June Issue

Bassists

Listen to the March 2018 PG Spotify Playlist

February 21, 2018
Check out tunes from Duane Eddy, Lee Sklar, Hannah Wicklund, and more!
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Mike Gordon: Hooks, Bass Lines, and Thinkers

February 8, 2018
On his fifth solo album, OGOGO, the Phish low-ender trips the light fantastic with flashy LED-equipped 5-strings and a newfound appreciation of pop simplicity.
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Rig Rundown: Greta Van Fleet

February 7, 2018
One of today’s most buzzed-about rock bands walks us through the gear that powers their riff-heavy jams.
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Lee Sklar: “Everything I Do Is Etched in Mud.”

February 6, 2018
From whole-note hoedowns to fusion freak-outs, the bass legend talks about his genre-jumping career cutting tracks for James Taylor, Billy Cobham, Carole King, Clint Black, Phil Collins, Warren Zevon, and many others.
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Rig Rundown: Clutch [2018]

January 31, 2018
Earth-rocking road warriors Tim Sult and Dan Maines show off their Gibsons, Rickenbackers, Orange and Ampeg heads, and their most elaborate boards to date.
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Together PANGEA: Okay with Not Having Sh!t Quite Figured Out

January 22, 2018
SoCal DIY garage-punks William Keegan, Danny Bengston, and Roland Cosio open up about cold, hard career realities and staying true to themselves on their catchy new LP, Bulls and Roosters.
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Listen to the February 2018 PG Spotify Playlist

January 17, 2018
Check out the latest tracks from Joe Satriani, Dhani Harrison, Victor Wooten, Chelsea Wolfe, and Bruce Cockburn.
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Rig Rundown: Bully

January 10, 2018
Offset guitars, classic American amps, and gnarly fuzzes fuel these Nashvillians' indie jams.
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Rig Rundown: Power Trip

January 3, 2018
Learn about the lean-and-mean power tools these Texans use for their style of classic thrash metal.
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Top 10 Rig Rundowns of 2017

January 1, 2018
You watched, we listened! Here are the most popular episodes of the year.
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Victor Wooten: Speak Your Voice

December 14, 2017
The bass virtuoso expounds on the magic of improvisation, finding music in the world around us, and recording his latest album, Trypnotyx, with the help of pitch-shifting pedals, MIDI gear, and an eclectic crew of musicians.
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Listen to the January 2018 PG Spotify Playlist

December 13, 2017
Check out the latest tracks from Radiohead, Bootsy Collins, Samantha Fish, and Bloodclot.
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Bootsy Collins: Bass from Outer Space

November 23, 2017
The Parliament Funkadelic legend discusses his new album, World Wide Funk, his 6-foot pedalboard, and his lesser-known guitar playing.
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Rig Rundown: Guns N' Roses

November 22, 2017
The gear of Slash, Duff McKagan, and Richard Fortus finally revealed.
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Dunable Guitars Announces the JM Bass

November 21, 2017
The company's designation of their first signature instrument goes to the collaboration with High On Fire bassist Jeff Matz.
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Death from Above’s Jesse Keeler: Like an Ant Looking at the Moon Through a Cloud

November 13, 2017
How the unpredictable bassist uses a guitaristic approach and modern effects to craft the dance-punk duo's wild, wide-eyed sounds.
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Bloodclot’s Todd Youth and Nick Oliveri

November 9, 2017
After years in the thrash, metal, and stoner-rock trenches, the former Danzig guitarist and ex-Queens of the Stone Age bassist return to their roots as a heart-punching hardcore tag team.
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Rig Rundown: 311 [2017]

November 1, 2017
Spend an hour with the funk-punk rockers as they go over all the PRS and Gibson 6-strings, Warwick bass gear, and piles of pedals that stir up their tone.
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Rig Rundown: A Day to Remember

October 25, 2017
The adventurous metalcore crew explains how their guitar idols influenced their traditional-meets-digital setups.
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Rig Rundown: The Afghan Whigs

October 18, 2017
The alt-rock pioneers show us the killer screen-printed Mesa/Boogies and piles of pedals they use to dish out both ethereal and rough-and-tumble tones.
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