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  • Chris DeAngelis: Bass Arrangement of Stevie Wonder’s “Living For The City”

    Chris DeAngelis: Bass Arrangement of Stevie Wonder’s “Living For The City”

    Stevie Wonder’s songs have a magic that carries across the musical spectrum. Chris DeAngelis proves this once again with a killer bass and percussion version of “Living For The City.” Originally released on Wonder’s Innervisions, the song has a killer bounce that the bassist captures on his four-string before taking a nasty solo over top. »

  • Kung Fu: Sfvendago

    Kung Fu: Sfvendago

    Kung Fu are rounding out 2017 with Ninja Cuts, a collection of singles that will be released through the end of the year. “Sfvendgao” is the first single in the series and a song that they say “captures the essence of Kung Fu; live & up close.” That essence of course includes the fresh bass... »

  • Chris DeAngelis: All Bass Cover of Michael Jackson’s “I Can’t Help It”

    Chris DeAngelis: All Bass Cover of Michael Jackson’s “I Can’t Help It”

    Chris DeAngelis is back with another killer looping bass cover. This time he knocked it out of the park with Michael Jackson’s “I Can’t Help It.” After setting up a percussive groove, he lays out the melody and bass line at the same time. Then he loops the groove and kicks off an ear-bending solo.... »

  • Chris DeAngelis: Bass Arrangement of Radiohead’s “Sit Down. Stand Up. (Snakes & Ladders)”

    Chris DeAngelis: Bass Arrangement of Radiohead’s “Sit Down. Stand Up. (Snakes & Ladders)”

    Chris DeAngelis is the super talented bassist for Kung Fu and The Breakfast, but he also makes time to create insanely good solo covers (which he calls the HoodRat Sessions) in his spare time. Case in point: this clip of his take on Radiohead’s “Sit Down. Stand Up. (Snakes and Ladders)”. “HoodRat Sessions continues with... »

  • Funky Kung Fu: An Interview with Chris DeAngelis

    Funky Kung Fu: An Interview with Chris DeAngelis

    As music progresses, genres have been blurring into wonderful collages of inspiration. One band that helps prove that point is Kung Fu, a band describes their songs as a “70’s funk-fusion meets modern dance party.” That party is anchored by monster bassist Chris DeAngelis. DeAngelis simultaneously draws from jazz, funk, hip-hop, and rock to create... »