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!”
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!”
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…”
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”
Jammin’ at the Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013!
Hi! The annual Musikmesse in Frankfurt, Germany is the biggest music fair in Europe! Although it has been bigger, with even more exhibitors, it sure is big! I have been thinking about going there for many years but haven’t managed to go until this year. So why go now? There are at least a couple ofFortsätt läsa ”Jammin’ at the Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013!”
Jammin’ with my Kala UBass feat. jazz pianist Lars Jansson!
Hi! A while back I had the pleasure of spending some time with a great musician and super nice human being, Lars Jansson. He is considered one of the best jazz pianists in Sweden and has released a lot of albums through the years, toured all over the world with different jazz projects often inFortsätt läsa ”Jammin’ with my Kala UBass feat. jazz pianist Lars Jansson!”
New 5-string UBass!
Yay! I won a 5-string custom shop UBass in the Kala UBass Giveaway! It has arrived and is really neat! I haven’t had the time to play it that much yet but I will record with it and bring it to some gigs too! I’m also thinking about doing some A/B testing with the KalaFortsätt läsa ”New 5-string UBass!”
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”
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!”