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Playing the Bass-Jo

Playing the Bass-Jo

Musician Rob Scallon proves that just because a musical instrument is designed for one thing, there’s no reason it can’t be used for another. We wonder if Flea would ever consider giving up his bass for one of these. Probably not.

Trance Bass

Trance Bass

Musician Stephen Campbell lets his fingers fly across the frets in this mesmerizing bass guitar performance of his original composition. Grab the studio recording from Soundcloud. Be sure to check out his pal Robert White’s trance guitar performance as well.

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0 String Bass Solo

0 String Bass Solo

By all accounts, a bass guitar is pretty much useless without its strings. But that didn’t stop YouTuber Davie504 from giving it the old college try. Watch as he uses the bass’ various parts – including the buzz from its audio jack – to make some music.

Google Translate x Bass

Google Translate x Bass

Funk bassist Davie504 visited Google Translate and nabbed a couple of its mechanical sounding voice samples, then turned them into the backbeat for one of his impressive slap bass solos. Sing along! “bschk z pv! zk pv zk!”

Concert in a Closet

Concert in a Closet

Is there anything that Rob Scallon can’t play? Here he is in a tiny closet, playing a concert with the smallest bass on the market – a tiny ukulele-sized bass thumping out the jams – and the smallest amp and pedal set up too.

MechBass x Hysteria

MechBass x Hysteria

James McVay created the MechBass as his Engineering honors project at Victoria University of Wellington in 2012. The machine makes quick work of the intricate bassline from Muse’s Hysteria.

Won’t Get Fooled Again: Bass

Won’t Get Fooled Again: Bass

We all know The Who’s classic Won’t Get Fooled Again rocks, but we had no idea how impressive John Entwistle’s bass line was until we heard his part isolated from the rest of the group.

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