Microthoughts. Studying an online instrument, 3 useful tips

How to study an instrument online (e.g. electric bass!): 3 essentials - The 3 essentials that should never be missing if you decide to study an instrument online. Whether electric bass, piano, drums or any other instrument (even singing), these 3 elements... Continue reading

How to learn difficult pieces on the bass (or other instruments)

5 foolproof steps for mastering difficult songs... but which you can apply to any piece of music - In this article, I will give you the practical and foolproof method I personally use to prepare any piece of music, especially so-called difficult songs. Whether for a video, a... Continue reading

Microthoughts. How to play relaxed (an alternative point of view)

How do I relax my hands when I play? "What does it really mean to play relaxed? What do I need to do, or not do, to release the tension in my hands that inevitably compromises my performance on the electric bass?" This is the good question sent to us by a student of Contemporary Bassist Online some time... Continue reading


Contemporary Bassist Online Volume 1 The easy way 🙂 - It's finally here. After having helped hundreds of people learn the electric bass guitar in a professional way, the Contemporary Bassist Online course has been revamped yet again. As of today, the 1st level of the online course can be taken... Continue reading

How to go from amateur to professional bass player (another interview!)

3 typical qualities of a professional bass player Still from the comfort of my studio chair, I asked Titian: what do you have to do, or what do you need, if you want to go from amateur to professional? Not just in general, but really do it as a bassist or double bass player 🙂 If by amateur I mean one who... Continue reading