Learning Basslines – Episode 009 of the BGR Basscast

In this episode of the Bass Guitar Rocks Basscast – Jason and Mike discuss learning basslines. This show is packed with music, especially Black Sabbath… so fans of classic metal can rejoice at last. We kick things off with Jason talking about the craziness of running in winter, and how cold it has been this … Read more

Basscast Episode 006 – Practicing, Running and Hockey

Basscast Episode 006 is all about practicing bass guitar as well as what you need to do away from your instrument to stay inspired and stay sane! Basscast is a weekly show with myself (Mike Ippersiel) and Jason Raso (of www.jasonrasomusic.com) where we talk about bass, business, marketing and lifestyle. In this episode, we focus … Read more

Basscast Episode 005 – Rush, Geddy Lee and other bass icons

Basscast Episode 005 featuring Jason Raso and Mike Ippersiel. In this episode, Mike kicks off a huge Rush and Geddy Lee discussion (with honourable mentions to Billy Sheehan, John Paul Jones, Jason Newsted and Tony Levin) about cool bassists who also might be senior citizens. Mike also asks Jason about the Geddy Lee jazz bass … Read more