Karl Clews shared this solo bass tribute to Prince with us. We’ll let him explain: “In tribute to the passing of one of my musical heroes, this is my arrangement of Prince’s classic ‘1999’ for solo electric bass. Performed here on a 2003 Status Graphite Kingbass Artist, recorded via a Presonus Audiobox into Cakewalk Sonar Platinum, using a variety of...
Ever since we posted Nenad Vasilic’s solo bass version of “Vranjanka“, I’ve been hooked on his playing. His use of ghost notes and bass percussion create such driving songs, especially for solo bass. Here’s a great clip from a recent concert in Nis, Serbia where he performed songs from his latest album, The Art of Balkan Bass. Check out “Zapevala...
Bassist Ben Titus sent in this awesome looping arrangement of the Imagine Dragons hit “Radioactive”, and I’m glad he did. He gets a gorgeous tone from his six-string and creates a perfect pad with his chord voicings.
We featured bassist Felipe Gomez a couple of weeks ago in our Reader Spotlight. Since then, Felipe reached out and shared this video with us, featuring some bass with slide. “I did this video soundtrack for my upcoming documentary, about playing my bass on the Arctic,” he shared. This is some amazing bass to go along with his amazing story.
Andy McKee’s performance of “Drifting” has been viewed millions of time on YouTube and elsewhere. Now bassist Dmitry Lisenko has shared his solo acoustic bass guitar version of McKee’s tune.
Over the years, Ian Pettersson has offered some great video suggestions to us. Now he’s shared one of his own: a solo bass tribute to Prince. Here’s Ian’s take on Prince’s hit, “Kiss”.
Jesús Rico Pérez is back with another beautiful solo bass video. “[This is an] old tune for my lil´ daughter, Paloma,” he shared. Stunning, as always.
Franklin Peredo sent us his latest video, and once again, his remarkable right-hand technique and musicianship is on full display here. Check out “The Romantic Hippo”.
Jules Dozer sent us this video saying “this is my friend Carlos Sanxes, a professional bass player living in Norway but originally from Spain!” “Hijo Del Viento” is an original composition written by Sanxes, “as a token of appreciation for the work and legacy of my friend and inspiration Carles Benavent,” the bassist shared.
Zander Zon is back with another stunning arrangement, this time covering the theme from Game of Thrones. I feel as though I’m the only person on the planet who doesn’t watch Game of Thrones, so after I listened to Zander’s arrangement, I went back and listened to the original.