Original interviews with makers of bass guitars
from the past and present illuminate the book, with the popular establishment of the bass during the '60s and '70s examined in detail, along with more recent developments such as the popularity of the five-string bass.
The PRS team of highly skilled craftspeople design and build a wide variety of musical instruments and gear for worldwide distribution, including electric, acoustic, and bass guitars
as well as boutique-style guitar amplifiers.
SIR Paul McCartney will help raise thousands of pounds for charity when he auctions off one of his trademark bass guitars
later this month.
Summary: Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney is auctioning off one of his trademark bass guitars
for music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins.
The Sound Pod is an interactive room full of electronic drum kits and percussion stations, electric guitars, bass guitars
, top line keyboards and even laptops fully loaded with the latest recording and composing software.
Q WHY do many modern bass guitars
have five strings, when before they only had four?
Players increase their fans by strumming along to the chords on the lead, rhythm or bass guitars
, as well as keeping the beat on the drums.
FRANZ Ferdinand star Bob Hardy is donating one of his bass guitars
to a scheme encouraging youngsters to take up music.
Electric and bass guitars
are the most popular, making up pounds 70m of 2005 sales compared to acoustic at pounds 40m.
With two drum kits, two bass guitars
, Moog synthesizer and Farfisa keyboards, along with guitars that are alternately jangly, overdriven or noodley, The Rum Diary's music is hard, soft and everything in between.
When it sells guitars, bass guitars
, drums and keyboards, the Guitar Center gives a coupon for a free lesson at The Lesson Factory.
As many musicians are hesitant to return to a purer sound, the company has entered the OEM market first with acoustic bass guitars
, citing the genre as being more receptive to "new" ideas.