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

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.

Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 2
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Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 2

Part 2 of Tim Fletcher’s and Troy Hughes’ project, “Kansas: Leftoverture – The Complete Basslines”, features Dave Hope’s excellent bassline for “The Wall.” This includes a full transcription (with tab), analysis, playing hints, and playthrough video.

Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 1
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Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 1

Tim Fletcher is back with a new and exciting project. After the enormous popularity of his bass transcription for Kansas’ “Carry on Wayward Son,” he teamed up with Troy Hughes to create a complete set for the Kansas album “Leftoverture.” Here’s Part 1.

Sense of Groove: An Interview with Juliaplaysgroove
Interviews

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.

Bass Transcription: “Don’t Start Now” by Dua Lipa, As Played By Juliaplaysgroove
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Bass Transcription: “Don’t Start Now” by Dua Lipa, As Played By Juliaplaysgroove

We are all used to seeing younger bassists playing amazing technical things on bass. Tim Fletcher returns with a new transcription focusing on Juliaplaysgroove’s impressive cover of Dua Lipa’s "Don’t Start Now."

Gear Review: Rotosound Ultramag Bass Strings
Gear Reviews

Gear Review: Rotosound Ultramag Bass Strings

Tim Fletcher is back, but this time around, he’s published a gear review. Tim took Rotosound’s new Ultramag Bass Strings for a spin. Here’s his take.

Bass Transcription: Tracy Wormworth’s Bass Line on “Christmas Wrapping” by The Waitresses
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Bass Transcription: Tracy Wormworth’s Bass Line on “Christmas Wrapping” by The Waitresses

This is the twelfth (and final) entry of the “Unsung U.S. Bassists” series is here, and this one is just in time for the holidays. Check out Tim Fletcher’s transcription and analysis for the bass line on “Christmas Wrapping” by The Waitresses.

Bass Transcription: Greg T. Walker’s Bass Line on “Highway Song” by Blackfoot
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Bass Transcription: Greg T. Walker’s Bass Line on “Highway Song” by Blackfoot

Tim Fletcher’s eleventh entry of the “Unsung U.S. Bassists” series includes his transcription and analysis of Greg T. Walker's bass line on "Highway Song" by Blackfoot.

Bass Transcription: Kasim Sulton’s Bass Line on “You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth” by Meat Loaf
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Bass Transcription: Kasim Sulton’s Bass Line on “You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth” by Meat Loaf

Tim Fletcher’s tenth entry of the “Unsung U.S. Bassists” series is here. Check out his thorough background, analysis, and transcription of Kasim Sulton's bass line on "You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth" by Meat Loaf.

Bass Transcription: Deon Estus’ Bass Line on “Club Tropicana” by Wham!
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Bass Transcription: Deon Estus’ Bass Line on “Club Tropicana” by Wham!

Tim Fletcher’s ninth transcription of his “Unsung U.S. Bassists” offers an excellent analysis of Deon Estus’ bass line on “Club Tropicana” by Wham!

Bass Transcription: Dennis Dunaway’s Bass Line on “No More Mr Nice Guy” by Alice Cooper
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Bass Transcription: Dennis Dunaway’s Bass Line on “No More Mr Nice Guy” by Alice Cooper

Tim Fletcher’s eighth transcription of his “Unsung U.S. Bassists” offers an excellent analysis of Dennis Dunaway's bass line on "No More Mr Nice Guy" by Alice Cooper.

Bass Transcription: Ronnie Baker’s Bass Line on “Bad Luck” by Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes
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Bass Transcription: Ronnie Baker’s Bass Line on “Bad Luck” by Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes

Tim Fletcher is back with his seventh entry of the “Unsung U.S. Bassists” series. Check out his bass transcription and analysis for Ronnie Baker's line on "Bad Luck" by Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes