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  • Stefano Francazio Solo Bass: Assenza Di Gravità

    Stefano Francazio Solo Bass: Assenza Di Gravità

    Laura Palumbo sent in this great video of Stefano Francazio playing a cool solo bass piece entitled “Assenza Di Gravità”. The title translates to “Absence of Gravity.” Enjoy! »

  • Bass Gear Round-Up: The Most Read Gear Stories for November

    Bass Gear Round-Up: The Most Read Gear Stories for November

    Of all our bass gear coverage in November, here is your complete list of top 10 gear stories for the month. As always, we base these lists on readers. And as always, these lists come with a warning: may cause GAS. 1. La Bella Strings Launches First Bass Guitar: The Olinto With nearly 100 years... »

  • Weekly Top Ten: The Best in Bass for the Week of November 25

    Weekly Top Ten: The Best in Bass for the Week of November 25

    Here are the most read bass stories, lessons, videos and more, for the week of November 25 – December 1, 2012. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing! 1. Bass of the Week: MechBass Science just got a whole lot cooler thanks to Victoria University of Wellington engineering student James McVay. As part of Bachelor’s degree,... »

  • The Aristocrats: 2012 Frankfurt Jazz Festival Performance

    The Aristocrats: 2012 Frankfurt Jazz Festival Performance

    Here’s an hour-long performance by The Aristocrats, from a live stream back in October. (Hey, it’s Sunday… you have time. Especially for this.) This is one epic trio, with Bryan Beller on bass, Guthrie Govan on guitar and Marco Minnemann on drums. Look for that band’s new DVD coming out on December 10th. »

  • Rage Against The Machine Release 20th Anniversary Edition of Debut Album

    Rage Against The Machine Release 20th Anniversary Edition of Debut Album

    Rage Against the Machine are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their first album with Rage Against the Machine – XX, an expanded reissue of the landmark effort that launched the band into the spotlight with tracks like “Killing in the Name,” “Wake Up,” and “Bombtrack.” In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, guitarist Tom Morello... »

  • Top 10: The Top Bass Lessons, Columns, Features and More for November

    Top 10: The Top Bass Lessons, Columns, Features and More for November

    No Treble columnists offered up a bunch of popular how-to’s and lessons in November. Here is the most popular among them, along with our most popular basses of the week and a few stories and features that got the most attention. Thanks as always for reading, commenting and sharing. 1. Bass of the Week: Convolution... »

  • Jaco Pastorius: Reader Favorite Videos

    Jaco Pastorius: Reader Favorite Videos

    As we celebrate the birthday of the world’s greatest bass player today, we look back at six reader favorite videos by Jaco Pastorius. From his incredible solos to his performances with Weather Report and his own Word of Mouth band, there’s never a shortage of bass greatness from the legend. Happy birthday, Jaco. We miss... »

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  • Lava Cable Introduces the Lava Power Tube Pedal Board Snake

    Lava Cable Introduces the Lava Power Tube Pedal Board Snake

    Lava Cable has introduced the Lava Power Tube Pedal Board Snake, a 7-cable snake that can be customized with a variety of connectors. The cables included are for AC Power, Amp In, Effects Send, Effects Return, Mono Footswitch, Stereo Footswitch or XLR, and CAT 5/MIDI 5 or 7-Pin. Each of the cables is color-coded, labeled,... »