Solo Bass Network
- a portal for information about Solo Bassists.
discuss and read
- www.talkbass.com (discussion boards, expert advice etc.)
- The Bottom Line (e-mail discussion list)
- Harmony Central (musicians resources, links, reviews etc.)
- Loopers Digest (e-mail discussion for people using loops)
- www.bassically.net (interviews, reviews, lessons and some great discussion forums)
- Innerviews (a fantastic range of interviews with some fascinating people)
- Extended Range Bassist (yahoo group for extended range bassists - simple as that!)
- Bass North West - The bass Mecca of the Pacific Northwest, great website, loads of cool high end gear and gadgets
- The Gallery - London's only dedicated high end bass shop, home to the fabulous Sei basses
- cdbaby.com - fantastic online independent record store, that has loads of great solo bass stuff available, from the likes of Mark Egan, Steve Lawson, Michael Dimin, Scott Kungha Drengsen and many others!
- bassguitarmagazine.com - this fine magazine also has an online shop for bass-centric recordings, including Billy Sheehan, Stu Hamm, Steve Lawson, TM Stevens, Marcus Miller, Tony Levin and others!
- ISG Publications - site specialising in solo double bass and cello sheet music - a fabulous resource.
Solo Bass Events
- Bass Quake - Californian based organisers of bass-days, tours, and general friends of solo bassists!
- European Bass Day - organised in Holland, held in Germany in November.
- Euro Bass Day - great event in Verona, Italy in October.
- Bass Up! - Bass Day in Atlanta, in September.
- Bozeman Bass Bash - never let it be said that nothing good comes out of Montana. Held in October.
- Bass Day UK - new event for 2005, great line-up, held in November.
Get the word out!
If you want people to know about solo bass, you gotta make a noise - please e-mail the following magazines, requesting that they interview your favourite players -