In a freewheeling and candid chat, the late bass legend opens up to GW about improvising, his approach to the four-string and that legendary '62 Jazz Bass
The Dinosaur Jr. bassist and co-founder on the unending quest to capture his live sound on record, and swapping instruments with J Mascis
The Real Free explains why it's cool to sweat the bass technique but the song is always what makes people move
The New York bassist, songwriter and DJ’s profile has gone stratospheric. We get the lowdown on her story so far
The Yes bassist and prog legend takes a critical view of his discography and shares some tone tips and memories along the way
The internet's biggest low-end sensation on his remarkable bass journey so far – and what that '504' really means…
The best beginner basses for young players, newcomers and the budget-conscious – featuring Yamaha, Squier, Ibanez and more
The veteran jazz bassist and occasional James Bond adversary on playing with Thelonious Monk, bass heroes and favorite recordings
The southern-rockers' low end architect talks influences, falling in love with the bass and digging deep into Carol Kaye's bass guitar wisdom
With his new album, Two Roses, the Israeli upright bassist achieves a career high. We meet the master...
Making sense of the numbers will let you know whether your amp is too loud, not loud enough or just right
Prince, a masterful bassist in his own right, employed a series of phenomenal bass players. Let's met the team...
The touring bass player for the British rock legends – not to mention Sheryl Crow and Shakira – on the evolution of his playing and his onstage rig
In this classic interview from 1994, McCartney looks back on the transition to Wings, its effect on his bass playing, and how he became an entertainer again
Five years on from Prince Rogers Nelson's untimely passing, we remember the time BP was summoned to Paisley Park for a conversation unlike any other
The bass genius behind the ferocious death-metal killing machine on technique, songwriting and recovering from injury