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Weekly Top 10: Old School Fender Jazz, Dealing with Bad Band Leaders, The Best Bass Video and New Gear

I love it when a top 10 list makes a top 10 list… more to check out!

This one has that and a whole lot more reader favorites, from the week of October 11-17, 2014.

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Mike Wheeler Band: That’s What Love Will Make You Do

1. Mike Wheeler Band: That’s What Love Will Make You Do

Here’s a video that will get you moving in your seat. Bassist Larry Williams drives the bus in this clip of the Mike Wheeler Band performing “That’s What Love Will Make You Do.” His enormous energy propels the group’s groove, but it’s his ferocious solo that steals the show…

Jackson Steel Guitar Company Introduces SlideKing Bass

2. Jackson Steel Guitar Company Introduces SlideKing Bass

Here’s something you’ve probably never seen. The Jackson Steel Guitar Company has introduced the SlideKing Bass, an instrument that blends a bass guitar with a pedal steel guitar…

Ariane Cap: Solo Bass in Stereo

3. Ariane Cap: Solo Bass in Stereo

Grab a pair of headphones and get ready for a cool sonic experience. Ariane Cap put together an awesome solo bass jam in stereo with different lines panned left and right to please your ear holes…

Edmond Gilmore: Continuum

4. Edmond Gilmore: Continuum

Edmond Gilmore has spent lots of time studying the fantastic playing of Jaco Pastorius. We’ve featured his take on several Jaco songs, and now he’s back with a gorgeous version of “Continuum”…

Dealing with a Bad Band Leader

5. Dealing with a Bad Band Leader

In this week’s column, Damian Erskine answers a reader’s question about dealing with a bad band leader – with a few options for dealing with the issue. Check it out and share your experience…

Old School: 1972 Fender Jazz Bass

6. Old School: 1972 Fender Jazz Bass

For many readers, the gold standard of basses is the Fender Jazz. For No Treble reader Ken Burgner, the Jazz is his dream bass. Check out his beauty of an old school bass – his 1972 Fender Jazz…

Bass of the Week: Dahrendorf Guitars Darwin EUB34

7. Bass of the Week: Dahrendorf Guitars Darwin EUB34

Sergey Poedinko of Dahrendorf Guitars sent us the details for this gorgeous electric upright bass, and I knew we had to share it. Dubbed the Darwin EUB34, the bass mixes elements of both electric and upright basses into a minimalist design…

Creation Audio Labs Introduces Grizzly Bass Pedal

8. Creation Audio Labs Introduces Grizzly Bass Pedal

Creation Audio Labs has unleashed the Grizzly Bass pedal, which combines boost, overdrive/distortion, and tone shaping effects. Likening it to a tube preamp without the tubes, the pedal draws from the company’s other effects while being tailored for bass…

Audet-Morissette: Contact

9. Audet-Morissette: Contact

Sylvain Audet’s bass got abducted by aliens and was recovered a year later from a corn field in rural Pennsylvania. At least that’s what the bassist claims is the reason behind the new song “Contact” from his experimental bass/drum duo Audet-Morissette…

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

10. Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (September 2014)

Time for a favorite in our Top 10 category… the top 10 most popular bass videos of the month. This month is chock full of inspiring videos, and the mix is as diverse as ever for this list of top videos in September…