In this live Dubstep on electric bass lesson, bassist Evan Marien shows you how to get that electronic Dubstep sound on a real electric bass. He demonstrates and discusses techniques for getting bass wobbles, manipulating effects and playing in the Dubstep style. There are play-along tracks bundled with the download version of this video (not the $6.99 streaming version) which includes Evan's original track from the video (without bass), all the separate stems (all instruments soloed from the track) and a drum loop to practice with. NOTE: Evan is using a Source Audio Manta Bass Filter and a Hot Hand in this Dubstep bass lesson, which are required for producing these Dubstep effects.
Topics Covered: Dubstep Bass, Bass Wobbles, Filter, Distortion, Resonance, Octaver, Playing Chords, Tone, Source Audio Manta Filter, Source Audio Hot Hand, Signal Chain, Boss OC2, Fills and Slides, Practicing Wobbles, The Growl, Overdriving the Pedals, Minor 9 Chords, Major 9 Chords, Playing with the Kick, Playing Musically Within the Style, Playing Parts, Using EQ, Leveling the Pedals, Etc.
“Evan Marien is a composer/producer/multi-instrumentalist born and raised in Decatur, Illinois and now living in Brooklyn, NY. In 2009, Marien graduated Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music and the same year was voted in Bass Player Magazine Reader’s Choice Awards, one of the top three “Most Exciting New Players”.
Most recently he has been seen playing bass, keys and singing backgrounds for Elliot Moss, playing bass with Thundercat drummer Justin Brown’s NYEUSI, and the last bassist to play in guitar legend Allan Holdsworth’s band.
Besides leading his own electro-jazz project with drummer Dana Hawkins, Evan has also recorded or performed with Virgil Donati, Zach Danziger, Louis Cole, Wayne Krantz, Nate Wood, Cory Wong, Jason Lindner, Dennis Hamm, Mark Shim, Jack DeJohnette, David Fiuczynski, Tim Miller, Steve Hunt, Ari Hoenig, Mike Slott, Louis Cato and many others.
Evan has also crossed over into the pop/rock/hip hop worlds recording with Mitski on her hit single ‘Nobody’, co-writing songs with Outasight and Baby Raptors , making sample packs with A$AP Ferg producer Frankie P and touring with Greyson Chance, Morgan James and more.