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On Bass

Practice What You Preach

April 15, 2010
Applying the lessons of previous columns to real gig situations
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The State of Bass, 2010

March 11, 2010
Where is bass today? Steve proposes we''re on the ascent to a golden age.
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Build Your Groove with a Drum Machine

February 11, 2010
Using a drum machine can be great for practicing and offer more than a metronome can provide
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Get To Know Your Bass Amp, Part 2

January 14, 2010
More steps to become acquainted with your bass amp: improving your cables, balancing your levels, and backing off the EQ.
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Situational Awareness: Does it Work Onstage?

December 17, 2009
What is situational awareness, and how can you use it to help a gig go smoother?
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To Buy, or Not to Buy… That is the Question!

November 18, 2009
Reasons why to buy a new bass, and reasons NOT to buy a new bass. Where do you fit in?
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Get To Know Your Bass Amp, Part 1

October 21, 2009
Knowing a little extra about your bass amps and cabs can go a long way to smooth gigs.
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The Essence of Simplicity

September 18, 2009
Ask yourself the question: How can I be me with less?
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Chops versus Groove

August 19, 2009
How to get in a groove by laying off on a chops extravaganza
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Live and Let DI

July 22, 2009
Steve shows us why options are such a good thing when figuring out your bass sound while playing live.
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