fbpx
Keeping Time: Metronome Practice

Keeping Time: Metronome Practice

Keeping Time: Metronome Practice Being able to keep steady time is one of the most important aspects of becoming a good bass player. I know that a lot of musicians, especially when they’re just starting out like to outsource this duty to someone else. I’ve witnessed...
Beginner Bass: Whole Notes Country

Beginner Bass: Whole Notes Country

Beginner Bass: Whole Notes Country There’s a thing when you’re just starting out on bass: it’s so easy to get distracted. You really got to have a well-structured program to follow. That is if you want to make somewhat quick progress and get to the level where you can...
Accelerate Your Bass Practice

Accelerate Your Bass Practice

Accelerate Your Bass Practice In this post I wanted to share with you a hack that will make your bass practice 10x more effective. At the same time it’ll be much more motivating to practice that way. This one is real easy and if you do it, you’ll find out it can be...
Root & 5th Bass Lines

Root & 5th Bass Lines

Root & 5th Bass Lines I find it quite surprising that there is one thing that pretty much all pro bass players do so well, and it’s so apparent that somehow it gets overlooked?! Those learning to play bass or even in local bands and being “semi-pro” are somehow...
Bass Rhythm Comes First

Bass Rhythm Comes First

Bass Rhythm Comes First I just received an email from a fellow bassist. He’s not a beginner, he’s been playing for years. He says he can play solo bass, but struggling with the rhythm side of things. More specifically: how to come up with a rhythm on bass for a song?...
Beginner Bass – 5 Things You Need to Learn

Beginner Bass – 5 Things You Need to Learn

Beginner Bass – 5 Things You Need to Learn When you’re a beginner and looking for beginner bass things to do, it’s plain confusing getting directions on how and where to get started exactly. Especially if you’re a self-thought bassist, without close friends who...