As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine, Issue 8 Originally from the charming, musical town of Mullingar, Ireland, Tanya O’ Callaghan moved to Los Angeles four years ago with nothing but her bass and her ambition. Rather quickly, she established herself as...
Bass-player extraordinaire, Nik West, has such an eclectic, iconic and tasteful style of playing and performing. She has so much energy that is evoked through her electrifying performances. Her talent has been noticed by such classic artists as Prince, Dave Stewart, John Mayer, among numerous others. In addition, she also caught the ear and eye of Grammy-Award winning songwriter and producer, Glen Ballard (Alanis Morrissette, George Straight and Michael Jackson). Her personality is just as interesting and infectious as her bass-playing skills. In our interview, she chats about other instruments she'd like to play, her experiences with the musicians and producers she has worked and works with, including her endorsments with Fender and Girl Rock Nation, among many other musical favorites. Nik is one-of-a-kind and has one of the best personalities you could ever hope a person to have; so, without further ado, read on to discover a little in the mind of Nik and her musical explorations.
There are perhaps tens of thousands of musical acts worldwide, in many kinds of genres, but every once in a while, you'll find a musician or band that sounds different, fresh, unique, or whatever other words or phrases can...
Peacemaker, singer-songwriter and guitarist Raye Zaragoza released a new music video entitled “American Dream.”  Inspired by the current political climate of the United States, Zaragoza uses her voice for social justice by addressing topics such as Donald Trump, Standing...
British blues guitarist Joanne Shaw Taylor has a new album entitled "Almost Always Never" which was released this month. It's her third album, and it improves on what the Boston Herald described of Joanne as having "an un-clichéd guitar style." Recently,...
Larkin Poe, the Atlanta-based sister duo, recently released their debut CD, "Kin," which has received stellar reviews by Entertainment Weekly, Uncut, The Telegraph, The Guardian, to name a few.  Rebecca Lovell is the lead singer/guitarist, and also plays the mandolin and...
"The space in between the notes is just as important as the notes themselves," says bassist Ashley Reeve. Whether live or in the studio, she "plays for the song” with that tasteful, less-is-more approach. Onstage, she's in tall leather boots,...
Hello! I’m Tiffany Lloyd, the artist known as TiffsBass, and I’m based out of Washington, D.C. I just finished working on an off-Broadway show in NYC for a couple of months, a play called For Colored Girls at The...
Caroline Jones is on fire. As an up-and-coming singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, she has fused genres and developed a unique style she can call her own. But unlike most emerging artists, you may have heard of her … In the past...