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  • Crazy Bass: The Spaceman Dominator

    Crazy Bass: The Spaceman Dominator

    We’ve covered Spaceman and his unusual bass creations before. Here’s one from the archives: the Spaceman “Dominator” Aluminum 6-String Fretless Bass The Dominator is a full-length, 6-string aluminum bass guitar with an active EMG pickup, mounted above the strings. »

  • Victor Wooten Improvs “Yesterday”

    Victor Wooten Improvs “Yesterday”

    Bassist James Ross sends us this video of him hanging out with Victor Wooten doing some improv to The Beatles’ “Yesterday” during rehearsal at The Pageant in St. Louis. Nice. »

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  • Rocco’s School of Funk

    Rocco’s School of Funk

    Time to learn some fingerstyle funk. Tower of Power’s bassist Rocco Prestia shows us the way. »

  • Nathan Hughes: Glove

    Nathan Hughes: Glove

    We thought Geddy Lee was the master at the whole playing-bass-while-singing thing. But that was before we stumbled upon this video of Nathan Hughes. Holy smokes. »

  • Marcus Miller: Teen Town

    Marcus Miller: Teen Town

    Today’s video features Marcus Miller playing Jaco Pastorius’ “Teen Town”. Enjoy: »

  • Beaver Creek Acoustic Bass Ukulele Video Review

    Beaver Creek Acoustic Bass Ukulele Video Review

    We never knew how dangerous those extra long bass necks and gigantic bass amps were until we checked out this review of the Beaver Creek bass ukulele (or is it a travel bass? we’re confused). No matter, this video review is hilarious: »

  • P-Nut Interview at NAMM 2009

    P-Nut Interview at NAMM 2009

    311 bassist P-Nut was interviewed during NAMM 2009, talking basses and amps, stage volume, and why we play bass. Oh he, jams too. Enjoy! »

  • Felix Pastorius and The Heavy Pets: Nautilus

    Felix Pastorius and The Heavy Pets: Nautilus

    Today’s featured video kicks off the week just right. Felix Pastorius and his band, The Heavy Pets, performs “Nautilus” in front of a live audience at the Maple Leaf in New Orleans, LA. The band is joined by Flecktones sax man, Jeff Coffin, which only adds to the greatness. »

  • Brian Bromberg: I Got Rhythm

    Brian Bromberg: I Got Rhythm

    Our good friend Caleb (a piano player, but still cool), recommended today’s featured video, Brian Bromberg playing “I Got Rhythm” with Akira Jimbo and Otmaro Ruiz. Be sure to check out the solo! »

  • Michael Manring: Helios

    Michael Manring: Helios

    We’re a week away from seeing Michael Manring live, and so we’ve decided to get ready with a few Youtube videos. Here’s Michael playing “Helios”, from his album Soliloquy on his Hyperbass: »