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House of Waters: The Wall (Live)
Bass Videos

House of Waters: The Wall (Live)

House of Waters just shared this incredible live clip of them performing “The Wall” live in the Czech Republic. The highlight for me was the mind-blowing solo by bassist Moto Fukushima.

House of Waters: Djigee (Live)
Bass Videos

House of Waters: Djigee (Live)

House of Waters just shared a live performance video from their performance the Bremen Jazz Fest last year. As always, bassist Moto Fukushima and the band bring it!

House of Waters Releases “Rising”
New Albums

House of Waters Releases “Rising”

House of Waters has returned with a new album called “Rising.” The innovative trio, anchored by bassist Moto Fukushima, is known for their unusual instrumentation and exploratory music.

House of Waters: When I Play
Bass Videos

House of Waters: When I Play

We’re super excited there’s a new House of Waters album out. “When I Play” is the third track on “Rising,” and it features a beautiful solo by Moto Fukushima.

House of Waters: Kites
Bass Videos

House of Waters: Kites

We were thrilled to see this new video by one of our favorite bands, House of Waters. In this clip, they perform “Kite,” from their upcoming album, “Rising.” Once again, the trio of Max ZT, Moto Fukushima, and Ignacio Rivas-Bixio offer up an incredible sound.

Snarky Puppy Announces European Tour with Special Guests
Concerts & Tours

Snarky Puppy Announces European Tour with Special Guests

Snarky Puppy has announced an extensive tour of Europe that will take the band across the continent from April to June. The band, led by bassist Michael League, will kick things off in Budapest, Hungary on April 20th and eventually wrap things up on June 7th in Eindhoven, Netherlands. They’ll be joined by several of their fellow GroundUp label mates...

House of Waters: An Interview with Moto Fukushima
Interviews

House of Waters: An Interview with Moto Fukushima

Typically we think of a power trio as guitar, bass, and drums, but House of Waters isn’t your typical power trio. The trio mixes things up with Max ZT on hammered dulcimer, Ignacio Rivas Bixio on percussion, and Moto Fukushima on bass. Fukushima was born and raised in Japan, moving to the United States in order to pursue a jazz...

Video Premiere: House of Waters “Black Mallard” (Live at Rubbertracks)
Bass Videos

Video Premiere: House of Waters “Black Mallard” (Live at Rubbertracks)

Last August, I discovered House of Waters and was floored by their video, “In Waves”. The band has just extended the honor of allowing us to debut this exclusive premiere of “Black Mallard,” performed live. The trio of Moto Fukushima on bass, bandleader Max ZT on hammered dulcimer, and Ignacio Rivas Bixio on drums offers up such a unique –...

House of Waters: 17
Bass Videos

House of Waters: 17

One of my favorite musical discoveries of 2016 was finding House of Waters. They’re such a unique band. Here’s the trio, with Moto Fukushima on bass, performing the tune “17”, from their self-titled .

House of Waters: Sense
Bass Videos

House of Waters: Sense

Back in August, we shared House of Waters’ video, “In Waves“, which generated enough views to make the top 10 for the month. Here’s another terrific video by the band, which features Moto Fukushima on bass, Max ZT on Hammered Dulcimer and Luke Notary on percussion. Read about this exciting band in the link above, and enjoy this video, “Sense”.