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In Conversation with Mike Bendy – The Bendy Effect

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About This Episode

In today’s podcast US bass ace, Mike Bendy, gives us an insight into his signature tone.

From Kenwood Dennard and Roy Hargrove to the Hipster Assassins, Brooklyn-born bass player Mike Bendy is forging a reputation as one of the bass world’s most exciting players. His formative days were spent listening to bands like Metallica (‘Cliff Burton was my first bass hero’) and then Primus and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, while toying with his Ibanez CT Series bass and dreaming of joining a band. As Mike’s professional career began to take shape, he formed a solid musical and personal friendship with Felix Pastorius, who he currently shares the stage with at New York’s famed 55 Bar in their group Hipster Assassins.

In this episode you're going to learn:

  • All about Mike’s affinity with Fodera Guitars.
  • What it’s like performing alongside Felix Pastorius in Hipster Assassins.
  • About their regular gig at New York City’s iconic 55 Bar.
  • And much, much more…

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