​​​​Bass Gear & Tone Tips

Tone does come from the hands but it also has a lot to do with your gear. These lessons contain bass guitar gear reviews, tips, and advice on how to find the tone you love.

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My Bass Guitar SIGNAL CHAIN (It Might Surprise You!) + Tips For Your Bass Recording

My Bass Guitar SIGNAL CHAIN (It Might Surprise You!) + Tips For Your Bass Recording

Your signal chain is the path your bass audio takes from you through your instrument all the way to the listener’s ears. It’s important to know what gear you need and how to use it. Don’t worry, it’s actually quite simple once you learn a few principles (HINT: gain structure). In this video, learn about my YouTube

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Advantages Of A 5 string Bass (you can't do these on a 4 string)

Advantages Of A 5 string Bass (you can’t do these on a 4 string)

Last week’s lesson was 5 String Bass: What You NEED To Know! A few of my amazing subscribers pointed a couple of things out that I didn’t mention in those videos so here they are. In fact, I use these a lot and they’e got me out of trouble on a gig more than once:Change key easilyQuick

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5 String Bass: What You NEED To Know!

5 String Bass: What You NEED To Know!

Yes, you get purists who swear by a 4 string bass and get offended by the mere mention of an extra string… But, in many situations, a 5 string bass is an absolute must and there are so many things you can do with one. This post will give you the lowdown plus a couple of my

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A Comprehensive Guide To Buying A Bass

What Bass Guitar To Buy (+ The Different Types Of Bass)

Whether you’re looking to buy your very first bass guitar or you’re a veteran wanting to add to the flock, this video will tell you everything you need to know. Here are the time stamps and subjects covered:00:13 What to look out for in a bass – Looks (Precision Precision vs. modern)01:43 Budget02:15 Fender Jazz03:28 Scale

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Learn How To Play Groove Is In The Heart Bass Line (Deee-lite)

Learn How To Play Groove Is In The Heart Bass Line (Deee-lite)

In this bass tutorial I’ll show you how to play the incredibly cool bass line from Groove Is In The Heart by Deee-Lite. I’ll also show you:How to transpose it into the original key (it’s a sample taken from Bring Down The Birds – see below).How to play fills around the line.How to nail the EXACT

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What Bass Do You Need For Funk/Rock/Pop/ Blues/Jazz?

What Bass Do You Need For Funk/Rock/Pop/ Blues/Jazz?

In this video lesson I’ll show you a few of my basses and talk about the different kinds of pickups, woods, and strings available. Knowing this stuff is important as your instrument dictates how you sound and what you play. If you want to play soul and RnB then perhaps a P bass with flats is

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