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The Blue Collar Bass Player

Jul 30, 2019

This episode of the podcast features Matt Maust of Cold War Kids. Cold War Kids are a prolific rock band from Long Beach, California. Apart from playing bass, Matt is also an artist and clothing designer with his brand, Luv Clothing. We talk about his influences as an artist and with him being one of only two...


Jun 20, 2019

In this episode of the podcast I talk to Jeff Hill who is currently the bass player for the Chris Robinson Brotherhood, he's also toured and recorded with Rufus Wainwright and Shooter Jennings among many others. We talk about his early education as a tuba player and how that influenced his bass playing, his early...


May 15, 2019

This month's guest on the podcast is California bass player and producer, Dan Horne. Dan is most notably known for playing bass with Circles Around the Sun as well as Jonathan Wilson, Cass McCombs, and The Growlers. In this episode we talk about his relationships with other musicians and his take on the future of the...


Apr 23, 2019

In this episode of the podcast I talk to Virginia musician, Cameron Ralston. Cameron is the house bassist for Spacebomb, a recording studio in Richmond, Virginia successfully following the old model of a recording studio that provides in house musicians for artists. You can hear his playing on many different...


Mar 27, 2019

In this month's episode I talk to Minnesota's own, Trampled By Turtles' bass player, Tim Saxhaug. Tim tells me about his life as a music major, the salad days of meeting Dave Simonett, all the way to the formation of TBT and beyond! We discuss his decision to ultimately play an acoustic bass opposed to an upright bass...