Song Style Lesson: Skate by Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars and Anderson .paak)

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)”

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New video! My version of a true classic – Summertime by George Gershwin

A short background to my version The classic song is, as you probably know, from the opera Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin. It was first performed in Boston in 1935 before it moved to Broadway, New York. I was lucky to be a part of a short summary staging of the opera when IFortsätt läsa ”New video! My version of a true classic – Summertime by George Gershwin”

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DIY Update! BUILD YOUR OWN SOLID BODY UBASS – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW | PHASE 2 – BODY SETUP 2

Hi, Finally video 3 (of 4) is done! Phase 2 | Body setup 2 It’s time to install the pre-amp/EQ, bridge, back plate and volume/tone knobs. All the steps are shown in the video. You can also download a PDF guide here! Best of luck and stay tuned for the last part in the BuildFortsätt läsa ”DIY Update! BUILD YOUR OWN SOLID BODY UBASS – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW | PHASE 2 – BODY SETUP 2”

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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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A new Ubass has arrived!

Hi! I just got a new Ubass! It’s the Bakithi Kumalo signature model of the Kala California solid body series. This is a fretless only model. If you’re interested in a fretted California US made solid body Ubass there are several options too. Please check out the California page at kalabrand.com for more info. TheFortsätt läsa ”A new Ubass has arrived!”

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Kala @ Bass Player Live 2013 – video

A short movie from this years BP – live at SIR Studios in Los Angeles. Wish I could have been there…maybe next year 🙂 IN THE VIDEO: Kala founder Mike Upton talks about a new US made acoustic Ubass. This sounds VERY interesting! Can hardly wait! UPDATE 13.11.18 (10pm local swedish time)

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UBass Day @ Musicians Institute May 30 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KttDAi_wrk8

I’m working on a couple of different blog post right now. Part 2 of my ”Miking the UBass” test and a new lesson.

In the meantime please check out this video from the Ubass Day at the Musicians Institute in California on May 30.

As you can see it’s pure joy to play the UBass. Just look and listen to Abe and Bakithi!

Happy Ubass to ya all!

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Jammin’ with my Kala UBass | 20 ”Jon Andreas Visa” (Ode to Billy Joe)

Hi! Jammin’ video no. 20! For the first time I’m playing a Kala S.U.B. solid body UBass! The video is from last Sunday’s annual gig at Svampen. (A water tower with a ”roof top” restaurant in Örebro, Sweden). I will make more videos and a review/test about the solid body UBass version soon. Until thenFortsätt läsa ”Jammin’ with my Kala UBass | 20 ”Jon Andreas Visa” (Ode to Billy Joe)”

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