Ubass sighting: Ubass in the latest Snarky Puppy video!

Hi, One of my favorite groups is Snarky Puppy. I love their sound, groove and energy! I was fortunate to attend their only 2015 concert in Sweden. It was great to finally be able to see them live after listening to their albums and seeing their great YouTube videos for a couple of years. On theFortsätt läsa ”Ubass sighting: Ubass in the latest Snarky Puppy video!”

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Kala Solid Body Ubass Kit | New DIY series at playubass.com

Hi, New year, new project, new Instagram…lets go! I have wanted to write about this for quite some time now. I got this kit last year and my plan was to start the project early August…this wasn’t possible because of my hand injury… But now I’m back on track and will get started with theFortsätt läsa ”Kala Solid Body Ubass Kit | New DIY series at playubass.com”

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New newsletter with lots of…news!

I’m just about to send out my next newsletter…the first one this year… My goal was to keep these going in a more monthly or bi-monthly faschion. But time kind of rushes past too quickly… Anyway if you don’t already subscribe now! From the newsletter: Education material for the Ubass In this next issue ofFortsätt läsa ”New newsletter with lots of…news!”

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New Music and trio featuring the Kala SUB through effect pedals!

   Hi, In May I visited Brazil for the first time and met a lot of nice people including Henrique and Almir. Read more in this post.  Last week we met again…but now in my studio in Sweden! We started to jam and came up with some new music.  One of the things we playedFortsätt läsa ”New Music and trio featuring the Kala SUB through effect pedals!”

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Please check out: Good Harvest – a fantastic duo from Sweden

Hi, A while ago the amazingly talented Swedish duo, Good Harvest uploaded a video on their Facebook page. I have followed Good Harvest for awhile and got to know them when they have played in Orebro, Sweden. The song is called ”Ukulele man” and I thought… -I’m kind of a ukulele (bass)man! 🙂 I startedFortsätt läsa ”Please check out: Good Harvest – a fantastic duo from Sweden”

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Playubass in Brazil 2015!

In the end of May 2015 I did my first ever trip to Brazil! I have been listening to Brazilian music since the early 90’s and have played Brazilian music for quite some time too. See previous posts with a Brazilian content: Post 1 | Post 2 | Post 3 | Post 4 | Post 5 | PostFortsätt läsa ”Playubass in Brazil 2015!”

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Speading the word and my story – pechakucha style!

Hi, A couple of weeks ago I did a so called pechakucha. Don’t know what it is? Well, it’s a kind of lecture that architects in Japan started using in 2003. You tell a story about a subject using 20 pictures/slides. You’re allowed to talk for 20 seconds per picture. This makes the presentations nice andFortsätt läsa ”Speading the word and my story – pechakucha style!”

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Playing Ubass with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra

Hi, One of my goals with this blog/site is to take my Ubasses to places you normally don’t see one! Here’s a new experience for me and the Ubass 🙂 Besides blogging I do other stuff too 🙂 I work as a music teacher and ICT-pedagogy in a Swedish secondary school with an arts programFortsätt läsa ”Playing Ubass with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra”

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Ubass feature on forbassplayersonly.com

Just a quick heads up about: ”The story behind the U-Bass” that Mr Jon Liebman just published on his site forbassplayersonly.com Read more here! (including a video with Mr. Mikael Upton of Kala). Thanks for making this feature Jon! Magnus playubass.com

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