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Bass Magazine Issue 02

Duff McKagan: There And Back Again

Duff McKagan: There And Back Again

The rock icon steps into the spotlight with a new solo album and a new line of signature basses.

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10 Questions With Anna Sentina

Anna took a break from her busy studio, touring, and filming schedule to answer our 10 Questions.

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Mark Hoppus: What's My Age Again?

In working on a followup to Blink-182’s most successful album and splitting time with his new hit duo, Simple Creatures, Hoppus is feeling just as spry as he did 25 years ago.

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John Patitucci: Inner Invocation

John Patitucci Journeys To The Core Of His Sound & Spirit On Soul Of The Bass


Stu Brooks: The Shape Of Bass To Come

Bassist, musical director, and producer extraordinaire Stu Brooks unleashes thunderous new albums with Dub Trio and Griz and discusses what it’s like playing in the Saturday Night Live Band.

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Julie Slick: The Rebirth Of Slick

Master bass shredder Julie Slick discusses her latest album with her low-end duo EchoTest, what it’s like playing with Adrian Belew and Tony Levin, and why thinking is evil.

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Graham Maby: Fool’s Gold

Graham Maby Supplies Joe Jackson With Soul, Substance & Style

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Abby Travis: Sumo-Strength Riffs

After holding the bass chair with the Go Go’s, Cher, the Bangles, Beck, and many others, Abby Travis’ new original project Sumo Princess brings her to center-stage.


Scott Mulvahill: Vertical Voice

Scott Mulvahill Reimagines The Narrative Of Singer-Songwriter

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Mai Leisz: Once Upon A Time

From a tiny village in Estonia to the big stages of America, Mai Leisz’s musical metamorphosis has led her to play alongside David Crosby, Jackson Browne, and her own jazz fusion band, MaiGroup.

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10 Questions With Ben Kenney

The man behind the low end of Incubus took time out of his busy schedule to answer our 10 Questions


Review: BackBeat Rumble Pack

This stellar innovation will certainly aid you in your quest for better feel, a deeper pocket, and more mindful volume restraint.


Review: Elrick Gold Series Icon Basses

Ed Friedland takes a deeper look into Elrick's Gold Series Icon 4-strings


Review: Wayne Jones Audio WJBA & WJBA2 Amplifiers

The WJBA and WJBA2 deliver exactly what they were designed to do, adding a lighting-fast, phenomenally loud power amp to the successful WJBPII preamp design.


The Inquirer: Reamping Rocks!

Jonathan Herrera digs into the world of reamping in the studio.



Partners: Jack Casady & Alembic

Jim Roberts details the relationship between bassist Jack Casady and Alembic basses


Issue Two: Spins, Streams & Downloads

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