The Bassics

How to Hold Your Bass Guitar

Welcome to TheBassist.net! If you’re new to the bass guitar or you never studied it formally, ...

How to Tune Your Bass Guitar

I guess it goes without saying that before you can play any notes on your bass, you’ll need to...

Basic Right Hand Technique

Whether you play finger style, with a pick or with your thumb, you’ll need to know what good f...

Basic Left Hand Technique

Just like your right hand, form is everything for the left hand as well when playing the bass guitar...

Muting

What is muting? Why do we need it and how do we do it? Muting is actually one of the most important ...

Playing Ghost Notes

Ghost notes have nothing to do with Halloween, ghosts or goblins, but rather is an amazing technique...

All About Tone

We hear this word all the time on bass forums, in Facebook comments and everywhere in between; TONE....

How and When to Change Your Strings

It’s something you’ll have to do eventually, so here’s everything you’ve eve...

Essential Music Theory to Know

It’s a scary topic; Music Theory. But Trust me, it’s much easier than you think! Though ...

Learning the Notes on Your Bass Guitar

How hard could it be? There’s only 84-150 notes on your bass, right? Actually, it’s much...

What Does the Bass Actually Do?

We’ve talked about a lot of the fundamentals of bass playing over the past few videos – ...

The Most Influential Bassists of All Time

If you’re new to the bass guitar you may not know much about its history of the founding fathe...