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New video of Kevin Smith with Willie Nelson!

Great slap bass player (and member of The Art of Slap Bass forum) Kevin Smith plays with Willie Nelson's new Western Swing project that...
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New Slap Bass Strings by Pirastro

Legendary bass strings company Pirastro just announced they started producing new bass strings specially designed for slap bass players - Evah Pirazzi Slap! They developed this...
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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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Dubouchet’s video reaches 10.000 views!!!

Thank you all for checking out Nicolas Dubouchet's video "Dixon's Boogie" on AOSB channel! It reached 10.000 views today! There are many mediocre slap bass...
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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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Blast Cult t-shirts available!

The Blast Cult just made some cool new t-shirts and they are available for sale! They are very high quality, fitted shirts and not...
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Art of Slap Bass is back!

Hello bass slappers!As we announced it on our FB page earlier today, we have some exciting news for you.
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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...
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RIP Marshall Lytle

After long fight with his cancer, one of the biggest rock'n'roll upright bass legends Marshall Lytle left us this morning of May 25th at...
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New Interview with Beau Sample

Hey folks, We interviewed great bassist from Chicago Beau Sample for you! He also played great jazz tune Limehouse Blues with Joel Paterson for the Art...