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Apr 21-27, 2014

Marco Mendoza & Billy Sheehan remember when they "made it" as musicians (FUSE)

Nicole Fiorentino: From Smashing Pumpkins to Cold and Lovely (OC WEEKLY)

Phil Lesh still struggling with Jerry Garcia's sudden death (STAR PULSE)

Jack Bruce: Cream reunion tour was cancelled because Ginger Baker "upset" Eric Clapton (THE GUARDIAN)

Hear an exclusive track from Led Zeppelin's upcoming reissues (SAULT STAR)

Celebrating the birth of Charles Mingus and Paul Chambers (WPPB)

Why Metallica's Robert Trujillo is producing a documentary on Jaco Pastorius (NPR)

Glenn Hughes discusses California Breed in new video (BLABBERMOUTH)

Paul McCartney breaks out "NEW" songs for first tour soundcheck (EXAMINER)

Yes' Chris Squire unfazed by Rock & Roll Hall of Fame snub (TV3)

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea and former Mars Volta members teaming for Antemasque (AUDIO INK)

The Who's Roger Daltrey remembers John Entwistle: "He was a true artist" (SOMETHING ELSE)

Week of April 14, 2014

Metallica's Robert Trujillo to talk about Jaco documentary at Baltimore "Record Store Day" event (BLABBERMOUTH)

In-studio video with Nathan East and Yamaha Entertainment Group founder Chris Gero (EURWEB)

Q & A with Cream star Jack Bruce (POLLSTAR)

More rumblings ...

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This week's interview

Chip Shearin

Chip Shearin
Conversation with “Rapper’s Delight” bassist and Rock Hall inductee on playing with the greats, scoring for HBO films and more!

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This week's video
Taco Niewenheizen

Taco Nieuwenhuizen
Crowd-pleasing live performance from Holland band, led by talented (fretless) bassist!

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Recent interviews
Angeline Saris Angeline Saris
Bay Area session bassist talks about career, equipment and future plans in brand new video interview!
Nathan East Nathan East
Decades-long first-call sideman gives FBPO all the details about (finally!) stepping out on his own!
Recent videos
Amanda Ruzza

Amanda Ruzza
Brazilian supertalent jams with the Pedalmaniacs in unrehearsed studio session!

Peter Muller

Peter Muller
German funkster offers up a sneak peak of "Berlin Street Funk" from his upcoming No Mind release.



Recent features
Clyde Clark, Bartolini, Jeff Berlin Jeff Berlin “RITHIMIC” bass!
Jeff Berlins demos his new Cort “RITHIMIC” bass, with help from Bartolini's new owner, Clyde Clark!
   
Peavey
Going small for the gigging bassist is easier
Rich Menga takes a look at Peavey's small-but-powerful miniMEGA and miniMAX amps at the 2014 NAMM Show!

Recent reviews
Larry Graham, Raise Up

Larry Graham
Raise Up

With their first release in over a decade, Larry Graham & Graham Central Station are still serving up the funk!

Marcus Miller, Renaissance

Marcus Miller
Renaissance

Funky, edgy, beautiful and fun, this new release has it all, including some of the most incredible bass playing you've ever heard!



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