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  • Viktor Lőrincz: “Silent Night” for Solo Bass

    Viktor Lőrincz: “Silent Night” for Solo Bass

    Viktor Lőrincz routinely blows us away with his bass videos. His musicianship and technique are over the top. Here’s Viktor sharing something special for the holidays, bass-style. »

  • Yes Releases The Studio Albums 1969-1987 Box Set

    Yes Releases The Studio Albums 1969-1987 Box Set

    In Yes, bass — or perhaps more accurately, the bassist — is the band’s linchpin. The legendary prog-rock group’s co-founder and bassist Chris Squire is the only band member to appear on every album since the group’s late 1960s inception, and his spectacular work is all over a remastered and expanded . The set includes... »

  • Musicvox Announces Limited Edition 12-String MI-5 Bass

    Musicvox Announces Limited Edition 12-String MI-5 Bass

    Musicvox has introduced a new limited edition 12-string version of their MI-5 bass. The Limited Edition 2014 MI-5 bass features four triple courses for a familiar tuning with more strings. It’s built with neck-through construction with a mahogany body and maple neck topped with a rosewood fingerboard. The body and headstock are triple bound while... »

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  • “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” for Solo Bass

    “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” for Solo Bass

    Adam Bockman put together a really nice bass arrangement of “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”. Enjoy, and happy holidays! »

  • Weekly Top Ten: The Best in Bass for the Week of December 15th

    Weekly Top Ten: The Best in Bass for the Week of December 15th

    For the week of December 15-21, 2013, No Treble readers enjoyed some how-to’s, some holiday bass videos, an Old School Fender Precision and some new gear too. Here are the most read stories and most watched videos this week. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing. Happy holidays! 1. Ten Prescriptions for Productive Practice Playing is... »

  • AC Guitars Unveils Über Graft Spec Bass Series

    AC Guitars Unveils Über Graft Spec Bass Series

    AC Guitars has added a new line of basses with the introduction of the Über Graft Spec Series. The new basses build upon the company’s Graft Series of handmade basses, which are made in batch to keep them in an accessible price range. This line offers five body shapes: Finn, Recurve, Harlot, Gallas, and J-Type.... »

  • Norm Stockton: “O Come All Ye Faithful” Solo Bass Arrangement

    Norm Stockton: “O Come All Ye Faithful” Solo Bass Arrangement

    Norm Stockton has a knack for making unbelievably great solo bass arrangements of songs. This year he’s put his talent into the classic Christmas carol “O Come All Ye Faithful.” “I hope you enjoy the music as much as I enjoyed performing it for you,” Stockton shares. “May the joy and hope of the season... »

  • Mumpbeak Releases Debut Featuring Tony Levin, Bill Laswell, Lorenzo Feliciati and Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz

    Mumpbeak Releases Debut Featuring Tony Levin, Bill Laswell, Lorenzo Feliciati and Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz

    When keyboardist Ray Powell set out to fill out his project band Mumpbeak, he went straight to the top of prog rock royalty. Mumpbeak’s features drummer Pat Mastelotto and a host of talented bassists: Bill Laswell, Tony Levin, Lorenzo Feliciati, and Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz. Described as “art by committee,” the project takes on shades of... »

  • Eddie Gomez, John Patitucci & Steve Bailey: Emmanuel

    Eddie Gomez, John Patitucci & Steve Bailey: Emmanuel

    Steve Bailey shared this amazing bass and percussion arrangement of “Emmanuel” so we could share it with you this holiday season. This arrangement features Eddie Gomez, John Patitucci and Bailey, along with Patrick Simard on percussion. Here’s the note from this Steve: From Eddie, John, and Steve, to our esteemed colleagues! John Patitucci brought the... »

  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014 Inductees Announced

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014 Inductees Announced

    Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has officially announced the 2014 inductees. The artists that will be joining the Hall next year include Nirvana, KISS, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, Cat Stevens, and Linda Ronstadt. The E Street Band will be given the Award for Musical Excellence. Among the artists are bassists Krist Novoselic... »