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  • Jesús Rico Pérez: Paloma

    Jesús Rico Pérez: Paloma

    Jesús Rico Pérez is back with another beautiful solo bass video. “[This is an] old tune for my lil´ daughter, Paloma,” he shared. Stunning, as always. »

  • Olivier Babaz and Mark Nelson: L’appel Du Vide

    Olivier Babaz and Mark Nelson: L’appel Du Vide

    Bassist Olivier Babaz is back with another bass and kalimba video that will make you question what’s physically possible. “L’appel Du Vide” is a track from his latest album, Odd Light, and features drummer Mark Nelson. The song features several groove changes that Babaz and Nelson navigate magnificently. Hold on to your hats. »

  • David Piggott and Kayla Malik: Fix You

    David Piggott and Kayla Malik: Fix You

    David Piggott teaches music at his studio, Piggott Music. One of his students is Kayla Malik. They recently recorded their own bass and vocals arrangement of Coldplay’s “Fix You”. David said this was the first time he heard Kayla sing. “Because everyone has lost something in their life… I hope you enjoy this [arrangement],” David... »

  • Sex Pistols: Anarchy In The UK, 1976

    Sex Pistols: Anarchy In The UK, 1976

    When it comes to raw energy, the Sex Pistols are hard to beat. Today we’re throwing it back to a 1976 performance of the punk anthem “Anarchy in the UK” that features Glen Matlock and his vicious bass tone. »

  • David Bowie: Ashes To Ashes (Live)

    David Bowie: Ashes To Ashes (Live)

    Dishwalla bassist Scot Alexander sent me this video saying, “With all the David Bowie stuff still going on, just thought I’d send this your way… It’s SO good. Mark Plati takes over bass and Gail Ann [Dorsey switches to] guitar. The bass is really hot in the mix and his little melodic licks are on... »

  • Phish: Boogie on Reggae Woman

    Phish: Boogie on Reggae Woman

    Stevie Wonder’s “Boogie on Reggae Woman” is a staple of Phish’s live performances. In this fan shot clip of a 2009 appearance at Madison Square Garden, Mike Gordon nails Stevie’s Moog bass line. The camera work is a little shaky, but the sound comes through loud and clear on this funky cover. »

  • Franklin Peredo: The Romantic Hippo

    Franklin Peredo: The Romantic Hippo

    Franklin Peredo sent us his latest video, and once again, his remarkable right-hand technique and musicianship is on full display here. Check out “The Romantic Hippo”. »

  • Bass Battle and Absurdcus: kōan

    Bass Battle and Absurdcus: kōan

    Bassists Absurdcus and Bass Battle, aka Laszlo Demeter and Bogdan Diaconeasa, regularly put out fantastic bass videos, and now they’ve teamed up for the sublime “kōan”. The ambient tune gives a floating feeling as they utilize bass chords and the higher register to tug at your heartstrings. »

  • Songhoy Blues: Sekou Oumarou

    Songhoy Blues: Sekou Oumarou

    Until today, I had never heard the band Songhoy Blues. So I looked them up. According to Wikipedia, the band is a “desert punk / blues music group from Timbuktu, Mali.” I have no idea what that means, exactly, but I dig whatever you want to call this fine music. Here’s the band performing “Sekou... »

  • Bill Withers: Kissing My Love

    Bill Withers: Kissing My Love

    In 1972, Bill Withers made an appearance on the Germany TV show, “Beat-Club”. Backed by his band – which included Melvin Dunlap – they laid down one sweet groove on “Kissing My Love”. »