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 episode features Darryl Jones. Few bass players have put in the work that he has, teaming up with a wide variety of musicians at the top of their craft and gaining unique insights along the way to enhance his own artistic contributions. This long and fruitful journey has included collaborations with numerous greats from Miles Davis and Eric Clapton to Sting and B.B. King. Oh, and did we mention he’s been touring and recording with The Rolling Stones for nearly 30 years?

Speaking with Josh Paul, Darryl shares his approaches to music and touring and discusses his insatiable thirst for continuing to learn and grow as a player, his gear choices for the studio and the stadium, and the story behind his newest venture into the creation of electric basses. Listen to the Bass Freq’s Podcast now, wherever you listen to podcasts, and 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. 

Episode 14 features Michael League, Grammy Award-winning artist and leader of innovative musical collective Snarky Puppy. Michael’s one of those players whose virtuosic technique is guided by impeccable taste—he knows when to kick it up a notch, when to hang back and chill, and where to find every groove in between. Oh yeah, and he has an incredible ear for great tone.

Host Josh Paul catches Michael on tour in Europe as they discuss Michael’s unique compositional approach to playing bass, how to stay inspired and survive as an artist with your own vision in the music industry, and of course the go-to gear that gets him his highly coveted and carefully crafted sounds. Listen to the Bass Freq’s Podcast now, wherever you listen to podcasts, and 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. 

Episode 13 features bass player Amos Heller. A veteran of the Nashville scene, Amos has recorded with numerous top country artists, from Josh Gracin to Rhett Atkins. He’s been the low end anchor for Taylor Swift’s backing band The Agency since 2007.

Along with dishing on his current work reviewing cool gear, Amos talks to host Josh Paul about both the good times and the bumpy times at the start of his career and lets us in on what it takes to be able to get on—and stay on—the tour bus (hint: it takes more than great chops and primo equipment). Listen to the Bass Freq’s Podcast now, wherever you listen to podcasts, and 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. 

Episode 12 features Joe Principe. A nearly 30-year veteran of the Chicago punk scene, Joe is bassist and co-founder of melodic punk group Rise Against.

Catch his conversation with host Josh Paul to learn how he got started playing bass, the origins of Rise Against and what inspires their music, how he likes to play, and which gear he uses. Listen to the Bass Freq’s Podcast now, wherever you listen to podcasts, and 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. 

Episode 11 features Eric “Pik Funk” Smith, a player committed to laying down the thickest and most solid grooves ever since he was a youngster in the church band. His steady rhythm and penchant for the pocket has landed him gigs with numerous major acts, from Shelia E and Janet Jackson to Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, and Lalah Hathaway. 

Hear Eric tell host Josh Paul all about how he got his start while serving up some invaluable advice for bass players who want to turn their passion into a career. Listen to the Bass Freq’s Podcast now, wherever you listen to podcasts, and subscribe so that you can hear from more intriguing and inspiring guests every week.