The new song from Silk Sonic was just released. I decided to transcribe it and record it with my Kala SUB.I use a magnetic mic and this is part of my testing for an upcoming blog post / YouTube-video on using magnetic mics on a solid body UBass. I think the sound is really greatFortsätt läsa ”Song Style Lesson: Skate by Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars and Anderson .paak)”
Silent Night as a solo ubass arrangement!
It’s Christmas time and although it has been a crazy year with the ongoing pandemic I hope some Holiday music can help sooth and heal at least a little bit. I decided to arrange a (fairly) simple solo ubass arrangement of Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber composed in 1818. The arrangement is based onFortsätt läsa ”Silent Night as a solo ubass arrangement!”
Free October Lesson on Technique: The Ubass Fretboard Map
– ”Is there always a “sweet spot” on the fretboard where you should play a bass figure or part”? – ”The answer is yes” (in my opinion!) I have played ubasses since 2010 (and electric basses since the early 80s) but during my years as a ubassist it has been ~90% focus on fretless ubassFortsätt läsa ”Free October Lesson on Technique: The Ubass Fretboard Map”
How to read my ebook (ePub) on a PC (or MAC)!
Hi, My first ebook was released on the iBooks Store in January and for PC/Android in April. There is a great way to read the ebook if you have the ePub version (PC). Here’s a quick how to. Read ePub with Google Chrome on a PC with support for videos and word list Open GoogleFortsätt läsa ”How to read my ebook (ePub) on a PC (or MAC)!”
Learn to play the ubass | New version available NOW!
Hi, My first ebook, Learn to play the ubass – basic techniques is now available in one more format! Windows (PC) and Android users can join the Apple (OSX/iOS) users and get a copy of the ebook! Read about the features here! You can find the different versions here: ePub (interactive) (forFortsätt läsa ”Learn to play the ubass | New version available NOW!”
Playubass featured on the weekly top 10 at notreble.com
Hi, My latest jammin’ videos was featured on notreble.com last Sunday, yay! Today it even got a place on the weekly top 10 list, yay yay! Check it out here! Related post here! Happy ubass playing to everyone, Magnus
New song lesson…subscribers will get it first!
New exclusive song lesson has just been released…and subscribers to my mailing list will get it first! Subscribe here!
UBass Lesson 5 | Playing technique – Part 1
Hi! This is my first lesson on UBass playing technique. I will cover some basics that I hope you will find helpful. I know I would have liked someone showing a bit of ”up-close-technique-stuff” when I got my UBass last year. Of cause my tips is based on my playing style and how I approachFortsätt läsa ”UBass Lesson 5 | Playing technique – Part 1”
Jammin’ with my Kala UBass | 11 ”Irony” (Beady Belle cover) + UBass Lesson 3 | Song Lesson
New video! Read more about this video in my previous post. The sheet music displayed in the video is transcribed from the original recording. Irony (Beady Belle) If you have a Spotify.com account click the link above. If not you can preview or buy the song on iTunes. As you’ll probably hear I’m not trueFortsätt läsa ”Jammin’ with my Kala UBass | 11 ”Irony” (Beady Belle cover) + UBass Lesson 3 | Song Lesson”
UBass Lesson 2 | Different music styles – lesson 1 – New Orleans Funk
Let’s try out some ”New Orleans”-inspired funk on the UBass! You can read more about what inspired this groove lesson here. I’ve listened to a lot of funk with roots in New Orleans. I think that the ”rubbery” groove, that’s all over this style, makes me feel so good when I listen and play thisFortsätt läsa ”UBass Lesson 2 | Different music styles – lesson 1 – New Orleans Funk”