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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.

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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.

Resonate: An Interview with Erick “Jesus” Coomes

Resonate: An Interview with Erick “Jesus” Coomes

Lettuce is dropping its new album, “Resonate”, on May 8th, and we caught up with Erick “Jesus” Coomes a couple of weeks into the COVID-19 pandemic. He gave us the scoop on dealing with the quarantine, the album, and what it was like working with Dr. Dre.

Rise: An Interview with Joshua Crumbly

Rise: An Interview with Joshua Crumbly

Joshua Crumbly began his musical life at a very young age thanks to his family. It wasn’t long before his talents were noticed by two bass greats: Victor Bailey and Reggie Hamilton. We caught up with Crumbly to get the scoop on his debut album and more.

Survivor: An Interview with Benny Turner

Survivor: An Interview with Benny Turner

Benny Turner’s story is the story of the blues. The younger brother of blues guitar legend Freddie King, Turner grew up in rural Texas during the wake of the Great Depression. Now he’s published a great memoir. We caught up with him to get the scoop.

Kuarahy: An Interview with Martin Mendez

Kuarahy: An Interview with Martin Mendez

Martin Mendez joined Opeth just months after arriving in Sweden from his native Uruguay 23 years ago. He’s started his own project called White Stones, which has just released its debut album, “Kuarahy.” We caught up with Martin to get the scoop.

The Real McCoy: An Interview with Alex Dixon

The Real McCoy: An Interview with Alex Dixon

As an architect of the Chicago blues sound, Willie Dixon’s music changed the direction of popular music. Now his grandson, Alex Dixon, is continuing the legacy with a new album, “The Real McCoy.” We caught up with Alex to get the scoop.

Delicious: An Interview with Wes Stephenson

Delicious: An Interview with Wes Stephenson

The Funky Knuckles have returned with their fourth album, Delicious, and as the title suggests, it’s a tasty treat for your ears. We caught up with Wes Stephenson to get the scope on that and more.

Death Atlas: An Interview with Olivier Pinard

Death Atlas: An Interview with Olivier Pinard

Olivier Pinard has to be one of the hardest working bassists on the planet. Based in Montreal, he’s currently in the bands Cattle Decapitation, Vengeful, Akurion, and Cryptopsy. We caught up with him to get the scoop on his work, his background, and more.

Formations: An Interview with Paul Kowert

Formations: An Interview with Paul Kowert

When Hawktail booked studio time for last year, their plan was to make an album of covers. Luckily for us listeners, they decided to pull together their own material for their new album. We caught up with bassist Paul Kowert to get the scoop.