How can I learn to play by ear/play songs without tabs?

So I’ve been playing bass for a few months and have only focused on technique, not theory or ear training at all. The band Erase Errata (one of my favorites) has some great bass lines, but they have hardly any tabs online. I figure it’s time to start learning the soft skills of bass, so where should I start trying to learn their songs?

  1. be able to sing how to play bass guitar by ear part. you cant play it if you cant sing it.
  2. listen to it and play along (having a way to loop and repeat is so helpful it is almost necessary). the first play through you might only get one note down. That’s ok, find all the times where those notes are the same.
  3. learn your intervals. once you do the songs will just reveal themselves to you.
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