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  • Mike Wheeler Band: That’s What Love Will Make You Do

    Mike Wheeler Band: That’s What Love Will Make You Do

    Here’s a video that will get you moving in your seat. Bassist Larry Williams drives the bus in this clip of the Mike Wheeler Band performing “That’s What Love Will Make You Do.” His enormous energy propels the group’s groove, but it’s his ferocious solo at the 4:18 mark that steals the show. After he... »

  • Edmond Gilmore: Continuum

    Edmond Gilmore: Continuum

    Edmond Gilmore has spent lots of time studying the fantastic playing of Jaco Pastorius. We’ve featured his take on several Jaco songs, and now he’s back with a gorgeous version of “Continuum,” from the bass master’s self-titled album. Check it out: »

  • Ulf Wakenius Project, Featuring Ray Brown: Ray’s New Funk

    Ulf Wakenius Project, Featuring Ray Brown: Ray’s New Funk

    Ray Brown was the king of jazz bass, but he also had a funky side. Besides playing on some James Brown tracks, he penned a few funk and soul jazz songs that stood out in his repertoire. We’re celebrating what would be the bass titan’s 88th birthday with this video of his tune “Ray’s New... »

  • Audet-Morissette: Contact

    Audet-Morissette: Contact

    Sylvain Audet’s bass got abducted by aliens and was recovered a year later from a corn field in rural Pennsylvania. At least that’s what the bassist claims is the reason behind the new song “Contact” from his experimental bass/drum duo Audet-Morissette. The track, which also features drummer Christian Morissette and guitarist Claude Laflamme, is a... »

  • Ariane Cap: Solo Bass in Stereo

    Ariane Cap: Solo Bass in Stereo

    Grab a pair of headphones and get ready for a cool sonic experience. Ariane Cap put together an awesome solo bass jam in stereo with different lines panned left and right to please your ear holes. “All six string bass, a looper, a Delay pedal and a Slicer Pedal create all the mayhem,” Cap writes.... »

  • Vulfpeck: Fugue State

    Vulfpeck: Fugue State

    Vulfpeck released their next video from Fugue State, and this one is the terrific title track from that album. By now you know the guys, starting with our hero, Joe Dart on bass, with Jack Stratton on drums, Woody Goss on Wurlitzer (and the composer) and Theo Katzman on guitar. These guys just bring it,... »

  • The Who: 5:15, Live at The Royal Albert Hall

    The Who: 5:15, Live at The Royal Albert Hall

    When it comes to a huge bass tone, it doesn’t get much bigger than John Entwistle’s signature sound. Today we’re celebrating what would be the Ox’s 70th birthday with a clip that proves that point. Taken from The Who’s performance at Royal Albert Hall in 2000, Entwistle lays down a mighty groove on the song... »

  • Paula Zimbres: Quatro Pontes

    Paula Zimbres: Quatro Pontes

    Our Facebook friend Ricardo Franco sent us this video of Brazilian bassist/vocalist Paula Zimbres performing her song “Quatro Pontes” at Sofar Brasília from May 2014. Accompanied by guitar, Zimbres starts by vocalizing with her bass line before laying more of a foundation on her fretless. She then goes on to take a thoughtful solo at... »

  • Zander Zon: Skrillex “Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites” Solo Bass Performance

    Zander Zon: Skrillex “Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites” Solo Bass Performance

    Good news! Zander Zon looks to be well recovered from his recent injury and back to playing his incredible bass arrangements. This time around, Zander is performing an all-bass cover of “Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites” by the dubstep group, Skrillex. “The melody lines were what interested me about the piece,” Zander shares. “I thought... »

  • Nathan Navarro: The Beatles’ “Because” Solo Bass Arrangement

    Nathan Navarro: The Beatles’ “Because” Solo Bass Arrangement

    I always love it when Nathan Navarro puts out a new video, and this is one of my favorites. He takes the classic Beatles tune “Because” and perfectly captures its ethereal vibe with a heavy reverb. Navarro shared the video on his Facebook page noting, “Here’s an interesting quote from John Lennon: ‘Yoko was playing... »