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Stop picking on pick players!

  24.01.2019   Ari   Quora, Technique   No comments

Got a request to answer this question about pick use. What do you think? Do you play with a pick? Your fingers? Both? Why?   Read Ariane Cap‘s answer to

A Little Trick that Works Wonders: Check, please!

Check it out, one of the questions I get a lot is “How much time do I need to devote to practice?” Most folks expect my answer to be something

Talking Technique: The Pinkie Workout (Video)

Grab your gear, we’re headed to the gym! This workout does your fretting fingers good. Especially the little one of the bunch… The Pinkie! We cannot address the fourth/fifth finger

Our New Steady Track

In case you haven’t heard yet… Music Theory for the Bass Player – The Course now comes in a bit of a more relaxed version: you get more time per

Does Knowing Music Theory Take the Magic out of Playing Music?

I have heard these sentiments about the magic of music over and over: Doesn’t “knowing” get in the way of pure “feeling”!? Aren’t you constantly analyzing when you know theory?

Adrian’s Silent Night Rendition

Student Feature: Adrian Pop Today I received this email and video from a bass player, a student of the course and an avid follower of my blog.  It makes me

New Year’s Buddy Support Cohort!

Is “Practicing More Bass” one of your New Year’s Resolutions? It’s that time of the year again when we once again decide that “next year” will be the year we:

How Low can you go? (Strap length for Bass)

Strapped for answers about strap length? How low can you go? Down Low for Maximum Cool Factor Picture this: Headbanging on stage, the bassist pounding the strings hard – sometimes

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