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If you’re a bassist — you’re in the right place. World renowned bassist and educator Scott Devine in conversation with some of the best and most well respected bass players around the world.

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If you’re a bassist — you’re in the right place. World renowned bassist and educator Scott Devine in conversation with some of the best and most well respected bass players around the world.

    149 - The 10 Commandments to Keeping the Gig with Scott & Ian

    149 - The 10 Commandments to Keeping the Gig with Scott & Ian

    Congratulations! You nailed the audition and you got the gig. Now the real work starts! Although there’s no substitute for mastering the set list, being part of a successful band requires more than hitting the right notes. Just like you did your homework before the audition, there are some concrete steps you can take to make sure you stick around for the long haul.

    • 1 hr 43 min
    148 - The 10 Commandments to Getting the Gig wtih Scott & Ian

    148 - The 10 Commandments to Getting the Gig wtih Scott & Ian

    For any aspiring bass player, playing live is one of the best ways to really level up. But isn't getting a gig really hard? Getting your first gig needn't be difficult if you follow the ten commandments laid out in this episode. With these ten tips you’ll have the knowledge and resources to take the stage in no time!

    • 1 hr 21 min
    147 - The Gig Triangle with Scott & Ian

    147 - The Gig Triangle with Scott & Ian

    Ever heard of the gig triangle? The idea is to use three characteristics (good pay, great songs and the hang!) to help figure out what works and what doesn't work for any particular gig. So, how balanced is your gig triangle? Are you hitting 3 out of 3?  In this episode Ian and Scott explore what might be holding you back.

    • 2 hrs 4 min
    146 - Everything you Ever Wanted to Know About Effects Pedals with Scott & Ian

    146 - Everything you Ever Wanted to Know About Effects Pedals with Scott & Ian

    The search for the perfect bass sound has taken bass-kind from the swamps of analog fuzz to today’s age of digital ‘perfection’. In today’s episode Scott and Ian examine the main types of multi-fx and chart the unstoppable rise of the stomp box. Enjoy the episode!

    • 1 hr 33 min
    145 - The Ups and Downs of Family Life as a Musician with Scott & Ian

    145 - The Ups and Downs of Family Life as a Musician with Scott & Ian

    How many times have you wished there were more hours in the day? Demanding gigs, impossible workloads, 24/7 email and social media – no wonder so many musicians struggle to make the shift back to family time. In this episode Scott and Ian offer up their advice for striking a balance between your day-to-day life and your life as a musician.

    • 1 hr 44 min
    144 - Groove Vs Chops (which is more important?) with Scott & Ian

    144 - Groove Vs Chops (which is more important?) with Scott & Ian

    In this episode Ian and Scott address the age old question. Groove or Chops? If you’re in team groove then you’ll swear by keeping things simple. But let’s not kid ourselves, players with awesome chops are what got us into bass playing in the first place! Let’s dive into both sides of the argument.

    • 1 hr 41 min

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