It’s all about the bass…

Suzi Quatro, Pop Rock

‘Pioneer’, ‘trailblazer’, ‘queen of rock and roll’… these are all terms that have been used to describe the icon that…

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Top 5 bass intros of all time

You’re here because, just like us, you love all things bass. The truth is that bass players are often underrated and…

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John-Paul Jones | Led Zeppelin

Perhaps most famously known as Led Zeppelin’s bass player, John Paul Jones is a man of many talents. A naturally gifted…

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Flea | Red Hot Chilli Peppers

Mention the Red Hot Chilli Peppers and it’s all but impossible not to stop and consider Flea. As the group's bass…

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Bootsy Collins | the Pacesetters

Born in Cincinnati in 1951, Bootsy Collins is a bass player who is all about funk. His extraordinary talents have seen…

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How are bass players different from other band members?

The bass player; is often a quiet, mysterious figure who shuns the spotlight, preferring to blend into the background…

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Jack Bruce | Cream | Gibson EB-3

Considered by many to be one of the most influential bassists of all time, Jack Bruce is someone that needs no…

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Alembic Bass Guitars: what makes them so darn special?

There are many fantastic bass guitar manufacturers out there, and everyone has their favourites, but there’s something…

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Cliff Burton | Rickenbacker

We talk about ‘legends’ a lot in the music industry. We’ve talked about a good few of them on our site. However, the…

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Tina Weymouth | Hӧfner

It is a common misconception that playing the bass guitar is easy due to the low number of strings, whereas in reality,…

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Nathan East | Yamaha

To put it simply, Nathan East is a bass player that you’ve been listening to all your life without even realising it.…

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John Entwistle | The Who and Warwick

Some people are just born with natural musical talent, and John Entwistle was one of those people. Considered by many…

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