Content Tagged: bassist spotlight
Bassist Spotlight: Todd Bell (Braid, Hey Mercedes, Mary Me, The City on Film)
"Do what you want, any style, and play with a group of people as quickly and as often as you can..."
Bassist Spotlight: Joe Goldman (Code Orange)
"If you bought a 5-string bass, return it; 4 strings are all you need, brother."
Bassist Spotlight: Justin “Gwomper” Burdick (Avail)
"I am definitely ready to sell everything and get out of the city forever and go build a cabin in the woods."
Bassist Spotlight: Blake Fowler (Time and Pressure)
"Start a band. If you aren’t musically inclined, start a zine or something else."
Bassist Spotlight: Wy Rose (Prime, Transgression, Time2Shine)
"Do what you can do to be prepared for when we are actually able to play music and shows again."
Bassist Spotlight: Joe Lally (Fugazi, Messthetics, Coriky)
"It’s rare that I would write something and not hear the drumming that accompanies it."
Bassist Spotlight: Craig Setari (Sick of It All, Agnostic Front, Rest in Pieces, Straight Ahead)
He's also played in NYC Mayhem, Youth of Today, and Creep Division, among other bands.
Bassist Spotlight: Bryan Garris (Heartstopper, Knocked Loose)
From fronting a band to helping hold down the rhythmic foundation with the Louisville musician.
Bassist Spotlight: Mark Palgy (VHS or Beta, Jake Shears, DE4THRACE, Raze)
"The younger generation doesn't seem as concerned with musical genre boundaries and that's super cool to me."
Bassist Spotlight: Pat McClimans (Endpoint, Metroschifter, Falling Forward, Tramlaw)
"If you’re doing it for any reason other than facilitating the expression of something inside of you, quit now!"
Bassist Spotlight: Carlos Ramirez (No Echo, Black Army Jacket, Lakota, Deny the Cross)
"KISS was the first band I fell head over heels in love with as a young kid."
Bassist Spotlight: Curtis Mead (Split Lip, Chamberlain, Model/Actress)
"Playing music has taken me to places I would’ve never been otherwise and introduced me to so many amazing people."
Bassist Spotlight: Olivia Johnson (Gadget, Greynier)
"I would much rather watch someone have the time of their life while playing than watch them hit every note..."
Bassist Spotlight: Caleb Murphy (Inclination)
"Hardcore bands need more actual bass players, instead of the friend who’s bad at guitar..."
Bassist Spotlight: Harley Flanagan (Cro-Mags)
"Once I start playing I feel no pain, I feel only the moment, but it gets pretty ugly."
Bassist Spotlight: Sam Wilkerson (White Reaper)
"...my dad is a big reason I got into music in the first place."
Bassist Spotlight: Dustin Cantrell (Wicked Garden, Constraint, Three Poisons, Glob)
"Anyone can learn a scale, but writing a bass line that fucking slaps comes from your personality."