Laura Lee of Khruangbin is the cover star of the new Bass Player, out now

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Laura Lee of Khruangbin heads up the new BP (Image credit: Future)

At the heart of Khruangbin’s strangely compelling blend of musical genres is a bass player of astounding economy and taste: a perfect candidate for your attention as the cover star of this magazine. Laura Lee isn’t only a musical force to be reckoned with: she’s an artistic visionary whose revealing interview tells us much about the dynamics of being in a successful, but resolutely non-mainstream, band.

As usual, we don’t discriminate between musical genres in Bass Player. We enter classic Hollywood metal territory in a deep chat with Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe, we enter the jazz world with the great Dave Young, and we head to Bangladesh to explore the world of Bassbaba Sumon, who has stared down obstacles that would leave most of us collapsed in the corner of the studio.

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Joel McIver

Joel McIver was the Editor of Bass Player magazine from 2018 to 2022, having spent six years before that editing Bass Guitar magazine. A journalist with 25 years' experience in the music field, he's also the author of 35 books, a couple of bestsellers among them. He regularly appears on podcasts, radio and TV.