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  • Reader Spotlight: Dmitry Budko

    Reader Spotlight: Dmitry Budko

    Meet Dmitry Budko, a bassist and techie from Belarus who is dedicated to his music, and pushing the envelope on his sound. Dmitry is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I was born in Minsk in 1987. This is the capital of a country called Belarus (it’s between Poland... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Corin Ashley

    Reader Spotlight: Corin Ashley

    Meet Corin Ashley, a bassist with one of the more remarkable stories we’ve seen. Corin suffered a stroke a year ago and used his bass as a tool for rehabilitation. He’s this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight, and here’s his story… Bio: After suffering a stroke in January, 2016, which left me with... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Davey Maddox

    Reader Spotlight: Davey Maddox

    Meet Davey Maddox, who originally started out on guitar but found it frustrating due to what he describes as “sausage fingers.” After a friend showed him a bass, he fell in love – and never fell out of love with it. Davey is the No Treble reader in the spotlight this week. Here’s his story…... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Brian Wroten

    Reader Spotlight: Brian Wroten

    I first discovered Brian Wroten thanks to his excellent bass transcriptions and videos. We connected over email, and he became a guest contributor here, offering up some terrific analysis and transcriptions. Now we get to hear about his life and background. Brian is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio:... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Jesse Brotter

    Reader Spotlight: Jesse Brotter

    Meet Jesse Brotter, a bassist living in Queens who stays busy performing around Boston and New York with a number of bands. Jesse describes his playing as versatile, with a frenzied style. He’s this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight, and here’s his story… Bio: Jesse Brotter is an east coast-based electric bassist, multi-instrumentalist,... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Share Your Story

    Reader Spotlight: Share Your Story

    Happy new year! Normally, we’d feature one of No Treble’s readers in this space, but we decided to start 2017 with an invitation instead – just in case you weren’t aware of how the reader spotlight here works. Our Reader Spotlight is one of our all-time favorites here because we get to feature you. Submitting... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Steve Fabry

    Reader Spotlight: Steve Fabry

    Meet Steve Fabry, who took quite a musical journey as a kid before finally finding the bass. Steve is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I was born the 29th of April, 1985 in Verviers. I lived with music. My father was a sound engineer, and I took drum... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Eric “EQ” Young

    Reader Spotlight: Eric “EQ” Young

    Meet bassist Eric “EQ” Young, who as a high school student saw Larry Graham perform, and the rest is history. Eric spends his time performing for ConFunkShun and working as a solo artist. He’s this week’s reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: Singer, songwriter and virtuoso bass player Eric “EQ” Young couldn’t be... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Christoph Miebach

    Reader Spotlight: Christoph Miebach

    Meet Christoph Miebach, who started out on guitar and keys until that one day the band needed a bassist. He made the switch – a moment he calls “love at first sight.” Christoph is this week’s reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I studied bass guitar in the Netherlands at the ArtEZ School... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Jono Burgess

    Reader Spotlight: Jono Burgess

    We’ve featured a couple of videos by Jono Burgess and his duo, Bravo Victor. Now we get to learn more about him. Jono is a third generation bassist in his family, so he said: “it was bound to happen eventually.” He’s this week’s reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I grew up in... »