Author Archives: Ruben Kenig

About Ruben Kenig

I used to play punk, then jazz. Somehow I went to music school to study composition. I wrote music and made sound design for theatre and studied film music. In the interstitial spaces of this I made websites as a content manager and project manager. I sometimes publish articles at rubken.net.

How Well Do You Know Your Gear?

I recently watched a video of Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks showing off their home studio. As you can imagine it’s pretty swanky. You could say it’s in a shed at the end of their garden, and that would be … Continue reading

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Is Jazz Better Than Rock?

Value judge­ments about music genres are complex. I recently got into a discussion about the relative virtues of bassists in jazz as compared to rock. The premise put forward was, broadly, that jazz players are more skilled and that the … Continue reading

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Join the Low End: Some Tips for Those Thinking of Learning Bass Guitar

These are some personal opinions on getting started learning bass (and music in general). This is defin­itely not the only approach. If anyone reads this and disagrees or feels I have made an omission please let me know so I can … Continue reading

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