Bass looping artists - do they exist?

I’m a big fan of Tash Sultana (below) which made me wonder if there are any similar artists but who loop/layer bass to produce one man band music, live?

I might have seen these guys here in the forum or somewhere else - who knows? Anyway, here is an example with a bass player using loops for all the non-vocal music:

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Whoa that bass - 7-string? It’s gorgeous.

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Damn, that’s great. Inspiring stuff. Think I’m gonna invest in some looping gear.

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Oh, yeah, almost forgot: here is one of my favorite bass players, Frans Vollink, playing his tune Tapatah. You can’t really see him use any looping gear here, but he plays a chordal structure for about the first 50 seconds, and then loops it and plays a melody and a solo on top. Beautiful, in any case (just a pity the clip stops a little abruptly…)

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Cool @joergkutter!

Wow, that’s a great subtle use of the looper. Beautiful.

I wish I were better with my looper pedal. They are actually kind of tricky to get the timing right on if you don’t have a drum track going. Or it could be that my time counting just sucks :stuck_out_tongue:

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Couple more Ailia X tracks, s’good stuff :sunglasses:

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Adam Ben Ezra does some sublime stuff with his upright bass. This clip isn’t a digital loop piece but it’s a lovely introduction to his work (and his dog). He also plays with looping and drum machines.

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With looper and effects.

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Awesome!! And you just have got to love that dog… so cool, true to itself and in the moment :dog:

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I know it’s a bit off topic, but you might enjoy this one as well:

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It reminds me of JJ Cale - Clyde: “Misery loves company, and his old dog sings harmony. Tambourine tied to his tail. You can hear him moan, you can hear him wail”

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Thanks @PeteP that dude is freaking awesome!

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Some of my favourite music has a deceptive quality. Sounds simple but is deep and cleverly put together. Looping takes a very creative mind.

As they say; “It’s takes a lot of work to make it look that easy”.

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