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  • Esperanza Spalding: Unconditional Love

    Esperanza Spalding: Unconditional Love

    Esperanza Spalding recently visited the Skype Live Studio for 101.9 KINK FM’s broadcast and performed “Unconditional Love”. The song appears on Spalding’s fifth album, Emily’s D+Evolution. »

  • The Meters: Look-Ka Py Py/Jungle Man, Live 1974

    The Meters: Look-Ka Py Py/Jungle Man, Live 1974

    I’ve been on a huge Meters kick lately. All of George Porter, Jr.’s bass lines groove like crazy. They’re simple and to the point, which is perfect. Here’s a great clip of The Meters live in 1974 on Dr. John’s “New Orleans Swamp.” The group tears into “Look-ka Py Py” before a cool transition into... »

  • Children of the Light: Suite for the Americas

    Children of the Light: Suite for the Americas

    Children of the Light is a group consisting of Danilo Pérez on piano, John Patitucci on bass, and Brian Blade on drums. Here’s the group performing “Suite for the Americas”, which was written by Pérez. »

  • Nathan Navarro: Super Mario Bass Guitar Playthrough

    Nathan Navarro: Super Mario Bass Guitar Playthrough

    Nathan Navarro is back with another brilliant bass video, and this time he’s playing along with a run-through of World 1-1 from the original Super Mario Brothers. The bassist dials in a retro video game tone before playing the music. He even plays the right sound effects for when Mario jumps, spits fire, gets the... »

  • Sly and the Family Stone: “Hot Fun in the Summertime” and “I Want To Take You Higher”

    Sly and the Family Stone: “Hot Fun in the Summertime” and “I Want To Take You Higher”

    “Hot Fun in the Summertime” is the perfect song for the season, and “I Want To Take You Higher” is a bass masterpiece. Larry Graham throws it down in this medley of the two songs. The mix on this clip is a little wonky, but luckily the bass is turned up nice and high. »

  • Antonin Rubatat & Romain Chenard: Hungry Beats – Vol. 3

    Antonin Rubatat & Romain Chenard: Hungry Beats – Vol. 3

    The first video we shared by bassist Antonin Rubatat and drummer Romain Chenard was a big hit. Here’s another from their “Hungry Beats” series – “Vol. 3”. »

  • Karl Clews: The Pink Panther Theme (Solo Bass Arrangement and Transcription)

    Karl Clews: The Pink Panther Theme (Solo Bass Arrangement and Transcription)

    Karl Clews shared another one of his terrific solo bass arrangements with us, and this time he’s also offering the transcription. In this video, Karl tackles Henry Mancini’s “The Pink Panther Theme” on his Status Graphite Kingbass. Check it out and grab the transcription from Karl’s website. »

  • Jesús Rico Pérez: Blue Orleans (Michael Manring Cover)

    Jesús Rico Pérez: Blue Orleans (Michael Manring Cover)

    About three years ago, Jesús Rico Pérez shared a cover he did of Michael Manring’s “Come With Me, My Love”. Manring was impressed. Jesús has a new Manring cover, this time performing “Blue Orleans”, which appeared on Manring’s 1989 album, Toward the Center of the Night. »

  • Zander Zon: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    Zander Zon: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    Zander Zon has tackled something new in his latest video – his first ever video game theme. In this video, Zander plays his solo bass arrangement for the theme for the game “The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim”. »

  • Stuart Clayton: Giants of Bass – John Entwistle

    Stuart Clayton: Giants of Bass – John Entwistle

    Stuart Clayton has released another video and preview of the upcoming revamp of his book Giants of Bass. This time around, his focus is on bass legend John Entwistle. “This track is a nod to classic tracks by The Who such as ‘The Real Me’, ‘Pinball Wizard’ and ‘Won’t Get Fooled Again’ – among others,”... »