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REVERB on bass?… 2 ULTIMATE tricks (plus one bonus tip)

Reverb… on bass… what??!! That’s what I would have said 10 years ago, but honestly, it happens waaaaay more than you think, and it can really enhance the sound of your bass tone if you use it correctly. In this…

The coolest short scale bass EVER? (and it can be yours)

Hey Groovehacker, Scott here… hope you’re having a wicked day! :) I got my hands on a VERY cool short scale bass the other day… so, I thought it’d be fun to make a video about it for ya… There’s…

Vanderkley Spartan Unboxing… and how to set your amp’s EQ (the right way!)

Today is a NEW AMP DAY… the best kind of day (whoop!) In this video I’m going to unbox a brand new bass head from Vanderkley called “The Spartan” (if you’re into boutique bass gear you need to check these…

3 Reasons why 6 STRING BASSES SUCK (and how to fix it)

I’m not sure if you’ve had any experience of 6 string basses – but there are various reason why they totally suck… And before you play one, or even if you are already playing one, you need to know what…

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4 Precision Basses… that’ll ROCK your world

In this lesson I’m going to show you ALL of my P basses (yep, I have a few!)… Which P’s I prefer… Why I’m obsessed with P basses… … And why I LOVE 4 string basses (it’s probably not what…

Is this the coolest travel bass EVER?

Traveling with a bass can be a nightmare. I know this because I’ve done it a thousand times. I’ve lost basses, had cases dropped, crushed and everything in-between… That’s why, when a friend told me about a cool new travel…

Jazz Bass Vs Precision Bass – can YOU tell the difference?!

Ok… I’m going to put YOU to the test. You up for it? Plus – I’m also going to reveal the winners of the Sire bass competition… yep… I’m giving away more than one. But before we get to that……

The last bass Prince ordered before he died

Hey fellow Groovehacker, Scott here… To say I was a MASSIVE Prince fan would have honestly been an understatement… In my opinion he was one of the most talented musicians the world has ever seen. Bass, guitar, keys, drums… he…

$499 Jazz Bass Vs $3499 J Bass… Can You Tell the Difference?!

Hey Groovehacker, Scott here… Ok, we all dream about expensive, suuuper sexy basses, right? I know I do… Probably WAY too much ;) With this in mind, I thought it’d be fun to see if you can tell the difference…

7 Basses Just arrived in the post… and I’m giving them away!

So today was a GOOD day… in fact scrap that – it was a GREAT day! :) 7 basses arrived in the post. WIN! Even better than that (for you!) I’m going to be giving these basses away. All you…

The Ultimate Bass String Shootout – Flatwounds Vs Roundwounds Vs Tapewounds

=== Ok… let’s talk bass strings! In this video I’m comparing 3 different types of bass strings… Roundwounds vs Flatwounds vs Tapewounds. i.e. the ultimate string shootout! ;) I figured it’d be fun to film a video for you so you…

The coolest bass distortion pedal ever?!… Darkglass Alpha Omega (unboxing!)

In this video I’m unboxing and demoing one of the most versatile drive pedals I’ve ever used… seriously, EVER. The “Alpha Omega” by the awesome guys over at Dark Glass. It’s like two drive pedals in one box – but,…

$5000 bass… and it needed a set up?!

In this lesson you’re going to learn why my $5000 bass still needed a set up… You’re going to learn a super quick and easy way to check whether your truss rod needs adjusted… (you don’t have to use any…

$900 P Bass Vs $2400 P Bass… Fender Vs Moollon Shootout!

=== So I’ve just got a brand new bass… a beautiful axe from the guys over at Moollon. … whoop – I LOVE new bass days ;) So, I thought it’d be fun to film a video where I put…

I’ve just bought this new effects pedal… and it’s AWESOME.

=== In this video I’m going to show you a new effects pedal I’ve just bought that’s been blowing my mind… I’ve been having so much fun using it within my practice time that I wanted to show you how…