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  • Reader Spotlight: Andreas Rodosthenous

    Reader Spotlight: Andreas Rodosthenous

    Meet Andreas Rodosthenous, a bassist from Cyprus who leads his own project while also playing on others. Andreas is this week’s reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: Born in the island of Cyprus around 1977. I was a self taught bassist up until 26 years old, then I Sstudied at Codarts (Rotterdam’s Conservatory... »

  • Giving Notes: An Interview with Rufus Philpot

    Giving Notes: An Interview with Rufus Philpot

    Rufus Philpot is a bassist that has perspective. Born in London, he cut his teeth in England before taking his career to New York City and all the adventures that entails. A move to L.A. several years ago has further cemented him into an in-demand musical director and session player. Along the way he’s seen... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Dean Milano

    Reader Spotlight: Dean Milano

    Meet Dean Milano, a long-time bassist with a ton of gigs under his belt. We loved his story, and his 1966 Fender Precision gave us some serious GAS. Here’s Dean’s story… Bio: I’ve played bass at one time or another in probably 75 bands over a 50 year long career that encompasses my love of... »

  • In Memoriam: Jimmy Bain

    In Memoriam: Jimmy Bain

    Bassist Jimmy Bain, who laid down the low end for hard rock icons Rainbow and Dio, has passed away at the age of 68. A cause of death has not been announced. The announcement was made by Def Leppard guitarist and Last in Line bandmate Vivian Campbell. “It’s with the heaviest of hearts that I... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Dmitry Lisenko

    Reader Spotlight: Dmitry Lisenko

    Meet Dmitry Lisenko, a bassist and teacher who seemed to have some outside forces working against him in his early days. Despite that, he went for it and is now making his living in music. Dmitry is this week’s reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I started playing bass at the age of... »

  • Let Me Get By: An Interview with Tim Lefebvre

    Let Me Get By: An Interview with Tim Lefebvre

    Tim Lefebvre has a knack for bringing his voice to any musical situation, and it’s a skill that has brought him tons of incredible opportunities. He’s played with the world’s top artists from Elvis Costello to Donald Fagen to Wayne Krantz and more. He’s played in the house band for Saturday Night Live and a... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Cassius Lambert

    Reader Spotlight: Cassius Lambert

    Meet bassist (composer, producer and record label owner) Cassius Lambert. Cassius stays busy with all of these roles and has a great story so far. He’s this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight, and here’s his story… Bio: I am a bass player, composer, producer and owner of the record label Kaprifol Records. I... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Tom Susala

    Reader Spotlight: Tom Susala

    Meet Tom Susala, a bassist of nearly 36 years who has one of the funniest lines in a bio we’ve seen. And from what we can tell, a super down to earth guy. Tom is the No Treble reader in the spotlight for the week of January 4th, 2016. Here’s his story… Bio: I play... »

  • In Memoriam: Remembering the Bassists We Lost in 2015

    In Memoriam: Remembering the Bassists We Lost in 2015

    As we reflect on the musical highs of 2015, let us not forget those bassists we lost. Our community lost some of its brightest stars this year, but their musical legacies will never go away. Join us as we take a moment to remember the lives and legacies of the bass players we lost this... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Andrew Humphrey

    Reader Spotlight: Andrew Humphrey

    Our final reader spotlight of 2015 is here, and we get to share the story of bassist Andrew Humphrey. Andrew gets huge points for his gear list. Check it out, and the rest of his story… Bio: Humphrey, aka Hump Diddy Slap Slap or Hard Candy, is a versatile punk and metal bassist with over... »