Bass Guitar blog
Bass tips, ideas & motivation.
We have an important topic to talk about – it concerns your future as a bass player.
I thought it would be fun to put Flea in a spotlight and make a list of Red Hot Chili Peppers songs that are hard to play on bass. I’ve played in a band that plays RHCP covers for years, so this list will be highly subjective. The songs won’t appear in order of difficulty – just so you know. There will be a comment for each song about what’s tricky to play.
When examining my own playing and talking with many students, I’ve pinpointed one thing that you can do right now to literally change everything.
It will change your mindset about the bass, change the way you practice and ultimately allow you to discover the fountain of endless bass practice motivation.
Learn what to do when you’re asked to play less when composing a bass line. Get tips for toning down your performance to suit the song.
ome of us get tempted to build our own instrument, usually by hiring a local luthier to do it.
The question is: is it worth it? Let’s explore some pros and cons.
The new bass day is probably the happiest day for every bassist.
You could include the performance of these songs as part of your Halloween party or throw in a song or two in your Halloween gig setlist.
You must have heard about the mythical “pocket” all bass players are talking about.
Exploring the slap bass playing style has a huge number of benefits. First of all, it’s fun!
It’s always interesting to see reactions guitarists have when they see a bass player laying down a huge pedalboard on stage or in the rehearsal studio.