The Latest

Joseph Patrick Moore on Why Sting’s “Captain Bateman’s Basement” is the Modern-Day Version of Jaco’s “Teen Town”

JPM discusses why he chose to record this song and feels like it is a modern-day version of Teen Town

William Parker to receive Lifetime Achievement award at Vision Fest

The Vision 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award will be given at Roulette Intermedium, on June 18, 2024

Orange Amplification Launches The Pyramid Audio System

The Bluetooth 5.0 enabled Pyramid amplifier is designed with a special wave balanced “analogue sound spectrum”

Bilal to Release Live at Glashaus Featuring Questlove, Common, Robert Glasper, & Burniss Travis

The mid-career retrospective featuring a supergroup is out June 14th

Remembering Swedish Bassist Palle Danielsson (1946-2024)

Palle Danielsson, the great Swedish bassist, has died, aged 77

Phil Jones Bass X2C Dual Compressor/Effects Loop

PJB’s Dual-Band compression design is more flexible than standard single-band compressors and provides a more natural and transparent sound

Artists

Gear

Adam Blackstone: Bass Benefactor

Blackstone’s “Little Drummer Boy,” plus excerpts of other songs from his Legacy albums

Backstage Bass: Clay Gober of Polyphia

We linked up with the progressive rocker to check out his gear and chat about his life in the band

Georg Hólm: Moving the Air Around You

In his first bass interview, Hólm discusses the origins of Sigur Rós’ unique sound, playing without drums, and what makes Iceland a music hub

Issue Thirteen Spins, Streams & Downloads

Bass Magazine digs into the latest releases of albums, books, and videos involving all things bass

Scott Mulvahill: His Time Has Come

Mulvahill broadens his scope on Survive

Stefan Lessard: Swimming The Fretboard 

Dave Matthews Band’s low ender reflects on his three decades in the group, his evolved view on writing, and his new approach to old material

Lessons