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  • Lamb of God Announces Tour Dates and Metal on the Mountain Retreat

    Lamb of God Announces Tour Dates and Metal on the Mountain Retreat

    Two weeks after lead singer Randy Blythe was exonerated of charges in the Czech Republic, Lamb of God are picking up where they left off with a new tour in support of their latest album Resolution. Kicking off in Asheville, North Carolina on May 16th, the group will visit 30 markets with direct support from... »

  • Bass Harmonics: Middle of the String Harmonics

    Bass Harmonics: Middle of the String Harmonics

    We’ve found where the most common harmonics are at the end of the fingerboard, and also toward the nut. Today, let’s find the most common harmonics in the middle part of the string. In the examples below, the lower staff tells us where to put place our fingers and find the harmonic. The upper staff... »

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  • Vulfpeck: Joe Dart’s Isolated Bass Track on “Beastly”

    Vulfpeck: Joe Dart’s Isolated Bass Track on “Beastly”

    Jack Stratton sent me this video, which made my day. We’re all huge Joe Dart and Vulfpeck fans around here, and so it was a nice treat to hear Joe’s bass line to the tune “Beastly” in all its glory. If you want to hear the original, we have that too. And if you dig... »

  • Hiromi Releases “Move”, Featuring Anthony Jackson

    Hiromi Releases “Move”, Featuring Anthony Jackson

    It was during the recording sessions for Hiromi’s 2011 album Voice that the pianist teamed up with bassist Anthony Jackson and drummer Simon Phillips. Hiromi and Jackson had worked together before, but this was the first time the trio performed together. “I had such a great time recording with them, and we went on the... »

  • Lakland Introduces Skyline Hollowbody 30 Bass

    Lakland Introduces Skyline Hollowbody 30 Bass

    Lakland has added another flavor of their Hollowbody bass to the Skyline series. The Skyline Hollowbody 30 shortens the model to a 30˝ scale for ease of playing and an old school feel. The bass is stocked with a pair of single-coil, vintage-style pickups with a Volume/volume/tone configuration. Its compact body is machined with an... »

  • Weekly Top Ten: The Best in Bass for the Week of March 17

    Weekly Top Ten: The Best in Bass for the Week of March 17

    Of all the stories, videos and how-to’s we posted over the last week, these ones reign supreme for No Treble readers. Here is your top 10 for the week of March 17-23, 2013. 1. Bass of the Week: Amfisound “Hellbass” Our friend Greg B. emailed me with a few shots of his bass, and I... »

  • MonoNeon: Theme Song to the Martin Lawrence Show

    MonoNeon: Theme Song to the Martin Lawrence Show

    A while back, we shared a video of MonoNeon jamming out part of the soundtrack to the original Sonic the Hedgehog game. Now he’s back with a bass cover of the theme to the Martin Lawrence Show. Who knew one minute of music could be so funky? »

  • Lenny White Releases Live in ’97, Featuring Victor Bailey and Foley

    Lenny White Releases Live in ’97, Featuring Victor Bailey and Foley

    Lenny White dug deep into his archives and found some real gems from a 1997 tour of Japan with his band. This tour offered up a fusion of funk, jazz, rock and soul and had an interesting pairing of bassists – Victor Bailey laying down the low end and groove, with Foley on lead bass.... »

  • Rodolfo Valdifiori: Voodoo (Bass) Child

    Rodolfo Valdifiori: Voodoo (Bass) Child

    Bassists love covering Jimi Hendrix, and we give that a big thumbs up here at No Treble HQ. Here’s Rodolfo Valdifiori doing his thing with a groove inspired by Hendrix’s “Voodoo Child”. »

  • Planet Waves Adds Right Angle Instrument Cables to American Stage Series

    Planet Waves Adds Right Angle Instrument Cables to American Stage Series

    Planet Waves has expanded their American Stage series of cables to include right angle instrument cables as well as XLR microphone cables. Made in the U.S., the cables are made with premium cable, Neutrik-built plugs, and inline solder joints. Another unique feature to the American Stage series is the Geo-Tip, a patented connector tip that... »