joel paterson, beau sample and alex hall in chicago

Beau Sample on tour with Modern Sounds

Slap bass player Beau Sample will be on tour with his band Modern Sounds and Deke Dickerson this month! They will start a tour...
double slap bass patterns and riffs including triplet, gallop, quadruple, drag slap and roll

New Article – Basic Slap Bass patterns

We added a first article called "Basic slap patterns and the problem of inconsistent nomenclature". There are a lot of confusion about names for slap...

New interview with James Kirkland

Hey friends, we have another interview on our website. And this time it's with the legendary rockabilly and country bassist James Kirkland. Check it...
rockabilly slap bassist marshall lytle on the floor with bill haley's original comets

Happy Birthday Marshall Lytle (plus new interview)!

Rock'n'roll pioneer and one of the earliest slap bass stars, Marshall Lytle of Bill Haley's Comets, is 77 today (September 1st 2010)! We would like...
joe mauldin bass player for buddy holly dies

Joe Mauldin, bassist for Buddy Holly and the Crickets, dies February...

Joe B. Mauldin, the bassist for Buddy Holly's Crickets died from cancer in Nashville today. He was 74. Mauldin and fellow Crickets Allison, Sonny Curtis...
hillbilly casino with geoff firebaugh on slap bass and brian setzer's bassist ronnie crutcher on gretsch guitar

Geoff Firebaugh on European tour with Hillbilly Casino

The amazing band from Nashville TN Hillbilly Casino has just started their European tour. If you live in Finland, Germany or Holland be sure...
brian setzer's slap bass player solo album upright

New solo record by Mark W. Winchester

A slap bass player for Planet Rockers, Brian Setzer and Emmylou Harris, Mark W. Winchester has a new album out. And it's called UPRIGHT!...
Greg Olwell from Bass Player Magazine talks slap bass

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...
blast cult double bass for tiger army's djordje stijepovic

Djordje’s Blast Cult Bass “The Great White”

Djordje Stijepovic's Blast Cult bass "The Great White" has been getting lots of attention all over the world. Here's the "Making of" video, so...
nicolas dubouchet upright slap bass

New Interview and video with Nicolas Dubouchet

We're excited to interview a great slap player from France - Nicolas Dubouchet! Check out here what he has to say about his technique, equipment,...