Archive For: Tips for musicians

Tube sound on a solid state amplifier: Basswitch Sonic Spark

Tube sound on a solid state amplifier: Basswitch Sonic Spark

For all you bass players out there who always wanted to have that typical tube sound, I have great news for you! I had the honours to record a demonstration video for the Basswitch Sonic Spark, a truly amazing pedal by Ruppert Musical Instruments (RMI), that will enhance and flavour ... Read More
 

App essentials

I have to admit it: I am a gadget junk! I just love all devices that make life easier and more comfortable. Since the era of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, I’m totally happy to have all my sheet music, charts and music notation in one place… In my case, I use an ... Read More
 
Listen to yourself – a little bass lesson

Listen to yourself – a little bass lesson

In my recent blog post “Listening is the key”, I was talking about how your instrument can actually get in the way of your creativity and block the music from coming out. Here is a little lesson about how you can learn to play everything that’s in your head on your instrument. It is a ... Read More
 
Listening is the key!

Listening is the key!

I discovered that a lot of students are facing the same problem when it comes to creativity/improvisation. Even if they’re no beginners, their technical skills are fine and they can play a certain bassline very well. But when they’re asked to play a fill or some variations, they don’t know how to do it. “I ... Read More
 
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