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  • Vulfpeck: Vulf Pack

    Vulfpeck: Vulf Pack

    It is always great to see a new video from Vulfpeck pop up. In this clip, Joe Dart and the band not only lay down a funky groove, they also have the dance moves! »

  • The Melvins: Live at House of Strombo

    The Melvins: Live at House of Strombo

    We always like to say the only thing better than one bassist is two. The Melvins acted upon that notion with their latest album, Pinkus Abortion Technician, which features both Jeff Pinkus and Steven MacDonald. The band has also been touring with their two-bass configuration and luckily their set at the House of Strombo was... »

  • Dead Horses: All I Really Need to Know

    Dead Horses: All I Really Need to Know

    I probably spend too much time on Youtube (but, hey, it’s part of the gig). This includes watching videos from the huge library on the Audiotree channel. This one stood out to me. Dead Horses is an acoustic Americana/folk project of singer/guitarist Sarah Vos. Here she is with Dan Wolff on double bass and backing... »

  • Dominic “Forest” Lapointe: Augury’s “Message Sonore” Playthrough

    Dominic “Forest” Lapointe: Augury’s “Message Sonore” Playthrough

    Heavy metal monster Dominic “Forest” Lapointe is back with a new playthrough video. This time he demonstrates how to perform the bass line to “Message Sonore” by Augury. Lapointe is known for his fretless mastery but opts for a fretted six-string for the two-handed tapping heavy song. His lines provide countermelodies to the guitar riffs... »

  • Andres Rotmistrovsky and Vero Perez: Don’t Know Why

    Andres Rotmistrovsky and Vero Perez: Don’t Know Why

    Andres Rotmistrovsky has made a good handful of incredible videos featuring bass and vocal duets, and this is no different. The bassist creates a dazzling cover of “Don’t Know Why” by Norah Jones with singer Vero Perez. He adapts his awesome chordal approach to an old school vibe by using a 1967 Fender Coronado Bass... »

  • Béla Fleck and the Flecktones: Live at The Capitol Theatre

    Béla Fleck and the Flecktones: Live at The Capitol Theatre

    Relix streamed the Béla Fleck and the Flecktones concert at The Capitol Theatre on June 30th. What a treat it is to be able to catch Victor Wooten and the band in an entire show – whenever you want. Skip ahead to around the 2:55 mark for the music to begin. »

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  • Pomplamoose: Jamiroquai/Bee Gees Mashup

    Pomplamoose: Jamiroquai/Bee Gees Mashup

    Sam Wilkes is one busy bassist. In this clip, he’s laying down the groove on a Jamiroquai/Bee Gees mashup by Pomplamoose. Pomplamoose’s lead vocalist Nataly and keyboardist Jack were listening to Jamiroquai’s “Virtual Insanity,” when Jack noticed how much it sounded like the Bee Gees. He asked Nataly to try to sing “Stayin’ Alive” on... »

  • Stanley Clarke Band: Beyond the Seventh Galaxy

    Stanley Clarke Band: Beyond the Seventh Galaxy

    In celebration of Stanley Clarke’s today, we’re sharing this clip of Stanley and his band going back in time with this performance of Chick Corea’s “Beyond the Seventh Galaxy.” Happy birthday, Mr. Clarke! »

  • Cory Wong: Jax

    Cory Wong: Jax

    Guitarist Cory Wong is well-known to us thanks to his work with Vulfpeck. He has his own album out now, and he’s just released a video for the tune, “Jax.” As you’d expect, the song is super funky, thanks in part to bassist Kevin MacIntire and one stellar horn section. The Optimist is available through... »

  • Milk’n Blues: Miss You, The Happiest Days of Our Lives, and Another Brick in The Wall

    Milk’n Blues: Miss You, The Happiest Days of Our Lives, and Another Brick in The Wall

    Milk’n Blues is a band I discovered on Youtube, thanks to this video. In this clip, the band combines three tunes – Pink Floyd’s “The Happiest Days of Our Lives” and “Another Brick in The Wall”, with The Rolling Stones’ “Miss You.” Eduardo Machado handles both the bass and the backing vocals. »