By the end of this course, you'll be able to confidently write simple, funk-influenced grooves for drums and bass. You'll have a deeper understanding of how drummers and bass players approach a new part, so it'll be easier for you to explain what you're going for in your arrangements.
How to Write a Bass Line to a Chord Progression In this article I’ll share my tips on how to write a bass line to a chord progression so you can tell your own story to the world with your bass. Writing your own catchy bass line takes skill, finesse, and an ear for harmonics.
Disco house basslines are unashamedly retro, harking back to the 70s heyday of white suits and platform boots. Oliver Curry explains how to add a hint of that classic Studio 54 vibe to your own house tracks. As one of the funkiest forms of house music, disco house has its roots firmly planted in disco itself, soul and funk.Bass Lessons - Funk'n Blues Bass Tab Funk'n Blues: Improvising with blues and funk modes. This tab will give an overview of the blues scale, show how to turn blues into funk and will give some of my own improve with funk and blues as an example.In these online bass lesson you will learn how to create bass lines. Creating bass guitar lines over different chords, and out of different scales will be a big part of what you do as a bass player. Bass line creation is an essential skill.
And then finally you write a melody in response to the given notes. Things to note. The proper rules for good melody writing still apply to the bass line you are writing. Try and get the width of the melody an octave. Try to avoid jumping big intervals. No consecutive octaves or fifths.Read More
Watch the 12 Bar Blues: Walking Bass online guitar lesson by Teymur Phell from 30 Groove Master Bass Lines You MUST Know. Walking bass is one of the classic bass lines, usually played after a couple half time feel choruses. This is a very straightforward part with four notes per bar—all quarter notes moving through the chord changes.Read More
Funk; the epitome of grooving and moving. Funk bass guitar playing is one of the most popular styles of bass guitar playing. Its broad appeal is due in part to the fact that it teaches so many of the foundational skills for different genres of music.Read More
What the Funk? When I read descriptions of gear or EQ settings, the word funk comes up an awful lot, especially when it comes to bass. But we seem to be all over the map musically when it comes to defining funk. This month, I hope to shed some light on the funk, dispel a myth or two, and not make too many enemies in the process. Funk is both a musical style and a musical movement.Read More
A bassline (also known as a bass line or bass part) is the term used in many styles of music, such as jazz, blues, funk, dub and electronic, traditional music, or classical music for the low-pitched instrumental part or line played (in jazz and some forms of popular music) by a rhythm section instrument such as the electric bass, double bass, cello, tuba or keyboard (piano, Hammond organ.Read More
As William indicated, each person and band's writing approach is different. I'm a session bassist, and there are times when I am one of the last people to play on the track, and times when I am one of the first. When I'm late to the party, I basic.Read More
Layer this new percussive sound with your bass patch. This will make the bass patch punchier, and thus help it to cut through the mix, even on a system with low bass response. Real Bass. Yet another layering approach for bassline production is to layer your deep synth bass patch with a real bass.Read More
An EDM bassline is usually fairly simple, compositionally speaking, but it’s one of the most important elements of your track. A great bass riff can make the difference between a standout production and one that falls flat. If you want to try some different techniques for composing basslines in a DAW, check out these five tips for writing strong, funky basslines for your EDM track.Read More
Learning to play a basic blues bass guitar line is a really useful thing to learn. It works as a lead guitar riff and is also an excellent introduction to bass playing in general. Bass Basics. Bass guitar is a rhythm instrument. So it's very important that you listen to the drums very closely when playing any kind of bass line.Read More