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  • Victor Wooten: Live Looper Solo Bass Performance

    Victor Wooten: Live Looper Solo Bass Performance

    Here’s another brilliant performance by Victor Wooten, who recently stopped by EMG Headquarters to try out their new JVX pickups for this demo. The man knows how to use a looper! »

  • Gear Watch: Carl Martin Pro Power

    Gear Watch: Carl Martin Pro Power

    Carl Martin has released their Pro Power power supply, designed for versatile power distribution for pedals. Starting with an input that is switchable between 110V and 230V for international adaptability, the power is split into 8 individual isolated and regulated outputs. Output levels can then be set to 9V at 150mA or 12V at 110mA,... »

  • Lee Rocker to Join Cast of “Million Dollar Quartet”

    Lee Rocker to Join Cast of “Million Dollar Quartet”

    Former Stray Cats bassist Lee Rocker will be joining the cast of the Broadway show “Million Dollar Quartet”, portraying Jay Perkins for twelve shows, from January 21st through the 31st, 2011. The musical is inspired by the recording sessions of December 4, 1956 in the Sun Record Studios, which included a jam session among Elvis... »

  • Phil Palombi Recording Album with Scott LaFaro’s 1825 Prescott Bass

    Phil Palombi Recording Album with Scott LaFaro’s 1825 Prescott Bass

    Jazz bassist Phil Palombi was given the opportunity of a lifetime. For a week, he was able to borrow Scott LaFaro’s 1825 Prescott bass to record a tribute album to the groundbreaking player. Palombi, who is an expert on LaFaro, realized there has not been a tribute album to the late bassist and decided to... »

  • The Red Hot Meters: The Meters Live Jam with the Red Hot Chili Peppers (2006)

    The Red Hot Meters: The Meters Live Jam with the Red Hot Chili Peppers (2006)

    George Porter, Jr. and Flea on the same stage! The Meters and The Red Hot Chili Peppers combined for a seriously jammin’ performance for Voodoo Fest 2006. Here are a couple of clips from the performance. Part 1: Part 2: »

  • Rewind: Lemmy’s Start on Bass, Prince on the Bass, Best Bass Gear, Videos and More

    Rewind: Lemmy’s Start on Bass, Prince on the Bass, Best Bass Gear, Videos and More

    Here are the most read, most popular stories and features on No Treble for the week of December 12 – 18, 2010. 1. Prince: Getting Wild with the Bass Prince (yes, Prince) straps on a bass for some Larry Graham/Bootsy Collins inspired-playing for his tune “Get Wild.” This was filmed live at The White Room... »

  • Aguilar Announces Adam Nitti Master Class

    Aguilar Announces Adam Nitti Master Class

    Aguilar Amplifications’s Artist Series continues in January, with a master class by bassist Adam Nitti. The event will be held on January 4, 2010 at Aguilar’s New York City showroom, with a factory tour to follow. The event is free to the public. Nitti is a veteran educator, having participated at Victor Wooten’s Nature Camps,... »

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  • 2011 Stanley Clarke Scholarship Finals Announced

    2011 Stanley Clarke Scholarship Finals Announced

    The Stanley Clarke Foundation has announced the finalists’ concert for the 2011 Stanley Clarke Scholarship, which takes place at the Musicians Institute concert hall in Hollywood California. The event, set for January 8, awards a $12,000 scholarship to the top two Los Angeles high school performers, as deemed by Clarke a panel of music industry... »

  • Gear Watch: Plush Jersey Thunder Pedal Sneak Preview

    Gear Watch: Plush Jersey Thunder Pedal Sneak Preview

    Fuchs Audio has announced a new pedal is joining their Plush FX line. The Jersey Thunder is a gain boost and EQ pedal, designed for bass. The pedal features just two knobs: a gain control and a variable EQ control. A three-position switch provides a straight gain boost and two unique bass EQ curves, which... »

  • Family Guy Theme, Bass-Style

    Family Guy Theme, Bass-Style

    Youtuber allyourbassarebelong got everyone’s attention with his bass-only rendition of Bohemian Rhapsody. Here’s Ben performing an all-bass version of the theme from “Family Guy”. Which reminds us of another great theme song for bass: Stuart Clayton’s take on “The Simpsons” theme. »