NEW INTERVIEW SERIES! Ubassists of the World – Gunnar Hjorth (Sweden)

Hi! I’m super exited to post the first (of hopefully many) interviews in my new series. This interview can be also be downloaded as a PDF if you want a nice reading experience 🙂 Ubassists of the world! In this series of interviews I will try to find out how and why Ubass has becomeFortsätt läsa ”NEW INTERVIEW SERIES! Ubassists of the World – Gunnar Hjorth (Sweden)”

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First gig in 2014 – a super special new festival in Örebro, Sweden!

Hi! This past weekend I played my first gig this year! The gig(s) were at a new music festival in Örebro, Sweden called Folk@Heart. Besides playing on one of four stages we also played in one of five hotel rooms on the first floor that was converted into mini stages! The feeling was really intimateFortsätt läsa ”First gig in 2014 – a super special new festival in Örebro, Sweden!”

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Last ‘rockin’ post of 2013 – Happy New UBass-Year 2014!

Happy New UBass-Year 2014! I recently got a question from Spain. ”How does a UBass sound with some distortion?” Well, I put together a little video to let him (and all of you) know 🙂 Happy New Year everyone! /Magnus

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Merry UBass Christmas to everyone!

Since I live in Sweden and we celebrate Christmas Eve, here is a little greeting from (and I’m sad to say) a snowless Sweden… We are used to have snow on Christmas Eve but this year I hear rain against the roof as I’m writing this 😦 BUT we can still get together and celebrate.Fortsätt läsa ”Merry UBass Christmas to everyone!”

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Notreble.com featured my version of Amazing Grace!

Hi! A big thank you goes out to notreble.com for featuring my version of the now classic Victor Wooten arrangement of Amazing Grace! Thanks for your kind words! Magnus Sjöquist is a U-Bass master. Our Facebook friend John Stam sent this video of Sjöquist kicking out a groove in tribute to the Victor Wooten arrangementFortsätt läsa ”Notreble.com featured my version of Amazing Grace!”

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Jammin’ with my Kala UBass | 36 ”Take the A-train” (looped)

Hi! Time to feature some new stuff in this jammin’ video! I’m exploring my TC Electronic Ditto Looper and FretWraps from Gruv Gear. When I have looped stuff earlier I have always used a laptop with Ableton Live and a MIDI foot controller. Although this gives me a myriad of possibilities it is also ‘quite’Fortsätt läsa ”Jammin’ with my Kala UBass | 36 ”Take the A-train” (looped)”

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2nd newsletter from playubass.com is here!

Hi! In case you missed it here is a link to my July newsletter! http://eepurl.com/BU1F5 Me and Hutch Hutchinson. Read more about how our paths crossed in a future blog post…

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Jammin’ with my Kala Ubass | 34 @Musikmesse 2013 with Or Lubianiker

Hi! A little jammin’ vid from Musikmesse 2013. I met Or Lubianiker and we had a quick jam at the DR Stings booth. Playing at a music fair is really special…most of all because of the super noisy environment 🙂 It was really hard to filter out all other music (read: noise) and hone inFortsätt läsa ”Jammin’ with my Kala Ubass | 34 @Musikmesse 2013 with Or Lubianiker”

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Jammin’ with my Kala UBass | 33 Footprints (W. Shorter ‘cover’)

Hi! Back in March I recorded some music at a friends house. This jam on the classic Wayne Shorter tune Footprints was some of the music that was captured. Hope you like it! Daniel Björnmo, guitar and Mats Nyström, drums has been featured on this blog before. Please check these posts out if you want.Fortsätt läsa ”Jammin’ with my Kala UBass | 33 Footprints (W. Shorter ‘cover’)”

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