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Apr 14-20, 2014

New book about Paul McCartney as a bass player coming soon (EXAMINER)

Nirvana's Krist Novoselic explains the band's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame experience (THE 405)

"We were pretty damn good songwriters," says Mike Mills of R.E.M. (BANGOR DAILY NEWS)

Anthrax's Frank Bello, Megadeth's David Ellefson discuss Altitudes & Attitude project (BLABBERMOUTH)

Q & A with Cream star Jack Bruce (POLLSTAR)

Counterbalance: Charles Mingus' Oh Yeah (POP MATTERS)

Terra State students debut Doug Johns "Dougumentary" film (PORT CLINTON NEWS HERALD)

Fresh sound keeps jazz bass giant Eddie Gomez going (SHANGHAI DAILY)

Duff McKagan performs with Guns N' Roses in Buenos Aires (BLABBERMOUTH)

Week of April 7, 2014

Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris announces British Lion tour (BLABBERMOUTH)

Garry Tallent recalls E Street early days (THE TENNESSEAN)

Band of the week: Freekbass (CLEVELAND SCENE)

The career of Paul Chambers is celebrated (ST. LOUIS PUBLIC RADIO)

Mike Watt: The righteous knight of the bass (THE QUIETUS)

Legendary Yes bassist Chris Squire is interviewed (TECHNOLOGY TELL)

More rumblings ...

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This week's interview

Angeline Saris

Angeline Saris
Bay Area session bassist talks about career, equipment and future plans in brand new video interview!

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This week's video
Amanda Ruzza

Amanda Ruzza
Brazilian supertalent jams with the Pedalmaniacs in unrehearsed studio session!

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Recent interviews
Nathan East Nathan East
Decades-long first-call sideman gives FBPO all the details about (finally!) stepping out on his own!
John Myung John Myung
Dream Theater bassist tells FBPO the band's whole story, including influences, equipment and lots more!
Recent videos
Peter Muller

Peter Muller
German funkster offers up a sneak peak of "Berlin Street Funk" from his upcoming No Mind release.

Shane Andison

Shane Andison
Meticulous cover of Marcus Millers bass line (and solo!) on Lee Ritenour's “Rio Funk”



Recent features
Clyde Clark, Bartolini, Jeff Berlin Jeff Berlin “RITHIMIC” bass!
Jeff Berlins demos his new Cort “RITHIMIC” bass, with help from Bartolini's new owner, Clyde Clark!
   
Peavey
Going small for the gigging bassist is easier
Rich Menga takes a look at Peavey's small-but-powerful miniMEGA and miniMAX amps at the 2014 NAMM Show!

Recent reviews
Larry Graham, Raise Up

Larry Graham
Raise Up

With their first release in over a decade, Larry Graham & Graham Central Station are still serving up the funk!

Marcus Miller, Renaissance

Marcus Miller
Renaissance

Funky, edgy, beautiful and fun, this new release has it all, including some of the most incredible bass playing you've ever heard!



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