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Gustavo Araújo: Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” for Solo Loop Bass
Bass Videos

Gustavo Araújo: Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” for Solo Loop Bass

Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” is an obvious favorite among bassists who like to tackle tunes and arrange for solo bass. Bassist Gustavo Araújo shared his super arrangement for looped bass. I love how fluid the vocal lines are in this version.

TC Electronic Announces Ditto Stereo Looper
Pedals & Effects

TC Electronic Announces Ditto Stereo Looper

TC Electronic has added to their lineup of looper pedals with the Ditto Stereo Looper. Continuing the simplified design of the original Ditto, the new pedal adds three features: stereo input and output functionality, nine-volt battery power, and loop importing and exporting. The Ditto Stereo Looper features a compact design with a single level knob and a single footswitch to...

Scott Varney: Wanting and Waiting
Bass Videos

Scott Varney: Wanting and Waiting

Scott Varney has a knack of writing and performing tunes with a great, chill vibe. The talented bassist recently decided to submit a performance of one of his recent songs to NPR for their “Tiny Desk” series. “The only rules were you needed to record an original song at a desk (any desk),” Scott told us. “The weather has been...

Miki Santamaria: John Legend’s “All of Me”
Bass Videos

Miki Santamaria: John Legend’s “All of Me”

Miki Santamaria is back with a new solo bass arrangement – and his first with his new Fodera Yin Yang Standard. The tune is John Legend’s “All of Me”. The arrangement and performance, as always, is top notch. Enjoy!

Ibanez Teams with Korg for the SR Kaoss Bass
Basses

Ibanez Teams with Korg for the SR Kaoss Bass

Here’s something different: Ibanez has teamed up with Korg to introduce the SRKP4 Bass. The 4-string model takes the company’s flagship SR model and equips it with a Korg Mini Kaoss Pad 2S, which has 100 effect programs that can be controlled real time with a touchpad interface.

Tony Grey: Coldplay’s “The Scientist” All-Bass Cover
Bass Videos

Tony Grey: Coldplay’s “The Scientist” All-Bass Cover

Tony Grey has the magic touch… so musical, and with a great bass tone. Here’s Tony performing his cover of Coldplay’s “The Scientist” with his bass, a Keith McMillen 12 Step foot controller, plus some electronic beats and vocals added in. Perfect for a lazy Sunday, or any day.

BOSS Announces RC-1 Loop Station
Pedals & Effects

BOSS Announces RC-1 Loop Station

Taking a step towards simplicity, BOSS has announced a new entry-level looping pedal called the RC-1 Loop Station. The RC-1 strips away all the extra functions the series is known for and is designed solely for recording loops. Made with bassists and guitarists in mind, the Loop Station offers up to 12 minutes of stereo recording time and will store...

Zander Zon: “Single-Handed” Solo Bass
Bass Videos

Zander Zon: “Single-Handed” Solo Bass

Last month, Zander Zon sent me a note with some bad news. The talented bassist injured his left hand and could barely move his thumb. At first, he tried to play through it, but decided to stop and take care. He can’t pick up anything with his left hand now, making playing bass impossible. As the days passed, Zander had...

TC Electronic Announces Limited Edition Ditto Looper Gold
Pedals & Effects

TC Electronic Announces Limited Edition Ditto Looper Gold

TC Electronic is re-issuing the original Ditto Looper with a limited edition gold-colored run of the compact looping pedal. Limited to 5,000 units, the pedal will retain the same features as its predecessor including its true-bypass, analog dry-through design. The Ditto Looper simplifies the concept of a looping pedal with a single footswitch for starting and stopping the loop and...

Scott Varney: Slow Down
Bass Videos

Scott Varney: Slow Down

Here’s an example of a singer/songwriter doing it right. The very talented Scott Varney builds his song “Slow Down” all by himself with a bass, a djembe, his voice and a looper. After getting a serious groove and sweet backup vocals going, Varney adds his lyrics overtop while comping chords on his bass. Make sure to check out the Sublime...

Adam Stevens: “I Think She Knows Interlude” All-Bass Cover
Bass Videos

Adam Stevens: “I Think She Knows Interlude” All-Bass Cover

Adam Stevens has shared some impressive all-bass covers over the years. This time around, he’s taking a new approach – technically speaking – in covering Justin Timberlake’s “I Think She Knows Interlude”, as part of his experimentation with live performance relying on looping. “Just having some fun with Ableton Live and its incredible live looping capabilities. This is my first...

Adam Prado: Bass Improv Session
Bass Videos

Adam Prado: Bass Improv Session

Adam Prado sent this video with us, which sounds like it almost didn’t happen. “I was just messing around with my new TC Electronics Ditto Looper and the camera just started to roll,” he shared. This is just plain funky, especially at the 50 second mark.