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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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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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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Basscast Episode 001: Bass, Business, Marketing & Lifestyle

"The one where we introduce ourselves and stuff."This "Basscast" is about what it takes to make a living as a bassist in the current music industry.The main categories up for discussion are Bass - Business - Marketing and Lifestyle. We'll talk about everything from what it takes to be a better performer, musician and song […] ...

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Jason Raso Bass Composer & Performer Interview

Jason Raso is a Guelph, Ontario based bassist, composer and instructor who has 8 discs to his credit, the latest of which is called Slingshot performed and recorded with the Jason Raso Quartet.He blends jazz with elements of funk but (perhaps surprisingly) comes from a foundation of rock music that influenced him early on in […] ...

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Fodera Emperor Deluxe 5 String Bass Video Demo

This is the third video demo from the Ultimate Basses channel on Youtube and is the first 5 string bass - a Fodera Emperor Deluxe 5 string bass at that!One of the first things you'll notice when you look at this bass is that the pickups have wood covers that match the body of the […] ...

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