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  • ESP Unveils Stream Bass Series

    ESP Unveils Stream Bass Series

    ESP debuted a lot at NAMM this year, including their brand new bass design: The Stream. The new bass, which is available in their ESP Original, E-II, and LTD brands, is a bolt-on single cut bass with a 34″ scale. ESP Original Stream Bass The ESP Original Series Stream bass is handbuilt in Japan alongside... »

  • Evan Marien: I Can’t Complain

    Evan Marien: I Can’t Complain

    Evan Marien is releasing his new album, We Are All You on March 18th. In advance of the release, he’s shared the video for the album’s first track, “I Can’t Complain”. The album is currently available for pre-order on Bandcamp. »

  • Mike Gordon Releases Fourth Solo Album, “Overstep”

    Mike Gordon Releases Fourth Solo Album, “Overstep”

    Phish bassist Mike Gordon has released his fourth solo album, . It’s the first of his solo albums to feature an outside producer, Paul Q. Kolderie. Gordon’s collaborator on the record, guitarist Scott Murawski says hiring Kolderie (who has worked with Radiohead and The Pixies) was the right idea. “The payoffs are all over the... »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in February

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in February

    News from the 2014 Winter NAMM Show continued throughout February (and I think we still have more coming). And that always makes for an exciting time in the world of bass. Here are the top 10 most popular gear stories on No Treble in February, based on readership. Thanks as always for reading, commenting and... »

  • Meshell Ndegeocello: “Loyalty” Live

    Meshell Ndegeocello: “Loyalty” Live

    Our friend Cory OBrien sent this video of Meshell Ndegeocello performing her tune “Loyalty” live on the Chris Rock Show. Cory said the tune “exemplifies the impact of tone + feel and and the power [of] defining the pocket.” I couldn’t say it any better than that. Enjoy. »

  • Rock Candy Funk Party Releases Live DVD/CD

    Rock Candy Funk Party Releases Live DVD/CD

    If you miss 1970s/80s style jazz-funk, the groove-laden supergroup Rock Candy Funk Party has got something for you — the DVD/CD package . The group includes Mike Merritt, who has been the bassist in Conan O’Brien’s late-night shows since 1993. The other players are album producer Tal Bergman (drums), Joe Bonamassa (guitar), Ron DeJesus (guitar),... »