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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Review/Test Report: The RMI Basswitch IQ DI – my new preamp/EQ/DI/A-B switch…

Hi! UPDATE [5.14.18] Link to impedance setting video! I’m exited to share some info about my latest Ubass (and for any other bass) tool – The amazing Ruppert Musical Instruments (RMI) Basswitch! I met Jacques Ruppert at this years Musikmesse in Frankfurt. (More about my visit there here). We talked about his take on aFortsätt läsa ”Review/Test Report: The RMI Basswitch IQ DI – my new preamp/EQ/DI/A-B switch…”

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Jammin’ with my Kala UBass | 32 The birth of The Guitar Men

Howdy! This past weekend a new group was born, The Guitar Men. I have written about Marcus Måttgård and my playing in the past. Please check out these earlier posts: Post 1 | Post 2 | Post 3. But Simon Stålspets is (I guess) a new name for the readers of this blog. Simon andFortsätt läsa ”Jammin’ with my Kala UBass | 32 The birth of The Guitar Men”

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[Song Teaser-Test Report] Jam Afrique and String test | Part 3

Hi! Time for part three of my string test and a demo of the first part of the new song Jam Afrique (working title). See these earlier posts for some background info. Post 1 | Post 2 Besides the YouTube video below I also uploaded some versions with less instrumentation (and maybe a bit betterFortsätt läsa ”[Song Teaser-Test Report] Jam Afrique and String test | Part 3”

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Jammin’ with my Kala UBass | 26 In my studio with musicians from São Tomé!

Hi! A while back I did a blog post about rehearsing with musicians from São Tome e Principe for a couple of outdoor shows. We did the shows in the end of August and after those I managed to invite Oswaldo, Guilherme and PA to my home studio for some jammin’. The song featured inFortsätt läsa ”Jammin’ with my Kala UBass | 26 In my studio with musicians from São Tomé!”

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[Style Study – UBass Lesson 8] Jazz: Walking Bass | Part 2

Hi! Finally part two is done! I decided to make my bass lines based on the backing tracks made by Jamey Aebersold. Please check these out they are really good and makes a perfect practice partner…almost as good as playing live with living breathing musicians in the same room… If you haven’t already please checkFortsätt läsa ”[Style Study – UBass Lesson 8] Jazz: Walking Bass | Part 2”

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[CD Project] Composing a new song for the UBass!

Hi! Inspired by the beautiful surroundings in my hometown and my mothers Malmsjo piano I started writing a new tune that will hopefully end up on my upcoming UBass CD! I used GarageBand on the iPad. I recorded the piano, guitar and more using the ‘touch-screen-keyboard’ on the iPad. I overdubbed real drums and willFortsätt läsa ”[CD Project] Composing a new song for the UBass!”

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[Rehearsal Report] Jammin’ with my Kala UBass | Blues: ”Long time no PLAY”

Hi! Yeah! Finally I have once again played with my old friend Mattias Pettersson! We started to play back in the late 90s. We had blues bands and played in the rhythm section in a small big band. Later on we had a band playing a lot of jam based music. I guess it mustFortsätt läsa ”[Rehearsal Report] Jammin’ with my Kala UBass | Blues: ”Long time no PLAY””

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