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  • Top 10: The Best of No Treble – The Month’s Top Bass Lessons, Interviews and Features

    Top 10: The Best of No Treble – The Month’s Top Bass Lessons, Interviews and Features

    September was a great month for No Treble readership, especially with our how to columns and lessons, our new transcription series by Stuart Clayton, interviews with Victor Wooten and Nathan East and a look back at the continued influence of Jaco Pastorius. Enjoy, and thanks for reading, commenting and sharing, as always. 1. Creating Bass... »

  • Beatronome: A Look at the Metronome App for iOS

    Beatronome: A Look at the Metronome App for iOS

    Ever since I got my first iOS device, I’ve become a bit of a metronome junkie. I’m endlessly curious about how many ways one can implement time keeping into a design aesthetic and how many functions can developers think of doing. I’m also a fan of minimalism… I love a great, bare bones design: no... »

  • Maurizio Mariani: Solo Bass Arrangement of Elliott Smith’s “Everything Means Nothing To Me”

    Maurizio Mariani: Solo Bass Arrangement of Elliott Smith’s “Everything Means Nothing To Me”

    “Everything Means Nothing to Me” is one of the most haunting and equally infectious tracks from the late singer/songwriter Elliott Smith’s album Figure 8. It’s one of those songs that just sticks with you for a while after you hear it, due in part to a repeated theme. Check out this solo bass version that... »

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  • Weekly Top 10: The Top Bass How To’s, Popular Bass Videos, New Gear and the Larry Graham Interview

    Weekly Top 10: The Top Bass How To’s, Popular Bass Videos, New Gear and the Larry Graham Interview

    In case you missed them, here are the most read stories, how to’s and features on No Treble for the week of September 23-29, 2012. Thanks for reading, sharing and commenting! 1. Arpeggio Work for Bass Players: A Daily Practice Routine I have mentioned previously that our daily scale practice should include arpeggio work. There... »