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  • Reader Spotlight: Hector “Hexbass” Rodriguez

    Reader Spotlight: Hector “Hexbass” Rodriguez

    Meet Hector “Hexbass” Rodriguez, a bassist who clearly marches to the beat of his own drum (or bass). A musician who doesn’t want to do “same cookie-cutter stuff”, he’s navigating the world of music and doing his own thing. Hexbass is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I was... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Tom Sinnett

    Reader Spotlight: Tom Sinnett

    Meet Tom Sinnett, a bassist living in London, doing the music (and the coffee) thing. Tom is a man of many styles, as you’ll see below. He’s our No Treble reader in the spotlight this week, and here’s his story… Bio: I’m a bassist/composer/teacher, originally from Wales but now based in London. I started out... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Nick Thorpe

    Reader Spotlight: Nick Thorpe

    Meet Nick Thorpe, a young bassist with an already impressive history. Nick is currently a high school student who is pursuing his music in a big way – and has goals to continue his studies at Berklee following high school. Nick is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I’ve... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Felipe Gomez

    Reader Spotlight: Felipe Gomez

    Meet Felipe Gomez – aka Felipe the Bass Invader – who easily has one of the most interesting stories we’ve shared here in Reader Spotlight. Felipe is a solo artist who travels by bicycle. And we’re not talking about riding a bike to a local gig either. Felipe, his bike and gear have traveled across... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Remy Gail

    Reader Spotlight: Remy Gail

    Meet Remy Gail, a bassist who grew up in a musical environment, but didn’t take up bass until later in life. She keeps busy in a gigging band that plays around the tri-state area around her home town of Franklin Lakes, NJ. Remy is No Treble’s reader in the spotlight this week, and here’s her... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Mischa Marcks

    Reader Spotlight: Mischa Marcks

    Meet Mischa Marcks, a bassist with a real focus on music and making music his work. Mischa has studied the world in his travels, and keeps busy playing in bands, teaching, producing, composing and more. Mischa is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: Heartbeat. Pulse. Groove. Five strings, one... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Miles Burger

    Reader Spotlight: Miles Burger

    Meet Miles Burger, who might be the busiest gigging bassist in high school we’ve ever seen. He’s also a “doubler” – performing on both upright and bass guitar. Miles is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I’m an 18 year old high school senior living in Philadelphia. As my... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Matthew Girard

    Reader Spotlight: Matthew Girard

    Meet Matthew Girard, who works by day at the Museum of Fine Arts and keeps busy as a working bassist too. While Matthew started out on trumpet, his took his first shot at bass when that became an option. He hasn’t looked back. Matthew is this week’s reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio:... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Pim Meester

    Reader Spotlight: Pim Meester

    Meet Pim Meester, a bassist, teacher and student living in The Netherlands. Pim has a great story to tell, and anyone who lists Juan Nelson as an influence is big in my book. His gear list is pretty special too. Here’s his story… Bio: I’m a 21 year old Dutch bass player. I play in... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Simone Croes

    Reader Spotlight: Simone Croes

    Meet Simone Croes, a bassist from Holland who tells us she holds the distinction of being the first female bass guitarist to graduate from the Conservatory of Amsterdam. Simone is busy working on her debut album now. Here’s her story… Bio: I’m a bass guitar player from Amsterdam, Europe. I’ve played in several bands and... »