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Tuesday April 4, 2017. 09:30 PM
Miura Guitars has gotten into the pedal business with the M2 Compressor/Limiter. The pedal has Threshold, Ratio, Attack, and Level controls for dialing in the right amount of compression. It has two LEDs: one to show the status as on or off, and one to indicate how strong...
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No Treble reader Leland Nelson sent us this video of an all-bass arrangement he worked on of Marcus Miller’s “Scoop,” from Miller’s Master of All Trades DVD. “Basses include a Fender Marcus Miller Signature, a Conklin GT-7, and an upright I borrowed from DePauw University...
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A previously unreleased Jaco Pastorius live album has been unearthed and will be available to the public this spring. Truth, Liberty & Soul captures the entire performance featuring the bass legend’s Word of Mouth big band (along with harmonica virtuoso Toots Thielemans)...
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Monday April 3, 2017. 11:00 PM
Jon from Simnett Guitars shot us an email with his latest build, and it’s a beauty. This five-string fretless has some gorgeous features that the luthier put serious time and effort into. “It’s a 33-inch scale (tuned E-C) ‘piezo-only’ fretless. The Black Limba body is...
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Loopers have a new option from Joyo called the Iron Loop. The digital phrase looper features a stripped back design with a single footswitch and a single level knob. Pressing the footswitch will toggle recording and playback modes to layer loops, while a ring around the...
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Robin Zielhorst has recorded a special four-piece suite for solo bass. Although the bassist has played with heavy bands like Cynic, Exivious, Textures, Our Oceans, and OneGodLess, he took a more hauntingly beautiful and ambient approach for the music. Check out the sweeping...
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Sunday April 2, 2017. 08:30 PM
Reverend Guitars is celebrating 20 years in the business with a special 20th Anniversary Mercalli Bass. Available in four and five-string versions, the bass carries many of the same features as the standard Mercalli with several special features. Most notable is the...
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Miët is a one-woman group that utilizes a bass, an amp, and a pedalboard. When you listen, it sounds like a lot more than that. French bassist Suzy LeVoid melds pop melodies with rock noise that her label describes as “offering an electric and introspective set.” Buckle up:
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Bassists have been looking for that special piece of gear to help their playing ever since the bass guitar was invented. After a decade of R&D, Jayme Lewis has finally created the solution. Check out this awesome demo of the Bassist Powerglove:
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Saturday April 1, 2017. 06:30 PM
We’ve unearthed a very rare performance of one of Metallica’s most popular tunes. Robert Trujillo and the gang really change it up on this one.
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Time to celebrate some new and popular gear. Here are the top 10 reader favorite gear stories for the month of March, 2017. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing. 1. Ashdown Engineering B-Social Lite Desktop Bass Amp One of the biggest hits of NAMM 2015 was Ashdown...
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Friday March 31, 2017. 09:30 PM
TWA has introduced the DM-02 Dynamorph, an envelope-controlled harmonic generator. The versatile pedal gives distortion, fuzz, filter, and synth effects in one unique unit. “Featuring a distortion circuit where the amount and type of saturation is intricately linked to the in...
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Donny McCaslin’s latest release,, recruited his dream team with Mark Guiliana, Jason Lindner and Tim Lefebvre. The group has just put out a new video for the track “Faceplant”, and it’s epic. Lefebvre lays down a ferocious line while the rest of the band gets wild.
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Thursday March 30, 2017. 11:00 PM
Italy’s Mastro Valvola has unveiled the Millibar mk2, a studio-grade optical compressor designed for both bass and guitar. The new version takes their retro-styled pedal and adds a new feature. “Inspired by the performance of the Universal Audio 1176 and Teletronix LA2A, we...
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This column finds us looking not at bass line creation, but some solid foundation ideas that help to increase knowledge of the fingerboard. We are going to start with some easy stuff and ramp up over the next few installments! The concepts in the video are a good place to...
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Dominic “Forest” Lapointe is one of my favorite metal bassists. His unique bass lines bring out his voice in the music and his killer chops make it impressive to watch. Here’s a great clip of Lapointe tearing through “Leader” by B.A.R.F. Although he typically plays fretless,...
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Wednesday March 29, 2017. 11:00 PM
Earthquaker Devices has launched the Space Spiral Modulated Delay, which they describe as an analog-voiced digital delay. The stompbox offers 30ms to 600ms of delay time with a variable waveshape LFO that affects the repeated signal. “[The Space Spiral] is a dark and dreamy...
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Q: Do you ever re-evaluate your technique (posture, strap height, string height) or do you feel it’s just set? A: At this point, I feel like I am pretty well set-up and understand my physical relationship with my instrument. This, however, is because I spent much of my...
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One thing that never ceases to amaze me is Pino Palladino’s insane versatility. He’s played with The Who, John Mayer, D’Angelo, Paul Simon, Oleta Adams and more. Here’s a great clip of the bassist bringing his slick fretless chops to Nine Inch Nails on the song...
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Meet Carlos Holguin, a bassist from Las Vegas who got his start in middle school, thinking it would be a temporary situation. But he ended up loving the bass, and the rest is history. Carlos is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I have...
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