Teach Me Bass Guitar Goes Digital!

It's hard to believe that almost 4 years ago I put up my first Teach Me Bass Guitar review of the 20 lesson DVD set. After sampling two of the lessons, I listed a bunch of pros and cons and left it up to you to decide if investing in the self-paced bass instruction course […] ...

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The Richest Bass Players in The World - How Many Can You Guess?

Being rich and famous is the dream of just about any kid that wants to become a "rock star", but generally it's the guitarists and singers who get the bulk of the money right? What about the richest bass players in the world? Are they truly rich or barely getting by?Well, I discovered an article […] ...

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Kate Davis is Really All About That Bass

I became acquainted with the tune "All About That Bass" by Meghan Trainor about six weeks ago when I co-worker shared me the Youtube link to the song.I listened to the song with some interest...being a bass player I'm "all about that bass" myself so the title alone had my attention despite the fact that […] ...

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Switching to a Six String Bass 25 Years Later

For musicians, their main instrument isn't just a "tool" that they reach for to unleash music and melody upon the world - it also becomes an extension of themselves.When it comes to bass players, most of us tend to settle pretty early on a particular number of strings.Five and Six String Basses Come on the […] ...

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Royal Blood Goes Beyond Drums and Bass Guitar

Royal Blood is a two piece band comprised of bassist and lead singer Mike Kerr and drummer Ben Thatcher - but that's not the whole story. There have been other two piece bass and drum outfits including Death From Above 1979 and Clatter, but Royal Blood pushes the boundaries of a duo little farther.If you […] ...

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Ghosts by Big Wreck Features Killer F Bass Tone

I recently heard a song with a great bassline that I wanted to share with you.The song has a rock-vibe but with a sort of retro-80s kind of sound to it and one of the things that jumped out right away for me was the bassline. It's sort of minimal but has some cool fills […] ...

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Setting and achieving Bass Goals in the New Year

 In this episode of the Bass Guitar Rocks Basscast, Mike and Jason tackle the topic of how to set and achieve your bass goals in the coming year.Jason and Mike kick off by catching up, and Mike catches Jason off guard with a mesmerizing display of technology magic (a.k.a he shares his screen inside of […] ...

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Learning Basslines - Episode 009 of the BGR Basscast

In this episode of the Bass Guitar Rocks Basscast - Jason and Mike discuss learning basslines. This show is packed with music, especially Black Sabbath... so fans of classic metal can rejoice at last.We kick things off with Jason talking about the craziness of running in winter, and how cold it has been this year. […] ...

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