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  • Paul McCartney Announces New Album, Releases First Single

    Paul McCartney Announces New Album, Releases First Single

    Sir Paul McCartney has released a teaser to a brand new album to be released October 14th in the UK and October 15th in the US. New will be Macca’s first album of brand new solo material in six years and features 12 songs created with four producers for a varied sound. He’s posted the... »

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

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

    This past week was a week of awesome bass how-to’s, videos, gear and more. Here are the top 10 most read stories and most watch videos on No Treble for the week of August 25-31, 2013. Thanks for reading, commmenting and sharing! 1. Life as a Working Bassist: Where Does the Money Come From? In... »

  • Fender Custom Shop Unveils New Limited Geddy Lee 1972 Jazz Bass

    Fender Custom Shop Unveils New Limited Geddy Lee 1972 Jazz Bass

    Fender’s Custom Shop has taken all of the aspects of Geddy Lee’s famous 1972 Jazz bass and created a Limited Edition Geddy Lee Jazz replica. Every detail was considered, from the neck shape, wiring, pickups – even the wear and tear. Sometime around 1977, Lee purchased the bass from a pawnshop in Kalamazoo, Michigan, for... »

  • Jesús Rico Pérez: “Reconciliación (Reproches Part II)” for Solo Bass

    Jesús Rico Pérez: “Reconciliación (Reproches Part II)” for Solo Bass

    Last month we featured an incredibly well done Michael Manring cover by Jesús Rico Pérez. Michael himself even shared his thoughts with us on the performance. Here’s another stunning video by Jesús, this time performing one of his own tunes. Using picollo strings and alternate tunings on his 5-string, here’s “Reconciliación (Reproches Part II)”. »

  • Murray Grodner Releases “A Double Bassist’s Guide to Refining Performance Practices”

    Murray Grodner Releases “A Double Bassist’s Guide to Refining Performance Practices”

    Veteran double bassist Murray Grodner has just released his latest educational book, A Double Bassist’s Guide to Refining Performance Practices. Written as a guide for any bassist seeking a professional career, the book goes over many fine details of being a successful performer. The 168-page book is broken into five parts focusing on different aspects... »