview with Freekbass

The past two years have been tough, but Freekbass has been determined to make the best of it. He’s kicked off 2022 with a new EP and booked an upcoming tour. We caught up with him to get the full scoop in this video interview.

Wonder Women: Brittany Frompovich

Wonder Women: Brittany Frompovich

For this month’s installment of Wonder Women; Stories from the Women Who Play Bass, Ariane Cap turns the tables on Brittany Frompovich, and interviews her for her own column.

Stress Dreams: An Interview with Mike Devol

Stress Dreams: An Interview with Mike Devol

Although they have traditional bluegrass instrumentation, Greensky Bluegrass is anything but traditional. Since 2004, the pulse of the band has been kept steady by bassist Mike Devol. We caught up with him to get the scoop.