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Saturday May 11, 2019. 09:30 PM
Aclam Guitars has introduced a new overdrive pedal for bass and guitar called Dr. Robert. Named after the famous Beatles song, the pedal features artwork by Klaus Voorman, who designed the band’s “Revolver” cover. It is also based on a vintage amp from the same era.
Huw Foster just shared the latest from Goodfoot, and we’re digging this funky tune. “Love Come Down” is the title track from the band’s brand new EP.
After winning the contest to perform on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert back in 2017, Tank & The Bangas have kept their momentum on a roll. They’ve just released a full-length album called “Green Balloon” that is sure to keep the ball rolling.
Deep Purple have added another leg to their “Long Goodbye Tour” with a 33-date run. The tour, which started in 2017, will feature the lineup of Ian Paice, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Steve Morse, and Don Airey.
Friday May 10, 2019. 09:30 PM
Dwarfcraft Devices has released a new version of their flagship distortion pedal called the Gold Standard Eau Claire Thunder. The pedal offers a streamlined interface as well as “germanium diodes and NOS Fairchild 2n5133 transistors for a vintage Muff vibe.”
The Fearless Flyers, featuring bassist Joe Dart, shared this video of the Vulfpeck-related band joined by Chris Thile for this new single release of “Daddy, He Got a Cessna.”
Singer-songwriter Anders Osborne has released a new album called “Buddha and the Blues,” and he put together a monster band - including bassist Bob Glaub - to bring it to life.
RJM Music has unveiled the PBC/6X, a pedal unit they describe as an “all-in-one loop switching system and MIDI controller for pedalboards.” The new unit borrows features from the company’s flagship Mastermind PBC while housed in a smaller chassis and with programmable...
Thursday May 9, 2019. 09:30 PM
Five years ago, I walked into a guitar shop in Waikiki, near the Alamoana Mall. Browsing through the shop, I saw that they had an HK Audio Elements PA system setup. I asked one of the guys that worked if I could check it out and he said, just get a guitar off the wall. […]
We’re thrilled to announce our long-running “Custom Shop” column is being taken over by Jake Serek of Serek Basses. For Jake’s first entry, he takes a look at the work of Pete Hilton and Hilton Guitars.
I always love the “Jam in the Van” videos. Here’s a great appearance by Blackberry Smoke, with the always cool Rick Turner laying it down on “Medicate My Mind.”
Every day for the past ten years, we've featured a daily video on No Treble. As part of our 10th-anniversary celebration, here are the top 10 favorite bass videos all-time. This is quite a lineup, too. Enjoy!
Steely Dan has announced a new tour that will include several residencies in which they will play their albums in full. The group, now fronted by Donald Fagen after Walter Becker’s passing, will include Freddie Washington on bass.
Wednesday May 8, 2019. 11:24 PM
It’s a Gibson J-45 Avant Garde Walnut Burst and it’s also the first brand-new guitar I’ve purchased in a few years. It arrives tomorrow, and I can barely contain the giddy feeling I have in anticipation of unboxing it and playing it the first time. For me, the J-45 is the...
This week a reader asks Damian for advice on how to “organize material and approach a solo without sounding scholastic or predictable.” Check out what Damian has to say on the subject.
Even before I received my trusty Simon & Patrick PRO as a gift from a friend, I’ve been looking to get a Gibson J-45 acoustic. Ever since I played one in Hawaii a few years ago, that guitar has been at the top of my list as my next guitar (I also want to get […]
Our friends at Bass The World have shared another great clip by bassist Zlatoyar, this time joined by drummer Alexander Kasiarum. The duo takes on Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Human,” with some excellent bass work by Zlatoyar.
Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul have released a new album called “Summer of Sorcery.” The release marks bandleader Steven Van Zandt’s first album of new material in 20 years and pays tribute to the feeling of the ’60s and features bassist Jack Daley.
We are super excited for Robert “Bubby” Lewis to release his upcoming album, “Hero Dynasty.” The album is sure to be incredible, and now we have a clue to its direction. Lewis has released the first single, “Miss & Love,” featuring vocalist Jhene Aiko.
Tuesday May 7, 2019. 09:30 PM
As we were approaching our 5th anniversary, we launched one of my favorite features on No Treble: Groove (our podcast). So far, we've had 53 guests. Read the story behind Groove and check out the top 10 reader favorite episodes.
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