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Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (May 2014)

Many of the videos we shared in May turned out to be monsters – breaking all kinds of records for video views — in the tens of thousands.

And I do believe this has to be among the most diverse top 10 bass video lists we’ve shared so far.

Here are the top 10 most watched videos by No Treble readers in May, 2014.

Thanks for watching, commenting and sharing.

Victor Wooten & Federico Malaman: Isn’t She Lovely

1. Victor Wooten & Federico Malaman: Isn’t She Lovely

During the 2014 Musikmesse show in Frankfurt, two remarkable bassists – who have wowed us all with their solo performances – got together to perform one iconic song…

Ben Rouse: Bach Cello Suite No.1 – Prelude on Kala U-Bass

2. Ben Rouse: Bach Cello Suite No.1 – Prelude on Kala U-Bass

The Kala U-Basses are a blast to play, but Ben Rouse takes things up a notch with his performance of Bach’s “Cello Suite No.1 – Prelude”…

Hugo Doyon-Karout: Playthrough of Brought By Pain’s “Guided by Fear”

3. Hugo Doyon-Karout: Playthrough of Brought By Pain’s “Guided by Fear”

Metal bassists don’t often get the credit they deserve. This video of Hugo Doyon-Karout playing through on “Guided by Fear” by Brought by Pain might help change that…

Zander Zon: “Lord of the Rings” Medley for Solo Bass

4. Zander Zon: “Lord of the Rings” Medley for Solo Bass

I’m not quite sure how Zander Zon produces such incredible arrangements and performances as often as he does. In this piece he performs music from Lord of the Rings

Ian Trusheim: Stair Steps

5. Ian Trusheim: Stair Steps

Get ready to chill out. Ian Trusheim sent in this awesome solo bass tune he wrote called “Stair Steps.” The song revolves around a nice groove that develops into a beautiful harmonic progression with a gripping vocal melody…

Aaron Gibson: Silly Me

6. Aaron Gibson: Silly Me

Any time I get an email from Aaron Gibson with a new video, I watch it right away. And every time I watch, I want to share with you all ASAP. In this new video, Aaron is performing his tune “Silly Me”…

Jesús Rico Pérez: Fretless Bass & EBow

7. Jesús Rico Pérez: Fretless Bass & EBow

Solo bassist Jesús Rico Pérez shared yet another incredible video with us. On this tune, Jesús starts with an Ebow, making his bass sound flute-like in this Michael Manring-inspired piece…

Dominic “Forest” Lapointe: Death’s “Nothing is Everything” Bass Playthrough

8. Dominic “Forest” Lapointe: Death’s “Nothing is Everything” Bass Playthrough

Every time I watch a video by Dominic “Forest” Lapointe, it’s sure to blow me away. This one is no exception. Here’s the fretless 6-stringer playing through “Nothing is Everything”…

Freekbass: Victoria Thunder

9. Freekbass: Victoria Thunder

Tie dye? Check. Disco skating? Check. Funky bass? Check, check, check. Freekbass likes to keep things funky and, well, freeky. Here’s the first video for the track “Victoria Thunder” from his latest album, Everybody’s Feelin’ Real

Vulfpeck: A Walk to Remember

10. Vulfpeck: A Walk to Remember

We hear from lots of readers who say they discovered Vulfpeck thanks to No Treble. All of Vulfpeck’s members are stellar musicians, but it is bassist Joe Dart who really knocks us out every time we hear them play. Like this time…

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