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.
According to Bass Player magazine, “there’s a new bass monster in town”.
Since graduating from Berklee College of Music in 2009 Evan has become one of the most talked about bass players in the world. Fans from across the globe praise his music and bass playing, regarding him as a new voice on the instrument.
He has officially released 3 albums – “Between Worlds” (Art of Life Records 2009) featuring David Fiuczynski, “Here We Are” (2011) an EP featuring Iakov Kremenskiy, Louis Cato and Dana Hawkins, and recently a Evan Marien x Dana Hawkins live EP called “Collection” (2013)
Evan is known well for his versatility, playing sideman roles for almost every genre of music. He has explored microtonal free jazz with Jack DeJohnette and David Fiuczynski, played funk with Fred Wesley and Brian Culbertson, jazz-fusion with Greg Howe, hip hop with Outasight, pop rock with Greyson Chance, mixed-meter fusion with Virgil Donati and electronic music with LuckyMe artist/producer Mike Slott.
In the 2009 Bass Player Magazine Reader’s Choice Awards, Evan was voted as one of the top three Most Exciting New Players in the world, along with fellow Berklee grad Esperanza Spaulding and fellow Markbass artist Hadrien Feraud.
Evan has played with a lot of people. These people happen to be notable artists like Outasight, Greyson Chance, producers Jason Goldstein (The Roots) and 6 Sense (Snoop), Jack DeJohnette, David Fiuczynski (KiF), Mike Slott, Virgil Donati, Tim Miller, Greg Howe, Global Noize w/ Jason Miles and DJ Logic, Terri Lyne Carrington, Ari Hoenig, Kenwood Dennard, Joe Lovano, Wayne Krantz, Ben Monder, Sebastiaan Cornelissen, John Blackwell, Joseph Wooten, Deantoni Parks, Fred Wesley, Greg Osby, Tyshawn Sorey, 6 Figures and Nigel Hall, Hadrien Feraud, Steve Hunt, Brian Culbertson, David Hernandez from American Idol.
He also is a music producer for Dirtondirt.com and Tora (www.officialtora.com)
Evan is an Artist Endorser for Markbass amps and effects, Source Audio EFX pedals, Ken Smith basses, Campbell American basses, and Mono Cases.