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Wednesday January 4, 2017. 06:30 PM
I love finding talented young bassists from around the world. Here’s a great drum and bass take on the traditional song “Vary Sy Rano” from Madagascar by bassist Ranto Rakotomalala and drummer Titan Randriamasindrazana. Rakotomalala has a great sound and feel to make for a...
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Experimental bassist MonoNeon is starting 2017 off with a brand new EP entitled Seflie Quickie 2wooo. The 6-song album is described as “avant-garde funk and hip-hop [that gives] you a sonic glimpse inside MonoNeon’s surrealism brain.” MonoNeon was the last bass player to wo...
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Happy new year! Normally, we’d feature one of No Treble’s readers in this space, but we decided to start 2017 with an invitation instead – just in case you weren’t aware of how the reader spotlight here works. Our Reader Spotlight is one of our all-time favorites here...
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Tuesday January 3, 2017. 09:30 PM
The last month of 2016 saw a lot of bass gear news. Here are the top 10 No Treble reader favorites for the month. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing! 1. Fender American Professional Series Basses Fender has unveiled the American Professional Series, which takes the...
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Funktastic is the perfect name for Mike Zabrin’s band, and this new video is just another example of why. “Here We Go Again” is the first single off of the band’s upcoming album Something In The Water, which is due out this spring. The track is full of slick bass lines,...
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Sleep, anchored by bass heavyweight and vocalist Al Cisneros, has announced a spring 2017 tour. The trek will kick off January 27th with a pair of dates with The Melvins at the Fond Theater in Los Angeles, California before heading to Texas, Tennessee, Minnesota, Wisconsin,...
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This week we’re taking a look at the Hex 4 by BNJ Guitars. The sleek, blacked-out, semi-hollow bass is built with a lime and mahogany body finished in a matte black and matched with an ebony fingerboard. It’s fitted with red strings that really pop against the black...
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Monday January 2, 2017. 09:30 PM
Last July, I published a Talking Technique lesson called “Beautiful Practice“. It recently made a reader’s favorite list for 2016 here on No Treble thanks to your likes, shares, and comments. Thank you for that! The lesson brought together music theory, comprehensive...
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Aidan Hampson has released a new book of bass line transcriptions, this time focusing on the work of legendary session ace Nathan East. As one of the most recorded bassists in history, East played on recordings with Eric Clapton, Daft Punk, Michael Jackson, and more. “With ...
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On November 11th, 2016, the bass world was stunned by the news of the passing of Victor Bailey. Our tribute to him was one of the most read stories of the year, with bassists and fans offering up their own thoughts on the legendary bassist. Throughout the year, we featured...
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News of Marcus Miller joining the super group Mega Nova with Carlos Santana, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock and Cindy Blackman Santana was one of the top stories on No Treble this year. Marcus was also in the news with the release of the new Sire Marcus Miller M7 Series of...
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Sunday January 1, 2017. 11:45 PM
No Reader Favorites list would be complete without Victor Wooten. Vic ignited the bass playing world this year with his appearance on progressive metal band Octavision’s tune “Three Lives.” Fodera announced the Victor Wooten Yin Yang Deluxe Series III Bass in October,...
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Tim Lefebvre is prominently featured on David Bowie’s final album, Blackstar, which released in early January. Later, Tim became a full-time member of the Tedeschi Trucks Band, who also released an album in January. If that’s not enough, 3Leaf Audio also introduced the...
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What can you say about Leland Sklar that hasn’t already been said? The man just brings it in everything he does. We featured some killer videos this year of Mr. Sklar from throughout his career, and once again, our “Stories Behind the Songs” and Groove episode from the ar...
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Michael League brought the bass goodness in 2016, as he always does. Snarky Puppy released “Family Dinner, Vol. 2” in February, followed by their 11th album, Culcha Vulcha on April 29th. Later, Michael joined the legendary David Crosby for his new album and tour. 1....
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Tal Wilkenfeld is no stranger to the annual Reader Favorites list. In 2016, Tal shared some of the music she’s working on for her new album, plus opened for The Who on their tour. This brought new attention to some of the Tal features in our archive too, which all added up...
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We’ve said it before – we’re not sure Federico Malaman is from this planet. But despite his incredible musicianship, Federico is one of the nicest (and most humble) people we’ve met. Thanks to some killer videos – and our own interview with him – Federico makes this year’s...
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Joe Dart continued to impress us all in 2016. Vulfpeck released The Beautiful Game in October, and the band followed that with some impressive videos – including a big hit in “Dean Town.” No surprise Joe once again landed on the annual top 10 reader favorites list. 1....
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2016 was a big year for Esperanza Spalding, who released her fifth album, Emily’s D+Evolution. “I knew it was loud, and I knew it was electric. I knew when it wasn’t done, and I knew when it was. Beyond that, there wasn’t much of a plan,” Spalding told NPR about...
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We celebrate the start of the year with the top 10 reader favorites from the last week of 2016. Enjoy, and happy new year! 1. No Treble’s Best of 2016 We’re celebrating the best of No Treble for 2016, based on readership. Check out the most popular features, lessons,...
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