I was watching music performance videos last night, as I do, and came across this NPR Tiny Desk Concert featuring this amazing performer, Thundercat! I’d never heard of him before, and it took me a little while to realize that he’s playing a 6-string bass, and doing some absolutely astonishing things–kind of a cross between virtuoso bass playing and what you might call tenor guitar work. And what about that pickup setup on his instrument?! Wow!
If that wasn’t enough (it wasn’t for me), here’s another!