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Weekly Top Ten: The Best in Bass for the Week of November 10th

Last week was mostly about three things: new bass videos, new bass gear and new bass how-to’s. In other words, it was awesome.

Here are the top 10 most read stories and most watched videos for the week of November 10 – 16, 2013.

Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing.

Nine Inch Nails with Pino Palladino: “All Time Low”

1. Nine Inch Nails with Pino Palladino: “All Time Low”

Nine Inch Nails stopped by to perform on the Jimmy Kimmel Show as part of their tour in support of Hesitation Marks, which was released in August. As we reported in September, the legendary Pino Palladino is laying down the low end for Trent Reznor and crew. The combo is pure awesomeness…

Giorgio Terenziani’s Bass Orchestra: Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic

2. Giorgio Terenziani’s Bass Orchestra: Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic

Giorgio Terenziani knocked us out with his “bass orchestra” arrangement of The Police tune, “Everything She Does Is Magic”. Giorgio performs this using five basses: three standard and two micro basses. He says he usually plays this during clinics with a loop station, but decided to layer all the different sections together for this video…

F Bass Unveils VF-P Bass

3. F Bass Unveils VF-P Bass

F Bass has expanded their Vintage Series of basses with the VF-P. The model, which pays tribute to an industry classic, is a passive P-bass featuring a one-piece maple neck and a two-piece alder body. The VF-P has a standard 34-inch scale and 21 frets with a compound fingerboard radius…

Viktor Lőrincz: Intro Bass Solo

4. Viktor Lőrincz: Intro Bass Solo

Viktor Lőrincz is a bassist who completely knocks us out (readers too) with his seemingly effortless technique. Here’s Viktor in a new video he simply named “Intro Bass Solo”. Jaw-dropping stuff here.

Developing Your Musical Ear

5. Developing Your Musical Ear

Damian’s column is a great one for those looking to develop their musical vocabulary, no matter where you are on the path. Check out what he has to say in response to a reader’s question about developing a musical ear…

Reader Spotlight: Clint Warren Falconer

6. Reader Spotlight: Clint Warren Falconer

Meet Clint Warren Falconer, a bassist hailing from South Africa who has overcome a lot in life. Clint not only makes his living playing bass, he has a great outlook on the role of the bassist. Clint is No Treble’s reader in the spotlight for the week of November 11, 2013…

Scale the Summit: Mark Michell Plays Through “Narrow Salient”

7. Scale the Summit: Mark Michell Plays Through “Narrow Salient”

Here’s some monster playing by Scale the Summit’s Mark Michell as he demonstrates the bass part for the track “Narrow Salient” from the band’s fourth album. After a percussive intro, Michell launches into an awesome bass solo that utilizes the range of his six-string, then lays down a heavy foundation for the rest…

Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (October 2013)

8. Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (October 2013)

October was a great month for bass videos, but none could hold a candle to the number of views the #1 video received. Still, they’re all epic to us…

Fairfield Circuitry Announces The Accountant Compressor Pedal

9. Fairfield Circuitry Announces The Accountant Compressor Pedal

Fairfield Circuity has unveiled The Accountant, a compact compressor pedal inspired by classic JFET feedback compressors. The all-analog pedal is designed for bass, guitar, vocals, and any pretty much any other audio signal. The Accountant has a single volume knob with a pair of 3-position switches…

Bass of the Week: Bunker Guitars NY Charlie Bass

10. Bass of the Week: Bunker Guitars NY Charlie Bass

This week we check out the NY Charlie by Bunker Guitars. A signature instrument for New York City bassist Charlie Contreras, the bass’s design centers around the company’s Sustanium Tension Free Neck, which uses a resonant cold roll steel bar to handle the stress on the neck. Check out the Bass of the Week…