A tribute to one of my musical heroes: Steve Swallow

This is a little tribute to one of my musical heroes: Mr Steve Swallow. I have listened to his Music for quite some time and have always admired his unique approach to playing bass. In my version I play fingerstyle although Mr Swallow uses a pick. One of his most famous compositions are Falling Grace.Fortsätt läsa ”A tribute to one of my musical heroes: Steve Swallow”

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Review: Phil Jones Bass Double Four – small but powerful combo amp for ubass and more

Let’s take a look at the Phil Jones Double Four combo amp Background In 1987 I bought a new amp, a Gallien Krueger 200MB. I used this amp for a lot of different gigs sometimes with a extension cab but for most part as a standalone amp. The MB250 was a small combo amp thatFortsätt läsa ”Review: Phil Jones Bass Double Four – small but powerful combo amp for ubass and more”

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What’s in the first ebook-ePub ”Learn to play the ubass – Basic Techniques”? First up: Lesson 1

In a series of four short blog posts I will write about the different lessons in my first Lesson Pack: ”Learn to play the Ubass – basic techniques” (One lesson at the time every Sunday for four weeks!) First up… Lesson 1 – How to hold the Ubass The first lesson gives you suggestions about differentFortsätt läsa ”What’s in the first ebook-ePub ”Learn to play the ubass – Basic Techniques”? First up: Lesson 1″

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New Single Out Today!

In this first release, by the Swedish based Nilsson – Sjöquist Duo, we want to show our love for the music of Brazil and this time we feature a Sivuca song! We play an arrangement by Tommy Nilsson of the song ”Cada Um Torce Como Pode” made famous by Sivuca. Both Tommy Nilsson and MagnusFortsätt läsa ”New Single Out Today!”

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Playubass at the 2017 Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, CA

My trip to Winter NAMM 2017 in Anaheim, CA

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Ubass sighting: Fretted acoustic/electric ubass spotted with Bokanté!

A Hi, The pictures above are from my trip to the NAMM show in Anaheim, CA back in January. I will do a featured blog post about the show but haven’t had the time to do that yet but it will come! So why are these pictures in this post about a ubass sighting? Well,Fortsätt läsa ”Ubass sighting: Fretted acoustic/electric ubass spotted with Bokanté!”

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Build your own solid body Ubass – all you need to know | Phase 2 – Body Setup 1

Hi, It’s time for Phase 2! It will focus on the setup of the body and first up is strap buttons and thumb wheels for the bridge. The PDF instructions I compiled from info at kalabrand.com (no longer available) can be downloaded on this link: U-Bass Kit Assembly Instructions compiled by playubass-SMALL Next up: EQ/Pre-amp,Fortsätt läsa ”Build your own solid body Ubass – all you need to know | Phase 2 – Body Setup 1”

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Build your own solid body Ubass – all you need to know | instructions and phase 1

Hi, I’m finally done with phase 1 of my ”Build your own ubass” series. In this series I will build a Kala Solid Body Ubass. All the parts are from the Kala web shop! In the first phase 1 worked with the finish of the body. As you might have seen on my instagram or facebookFortsätt läsa ”Build your own solid body Ubass – all you need to know | instructions and phase 1”

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Over the rainbow…new track from ”Speaking UBass” vol. 1

Hi, Its Christmas and time to release the third track from the first ”Speaking UBass” album! This time it’s a track that I started working on quite sometime back! I have always loved the classic song from The Wizard of Oz, ”Over The Rainbow”. I love to sing it and thought I should do somethingFortsätt läsa ”Over the rainbow…new track from ”Speaking UBass” vol. 1″

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