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  • Incognito: Talkin’ Loud (Francis Hylton)

    Incognito: Talkin’ Loud (Francis Hylton)

    Today’s featured video comes by way of our Facebook friend Jose Perciba. The band is Incognito, the bassist laying down the funky line is Francis Hylton,and the song is “Talkin’ Loud”. »

  • Sebastien Husson: Fretless Bass Groove

    Sebastien Husson: Fretless Bass Groove

    Here’s French bassist Sébastien Husson, aka The BassistiK, performing a clip from one of his recent compositions. Husson has a ton of great bass clips out there. Check out his Youtube page for more. »

  • Marco Rodi: A Bassist in the BOSS Loop Station Finals

    Marco Rodi: A Bassist in the BOSS Loop Station Finals

    A bassist has made the list of finalists in the BOSS Loop Station Championship National Finals in Canada. Marco Rodi was one of three finalists after four months of competition. Marco squares off against the other finalists at the Halifax Pop Explosion Festival on Thursday, October 21st. Here’s Marco’s entry: Good luck Marco, and thanks... »

  • Mark King Slap Solo

    Mark King Slap Solo

    LEDs? Headless bass? Must be Mark King doing his thing. »

  • James Genus Solo: Bern Jazz Fest, 1990

    James Genus Solo: Bern Jazz Fest, 1990

    Short, but oh so sweet… James Genus taking a solo during the Bern Jazz Festival in 1990. »

  • MarloweDK: GR2 Envelope Filter Test Drive

    MarloweDK: GR2 Envelope Filter Test Drive

    I recently picked up the GR2 Envelope Filter from 3Leaf Audio and decided to give it a spin in front of the camera. This is a great little pedal that offers a lot of possibilities. For the demo, my set up includes: Bass: Sandberg California JJ Strings: Dunlop Nickel plated Medium gauge 45 -105 Amp:... »

  • Rob Wasserman and His 6 String EUB, with Bob Weir: Victim or the Crime

    Rob Wasserman and His 6 String EUB, with Bob Weir: Victim or the Crime

    Here’s a clip from 1990 of Rob Wasserman and Bob Weir on the show “Nightmusic”, performing “Victim or the Crime.” Check out Rob’s 6-string electric upright! »

  • Stanley Clarke: Born in the U.S.A. (1985)

    Stanley Clarke: Born in the U.S.A. (1985)

    How times have changed! Here’s a 1985 video for Stanley Clarke‘s version of the Bruce Springsteen hit, “Born in the U.S.A.” The track was on Clarke’s Find Out! album. (I have this on vinyl, if anyone wants to borrow it). »

  • Christopher Thomas: Wishing Well (Solo Bass)

    Christopher Thomas: Wishing Well (Solo Bass)

    Here’s bassist Christopher Thomas performing one of his original compositions, “Wishing Well”, for solo bass. (Tuning: EADGC) »

  • Dave Marks: Slap Bass Demo

    Dave Marks: Slap Bass Demo

    Bassist Dave Marks puts his Marcus Miller Fender Jazz through the paces, with this preview slap bass lesson from 2009. Dave says, “Larry Graham, Marcus and Victor called. They said they want their licks back…” Dave is playing through his EBS TD650 head and straight into Pro Tools. “No effects, nothing else in the chain.” »