Good bass mags

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Basroil, Aug 15, 2005.

  1. Basroil


    May 25, 2005
    Lake Forest, CA
    Im looking to subscribe to a bass mag, any recomendations?
  2. Cerb


    Sep 27, 2004
    I prefer Bass Player over BassGuitar. It just seems more professionally put together. As for the rest, I couldn't really tell ya.
  3. Petary791


    Feb 20, 2005
    Michigan, USA
    I get both Bass Player and Bass Guitar.
  4. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Me too! Wow, what a coincidence! (actually, these are really the only two around, so there) -- but I do get BassWorld (the official magazine of the International Society of Bassists (DB player magazine))

    I find Bass Guitar to be more rock oriented, aimed at the younger generations, while Bass Player is a bit jazzier, bluesier aimed towards the older people... yeah, talking about YOU!
  5. Corbis

    Corbis Guest

    Feb 19, 2003
    Wamego KS

    I find Bass Guitar to be geared towards teenagers who think they're destined to become rockstars. While Bass Player is geared towards people who want become better musicians with better lessons, better writing, better reviews, and better interviews.

    I also think if Bass Guitar spends to much time dissing Bass Player its like their writers are in Middle School or something.
  6. akuma12


    Aug 25, 2003
    Sarasota, FL
    Ain't that the the truth, I hate that magazine. Maybe I'm just biased against that kind of music but I don't need a magazine to show me how to play 4 notes through an entire song :rolleyes: