Solo bassist Kristiine Silinja reminds us that there’s no such thing as ‘you cannot’...
The doom-metal bassist talks playing exclusively with a pick and the creation of the band's latest album, The Ghost of Orion
The New York-based pedal company delivers a stompbox that faithfully recreates the Iron Maiden legend's sound
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The Dream Theater bassist on the 20th anniversary of Scenes from a Memory, the magic of down-tuning and how he brings the energy live
Sheehan is one of the world’s most accomplished bassists - so we can all learn from the five albums that influenced him
The thrash-metal bassist is not one to sit still between the band's touring cycles. Here he talks solo ventures, spoken word and collaborating with Jackson
Stuart Zender returns with the Sound Of London Collective - and a bass performance to equal his very best
Bass Player columnist and composer Ruth Goller talks about her career playing jazz, world and uncategorizable music
The definitive rundown of the legends, unsung heroes, virtuosos and trailblazers that make bass great
The albums that shaped Les Claypool, frontman of Primus, solo performer, film-maker, novelist and master collaborator...
Back in 2012, we met the bassist turned political activist, commentator and now recipient of his own signature instrument
We take you for a stroll through the strange territory of the fretless bass, where fingers glide and chords slide…
The Peter Gabriel and King Crimson bassist on his favorite bass albums and what makes him pick up the Chapman Stick