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Ghost-Note: Swagism (Live Acoustic)

I’m always psyched when a new Ghost-Note video drops. This one premiered yesterday, with the band performing a live acoustic set for Sugarshack Sessions. Here’s the band, with MonoNeon on bass, performing “Swagism”.

Bass Videos

MonoNeon: Invisible

MonoNeon has released a new “director’s cut” video of his song, “Invisible”, which is on his latest album, “Supermane”. Among the many things he does on the track, he lays down the groove on a 2-string bass!

Interviews

Supermane: An Interview with MonoNeon

Dywane “MonoNeon” Thomas has been pumping out new music for years. Although he has quite a catalog to dig through, his latest full-length album, “Supermane”, is undoubtedly one of his best. We caught up with him to get the scoop.

Bass Videos

Scary Pockets: Thinking Out Loud

Scary Pockets are back with another fantastic cover. In this one, the band includes guest vocalist Ty Taylor and MonoNeon laying down the funky lines. Here’s their take on Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud”.

New Albums

Mononeon Releases “Supermane”

2021 is shaping up to be a fruitful year for Mononeon. After releasing “Banana Peel on Capitol Hill” in January, the bassist has dropped another killer album, “Supermane”.

Bass Videos

MonoNeon & His Grandma: Oh, When I Come to the End of My Journey

MonoNeon has been a part of many great videos in our archives, but this one is extra special. “Jamming with my grandma today. I grew up listening to her sing this song in church. ‘Oh, When I Come to the End of My Journey’”, he shared.

New Albums

Mononeon Releases “Banana Peel on Capitol Hill”

Mononeon is getting the year started on the right foot with the release of “Banana Peel on Capitol Hill”, an album he describes as “comedy, allegory, and funk in a 25-minute package.”

2020 Reader Favorites

2020 Reader Favorite Bassists – #7: MonoNeon

We first met MonoNeon at the 2010 NAMM Show. We didn’t know a lot about him or his music at the time, but once that changed, we were fans for life. MonoNeon had a busy year in 2020, and readers responded. That put him at #7 on this year’s list.

Bass Videos

Zildjian LIVE!: Dennis Chambers and Ghost-Note

I have thoroughly enjoyed the Zildjian LIVE! video series, but this is the one I was hoping would happen. In this clip, the legendary Dennis Chambers joins Ghost-Note (with MonoNeon on bass). This one is so great. Even the false start is great!

Bass Videos

MonoNeon: We Somebody Y’all

MonoNeon has been impressing us for years on the bass. Now he’s doing it again with vocals – and bass. Here’s a new track by MonoNeon and Davy Nathan. MonoNeon he not only handles the bass and vocals, but also guitar, keyboards, and percussion.

New Albums

MonoNeon Featured on New Nas Album, “King’s Disease”

Rap icon Nas has returned with his thirteenth studio album, with guest appearances by The Firm, Don Toliver, Big Sean, A$AP Ferg, Lil Durk, and more. It also features bass phenom MonoNeon alongside Anderson .Paak on the track “All Bad.”

Bass Videos

Zildjian LIVE!: JD Beck and Ghost-Note (Featuring DOMi)

I’m always stoked to see a new video from the Zildjian LIVE! series, and this one is amazing. In this clip, drummer JD Beck and keyboardist DOMi join Ghost-Note for a live performance. MonoNeon grooves on this one!