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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... »

  • 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... »

  • 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... »

  • 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... »

  • 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... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Oskar Alex

    Reader Spotlight: Oskar Alex

    We first featured bassist Oskar Alex back in 2013, with his Dirty Loops inspired band, Alfons Åberg Fusion. Now we get to learn more about him. Oskar is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: A native of Stockholm, Oskar Alex has been studying music there for the past four... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Robert Harper

    Reader Spotlight: Robert Harper

    When it comes to funk, Los Angeles area bassist Robert Harper knows a thing or two – heavily influenced by such greats as Louis Johnson, Larry Graham, and Bootsy Collins. Robert grew up in the suburbs in a city called Carson where musical talent was in abundance and the avenues were wide open, participating in... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Leandro Kalén

    Reader Spotlight: Leandro Kalén

    While Leandro Kalén thinks in bass – thanks to his dad (also a bassist) – he covers a lot more ground. A multi-instrumentalist and producer, Leandro has performed with at least 50 acts in his 16 years playing bass. Leandro is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I’ve played... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Frescia Belmar

    Reader Spotlight: Frescia Belmar

    Frescia Belmar has always been drawn to music, despite being part of what she describes as a “non-musical family”. The path to bass was not a quick one for her, but that eventually became her instrument of choice. Frescia is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s her story… Bio: Frescia Belmar is... »