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Top 3 Polyrhythm Hacks

The Polyrhythm challengeWant to add an element of surprise or another level of complexity to your solo or composition? Then you should check out polyrhythms. We all are familiar with simple cross-rhythms like 2 against 3 and 3 against 4. Even in pop music they are...

The 3 Finger Technique

Three Is The Magic NumberThe 3 finger technique is quite well known in around metal bassists. It's the easiest way to play the "Gallop". If you don't know what the gallop is, you need to listen to more "Iron Maiden". Jokes aside though, the 3 finger technique can be...

Jazz Chords On Bass???

Why do you even care?Is playing jazz chords on bass really that necessary? The truth is that understanding the mechanics of building chords and voice leading helps you in many ways to be a better bass player. Particularly if you like to jam, improvise or compose your...

What I Learnt From Victor Wooten

Ever feel stuck with your playing?Did you ever have that feeling where you know something isn't quite right with what you are playing, but you can't seem to pin point the problem?Or do you ever run out of ideas of what to play when improvising a solo?Or did you ever...

Bass Fill Hacks #1

The Bass Fill StruggleHave you ever been practicing bass fills, only to realize that what you practiced might have worked on that one song, but surely doesn't on the next one? Or maybe you've been shedding away on this cool basslick you saw on Youtube. But when you...

The Triad Hack Series

Scroll down for more TRIAD HACKS!Want to level up your proficiency across the fretboardHave you ever been in the situation that you got handed a lead sheet and were expected to just make up a bass part? All you have are the chord symbols. Of course, you can always get...