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  • Bloodstone: Natural High, 1973

    Bloodstone: Natural High, 1973

    Now we’re going to slow things down a bit. I’ve been on a classic soul and R&B kick lately and this song has been on repeat. Bloodstone’s “Natural High” is one of the smoothest love ballads I’ve ever heard. Although the band appears to be playing along to their own recording in this video, Charles... »

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  • Deltron 3030: Nobody Can

    Deltron 3030: Nobody Can

    Deltron 3030’s touring behind their album Event 2 can only be described as epic. The hip-hop trio of Dan the Automator, Del the Funky Homosapien, and DJ Kid Koala took a full band on the road. No hip-hop would be complete without a fat bass line, and Juan Alderete was on hand to dish it... »

  • Xavier Foley: Irish Fantasy

    Xavier Foley: Irish Fantasy

    Xavier Foley’s virtuosity on the double bass is evident as soon as he starts playing. His amazing composition skills are often on display as well. Here’s a spellbinding performance of his original piece “Irish Fantasy” that takes you on a tour of the Emerald Isle and the bass at the same time. Check out his... »

  • Kung Fu: Caught Up

    Kung Fu: Caught Up

    Kung Fu is back with another track in their Ninja Cuts series. “Caught Up” is a track written by keyboardist Beau Sasser. “Caught Up is about your typical bad day,” he writes. “I was inspired by the movie ‘The Fifth Element,’ where the main character continually gets caught up in the drama of everyone he... »

  • The Fearless Flyers: Signed, Sealed, Delivered

    The Fearless Flyers: Signed, Sealed, Delivered

    The Fearless Flyers are back with another video, and this one is high octane! Joined by guests Blake Mills on slide guitar and Sandra Crouch on tambourine, the band rips through Stevie Wonder’s “Signed, Sealed, Delivered.” As always, Joe Dart lays down the low end on the track, which appears on the band’s self-titled debut... »

  • Franklin Peredo: Lord Of The Rhinos

    Franklin Peredo: Lord Of The Rhinos

    Franklin Peredo is back with a new composition and another demonstration of his incredible technique. “Here’s a new tune of mine called ‘Lord Of The Rhinos’ with my Fodera Monarch (AKA Brown Mantis),” Franklin shared. “I hope you like it.” We do! »

  • Cliff Burton Documentary: The Salvation Kingdom

    Cliff Burton Documentary: The Salvation Kingdom

    The late, great Cliff Burton is the subject of a new documentary called The Salvation Kingdom. The 93-minute video is an intimate look at Burton as a person largely based on interviews with his sister, Connie. It covers the bassist’s childhood, his hobbies, his practicing, his beliefs, and more. “He would go into a state... »

  • Victor Wooten: Bass Night

    Victor Wooten: Bass Night

    MusicForce shared this video of a February 2018 solo bass performance by Victor Wooten. Vic utilizes several layers with his looper to build quite a soundscape and soloing over top of it all while getting the crowd going in response. »

  • Lake Street Dive: Hang On (Live)

    Lake Street Dive: Hang On (Live)

    I’m digging Lake Street Dive’s new album, Free Yourself Up. I’m also digging the videos they’re putting out there in support of it. Here’s the band – with the always excellent Bridget Kearney on bass – performing a live version of “Hang On.” »

  • Scary Pockets: Rocky Raccoon

    Scary Pockets: Rocky Raccoon

    We’re big fans of Scary Pockets and how they remake tunes in their own funky style. Here’s the band with vocalist George Krikes performing The Beatles’ “Rocky Raccoon.” Bassist Nick Campbell really lays it down on this one. »