If I had to pick only one scale to play for the rest of my life it would be the major pentatonic scale. Okay, that's cheating a bit as, by learning that scale, I also get to play the minor ...

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Playing bass in time with excellent feel should be one of your biggest musical goals. This video lesson goes through they key rhythms and time signatures you'll encounter as well as some steps to internalise and use these ideas. For ...

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This song was recorded entirely remotely b the Studio Rats for the launch of Universal Audio's new Luna recording system. I've been doing remote recording sessions for over a decade and you learn how to create interesting parts that fit ...

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The perfect bass guitar fill grabs your attention out of nowhere and puts a great big smile on your face. You should always focus on laying down a groove but fills are am important part of bass playing. When you ...

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Have you ever wondered how to play a bass solo? Perhaps you're put on the spot to play one on a jam session or gig. Maybe you just want to know where to start. This video will give you some ...

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Create powerful and memorable bass riffs with this simple process.There's no set order for these steps and they're just simple guidelines to get your creative juices flowing. Step 1 - Choose A Tempo/LengthDo you want a face-melting metal riff or a ...

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These five areas will definitely improve your bass playing if you work on them. Scroll down for more related lessons that go into more depth. Bass Tip 1: Hold The Bass Properly Not holding the bass correctly is a major ...

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This is a classic bassline that goes round and round for the whole song. Perfect for working on your groove and discipline! Related Lessons ...

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Yes it's true that on a gig or session you'll never really be asked to play chords on the bass guitar. However, knowing how to play chord is great for your musicianship, improvising, composing, and jamming skills. The relationship between ...

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I recorded this video shortly after my lesson on the slap bass break in Car Wash. Even though octaves were used on basslines a lot in the 70s, you still hear them in modern bass playing too. Playing these notes ...

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