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  • Morning Bound: An Interview with Panagiotis Andreou

    Morning Bound: An Interview with Panagiotis Andreou

    It’s easy to get wrapped up into a specific genre, but there’s a whole world of music to discover and explore. No one knows that better than bassist Panagiotis Andreou. The Greek-born bassist is a student of all types of music, and that’s not just lip service. He’s been playing bass since he was sixteen... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Seth Tackaberry

    Reader Spotlight: Seth Tackaberry

    We love getting reader spotlight submissions from the younger generation of bassists. Seth Tackaberry is a young man who not only started at an early age, he also has a great outlook for music and learning. Enjoy his story… Bio: I am currently 16 years old and I like spend my time grooving / transcribing... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Andrew Reyes

    Reader Spotlight: Andrew Reyes

    Meet Andrew Reyes, a bassist with as diverse background as any we’ve seen here in the reader spotlight series. Starting out as a low brass player, he later found the bass and said it “outperformed the other instruments” and that was that. Andrew is the No Treble reader in the spotlight for the week of... »

  • Neil Young Pairs With Promise of the Real on New Album

    Neil Young Pairs With Promise of the Real on New Album

    Neil Young’s latest album, The Monsanto Years, sees him teaming up with the rock band Promise of the Real, which is led by legendary musician and songwriter Willie Nelson’s sons Lukas and Micah. Making the ecologically and environmentally oriented record was a thrill for Promise of the Real members, who even named their band after... »

  • Reader Spotlight: “Monster” Mike Cobb

    Reader Spotlight: “Monster” Mike Cobb

    So here’s the thing about “Monster” Mike Cobb: he says that at the age of 7, he pledged his allegiance to the FUNK the whole FUNK and nothing but the FUNK. It worked… Mike just so happens to be Bootsy Collins’ back up bassist. This is a great read. Enjoy this week’s No Treble reader... »

  • In Memoriam: Chris Squire

    In Memoriam: Chris Squire

    Bass legend Chris Squire, who stood at the helm of progressive rock in Yes since 1968, has died of cancer. He was 67 years old. Yes released a statement on their Facebook page announcing the news. “It’s with the heaviest of hearts and unbearable sadness that we must inform you of the passing of our... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Mia Webster

    Reader Spotlight: Mia Webster

    Meet Mia Webster, a bassist who has as much personality coming through as any I’ve seen in the Reader Spotlight series. Mia also has the right attitude when it comes to bass and music. Here’s her story. Bio: I’m Mia, I’m 25 and I live in Norwich, UK. I’ve been playing bass for a few... »

  • Out Front: An Interview with Andrew Gouché

    Out Front: An Interview with Andrew Gouché

    Judging by the excitement in his voice, you’d think gospel legend Andrew Gouché was just getting his start in the music industry. Sure, he’s worked with The Winans, Prince, Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan, Andraé Crouch, and many more. But after nearly four decades of playing behind the world’s biggest gospel and R&B stars, the bassist... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Tony Gregory

    Reader Spotlight: Tony Gregory

    Tony Gregory was five years old when his dad put a bass in his hands. That was all it took. Today, Tony plays in two bands in and around Connecticut. He’s this week’s reader in the spotlight, and here’s his story. Bio: I was born in Brooklyn NY in the 70’s, and my pop played... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Deoindra Harrell

    Reader Spotlight: Deoindra Harrell

    Meet Deoindra Harrell, a young bassist who caught our attention with her love for bass. It is a love that runs so deep she said, “I honestly feel like I could care less what bass I’m playing, just as long as I have a bass guitar in my hands.” To us, that’s what it is... »