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The Binary Code Of Music

How To Hack The Binary Code Of Music?Do you ever catch yourself playing the same old licks and patterns again and again? Does sheet music containing 16th note patterns look scary to you?Well, it doesn't have to be this way!The Secret SauceIn “The Binary Code Of Music”...

Flow Hacking Series

Scroll down for more FLOW HACKS!How to learn anything fasterHave you ever been frustrated because you have that feeling of not progressing fast enough. In the beginning you often advance fairly quickly. But once we have a basic grasp on the skill, we often feel stuck....

TOP 10 BASS SOLO HACKS

The Bass Solo StruggleWe all know the jokes about how everyone starts talking or goes to the bar, when the bassist takes a solo. And sadly, for the most part these accusations are justified. The bass is not an easy instrument to play solos. On one hand its low...

The 3 Octave Major Arpeggio Hack

How to play arpeggios efficiently over three octaves?Arpeggios are great vocabulary to have for extreme metal and jazz. Not that they're not of use in other genres, but these two use them to quite an extent. If you don't own a five or six string bass, you might have...

Delay Hacks For Bass Solos

How to accompany your own soloAs bass players we often run into the situation of being left alone when we finally get to take a solo. Back in the days when the electric bass was not yet a thing, there was a good reason that the whole band stopped playing during a bass...

Do Your Quarter Notes Swing?

Can You Play Quarter Notes With A Swing Feel? Although this might seem counterintuitive, there is a difference between swinging quarter notes and straight quarter notes. Generally speaking there is not much to playing a walking bassline, right? You learn your...