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  • Weekly Top Ten: The Best in Bass for the Week of January 27

    Weekly Top Ten: The Best in Bass for the Week of January 27

    Our top ten bass stories and videos included plenty from the 2013 NAMM Show – including a couple of cool videos. There’s more NAMM news, photos and videos to come over the next couple of weeks, so we expect the trend to continue. Here are the most read stories and most watched videos on No... »

  • Marcos Archetti and Ana Paula da Silva: Guata

    Marcos Archetti and Ana Paula da Silva: Guata

    We’re so lucky to live in the time we do. The web has afforded us so much access to great music — music that would have been near impossible to experience in any other time. No Treble friend and reader Franco Grimoldi sent me a note saying, “I’m writing just to share this beautiful video,... »

  • Ampeg Introduces Limited Edition Heritage B-15N Bass Amp

    Ampeg Introduces Limited Edition Heritage B-15N Bass Amp

    Two years ago, Ampeg paid homage to one of their most popular vintage models with a limited run of the Heritage B-15, which they did again in 2012. This year the company has introduced the Heritage B-15N, a new model that delivers the sound of the B-15 in a new black finish. The new amp,... »

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  • Adam Stevens: Improvised Loop Jam

    Adam Stevens: Improvised Loop Jam

    So far, the videos we’ve shared by Adam Stevens have featured his interesting bass arrangements for different cover tunes. This time around, Adam is jamming an improvised tune with the help of his pedalboard with a looper and effects. He said this is essentially part of his practice routine. “I usually just pick a key... »

  • PRS Guitars Adds Grainger Basses To Core Line

    PRS Guitars Adds Grainger Basses To Core Line

    About a decade after introducing their Private Stock model, Paul Reed Smith Guitars and bassist Gary Grainger have teamed up again to introduce the Grainger 4 and Grainger 5 basses to the company’s Core production line. The new models are modified slightly from their predecessors to add more universal appeal to players. Made in PRS’s... »

  • Flu Season Fumbles and Avoiding Lost Gigs

    Flu Season Fumbles and Avoiding Lost Gigs

    As we get over the start of a new year and the holidays seem like a distant memory, we enter a new season with the worst surprise of them all… the flu. With the weather, the “warriors” who insist on coming into the office, travel, and the nights off to hang out with friends at... »

  • Vulfpeck: Outro

    Vulfpeck: Outro

    They’re back. One of my favorite bands over the last year, Vulfpeck, has a fresh set of tunes out and a new EP they “snuck in last week”, according to Jack Stratton. Bassist Joe Dart is a monster, and Vulpeck has more than their fair share of monsters on every instrument. Check out Joe’s fills... »