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  • Groove – Episode #30: Robert “Bubby” Lewis

    Groove – Episode #30: Robert “Bubby” Lewis

    Some musicians struggle while trying to blend creativity and the electric bass. Robert “Bubby” Lewis is not one of those people. Whether it’s his video game, manga, comic book, science fiction-inspired solo album, , or how he thinks about the world, Bubby is a creative force on the electric bass. This is (probably) one of... »

  • Bassbaba Sumon Releases “Soul Food (Part 1)”

    Bassbaba Sumon Releases “Soul Food (Part 1)”

    Bangladeshi bassist Bassbaba Sumon has released the first half of his debut solo bass album, entitled Soul Food (Part 1). The five-song instrumental album features culinary-inspired titles with heavy hitting guests including Felix Pastorius, Robert “Bubby” Lewis, Josh Cohen, Bob Franceschini, J.D. Blair, Mark Don and Erfan Nazezadeh. Utilizing only bass and drums, Soul Food... »

  • Contest: Win a Robert “Bubby” Lewis Bass Gear Prize Pack from Gallien-Krueger, MTD, Gruv Gear and La Bella

    Contest: Win a Robert “Bubby” Lewis Bass Gear Prize Pack from Gallien-Krueger, MTD, Gruv Gear and La Bella

    Update: Thanks to everyone who entered! We’re thrilled to announce the winners: Darrell S. (grand prize), Fred W. (second prize) and Ed M. (third prize). A huge thanks to Gallien-Krueger, MTD, Gruv Gear and La Bella for putting on such a stellar contest! Gallien-Krueger, MTD, Gruv Gear, La Bella and No Treble are teaming up... »

  • Robert “Bubby” Lewis Previews New Album with “Gold Rush”

    Robert “Bubby” Lewis Previews New Album with “Gold Rush”

    Back in May, Robert “Bubby” Lewis discussed his tone with us, and he dropped us a few clues about his upcoming album, 1UP. “It’s got a lot of interesting stuff happening with some cool collaborations,” he said. “I’m trying different stuff and experimenting. If it feels good, then I’m good.” Now he’s released its first... »

  • Profiles in Tone: Robert “Bubby” Lewis

    Profiles in Tone: Robert “Bubby” Lewis

    If you’re going to play with some of the top hip hop and R&B names, you’ve got to know a thing about tone. That’s why we reached out to bass phenom Robert “Bubby” Lewis as part of our Profiles in Tone series. Born in Flint, Michigan, Lewis wanted to be a drummer until listening to... »

  • Robert “Bubby” Lewis: Interview & Bass Solos

    Robert “Bubby” Lewis: Interview & Bass Solos

    Gallien-Krueger is kicking off a new series of videos with their artists, starting with Robert “Bubby” Lewis. The bassist shares how he got his start in music, his big break of working with Snoop Dogg, and his advice for musicians. Afterwards, Lewis improvises two beautifully melodic bass solos. »

  • Snoop Dogg, Featuring Bubby Lewis: Get The Funk Out Of My Face

    Snoop Dogg, Featuring Bubby Lewis: Get The Funk Out Of My Face

    Here’s a cool clip of Robert “Bubby” Lewis getting down with Snoop Dogg on The Late Show with David Letterman. The band performs Snoop’s take on the classic Brothers Johnson tune “Get the Funk Out of My Face” while Lewis lays down a solid low end with some really tasteful runs. The tune of course... »

  • A bass trio tribute to Michael Jackson

    The Michael Jackson inspired playalongs have been pouring into Youtube over the past two days. This one caught our eye and ears: a tribute to MJ from the GospelChops bassists Janek Gwizdala, Hadrien Feraud and Robert “Bubby” Lewis, playing Jackson’s hit, Beat It. Thoughts and prayers to the Jackson family. »

  • GospelChops: Bass Sessionz Volume 1

    GospelChops, a producer of gospel music instructional DVDs, is releasing Bass Sessionz: Volume 1 later this month. The DVD includes over three hours of instructional videos, performances and interviews with gospel and jazz bassists Andrew Gouche, Janek Gwizdala, Damian Erskine, Robert “Bubby” Lewis, Justin Raines, Jon Reshard, Dywane Thomas, Anthony Nembhard, and Hadrien Feraud, with... »