Adam Neely (/ ˈædəm ˈneɪli/ ) is a bassist and composer based in NYC , 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.