Dubouchet's video reaches 10.000 views!!!
There are many mediocre slap bass videos on YouTube and it's getting harder for the good ones to be seen. Please be sure to check our channel often and to subscribe to it here. We're dedicated to feature just the best in todays' slap bass world!
Nicolas also has a new video "Big Noise from Winnetka" online, so be sure to check that one as well!
New video and interview with Didi Beck
New interview is finally up on the Art of Slap Bass website!
This time we're featuring bass player from Germany - Didi Beck. He's been touring with his rockabilly band Boppin' B for more than 20 years. He also released a book and instructional DVD about Rockabilly slap bass which has gained him a place on our website. You can check out the review of the book here and buy it in our store here.
After reading the interview, you can ask Didi a question or just send him some words of support on our forum here.
New Interview with Greg Olwell
Never heard of his name? Have you ever read any slap bass related article in Bass Player magazine? If you did, it was most likely written by this guy!
Greg Olwell has been a journalist in BP magazine for more than 11 years. He's pretty much the only guy that was writing about slap technique on the upright bass for last decade. Check out his exclusive interview for the Art of Slap Bass here
We're working constantly on improving the w-site and we added a box on the left (under the interviews tab) where you can check out our past interviews. In order to get the updates from the AOSB, please subscribe to the RSS feed.
New Lee Rocker Signature Bass from Kolstein
Stray Cats bass player Lee Rocker has a new signature bass produced by NY based company Kolstein. The Kolstein family has been in music business since 1943. In the bass community they're well known for their Busetto model travel basses.
Lee's signature bass is also a small size Busetto touring bass and it's available in two finishes: black with white trim and gloss reddish brown with white trim as well. It could be purchased from Kolstein website with airfreight trunk for $6,200 or without for $5,700. It comes with Planet pickup and padded cover.
Lee did a demonstration of these basses at the latest NAMM show in Anaheim, CA just a couple weeks ago.
You can find more information about it here.
Interview with Ryan Gould!
We're constantly working on new interviews with some really amazing bass players nowadays. The latest one is with one of the busiest musicians and great slap bassist from Austin, Texas - Ryan Gould.
Check out what Ryan told us about his bass setup, influences, different music styles, in the exclusive interview he gave to the Art of Slap Bass here. He also recorded a song for us "Rhythm Pals Jam", that we featured on our video channel. Please subscribe to it here and don't forget to rate it and write a comment. There are more amazing videos on the way!
At the end, please sign in to the forum here and ask Ryan a question or just write him some words of support.
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