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Saturday June 15, 2019. 09:30 PM
Carvin Audio has announced the WG5 Wireless system for guitar and bass. Made for use with both active and passive instruments, the system has a range of up to 150 with a continuous run time of 4.5 hours.
I’ve been revisiting the excellent Black Dub record that was released back in 2010 and exploring more videos by the band. In this clip, the band performs “Last Time” live. Jim Wilson, who toured with the group, plays bass on a tune that features the great Brian Blade...
Jay Anderson has anchored over 400 recordings for artists ranging from Michael Brecker to Ira Sullivan to Dave Liebman. He released his first albums as a leader in the early ’90s, and now he’s out front again with a new album entitled “Deepscape.”
Friday June 14, 2019. 09:30 PM
After unveiling the Upshot two years ago, Acoustic Image has expanded their speaker cabinet line with the Doubleshot. The cab is described as “the world’s lightest 2×10” and features two opposing side-firing woofers with a single five-inch midrange driver.
Our friend Nenad Vasilic sent us this spectacular video performance of J.S.Bach’s “Sarabande” from “Cello Suite No.2,” which he recorded on old vintage Jazz bass.
The early ’70s were a high point for Neil Young. 1972’s “Harvest” is often heralded as his most popular album, and 1973 had his first live album, “Time Fades Away.” Now a new document of that timeframe has come to light with “Tuscaloosa,” featuring Tim...
May was a huge month for bass videos on No Treble. Here are the top 10 favorites we shared.
Thursday June 13, 2019. 09:30 PM
Al Cisneros has teamed up with Rickenbacker for a limited edition signature bass based on their flagship model. The 4003AC is outfitted with a few of the Sleep/Om bassist’s requests.
While we mostly know Leonid & Friends for their incredible Chicago covers, they also cover other bands (including Earth, Wind & Fire). Now they’re adding Blood, Sweat & Tears to the mix, with a cover of “Spinning Wheel.”
The world lost a musical icon with the passing of Dr. John. However, a new Rolling Stone article explains that the New Orleans pianist recorded one final album before his death. We also now know that Will Lee provided the low end.
Wednesday June 12, 2019. 09:30 PM
One of the great things about the “Ask Damian” column is that Damian gets questions from people at all levels, including those just starting out. This week, he dives in to the basics of intervals.
I think The Main Squeeze is one of the most exciting bands out there right now, and the videos from their Red Rocks performance are just killer. Here’s a clip they shared in April featuring their take on the theme from Game of Thrones.
The jazz trio of Paul Bley, Paul Motian, and Gary Peacock released a reunion album in 1998 called “Not Two, Not One.” They spent the next year touring together, which Peacock says was over 35 years in the making. Now part of that magical tour has become its own album.
Tuesday June 11, 2019. 09:30 PM
Sandberg Guitars has announced a new limited edition model to their California Grand Dark series, which was introduced three years ago. The new bass is limited to 40 pieces and comes in a high-gloss orange finish.
Guitarist Tom Ibarra and his quartet took the stage at Caveau des Oubliettes in 2016 and performed this excellent cover of “Cause We’ve Ended as Lovers.” I really dig Romain Labaye’s fretless work on this one. He even quotes Jaco during his solo.
A little over a year after Caleb Scofield tragically passed away, Cave In has released their sixth studio album, entitled “Final Transmission.” The album stands as the final recordings of the bassist, who died in a car accident in New Hampshire.
I love checking out all the basses people post on Instagram, but this one made me stop scrolling. This Alchemist 4/32 by Owl Bass Guitars first caught my eye with its killer claro walnut top.
Monday June 10, 2019. 09:20 PM
This guy has been on our Groove Podcast wishlist since we began. So we're super thrilled to share this month's episode, and our guest Geddy Lee! Mitch caught up with Geddy in Montreal on June 4th during his cross-Canada book tour. Enjoy the conversation...
This clip of Majestica’s music video for the song “Above the Sky” immediately caught my attention, and once you press play you’ll know why. Bassist Chris David kicks off the blazing power metal song with a blistering riff before twin guitars kick in. Get ready to...
Bob Dylan’s 1975-76 “Rolling Thunder Revue” tour was an enormous undertaking featuring him alongside Joan Baez, Roger McGuinn, Joni Mitchell, Ronee Blakely, and Ramblin’ Jack Elliott. The tour is the subject of a new documentary and a 14-disc collection.
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