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Thursday December 21, 2017. 12:30 AM
Tony Levin and his brother Pete have followed up their debut album with a new live release, entitled Special Delivery. Produced three years after the Levin Brothers’ self-titled debut, the new album captures the duo along with saxophonist Erik Lawrence and drummer Jeff Siegel...
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Wednesday December 20, 2017. 09:30 PM
Q: I recently had a strange experience when I got asked to play a gig, but was given practically no information. When I asked for more details (when, where, how long, how much, etc.), I got vibed hard by the guy, as if I was only in it for the money and why couldn’t I...
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Here’s a gorgeous solo bass song written and performed by Björn Meyer. Born in Sweden and based in Switzerland, the bassist’s “Trails Crossing” comes from his latest album, Provenance, which is the first ECM record devoted to solo electric bass.
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We covered a whole lot of new gear stories in 2017, which really kicked off during the 2017 Winter NAMM Show in January. Here are the top 10 reader favorite bass amp stories for the year. 1. Markbass EVO 1 Bass Amp After introducing the prototype last year, Markbass has...
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Our favorite feature on No Treble is the Reader Spotlight. It is our chance to share the stories of our favorite people, who play our favorite instrument. If we haven’t shared your story yet, I invite you to reach out. Kicking off our “Best of 2017” series, here are the 10 mo...
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Tuesday December 19, 2017. 09:30 PM
Fodera is gearing up for 2018 by announcing the 35th Anniversary Monarch 4 Deluxe. Celebrating the company’s flagship design, the new bass is described as combining classic Fodera tone and looks with modern electronics and playability. “For this bass, we’ve adopted an...
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Victor Wooten has been touring in support of his latest album, Trypnotyx, with drummer Dennis Chambers and saxophonist Bob Franceschini. If you’ve missed the tour, you’re in luck. They just shared the complete concert from the Brooklyn Bowl, which took place on December 12,...
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Sad news to report today: Trickfish Amplification founder Richard Ruse has passed away. The company announced his death on social media. “It is with great sadness and loss that we announce the passing of our founder and visionary, Richard Ruse,” they wrote on Facebook....
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Monday December 18, 2017. 11:00 PM
Electro-Harmonix reached into their past to reissue the Op-Amp Big Muff Pi from the late ’70s. The new pedal is faithful to the original 1978 design with a few new features including a compact, die-cast chassis, and true bypass switching. “The pedal relies on op-amps rather...
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British double bass luthier Neal Heppleston sent us photos of his Panormo model to check out, and I’ve been obsessing over it. Each piece of wood is jaw-dropping, but moreover, it seems every little detail is a work of art in itself. Hand-built in his Sheffield shop, the...
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Cheikh Ndoye is back with another incredible performance on the bass ngoni, a traditional West African instrument that has similarities to a three-string fretless bass. This time he plays through the song “Jolie” from his recent album. Ndoye’s rhythmic and melodic bass lines...
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Sunday December 17, 2017. 08:00 PM
London’s Fredric Effects has expanded their tonal palette with the BugCrusher, an analog sample rate reducer that produces an aliasing effect. Although its name makes it sound like it is a BitCrusher, Fredric writes that’s not the case. “Despite the name, the BugCrusher is...
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After people find out I’m a bass player, they always ask who my favorite bassist is and the answer is always the same: Ray Brown. The jazz bassist’s sense of melody and harmony always blow me away, but it’s the time and groove that keep me coming back. Here’s a fantastic...
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Saturday December 16, 2017. 10:00 PM
Ashdown has expanded their lineup of signature gear with the Norman Watt-Roy Special Edition OriginAL Pre-Di. Watt-Roy, who is best known as the bassist for Ian Dury and the Blockheads, helped create the unit. “Strictly limited to a run of 50 special units, the special editio...
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Christian McBride may be best known for his killer upright playing, but as we’ve shown before, he can also tear it up on electric. Here’s a fine piece of evidence with a live video of the bassist laying the foundation on fretless for the song “Galaxy 32 Star 4” with Chick...
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Grateful Dead fans have one more reason to be grateful: bassist Phil Lesh and guitarist Bob Weir have announced a duo tour. The trek, which will be their first ever duo run, will take place with multiple night engagements in New York City, Boston, and Chicago during March....
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CruzTools has updated their GrooveTech Guitar and Bass Multi-tool just in time for the holidays. The second generation of the gadget has the original features: both metric and inch hex wrench sizes, ball-end for the truss rod sizes, and S2 steel tools with a polished chrome...
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Friday December 15, 2017. 09:30 PM
I’m standing in front of my amp. I’m sure of it. It’s two feet behind me, the light is on, and there’s definitely sound coming out of it – well, at least I’m pretty sure that there’s sound coming out of it. There comes a time in every musician’s life when you...
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We don’t just geek out over the bass, we also geek out about Star Wars. So today is an exciting day where we get to see the combination of both. In celebration of The Last Jedi, Zander Zon has put together his solo bass arrangement of the film’s theme song.
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If you’re interested in the history of the double bass, you may want to check out Stephen Street’s new republished editions of three books by Raymond Elgar: Introduction to the Double Bass, More About the Double Bass, and Looking At The Double Bass. Originally published in...
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