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  • The Feelgood Orchestra: Lean On

    The Feelgood Orchestra: Lean On

    Andreas D Fammé shared this video in response to us featuring Dirty Loops recently. The Feelgood Orchestra is a band from Norway who took what Andreas said was “the most streamed song in 2015 (“Lean On”), and made it their own. The tune was originally released by Major Lazer & DJ Snake (featuring MØ). Love... »

  • Esperanza Spalding: One

    Esperanza Spalding: One

    Esperanza Spalding released her fifth album, Emily’s D+Evolution, earlier this month. Here’s the official video for “One” from the new album. Love that bass tone and the vocals – as always. »

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  • Eric Clapton, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn, Steve Gadd and Joe Sample: Suggestions

    Eric Clapton, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn, Steve Gadd and Joe Sample: Suggestions

    Mark Egan recently shared a clip of Eric Clapton, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn, Steve Gadd and Joe Sample in a live performance at Montreux in 1997. That got me digging, and I found this gem from the performance. Marcus is laying down some sweet lines on fretless and trading licks with Clapton, on the tune... »

  • Dirty Loops: Over the Horizon

    Dirty Loops: Over the Horizon

    It has been a while since we’ve seen a video by Dirty Loops. The wait is over. Here’s the band – anchored by bassist Henrik Linder – performing “Over the Horizon”. So glad to see them back, and in color. »

  • Edwin Starr with Dave Swift and Jools Holland: War

    Edwin Starr with Dave Swift and Jools Holland: War

    Dave Swift shared this video on Facebook, and within seconds, it had my moving in my seat. I’m betting it’ll do the same for you. This is Edwin Starr on Jools Holland’s Annual Hootenanny performing “War”, featuring Swift on bass. “This is one of my personal favourite performances from ‘Later… with Jools Holland’,” Swift shared.... »

  • Shaun Martin: The Yellow Jacket

    Shaun Martin: The Yellow Jacket

    Here’s pianist Shaun Martin and his band performing “The Yellow Jacket”, one of the tracks on his album, Seven Summers. Keith Taylor lays down the low end on this one. Great tune, great band, and a tasty bass solo on this one. If you dig it, the album is . »

  • Soften The Glare: Controlled Chaos

    Soften The Glare: Controlled Chaos

    Former Mudvayne bassist Ryan Martinie has a new trio with guitarist Bon Lozaga and drummer Mitch Hull called Soften The Glare. It’s not in the same vein as his previous outfit, but the group has some serious attitude. The trio, who lists their genre as Instrumental/Prog/Jazz/Rock/Funk/Chaos on their Facebook page, bring equal parts funkiness and... »

  • Tower Of Power: What Is Hip? (Chicago 1977)

    Tower Of Power: What Is Hip? (Chicago 1977)

    Today is Rocco Prestia‘s birthday, and we thought we’d celebrate with this old school clip of Tower of Power. Here’s the band performing “What Is Hip?” in Chicago in 1977. Happy birthday, Rocco! »

  • Snarky Puppy Featuring Chris Turner: Liquid Love

    Snarky Puppy Featuring Chris Turner: Liquid Love

    Snarky Puppy has been releasing videos around the release of their latest, Family Dinner, Vol. 2. The new album features the band performing with various vocalists and musicians during recording sessions in February 2015. In this clip, the band is joined by Chris Turner, on the tune “Liquid Love”. As always, Michael League handles the... »

  • Young Pandas: Down

    Young Pandas: Down

    We first featured Young Pandas back in October, with their “Suspended” video. Bassist Kyle Nagel sent us the latest by the band, and we’re really digging what this band is doing. “It’s one of my most proud bass moments that I’ve recorded,” Kyle said. “I’m playing my Lakland Hollowbody with Bartolini pickups and flatwound strings.... »