Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

Articles by Dan Berkowitz

It's The Glue

December 20, 2011
But what makes this musical glue? For me, the three main elements are time, foundation, and movement.
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Fishman Fission Bass Powerchord FX Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
The Fishman Fission Bass Powerchord FX does some funky things by building grinding, root-fifth chords from single notes.
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How to Choose the Right Gig

October 18, 2011
Opportunity cost is a way of assessing potential gigs based on the musical, rather than monetary gains you might receive from choosing among them.
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7 Micro Bass Amp Heads for Any Budget

September 27, 2011
Take a closer look at the Gallien Krueger MB200, Overton Flyweight 200, Carvin BX250 Micro Bass, Eden WTX-264, Euphonic Audio Micro, Markbass F1, and Genz-Benz Shuttle 9.0
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MXR M87 Bass Compressor Pedal Review

September 20, 2011
The MXR M87 Bass Compressor gets the job done pretty easily, while still allowing for a good range of variation from basic settings.
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Ampeg Portaflex PF-350 Head and PF-210HE Cab Review

August 16, 2011
Like the B-15, Portaflex cabinets feature a flip-top design for storing the matching heads during transport, and they provide rugged reliability and serious tone.
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What's on Your Wall?

August 16, 2011
I admit it—I have a strange fascination for cheap bass decorations on my wall.
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Kustom Amplification KXB500 Bass Amp and DE115NEO Bass Cab Review

July 19, 2011
This bass rig contributes big power in a lightweight form.
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Stanley Clarke: A Bass Man and His Upright Desires

July 19, 2011
Fusion legend Stanley Clarke talks about his double-bass roots, his bevy of Alembic electrics, why all bassists should jam with other 4-stringers, and his recent reunion album with fellow Return to Forever bandmates Chick Corea and Lenny White.
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Risk...And Survival

July 19, 2011
An important consideration for lining up a variety of musical opportunities is the risk involved.
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