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

Thirty days in November means thirty bass videos on No Treble.

And every month, we get the list of the 10 most watched, so we can enjoy them all in one sitting.

Here’s that list. Thanks for watching, 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…

Michael Thurber: Story of the Bass

2. Michael Thurber: Story of the Bass

Michael Thurber gets a huge thumbs up in our book. As a co-founder of cdza, he’s been creating musical video experiments, including this awesome all bass Ace of Bass medley. Thurber rips through 45 songs on nine basses to tell the story of the bass, starting with its humble origins in the Viola de Gamba all the way up to modern funk rock and beyond…

Dirty Loops: Hit Me

3. Dirty Loops: Hit Me

They’re back! Dirty Loops, the Swedish power trio known for their incredible renditions of pop songs has released a video for “Hit Me,” their very first original track. The song retains all of their energy and musical complexity, and bassist Henrik Linder’s playing is spectacular as ever…

Will Lee: The Magic of Jaco

4. Will Lee: The Magic of Jaco

It is always interesting to hear one prolific musician speak about another prolific musician. Will Lee did just that, sharing his thoughts on Jaco Pastorius. As Will describes it, he set out “to explain the magic of Jaco from a working bassists point of view” in this great interview…

Studio Jams with Leland Sklar: Cissy Strut

5. Studio Jams with Leland Sklar: Cissy Strut

Leland Sklar recently took part in an episode of Studio Jams, an online series that brings together different legendary musicians to jam on songs and see what happens. The group decided to jam out the classic Meters song, “Cissy Strut”…

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

6. 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…

Viktor Lőrincz: Intro Bass Solo

7. 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.

Miki Santamaria: Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” Solo Bass Loop

8. Miki Santamaria: Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” Solo Bass Loop

Back in July, we featured one what turned out to be one of the most popular videos on No Treble this year: Jim Bennett’s solo bass take on Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky”. Another one of our favorite bassists, Miki Santamaria took the same tune and did his own thing with it…

Kimberly Lynn: Funk Fun

9. Kimberly Lynn: Funk Fun

The very first video we shared by Kimberly Lynn (almost 4 years ago) was really popular, thanks to Kimberly’s great approach to solo bass. Here’s Kimberly once again, in a performance filmed just a couple of weeks ago at The Gig Spot in Gig Harbor, Washington. Even the city has a cool name! Dig this…

Steely Dan: “Babylon Sisters” (Live)

10. Steely Dan: “Babylon Sisters” (Live)

To me, there are very few bands as timeless as Steely Dan. Here’s the band in 2000, performing live in New York around the time of Two Against Nature. Bassist Tom Barney makes the slow groove go on “Babylon Sisters”…

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