I love modes but remember being extremely confused by them!
The moment I started to understand them was when I started to hear them in bass lines. Everything changed from that point and I use them all the time now.
In this bass tutorial, you will learn to understand their power by linking them to bass lines you probably already know.
Scroll down to hear the examples and to download the free cheatsheet.
Bass Guitar Modes - Cheat Sheet
Bass Mode Examples
Ionian - I Want You Back (Jackson 5)
Dorian - Good Times (Chic)
Phrygian - This Is How We Do It (Montell Jordan)
Lydian - Head Over Heels (Tears For Fears)
Mixolydian - Signed Sealed Delivered (I'm Yours) (Stevie Wonder)
Aeolian - Feel Good Inc. (Gorillaz)
Locrian - Juicebox (The Strokes)
More Bass Guitar Mode Lessons
To dive a little deeper into the wonderful world of modes, watch these lessons:
Trust me: once it clicks you'll love them!