A collection of Ska/Reggae/Dub Bass playing guides.
Kicking off with the excellent Reggae Bass hub channel [email protected] that you should all subscribe to.
(I hope none of the owners of these videos mind them being posted here - I assume it's okay as it's promoting your content but give a shout if not).
20 Reggae Basslines Medley:
Creating Reggae Basslines Studio One style:
20 Studio One Reggae Basslines you should know:
Play Reggae Bass like Flabba Holt:
How to play Reggae Bass like Robbie Shakespeare:
How to play Reggae Bass like Aston Familyman Barrett:
I don’t about you, but I think that Reggae has some of the grooviest bass lines there are.
The bass is almost always very prominent and right in the pocket.
I have made a video lesson to explore Reggae bass and to help you to start composing your own Reggae bass lines.
There are a few techniques which can help you to make your lines sound more authentic.
I have left a couple of backing tracks running at the end of the video and you can also download a free pdf in the video description.
I hope this helps anyone wanting to start playing Reggae bass.
Here is a video lesson on a classic Bob Marley song, I Shot The Sheriff.
This is a really nice reggae bass line to play, recorded by the iconic bassist, Family Man.
Click the link for the full lesson and free PDF download (there is a Tab version too).
Check out my video lesson of five classic reggae bass lines.
Reggae is such a great style where the bass features heavily, and is often the most recognised part of the song.
I have picked tunes with some great grooves, and iconic bass lines.
Follow the link below to view the full lesson, and pick up the free PDF (with Tab).