Some gigs for whatever reason end up being a more intimate affair and your trusty drummer friend isn’t going to be there. It is not going to be the same experience for sure. If you are a new bass player what does this mean for you? This post goes through the pro’s and cons of playing […]
Why would anyone want an acoustic bass guitar? I suspect its going to be one of the following: you want something care free, electric free, that you can just use at the camp fire without a care for complication. You might want a stringy warm acoustic sound that will go with a particular musical style,
The bass on the left is a regular scale 1961 Fender Precision, which could be quite heavy for a child. The bass on the right is a Jerry Jones Longhorn bass which is preferred my own daughter as it lighter with its hollow body and a short scale neck. It’s great to get kids into
Amps are pretty simple to understand. All you have to do is plug an instrument in, turn the amp on, and start jamming. Yet, you will have noticed that the amps at the local music store are either advertised as “guitar amps” or “bass amps.” Now you’re a little confused. So, does a bass guitar
We have written recently about the bass guitar, double bass and bass ukulele, it seemed an obvious question to consider what the overlap was between these instruments in terms of pitch and tuning. The different types and makes of ukulele on the market today has caused some confusion with regards to tuning, hopefully this will
You’ve been listening to a bit of Bootsy Collins or Mark King and have decided that you need to get into slap bass. Any bass can of course be slapped, but if you are keen to get the best setup you can for that slap bass sound we have a few guiding points. A little
Not sure whether to start with the bass guitar or double bass, or whether you can switch easily?