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Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest: The Curtain
Bass Videos

Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest: The Curtain

I’m not sure there’s a more exciting band out there today than Snarky Puppy. The band has just released their new album, Sylva, along with Metropole Orkest. Here they are performing “The Curtain” from that album, with bassist and band leader Michael League playing both electric bass and Moog keybass on the tune. And does anyone have more (or better)...

Snarky Puppy Explores the Forest Musically with European Orchestra
New Albums

Snarky Puppy Explores the Forest Musically with European Orchestra

Snarky Puppy’s latest album, Sylva, is unlike anything it has produced before — this time out, the groundbreaking band has created music with The Netherlands’ Metropole Orkest, which the band and orchestra then recorded live. “The last thing I wanted to do with this opportunity was turn it into a Snarky Puppy With Strings situation,” said Snarky Puppy leader/bassist Michael...

Snarky Puppy: What About Me? (Live)
Bass Videos

Snarky Puppy: What About Me? (Live)

Time for some Snarky Puppy – including the great bass work (and composition) by Michael League. This is the band performing “What About Me?”, which appears on their live DVD, We Like It Here. These guys are ridiculously good. Wow.

Snarky Puppy: “What About Me” Live at Berklee Beantown Jazz Fest
Bass Videos

Snarky Puppy: “What About Me” Live at Berklee Beantown Jazz Fest

One of the stops on Snarky Puppy’s current world tour was the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival in Boston, on September 27th. Luckily, cameras were rolling. Here’s the band performing “What About Me” at the Festival, from their latest album, We Like It Here. This one has it all, including the great bass faces from Michael League.

Snarky Puppy Embarks on World Tour
Concerts & Tours

Snarky Puppy Embarks on World Tour

Snarky Puppy is hitting the road for a massive world tour that will cover North America, Asia, Australia, and Europe through the end of the year. The band, anchored by bassist Michael League, will be performing in support of their latest album, We Like it Here, which came out in February. The tour will thoroughly cover the East Coast and...

Snarky Puppy: Lingus
Bass Videos

Snarky Puppy: Lingus

“Lingus” was one of the tunes released on Snarky Puppy’s We Like It Here, an album and DVD recorded live in Kytopia Studios in Holland back in 2013. Here’s the group performing that track during this session – one that offers up some incredible, intertwined rhythms and some groovalicious bass by band leader, composer and producer Michael League.

Snarky Puppy Featuring Shayna Steele: Gone Under
Bass Videos

Snarky Puppy Featuring Shayna Steele: Gone Under

Snarky Puppy’s live DVD/CD offers a musical diversity like no other. Here’s the band performing “Gone Under” with Shayna Steele. Steele wrote the tune and Snarky Puppy bandleader and bassist Michael League produced and arranged it.

Snarky Puppy Releases “We Like It Here”
New Albums

Snarky Puppy Releases “We Like It Here”

Grammy-winning instrumental fusion band Snarky Puppy, led by bassist/composer/producer Michael League is hot right now. And if you want to hear what the group sounded like pre-Grammy (Best R&B Performance for its work with Lalah Hathaway) the DVD/CD set We Like It Here might just be the place to start. Recorded live in Kytopia Studios in Utrecht, Holland from Oct....

Snarky Puppy: Live at NAMM 2014 Bass Bash
Bass Videos

Snarky Puppy: Live at NAMM 2014 Bass Bash

I was the oldest guy in the No Treble crew, and Snarky Puppy went on really late at the 2014 NAMM Bass Bash this year. So I missed their performance in favor of some much needed sleep. Thanks to the guys at Gospel Chops, we have this video of Michael League and the gang to enjoy.

From the Ground Up: An Interview with Michael League
Interviews

From the Ground Up: An Interview with Michael League

When Snarky Puppy snagged the Grammy for Best R&B Performance, it was a victory for independent artists everywhere. Many called the group an underdog but their track “Something,” featuring Lalah Hathaway, is an undeniably phenomenal song. The song’s music video went viral on YouTube with over two million views and has catapulted the band into the limelight. And while a...

Snarky Puppy featuring Lalah Hathaway: Something
Bass Videos

Snarky Puppy featuring Lalah Hathaway: Something

This is an absolutely dynamite combination. Snarky Puppy, led by bassist Michael League, recently released Family Dinner, Volume 1 with a host of guest vocalists. Here’s the video for the song “Something,” featuring Lalah Hathaway, who delivers an absolutely stunning performance over top of the absolutely smoking band. Starting with just vocals and a Rhodes, the track builds from a...

Snarky Puppy: Thing of Gold
Bass Videos

Snarky Puppy: Thing of Gold

Check out this Snarky Puppy video featuring the tune “Thing of Gold”, from their groundUP release. It takes a bit for the bass to kick in, but once it does, Michael League makes it groooooooove.