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Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (March 2015)

We know you dig the bass videos we share each day… and we know you can handle a lot of bass. So here’s some good news: the list of the top 10 most watched bass videos for the month is here.

Enjoy.

Josh Cohen: Solo Bass Arrangement of “Chameleon”

1. Josh Cohen: Solo Bass Arrangement of “Chameleon”

Here is a video that will freak you out musically and visually. Josh Cohen created a beautiful, funky arrangement of Herbie Hancock’s “Chameleon,” and decided to do something a little different for the video. The bassist is clad in an all white suit and moves erratically to emphasize parts of the song…

Viaceslav Svedov: “Rock and Roll” on ContraBass Balalaika

2. Viaceslav Svedov: “Rock and Roll” on ContraBass Balalaika

Viaceslav Svedov amazes me and cracks me up whenever he gets the ContraBass Balalaika out and plays. Here’s a video where he’s decided to add distortion to the mix and rock out to Led Zeppelin’s “Rock and Roll”…

Snarky Puppy: What About Me? (Live)

3. Snarky Puppy: What About Me? (Live)

Time for some Snarky Puppy – including the great bass work (and composition) by Michael League. This is the band performing “What About Me?”, which appears on their live DVD, We Like It Here. These guys are ridiculously good…

Viktor Lőrincz: Solo Bass Rock and Roll

4. Viktor Lőrincz: Solo Bass Rock and Roll

Viktor Lőrincz is one of those bassists who don’t seem to need anyone to help him put together some super enjoyable music. He just shared one of his new videos with us where he plays a fun old school rock tune…

James Brown, Featuring Charles Sherrell: Live on The Hollywood Palace

5. James Brown, Featuring Charles Sherrell: Live on The Hollywood Palace

James Brown had tons of hits, and nearly every one of them was driven by an outstanding bass line. This clip from 1969 on The Hollywood Palace proves just that with a medley of “I Got the Feelin,” “Cold Sweat,” “Say It Loud…” and more…

Jojo Mayer & Nerve, Featuring John Davis: Live in Europe

6. Jojo Mayer & Nerve, Featuring John Davis: Live in Europe

We don’t often feature full sets of music, but when John Davis sent us this video of Nerve performing live in Europe, I couldn’t stop watching. The band – which also features drummer Jojo Mayer, keyboardist Jacob Bergson, and effects specialist Aaron Nevezie – mixes the formats of programmed electronic music styles with live instruments…

Nik West, Featuring Orianthi: My Relationship

7. Nik West, Featuring Orianthi: My Relationship

Anyone that has jammed with Prince, John Mayer, and Bootsy Collins must have something good to say, and Nik West is one of those people. The bassist’s recently released Say Somethin’ EP blends rock, funk, and R&B for an engaging musical journey pinned together by her solid bass playing…

Mark Michell: Scale The Summit’s “The Dark Horse” Playthrough

8. Mark Michell: Scale The Summit’s “The Dark Horse” Playthrough

Here’s another great metal playthrough by Scale the Summit’s Mark Michell. The bassist tears through “The Dark Horse” from the band’s album The Migration at EMG Pickups TV studios. The song’s creative rhythmic variations tied with Michell’s tone make for a great bass part…

Nastja Nina and Anton Davidyants: Sokunthea

9. Nastja Nina and Anton Davidyants: Sokunthea

When you put a song together with just bass and voice, beautiful things happen. Here’s a great example with the duo of Nastja Nina and Anton Davidyants performing the bassist’s original song “Sokunthea.” The song was first written as a solo bass piece, but Davidyants decided to redo it with Nina doubling the melody…

Robert Glasper Experiment, Featuring Derrick Hodge: Say Yes

10. Robert Glasper Experiment, Featuring Derrick Hodge: Say Yes

Derrick Hodge is a monster bassist. Adept at both electric and upright bass, his style brings together the best elements of jazz, R&B, and gospel. Here’s a clip of Hodge laying it down with the Robert Glasper Experiment during a performance at The Exchange LA in Los Angeles, California…