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  • Zander Zon: Final Masquerade

    Zander Zon: Final Masquerade

    Zander Zon pays tribute to the late Chester Bennington in this solo bass performance of Linkin Park’s “Final Masquerade.” “I still remember hearing ‘Crawling’ for the first time when I was 19 years old. Chester’s vocals were epic and Linkin Park became one of my favourite bands,” Zander shared. “So much energy, soaring melodies and... »

  • Rush: Cygnus X-1 Isolated Bass, Drums, and Vocals

    Rush: Cygnus X-1 Isolated Bass, Drums, and Vocals

    YYNOT’s Tim Starace shared this isolated track on our Facebook Group recently. We waited to share it today, which is Geddy Lee’s birthday. “Pure Geddy goodness from my vault. I present to you the isolated bass (for the most part) from ‘Cygnus X-1, The Voyage’,” Tim shared. Happy birthday, Geddy! »

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  • Blues Beatles: Yesterday

    Blues Beatles: Yesterday

    I discovered the Blues Beatles on Facebook, and I’m glad I did. As their name suggests, the band takes classic Beatles tunes and turns them into blues arrangements. Anchored by bassist Bruno Falcão, the band performs in various concert halls in Brazil – and thankfully shares their work on Youtube too. »

  • YYNOT: Run On Love

    YYNOT: Run On Love

    Our favorite Rush tribute band is back with a new original tune. “Run On Love” features the lineup of Rocky Kuner on vocals, Billy Alexander (who wrote the song) on guitars and Mini Moog, Tim Starace on bass, and Chris Moore on drums. The band is performing on August 20th at Gaslamp Long Beach. Get... »

  • Camilla Chessa: “Get Lucky” Bass Cover

    Camilla Chessa: “Get Lucky” Bass Cover

    Camilla Chessa sat down at Piazza della Scala in Milan and absolutely nailed this all-bass performance of Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky.” “Here is one of my favourite busking songs!” Camilla shared. We dig it too. »

  • Toshi Clinch Big Band: Spank-A-Lee

    Toshi Clinch Big Band: Spank-A-Lee

    Toshi Clinch sent us this terrific video (and arrangement) of his big band performing Herbie Hancock’s “Spank-A-Lee.” “The video features LA/Nashville session musician Pat Coil. On bass is Henry Beal, who is the bassist behind the House of Cards theme,” Clinch shared. Beal grooves through the entire tune with some incredible lines and tone. The... »

  • Victor Wooten: FretTraX MIDI Bass Demo

    Victor Wooten: FretTraX MIDI Bass Demo

    Back in March, James Ross created this video for Jross-tv. I don’t know how I missed it, but it has been blowing up recently on Facebook. In this video, Victor Wooten demos FretTraX MIDI’s mod of one of his Fodera basses, by Lee Young. The mod was pretty extensive, as the neck had to be... »

  • Shane Cooper: Bamako Love Song

    Shane Cooper: Bamako Love Song

    West African music has a special place in my heart, so I got excited when I saw this video of Shane Cooper performing his solo double bass song, “Bamako Love Song”. Cooper, who is based in South Africa, was inspired by the city of Bamako, which is the capital of Mali. He pulls from West... »

  • Greg Goebel with Damian Erskine: Wayfarer

    Greg Goebel with Damian Erskine: Wayfarer

    Pianist Greg Goebel recently shared this tune from his upcoming album on Facebook. I noticed our very own Damian Erskine was on the track, so I watched it. I was glad I did. Damian plays some sweet lines on this one, and the whole band is stellar. The trio also includes Reinhardt Wolfgang Melz on... »

  • Screaming Headless Torsos featuring Hiromi: Running Black Water

    Screaming Headless Torsos featuring Hiromi: Running Black Water

    This performance is more than a song; it’s a journey. The Screaming Headless Torsos teamed up with Hiromi Uehara to perform their piece “Running Black Water” at ShapeShifter Lab in Brooklyn and the result is magical. Each player brings fire to the song, which starts out with a flowing groove. Bassist David Ginyard sets the... »