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Evan Marien: Because Of You (Live Solo Bass Loop)
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Evan Marien: Because Of You (Live Solo Bass Loop)

Bassist Evan Marien shares this nice laid back solo bass loop performance of “Because of You”. Have a video to share? Send it to videos@notreble.com.

Anthony Wellington: Christmas Medley Bass Loop Jam
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Anthony Wellington: Christmas Medley Bass Loop Jam

Here’s another great Christmas medley the way we like it… all on the bass. This is Anthony Wellington, looping some funky beats together for the holidays.

Getting Started with a Looper: A How to Guide
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Getting Started with a Looper: A How to Guide

Q: I recently bought a looper after reading some of your columns. It’s for practicing, not for performing, but I’m stumped as to what I should actually do with it. Any thoughts on good (or bad) ways to use a looper for practicing? A: Good for you! Looping pedals are a wonderful tools for practice (or performance)! I’ll share some...

Petros Klampanis: Basscape
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Petros Klampanis: Basscape

Greek bassist Petros Klampanis proves for us again that all you need is bass. Utilizing his upright and a looper, Klampanis lays down a cool groove on his tune “Basscape,” written in 11/8 time.

Steve Metcalf: Red Hot Chili Peppers “Can’t Stop” Upright Bass Cover
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Steve Metcalf: Red Hot Chili Peppers “Can’t Stop” Upright Bass Cover

Mind blown. Bassist Steve Metcalf, an undergraduate performance major studying at Indiana University recorded this (almost) all-bass version of the Red Hot Chili Peppers tune “Can’t Stop”. Steve says he creates these videos “to escape from the world of orchestral excerpts”. Keep ’em coming, Steve.

BOSS Announces RC-300 Loop Station
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BOSS Announces RC-300 Loop Station

BOSS is introducing their latest in the Loop Station series, with the all-new RC-300. This is BOSS’s new flagship model, replacing the popular RC-50. The new device includes multi-track loop phrases, built-in effects, enhanced real-time control options and USB. The recording time gets a big boost in the RC-300, with up to three hours of stereo recording time – seven...

Krzysztof Scieranski: Live Looping Bass
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Krzysztof Scieranski: Live Looping Bass

Marcin Suchodolski shares this video with us, featuring bassist Krzysztof ?ciera?ski, who knocked us out with his cool bass loop performance (and late 60’s Fender Jazz). Thanks Marcin! Krzysztof submitted this video as part of the BOSS loop contest, and came in 2nd place for central Europe. Have a video to share? Send it to videos@notreble.com.

Scott Varney: Groove of a Child
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Scott Varney: Groove of a Child

A few days ago, we asked readers to submit videos of themselves playing bass. Our email box exploded with some really great videos. Today, we kick off featuring those videos with a solo bass performance by bassist, singer, songwriter Scott Varney. Scott is performing his original tune, “Groove of a Child”. This tune is from his debut CD, The Child’s...

Kimberly Lynn: Song with No Name
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Kimberly Lynn: Song with No Name

Solo bassist Kimberly Lynn has shared her latest video, a live bass looping performance dubbed “Song with No Name.” Kimberly explains, “Another one of my grooves that goes over well when performing. And, as with most of my grooves that ‘turn into tunes’, I sit around a bit and ponder what to title it. In this case I’m just letting...

Bass Battle: “The Happy Sad” Live Looping
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Bass Battle: “The Happy Sad” Live Looping

Bassist Bogdan Diaconeasa, who posts under the name “Bass Battle”, shared his video performance with us. Bogdan recorded this bass looping tune on his iPhone 4 (audio) and Sony camera (video), performing on his Yamaha TRB5P bass and BOSS RC 50 Loop station.

BOSS Announces Second Annual Looper Contest in the U.S.
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BOSS Announces Second Annual Looper Contest in the U.S.

BOSS is once again holding a competition for looping artists with the kick off of the BOSS Loop Station World Championship 2. The contest runs from now until August 31, 2011 and is open to bassists and all other looping artists in the U.S. Entrants must submit a video performance and use one of BOSS’s RC-series looping devices. The company...

Matthew Lowrie: Four Brothers Bass Loop Jam
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Matthew Lowrie: Four Brothers Bass Loop Jam

Bassist and Facebook friend Matthew Lowrie shared this video with us. Lowrie is performing (and teaching) Janek Gwizdala‘s “Four Brothers”. Near the end of the video, Lowrie breaks down the melody, if you want to follow along.