Adam Neely (/ˈædəm ˈneɪli/) is a bassist and composer based in NYC, but is best known for his educational YouTube videos about various topics relating to Music theory.His most watched YouTube video titled Offbeat Triplets (the "un-performable" rhythm) reached 1.3 million views in a course of 8 months, followed by The Music Theory of Vaporwave with 947,000 views. Adam has 285 videos that have amassed a viewcount of 24,174,212.
Adam's YouTube channel was created on Feb 4, 2006,  along with his first video, featuring a cover of Scott Joplin's Maple Leaf Rag performed on a 7-string bass guitar.  Since then, he has posted a range of videos including covers, lessons, Q&A's, Gig Vlogs, and original music.
Nine years after the birth of his channel in July of 2015, he posted the first video to a series called Adam Neely's Bass Lessons, where his intro theme including Re-harmonized vocals and a VHS style animation was first seen.
Many of Adam's fans refer to his channel as the "Vsauce of Music" for his educational videos that include references from various sources to cover a lot of information on music related subjects ranging from history to epistemology. 
Adam posts original music onto the Bandcamp platform in groups Sungazer, inside//outside, and his personal page.