October 2010 Web Extras

 Here you can find links to all the web extras from the October 2010 issue of Bass Player. Dig in!
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Here you can find links to all the web extras from the October 2010 issue of Bass Player. Dig in!

BP Community

Connect with Bass Player and fellow musicians on Facebook: www.facebook.com/bassplayermag.

Follow us on Twitter for breaking news, giveaway offers, and more: www.twitter.com/bassplayernow.

Get and give expert advice on Bass Player's Low Down Lowdown forum.

Find submission guidelines for the Real World and introduce yourself!

Bass Notes

Check out Merlo Podlewski's breakdown rap during Jack Johnson's "Staple It Together."

Visit Jack Johnson's YouTube channel for all sorts of good stuff.

Cruise over to Jack Johnson's website for tour info.

Los Lobos' Conrad Lozano rocks a guitarrón on Sesame Street.

Conrad grooves with Los Lobos on "Chuco's Cumbia," from Austin City Limits.

Check in with Los Lobos at the band's website.

Download Goldsby's "Ligeti Split" for free at allaboutjazz.com.

Watch video of "Ligeti Split" from the recording date.

Brush up on Goldsby's past Woodshed columns for BP.

Features

Dig Pete Quaife's Precision picking on this 1965 Kinks performance of "All Day and All of the Night."

Watch Pete rock a Rickenbacker in this dubbed rendition of "Tired of Waiting."

A great resource for all things Kinks.

Soundroom

Find lots of information at Ampeg's homepage.

Nice, quick overview from Ampeg's Pyotr Belov.

Fodera NYC-5 at a NAMM show with keyboardist Eric Levy.

Fodera virtuoso Janek Gwizdala visits the shop while he's picking out some wood for a new bass.

Learn more about the PolyTune, and check out other pedals from TC Electronic.

Find out the difference between just intonation, Pythagorean tuning, and equal temperment.

Woodshed & Transcription

Cool interview with Stevie Ray Vaughan bassist Tommy Shannon and drummer Chris Layton from Austin City Limits.

Killing version of SRV's "Crossfire."

Wayne Shorter's "Footprints."

Dizzy Gillespie's "Manteca."

Dig deeper into a list of Zen koans.

Recording of Victor Feldman's "Azule Serape."

Check out Discofreq's ultimate effects database.

Pedaltrain pedalboards are a popular choice for do-it-yourselfers.

Bryan Beller describes his crazy signal chain for "Greasy Wheel," from his album Thanks In Advance.

Compare the original "Search and Destroy," from Iggy and the Stooges' Raw Power, to the live performance of the song from Georgia Peaches.

Watch Iggy and the Stooges—with Mike Watt on bass—blaze through "Search and Destroy" at this year's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

Read about Mike Watt's joining the Stooges in his May 2007 BP cover story.

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Where you aware that Bootsy Collins didn’t know what “the one” was the first time James Brown told him about it? Or that Alphonso Johnson bought one of the earliest Chapman Sticks from inventor Emmett Chapman without asking him how it was played? These and many other insides and insights came to light at a very memorable and revealing Bass Player LIVE! 2010, marking the event’s third consecutive year in Los Angeles, October 23–24.

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Tight Drive Bass Distortion Pedal As a result of feedback from Greg Weeks of the Red Chord at the 2010 NAMM show, Amptweaker now offers a bass version of their popular guitar distortion unit. As its name implies, the Tight

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Amptweaker designer James Brown has developed a new overdrive pedal for bass players. Here's the skinny on the Bass TightDrive, in his words "The Bass TightDrive overdrive pedal came about after Greg Weeks from The Red Chord tried out