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Viaceslav Svedov is back! He said this he hasn’t posted a video since 2015, and we’ve missed him. In this new video, he broke out his Music Man StingRay 40th Anniversary “Old Smoothie” bass to perform what he calls “Nasty Funk.”
A few days ago, Vulfpeck shared the exciting news that they have a new album coming out. Here’s a preview of “Vulf Vault 001: Antwaun Stanley,” with the tune “3 on E.”
The bass gear news we shared last month generated a ton of views. Here are your top 10 favorite stories for March 2020.
I love it when bassists share their inspiration – the players and lines that stick out to them over their lives. Pitchfork posted this incredible video with Thundercat, who breaks down some of his favorite lines and players (and more).
I’m really digging the Zildjian LIVE! series. Cody Wright shared this video on Facebook yesterday, which features him as a special guest along with Ghost-Note. To make things even cooler, Dywane “MonoNeon” Thomas Jr. is also on bass.
As the world deals with the massive impact of COVID-19, we’ve been extremely worried about the impact it is having on the bass playing community. We came up with an idea we hope will help.
A few days ago, Jambase shared this video of Prince performing at The Aladdin in Las Vegas. In this clip, Prince and his band - which includes Rhonda Smith on bass (and backing vocals) - perform the Led Zeppelin hit “Whole Lotta Love.”
Federico Malaman always knocks us out with his videos. In this clip, he doubles up to perform a stunning cover of the Ney Conceição tune “Resposta.”
Leland Sklar is making the most of this time of social distancing and giving back to the bass playing community. In this video, the bass legend shows us the bass line on the Phil Collins tune, “Against All Odds.”
We can always count on The Main Squeeze to deliver. In this video for “Little Bit,” the band (which once again includes Rob Walker on bass) combines some great videography and music.
Zander Zon just shared another video he did with Tommy Lee Depp. In this clip, the duo takes Alan Walker’s “Faded” and turned it into an incredible duo bass arrangement.
In today’s video, YYNOT is kicking it old school. They began as a virtual band years ago, and they’re revisiting their roots with this epic (virtual) cover of Rush’s “Fly By Night.”