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Bass Mags

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by xxajr8xx, Oct 2, 2005.

  1. xxajr8xx


    Aug 31, 2005
    im looking to find a bass magazine, dose anyone kno any good ones?
  2. Bass Player is what I read

    There is also Bass Guitar.

    BG is more for nu-metal kids.
    BP is for people who want to learn about music.

    Both are good reads, but both are different.
  3. Petary791


    Feb 20, 2005
    Michigan, USA
    I get both. It's a good balance.

    And I don't think "nu-metal" is a very good word choice, but it is definitely for the younger, "I WANNA F*CKING SHRED" crowd i'd say.
  4. Agreed. That's a better description. :p
  5. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    I'm also a long-time Bass Player fan.

    Bass Guitar must be trying to branch out because they just hired Ed Friedland away from Bass Player.

    brad cook
  6. christle

    christle Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2002
    Winnipeg, MB
    I highly recommend Bass Guitar Magazine Bass Guitar Magazine from the UK. Great articles, excellent lessons and strong reviews.

    Another great magazine is Bassics Magazine. Comes with a great CD and is more of serious players magazine.

    I also like Bass Player.
  7. I like both Bass Guitar and Bass Player. The former definitely has some good music stuff going for it though. I read it because it has a lot of coverage for the heavier stuff I like. Bass Player, while having more variety, doesn't have much in the metal department, but has better reveiws and tech tips.....some times, it just seems like too much information.
  8. FenderHotRod


    Sep 1, 2004
    I like them all if it has the word bass in it im buying it. Well unless the word Bass has to do with a fish. :D
  9. Big Bass Player magazine fan here. Bass Guitar is TAB only. :rolleyes:
  10. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    BP fan here.

    That said, there is a UK publication called "Bass Guitar" that is totally different from the US one. The UK one is an excellent magazine. BP is probably the best bass magazine, but IMO, JazzImprov definitely wins out in my opinion as best music magazine.