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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.

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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.

Blue Basso: An Interview with Charlie Wooton

Blue Basso: An Interview with Charlie Wooton

Charlie Wooton’s new album, “Blue Basso,” has several themes. First, it’s a blues record. Second, it’s a bit of an homage to his legendary bass. Finally, it carries the spirit of one of his heroes, Jaco Pastorius. We caught up with Wooton to get the scoop.

Master Volume: An Interview with Teymur Phell

Master Volume: An Interview with Teymur Phell

Teymur Phell has worked with a long list of the top jazz musicians. Now he’s released his debut album, “Master Volume.” We caught up with him to get the scoop on the album, how he swings on electric, and what technique stuck with him from a bass legend.

Just Play: An Interview with Matt Geraghty

Just Play: An Interview with Matt Geraghty

As bassists, our role is to typically lift up those around us and support the music. More often than not the bass is a reflection of a person’s character. Matt Geraghty embodies that concept. We caught up with the bassist in this new interview.

Grooves & Sushi: An Interview with Norm Stockton

Grooves & Sushi: An Interview with Norm Stockton

Norm Stockton is giving music lovers an inside look at musician hangouts and the creation process with a new project called “Grooves & Sushi.” We caught up with Norm to find out more about this project.

Himalayas: An Interview with Scott Mulvahill

Himalayas: An Interview with Scott Mulvahill

Scott Mulvahill is not your average bassist. He’s also not your average singer-songwriter. His latest album, “Himalayas,” is proof of that. We caught up with Mulvahill to learn about his background, lessons learned on the road, and songwriting.