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Saturday April 17, 2021. 06:30 PM
“Uptown Funk” is one of those songs that gets you moving. That groove is infectious. Here is the isolated bass on the track. Jamareo “Jam” Artis has been one of my favorites since 2009, so this is a treat for me!
Death metal mainstays Cannibal Corpse have released “Violence Unimagined”, marking their 15th studio album since the band’s inception in 1988. It’s the first to feature Erik Rutan, who has been their producer, as a full-time guitarist.
Friday April 16, 2021. 09:30 PM
Southern California punk band The Vulturas has announced a new full-time member. Rancid and former Operation Ivy bassist Matt Freeman is now a permanent member of the group.
After recently discovering the video series featuring Julia Hofer, I’ve been checking out a lot of the entries. In this one, Julia picked her favorite bass lines from Carol Kaye’s massive catalog and played along to the tracks.
Warwick has just unveiled new leather bass straps in both their Teambuilt and Masterbuilt series. All of the padded, genuine leather straps are built in Germany and come in black or brown.
Thursday April 15, 2021. 09:30 PM
The Limit is a new band with decades of experience. The super-group centers around the trio of Bobby Liebling, Sonny Vincent, and Jimmy Recca, with Hugo Conim and Joao Pedro of Dawnrider bringing it all together. We caught up with Recca and Vincent in this new interview.
We can all agree that Larry Graham might be the baddest thumper of all time. In this clip from 1980, he gives us a bit of bass history. Larry breaks it down with a live drummer and the funk doesn’t let up!
Drummer Mark Giuliana has just released a new EP called “Ancient Practice” as part of the Outlaw Ocean Music Project. Each track features Stu Brooks on bass and Nicholas Semrad on keyboards.
Trickfish Amplification announced the acquisition of the Flex Core Onboard Preamp. The preamp, which was designed by Michael Pope and David Yates, will continue to offer the same configurations.
Wednesday April 14, 2021. 09:30 PM
In this lesson, Olivier Babaz discusses some key elements on how to structure an improvisation in order to transform it into a full-grown composition.
Craig Akin is making the most of this continued quarantine time with a project he calls “KC Meets NY”. Akin teamed up with Brandon Draper on drums and Sean Nowell on EMEO to record a fantastic cover of Herbie Hancock’s “Watermelon Man”.
Rock mainstays Cheap Trick has released their 20th studio album, entitled “In Another World”. The album has been a long time coming, as the group released the first single, “The Summer Looks Good On You” way back in May 2018.
Tuesday April 13, 2021. 09:30 PM
Meet Cate Yoder, a bassist who is in her sophomore year in high school, but has an impressive story that has grown despite the past year’s challenges.
BrownMark has been killing it with his Rumble Bass vs. Slap Bass series on YouTube. This clip is so funky, I couldn’t keep it to myself. In the video, BrownMark put the funk classics “777-9311” and “Square Biz” in the skillet.
David Ellefson has plenty of stories to tell. He’s written two memoirs and toured a show called “Basstory: An Intimate Evening Of Riffs And Repartee.” Now that live events are beginning to open up, he’s announced a new storytelling tour.
You can never be too safe these days. So for your consideration is a bass by Beardly Customs called “The Beast,” which they say doubles as a bass and a deadly weapon for slaying zombies.
Monday April 12, 2021. 09:30 PM
It’s fun to talk technique using song samples, blistering licks, and double stops. This episode of Talking Technique is dedicated to a less flashy but incredibly important topic.
Our friend Pete O’Neill sent us his latest video, and it has a great story. Pete pulled the frets from his Ibanez AEB-10 and wrote a tribute song for it.
Evan Marien has released the second volume in his series of books on the hexatonic scale. “Minor Hexatonic Scales and Melodic Patterns Vol. 2” builds upon volume one, with exercises crafted to expand your musical vocabulary.
Sunday April 11, 2021. 09:30 PM
Another week is in the books, so it’s time to check in on the top 10 stories of the week on No Treble.
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