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  • Nathan Navarro: Star Wars

    Nathan Navarro: Star Wars

    Nathan Navarro has been bringing it with the nostalgia lately. His last video was a sick playthrough with the original Super Mario Brothers video game. Now he’s back with an all bass rendition of music from Star Wars. The clip starts out with the Star Wars theme cleanly played in five parts on his white... »

  • Charles Bradley: Ain’t It A Sin

    Charles Bradley: Ain’t It A Sin

    Charles Bradley’s third record, dropped earlier this year, and once again features the groovy bass work of Nick Movshon on his Gibson bass. Here’s a track from the new album, “Ain’t It A Sin”. »

  • YYNOT: La Villa Strangiato

    YYNOT: La Villa Strangiato

    The guys known as YYNOT have done it again – nailing yet another virtual Rush cover. In case you’ve missed the previous videos, guitarist/keyboardist Billy Alexander, drummer/percussionist Rodrigo Concha Tm and bassist Tim Starace don’t live near each other, but they share a common interest – the music of Rush. They record all of their... »

  • Ehud Ettun Trio: Funk

    Ehud Ettun Trio: Funk

    I like hearing funky upright bass, and Ehud Ettun brings a jazz flavor to it on this song aptly entitled “Funk”. Ettun is joined by Daniel Schwarzwald, who wrote the tune, on piano and Nathan Blankett on drums. Check the bass solo at 4:15. »

  • Marcus Miller Band: Tutu & Blast (Live)

    Marcus Miller Band: Tutu & Blast (Live)

    Back in April, Marcus Miller and his band took the stage at Olympia Hall (L’Olympia) in Paris. Among the tunes they performed were “Tutu” and “Blast”. Thankfully, cameras were rolling. »

  • Vahagn Stepanyan: One Day

    Vahagn Stepanyan: One Day

    I discovered Vahagn Stepanyan’s video on Facebook, and I really dig what he’s doing. This is Vahagn’s original tune, “One Day”, which features a nice groove, terrific musicianship and great tone. »

  • Franklin Peredo: The Mystery Of The Flaptopus

    Franklin Peredo: The Mystery Of The Flaptopus

    Franklin Peredo is back with another mind-bending bass tune. “The Mystery of the Flaptopus” features a creative groove and other-worldly effects to evoke a sense of wonder in musical form. Watching Peredo’s insane bass playing will evoke a sense of wonder, too. »

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  • Adrian Belew Power Trio: Dinosaur

    Adrian Belew Power Trio: Dinosaur

    Our first ever interview (way back in 2009) was with Julie Slick, after seeing a video with her performing in the Adrian Belew Power Trio. Here’s a clip from their 2008 performance of Rockpalast. The tune is “Dinosaur”, and the bass tone is flat out killer. »

  • Michael Manring Playing Two Basses at Once

    Michael Manring Playing Two Basses at Once

    I’m convinced that Michael Manring’s brain works differently than everyone else’s. His ideas are always so unique and his execution of them are jaw-dropping. Back in 1991, Manring was featured on the Spanish television program Musica NA to talk about his playing and compositions. This clip starts out with the bassist explaining his thought process... »

  • Descendents: Testosterone

    Descendents: Testosterone

    Punk icons The Descendents recently released their seventh studio album, Hypercaffium Spazzinate, and it’s got all the fervor they’re known for. That includes the blistering bass work of Karl Alvarez. Watch the band get down on their latest live video for “Testosterone”. The song is short but sweet with a killer bass run at the... »