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  • Fernando Lamadrid: Iniciático

    Fernando Lamadrid: Iniciático

    One of our favorite bassists is back with a new video. Fernando Lamadrid leads this band in their performance of his original tune, “Iniciático”. »

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  • Nico Cabrera and Valentina Solera: Toda Una Vida

    Nico Cabrera and Valentina Solera: Toda Una Vida

    Nico Cabrera shared this video with us of his cover of “Toda una Vida” with vocalist Valentina Solera. “It is a typical bolero played with bass & voice,” Nico shared. Enjoy. »

  • Nathan East: 101 Eastbound, Live at NAMM 2015

    Nathan East: 101 Eastbound, Live at NAMM 2015

    We’re celebrating Nathan East’s birthday today with a killer performance of “101 Eastbound” taken from last year’s NAMM show. East chords on his bass while vocalizing the melody before playing the lead lines. His gorgeous playing is also supported by Melvin Lee Davis, who lays down the bass from the back of the band. Happy... »

  • Von Thord: Nya Mäster

    Von Thord: Nya Mäster

    Bass and cello duo Von Thord have returned with a set of new videos, including this performance of the song “Nya Mäster”. Bassist David Werthén sets up a beautiful groove for John Bergion’s melancholy melody before things get heated up with unison and octave lines. Their technical prowess and innate musicality make this a video... »

  • VoBa Sound Experience: Do You Know Who / Continuum

    VoBa Sound Experience: Do You Know Who / Continuum

    Roberto Pace shared this video of his duo with vocalist Chiara D’Emilio. This time around, they offer something a little different – their tribute to Jaco Pastorius and Victor Bailey. Enjoy. »

  • America Paz and Eduardo Sitja: Street Jam

    America Paz and Eduardo Sitja: Street Jam

    We love seeing bass playing buskers, and this video is a good example of why. America Paz and Eduardo Sitja took to the streets of Santiago, Chile to play some bass and melt some faces. The duo trades slap lines back and forth, building on each other’s ideas for a fun jam session. »

  • The Eden Rabin International Project II: Tune #1

    The Eden Rabin International Project II: Tune #1

    Federico Malaman messaged me the other day about a new project he’s involved in. The idea was to take “five musicians from four different countries and make music together without ever being in the same room!” This tune was composed and arranged by keyboardist Eden Rabin (Israel) and features guitarist Tony Martinez (Spain), saxophonist Shlomi... »

  • Signals of Bedlam: Mass Appeal

    Signals of Bedlam: Mass Appeal

    Bassist Chika Obiora sent us this video of her band Signals of Bedlam. “We play heavy progressive rock a la Tool or Mars Volta. We’ve got heavier stuff, more atmospheric trippy stuff, and songs that are a little of both,” Chika shared. This is their song, “Mass Appeal,” which appears on their album, Escaping Velocity.... »

  • Snow Owl: Devil Is A Liar

    Snow Owl: Devil Is A Liar

    Six-string bass monster Snow Owl (aka Juan Garcia-Herreros) put his own spin on a classic funky track, and it’s epic. Seawind’s “Devil Is A Liar” has an already killer bass line, but the bassist’s energy and extra fills add just that much more fun to the track. »

  • Unreleased Weather Report with Jaco Pastorius: “Young And Fine”, Live (1978)

    Unreleased Weather Report with Jaco Pastorius: “Young And Fine”, Live (1978)

    Just in time for Jaco Pastorius’s birthday today, Rick Suchow has shared another great video. This one, like others we’ve shared before, was recorded during Weather Report’s 1978 show in Reading, PA. The video was shot by Peter Erskine’s father, Dr. Fred Erskine and mixed with the audio feed from Brian Risner’s soundboard mix. “The... »