Bakithi Kumalo signature U-bass NEWS FLASH! Bakithi Kumalo will be giving a U-BASS workshop at Sweetwater Sound tonight and it is being broadcast live! Date and time: Tue Nov 19, 2013 7:00pm EST Tune in HERE! Please check it out, I sure will! 🙂
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Strap button on a Kala Acoustic UBass
Hi! Disclaimer! Installing a strap button on a Kala acoustic UBass is best left to a professional luthier or guitar tech! If you decide to do it yourself be very careful. You must drill a guide hole first to ensure that the wood won’t chip or crack. If you have any doubts DO NOT tryFortsätt läsa ”Strap button on a Kala Acoustic UBass”
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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The ten most essential bass albums according to Victor Wooten!
Hi! A while ago (it was my first post this year) I blogged about ‘a couple’ of essential albums to check out with great bass playing. If you haven’t already please check it these albums out! Just now I discovered yet another list! My friend Bruce shared this on his Facebook wall and I thoughtFortsätt läsa ”The ten most essential bass albums according to Victor Wooten!”
Q and A! How to choose the right UBass model for you!
Hi! I get a lot questions about what model to choose when thinking of buying that first Ubass! I have blogged about these questions before. See these earlier posts from 2011 | Post 1 | Post 2 Some time have passed since I wrote those posts and I have been playing more fretted Ubass (KalaFortsätt läsa ”Q and A! How to choose the right UBass model for you!”
A great read (and listen) for the start of 2013!
Happy New 2013! We’ll kick this year of with a 16 year old article in Bass Player back in 1997! Why, you might think? Well, it’s a really good one. The Bass Player Staff (in 1997) did a compilation of these 30 must have essential bass recordings! Of cause there have been quite a fewFortsätt läsa ”A great read (and listen) for the start of 2013!”
[Test Report] Trying Aquilas Thundergut on my fretless Kala UBass | Part 1
FINALLY! Today I finally got around to try out the Thunderguts by Aquila! I will do a more in-depth comparison between the original stock Pahoehoe strings and these new (for me anyway) white nylon-ish strings. One thing I do find is that the feel of these strings are quite different. I have just only put theFortsätt läsa ”[Test Report] Trying Aquilas Thundergut on my fretless Kala UBass | Part 1”
[Tips & Trix] A new tool for learning to play new songs on the UBass
Hi! Although my UBass specific lessons should be your first stop when it comes to learning songs on your Ubass there are other alternatives too 😉 The other day I stumbled upon a new app and application for those of you that use iOS devices macs or PCs! It is called Jammit and is madeFortsätt läsa ”[Tips & Trix] A new tool for learning to play new songs on the UBass”
[Q & A: Playing Technique] Right and Left Hand Playing Techniques
Hi! I got a couple of questions from one of my readers and thought I share my answers with you! The questions are about right and left hand techniques. Here’s basically my take on that. Feel free to comment (below the post) or send an email about this or other topics to email@example.com Right handFortsätt läsa ”[Q & A: Playing Technique] Right and Left Hand Playing Techniques”