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Acoustik Attak Launches With Two Innovative Pick Designs
Accessories & Strings

Acoustik Attak Launches With Two Innovative Pick Designs

Pick players have a new option in the realm of plectrums with the Acoustik Attak picks. Designed by Mark Labbe and Michael DePietro, the picks get away from traditional flat designs.

Tree Picks Announces Ebony Bass Picks
Accessories & Strings

Tree Picks Announces Ebony Bass Picks

Tree Picks has announced a new pick made for bassists. The new Tree Picks Bass Guitar Pick is made from ebony wood and measures 1.9mm.

The Great Bass Picksperiment
I Wish I Knew That

The Great Bass Picksperiment

I was a pretty picky eater when I was a kid. Okay, a very picky eater. Oh yeah, and I still am. Wednesday nights typically revolved around my father making pasta and having to put up with my self-imposed dietary restrictions: I was an anti-tomatite. Dad tried as hard as possible, time and time again, to convince me that not...

The Bass Debate: Pick vs Fingers
Ask Damian Erskine

The Bass Debate: Pick vs Fingers

Q: I prefer playing the bass using my fingers, but I see a lot of bassists these days using a pick. What’s your take on that? A: As with all things that come down to taste and music, I say: “follow your ears!” If you don’t like the sound of a pick, or it just doesn’t feel right, don’t bother...