7 Days to Learning Bass (Beginner Lesson)

Time to get badass - this complete practice routine will teach you to lock with a beat and crank out solid bass lines in 7 days.

If you’re doing the Beginner to Badass course, this lesson would fit best after Module 4. You could do it sooner, but you might find it easier once you’ve got some technique basics down.

Practice Resources

Here are all the practice materials you need to follow along this 7 day bass practice routine:
DAYS 1-4 PLAYALONGS: https://on.soundcloud.com/rqF4U
DAY 3: Bass fretting deep dive - Are You Fretting the Wrong Way? (Bass Fingering Showdown) - YouTube
DAY 4: Root-fifth science - Bass Lines *Any Style* with Just 2 Notes (for Beginners) - YouTube
DAY 5: Bass Notes Cheatsheet - https://www.bassbuzz.com/go/notes-cheatsheet
DAY 5: Bass fretboard notes - Learn Your Bass Fretboard Notes (Easy Starter Method) - YouTube
Lefty version thanks to @Never2Late
LH_Bass_Notes_Cheatsheet.pdf (488.8 KB)
DAY 5: Chord Chart Practice Sheet - https://www.bassbuzz.com/go/charts-practice
DAY 6+7: Jam with Radiohead - Radiohead - Creep - YouTube

I hope this vid was helpful for anyone around here who just started playing this year!

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0:46 - “Mean Person: Boo, boo, you’re bad.”
:rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
YAY N00B JOSH!!1!
(more comments later. this moment just gave me the start to my day that I didn’t know I needed)

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Heck yeah! A new video! Time to dive in!

Noob Josh making bass face was a great touch. :nerd_face:

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commented on utubes great video

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@JoshFossgreen , is it just me or are you hitting the weight room?

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I thought so as well. I couldn’t help but think of the vegan bass player from Scott Pilgrim…

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Who was also Superman :slight_smile:

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Superman will always be Christopher Reeve to me.

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@JoshFossgreen another fantastic video.
Do you write the script as well?
Really funny stuff along with the actual solid content.

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To me it will always be George Reeves. Grew up with him on TV

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As long as its never Nicholas Cage, we all good.

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“Don’t worry, Lois. I’m wiiiiiiiild at heart!”

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I love love love Lynch, but man, Wild at Heart is the only film that is on my meh-not my thing list.

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Great video! Yay @NoobJosh! :smiley:

Hey, @JoshFossgreen? So, I noticed there’s a “new” URL (which only means I hadn’t noticed it yet) in the video notes (yeah dot bassbuzz dot com slash 7days). I was clicking around on it, like I do, and discovered that while the 7days part works, if you go to the root of the site, it redirects to a different site. Just thought you might want know, in case. :slight_smile:

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I picture Nic Cage in real life being exactly like his character in that movie.

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I learned something and I’ve been around here for a while.

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Lovely video! I wish I had access to friendly, fun materials like this when I was a teenager (back in the age of dial-up modems.) I’m happy to see how close you are to 500K subscribers. Can we throw a little party in the forum when you get there? :smiley:

Edit: It just hit me what Josh’s teaching/presenting/comedy style reminds me of: the original '90s Bill Nye the Science Guy show on PBS.

Delightfully nostalgic evidence:

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Yes please. And sell shirts to celebrate.

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I am dying for BassBuzz shirts. And hoodies.

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:100:

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