We were pointed to this via Twitter (you can follow me there if you like: @BassGuitarBlog). This video on YouTube, staring Michael Thurber,is a rather fantastic history of bass playing the Viola Da Gamba in the 1500’s, to the present day, via Wellman Braud, Nathan Watts, Larry Graham, Flea, and many others. Well worth the […]
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This is a rather lovely and melodic solo bass piece (via Steve Lawson and the Solo Bassists Facebook page). Matt Bissonette (bassist for artists including Elton John, Joe Satriani, Steve Via and may others!) plays through his Markbass rig (and tells us why he loves it!) – Thank you Mark Bass for the video – check out […]
Ah, this via Twitter from @FretZeroMusic and @martyschwartz – a great video review of the Hofner Bass. Made famous my Beatles Bassist, Paul McCartney, this hollow bodied bass has a sound all of it’s own! Not to all tastes, but definitely hightly distinctive and still produced today:
A bit of Friday fun! So, we here a lot about famous bassists… You know the names! But what about the famous non-bassists? Which famous people out there are actually closet bassists? Can we out a few of them?!? Someone forwarded me this video, which is a mash up of audio from London’s world-famous Mayor, […]
Simply Brilliant Adam Ben Ezra, doing Andy McKee’s Drifting on the double bass: Hat tip to Guy for forwarding it to me!
Last summer singer/bassist Seth Horan gave the opportunity to produce this new album to everyone on his mailing list. A group of people took him up on the offer and became co-producers. A year later and the album is pretty much mixed and mastered. Seth recorded and sent out a song-a-week for twenty weeks over […]