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Stuart Clayton: “Hump de Bump” Bass Tutorial and Transcription
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Stuart Clayton: “Hump de Bump” Bass Tutorial and Transcription

Stuart Clayton is one hard working bassist and educator. Here’s a new lesson he’s just released, covering how to play Flea’s bass line on Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Hump de Bump.” Check out the video and be sure to download the full transcription from Stuart’s Bassline Publishing website.

Aidan Hampson Releases Red Hot Chili Peppers “Blood Sugar Sex Magik” Bass Transcription Book
Sheet Music & Instruction

Aidan Hampson Releases Red Hot Chili Peppers “Blood Sugar Sex Magik” Bass Transcription Book

Aidan Hampson has once again expanded his library of bass transcriptions, this time focusing on the funk rock work of Flea. More specifically, the book has the bass parts written out for the entire Red Hot Chili Peppers album Blood Sugar Sex Magik. “There are some absolute classics in here, including ‘Give It Away’, ‘Under the Bridge’ and ‘My Lovely...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Add More 2017 Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Red Hot Chili Peppers Add More 2017 Tour Dates

The Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced the second leg of their 2017 North American tour. The outing starts April 12th at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. and will focus on the East Coast with several Canadian dates mixed in. The new dates are in add to their existing Winter tour and will now take the band on tour...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Reveal North American Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Red Hot Chili Peppers Reveal North American Tour Dates

Flea and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will be embarking on an extensive North American tour starting at the beginning of 2017. Starting January 5th in San Antonio, the 24-date outing will take the band through the South, Midwest, and the Northeast before heading west in March. Support on the tour will include Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, featuring bassist...

RHCP Release First Studio Album in Five Years
New Albums

RHCP Release First Studio Album in Five Years

The Red Hot Chili Peppers have released their 11th studio album, The Getaway, the band’s first record since 2011’s I’m with You. The album was produced by Danger Mouse and mixed by Nigel Godrich, and as always, features Flea on bass. And according to radio.com, frontman Anthony Kiedis told KROQ radio’s Kevin and Bean that making the album wasn’t a...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce New Album, Release Single
News

Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce New Album, Release Single

The Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced their 11th studio album, The Getaway, will be available everywhere on June 17th. The album will be Flea and the gang’s first new album since 2011’s I’m With You. Besides unveiling the track list and artwork, they’ve announced a full summer’s worth of festival appearances and the first single from the album, entitled...

Red Hot Chili Peppers: The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie
Bass Videos

Red Hot Chili Peppers: The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie

Today we’re celebrating the birthday of the great Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist, and the man known simply as Flea. Here’s Flea doing his funky thing on “The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie”, which appeared on their 2011 release, I’m With You. Happy birthday, Flea… Keep doing your thing.

Red Hot Chili Peppers: Abbey Road Studios
Bass Videos

Red Hot Chili Peppers: Abbey Road Studios

Here’s a fun Red Hot Chili Peppers. video shot back in 2006 at Abbey Road Studios. Flea and the guys kick things off with a discussion about the roots for the tune “Dani California”, some math history and more. Oh, plus some cool performances, of course.

Red Hot Chili Peppers: Bass Play-Along
Sheet Music & Instruction

Red Hot Chili Peppers: Bass Play-Along

Hal Leonard has added a new edition to their Bass Play-Along series, with the release of Red Hot Chili Peppers: Bass Play-Along (Vol. 42). The 80 page book offers up tab for nine Flea bass lines, with the standard enhanced audio CD that is included with each book in this series. The audio provides the opportunity to hear the bass...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Add Dates to North American Tour
Concerts & Tours

Red Hot Chili Peppers Add Dates to North American Tour

The Red Hot Chili Peppers have added 16 new dates to the North American leg of their ongoing world tour in support of their August release of I’m With You. The leg builds upon the six previously announced shows and will take the funk rock quartet from Canada into the United States, where it will mostly visit the East Coast...