Bass Expo 2014: pop bass

10:54AM 24th Feb 2014

Bass in pop music draws from a huge amount of genres and techniques, but one aspect of pop that tends to remain consistent is the bass as the link between rhythm and melody. Tutor Matt Mead is an experienced bassist and teacher, currently playing in fast-rising UK rockers Empire. He's playing a Cort Artisan B4 20th bass guitar through a Hartke Kickback 15 combo amp.

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