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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Get into the flow

In addition to my last blog post listening is the key!, I experienced the very prove of how listening and be open to your own voice/ideas and get inspired by it can go of like a rocket. The last late night show we played in Utrecht, ...

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 ...

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