The Bass Freq’s Podcast, hosted by experienced recording and touring bass player Josh Paul (Suicidal Tendencies, Infectious Grooves, Daughtry), features in-depth discussions with some of the top bassists working today. 

This week’s guest is Jonas Hellborg. Drawing from a diverse range of influences that includes eclectic jazz, Arabic music, and improvisational psychedelic rock, Jonas burst onto the scene in the late 1970s and stunned audiences with his command over the electric bass. He quickly established himself with gigs such as the Mahavishnu Orchestra, Bill Laswell, and Ginger Baker, and he has continued to inspire and astonish audiences and fellow musicians with his greatly varied and prolific projects ever since.

Speaking with host Josh Paul, Jonas dishes all about his history, his inspirations, and his approach to musical challenges as well as a good dose of in depth gear talk. The Bass Freq’s Podcast is available wherever you listen to podcasts—subscribe so that you can hear from more intriguing and inspiring guests every week.

The Bass Freq’s Podcast, hosted by experienced recording and touring bass player Josh Paul (Suicidal Tendencies, Infectious Grooves, Daughtry), features in-depth discussions with some of the top bassists working today. 

Miles Mosley is a captivating artist whose unique stylings have invited many to refer to him as the Jimi Hendrix of upright bass. Combining a solid groove and improvisational prowess with his upright, bow, and an array of effects pedals, Miles has contributed his innovative tones to top acts from Chris Cornell and Kendrick Lamar to Korn’s Jonathan Davis and Rihanna—and that’s alongside his own solo records and work for film soundtracks. 

On this week’s episode, Josh goes in depth with Miles on his story, style, and playing philosophy which—despite its unconventionality—speaks to any musician with a passion for playing music and a need to be heard.

The Bass Freq’s Podcast, hosted by experienced recording and touring bass player Josh Paul (Suicidal Tendencies, Infectious Grooves, Daughtry), features in-depth discussions with some of the top bassists working today. 

This week’s guest is Jacob Umansky, a bass player who demonstrates the powerful potential of playing with both great chops and killer tone. His resume includes studying under the direction of such luminaries as Victor Bailey at Berklee College of Music and playing as part of masterful prog metal band Intervals. While his 6-string wonder of an instrument from Dingwall signifies his epic chops, Jacob is committed first and foremost to the most important role of the bass player—holding the band together with groove and authority. Speaking with host Josh Paul, Jacob gets deep with all things bass and more. 

The Bass Freq’s Podcast is available wherever you listen to podcasts—subscribe so that you can hear from more intriguing and inspiring guests every week.

The Bass Freq’s Podcast, hosted by experienced recording and touring bass player Josh Paul (Suicidal Tendencies, Infectious Grooves, Daughtry), features in-depth discussions with some of the top bassists working today. 

This week’s guest is the highly accomplished and multi-faceted Rich Brown. A composer, producer, and educator in addition to his role as a bass player, Rich has played, toured, and recorded distinguished musicians from around the world, including James Blood Ulmer, Vernon Reid, Angelique Kidjo, and Rudresh Mahanthapp. As band leader, he’s recorded three records of his own.

On this episode, Rich tells Josh about his upbringing, his performing and teaching style, and his philosophy on what it takes to be a versatile musician in today’s age.The Bass Freq’s Podcast is available wherever you listen to podcasts—subscribe so that you can hear from more intriguing and inspiring guests every week.

The Bass Freq’s Podcast, hosted by experienced recording and touring bass player Josh Paul (Suicidal Tendencies, Infectious Grooves, Daughtry), features in-depth discussions with some of the top bassists working today. 

This week’s guest is the frighteningly talented fretless specialist Gary Willis, a musician who is widely recognized for not only his technical prowess but also his uncanny creative expression. Co-leader of the band Tribal Tech, Gary’s career spans more than four decades and includes countless collaborations with many jazz and improvisational legends such as Wayne Shorter, Allan Holdsworth, Hubert Laws just to name a few.

Here, Gary treats host Josh Paul to the story behind the player, what he’s working on, and his “outside the box” approach to composing, performing, and selecting gear. The Bass Freq’s Podcast is available wherever you listen to podcasts—subscribe so that you can hear from more intriguing and inspiring guests every week.