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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...
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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...
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1 year anniversary of the Art of Slap Bass!!!

On this day (June 10th) last year we started the Art of Slap Bass! In this first year we posted five interviews, featured three videos,...
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Marshall Lytle on Branson Webcast Show

Legendary slap bass player of the Bill Haley and the Comets, Marshall Lytle, recently gave an interview to Branson Webcast Show. You can watch...
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New Interview and Video 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...
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Blast Cult website is on!

The wait is over. Blast Cult w-site is on the web! Check it out here. They will start accepting new orders on Monday 8/22....
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Cordes Lambert available again!

All gut string players will love these news. After a while, Cordes Lambert strings are available for pre-order. They will be producing very limited...
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Thank you all!!!

In just a first few weeks we got more than 1000 YouTube views of the first AOSB video episode and almost 100 members including...
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The Art of Slap Bass is born!

Be sure to sign on our forum and tell us what you think about it. We'll add more information very soon, so check it out often. Special thanks...
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New Ray Campi Interview

We had an honor to interview one of rare players that kept tradition of slap bass alive in the 1970's - Ray Campi! He was...