Any set that starts off with a teaser of “Portrait of Tracy” will get my attention. In Jordan Ward’s Tiny Desk Concert, that’s what happened, with the smooth bass lines of Jermaine Paul.
Jack Bruce had a unique sense for bass lines and ended up creating some of the most iconic riffs in rock history. The late bassist’s YouTube channel released this archival clip of him playing and singing “Politician” on his own, allowing fans to see how he did it.
In this video posted to The Beatles’ YouTube channel yesterday, the story behind “the last Beatles song” (out today) is shared. All told, this story spans over four decades, and it is pretty amazing.
Filmed on October 13, 2023 at the River of Time Boutique & Gallery in Athens, OH, here’s Hot Tuna (Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady) performing “Death Don’t Have No Mercy.”
Hadrien Feraud got to experience something amazing over the summer. Thanks to Robert Trujillo, Feraud got to play Jaco Pastorius’s legendary Bass of Doom during a session.
The Rolling Stones performed at Racket NYC, on October 19th, and this clip from the show features a tune from their new album, “Hackney Diamonds.” Lady Gaga (who performs on the track) joined the band for this performance of “Sweet Sounds Of Heaven.”
We’re gearing up for Halloween with the help of Charles Berthoud. His latest in the “Hardest Song In The World” series focuses on the “Ghostbusters” theme song.
Tony Senatore sent us his latest video with guitarist Alan Lo Presti, and this one rocks. Tony pulls out all the stops in this one, including playing a 12-string bass while handling the vocals on Cheap Trick’s “I Want You To Want Me.”
It’s always a good day when we spot a new video from Remco Hendrix. Dig his playing on a jam he calls “Adventurous Funky Bass Grooves.”
Ellen Alaverdyan is back with another episode of her top 10 favorite bass lines. In this video, she discusses and plays along to 10 of her favorite tunes.
MarloweDK is going through his archives and sharing some pretty epic videos. “Here is the great band Rumors Corner. I play the Wild Cherry funk classic with a pick. This performance is from 2018,” he shared.
Aaron Emerson, the son of the great Keith Emerson, was joined by a host of rock musicians to pay tribute to the late keyboardist. In this clip, the group performs “Lucky Man,” written by Greg Lake and originally performed by Emerson Lake and Palmer.