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  • Morley Announces Limited Edition Cliff Burton Tribute Power Fuzz Wah

    Morley Announces Limited Edition Cliff Burton Tribute Power Fuzz Wah

    Morley has announced a new limited edition of the Cliff Burton Tribute Power Fuzz Wah. The pedal, which has independent fuzz and wah effects, will come in a chrome finish similar to the original Tel-Ray Morley model. It will be limited to 500 units with some of those being signed by the late Metallica bassist’s... »

  • Michel “Labex” Labaki: PTSD

    Michel “Labex” Labaki: PTSD

    Bassist Michel “Labex” Labaki mixed his musical skills with his Masters in Music Therapy to create a song and video calling attention to post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD. “Shot in an asylum, the video shows a girl who is constantly haunting the minds of a group of musicians, reflecting the torment of patients... »

  • In Memoriam: Remembering the Bassists We Lost in 2016

    In Memoriam: Remembering the Bassists We Lost in 2016

    2016 was a hard year for losses in entertainment, and it was no different for the bass community. Too many legends and lesser-known heroes of the bass passed away this year, but their memories will live on through the music they made and the lives they touched. Join us as we remember the lives and... »

  • Ryan Martinie and Soften The Glare Ready Debut Album

    Ryan Martinie and Soften The Glare Ready Debut Album

    Former Mudvayne bassist Ryan Martinie’s new band Soften the Glare is in the studio recording their debut album. Slated for a March release date, the band is currently crowdfunding the album through Pledge Music with rewards ranging from the album to a Skype conversation with Martinie all the way up to Executive Producer credit for... »

  • Leonid & Friends: 25 or 6 to 4

    Leonid & Friends: 25 or 6 to 4

    Bassist Leonid Vorobyev and his band Leonid & Friends loves Chicago. So they decided to do a tribute “one of the greatest bands in the world” with this cover of “25 or 6 to 4.” And they nailed it. »

  • Best of 2016: Top 10 Bass of the Week Features

    Best of 2016: Top 10 Bass of the Week Features

    Every Monday, Kevin shares his pick for bass of the week – a column featuring low-end instruments ranging from beautiful to bizarre. Of the 52 we shared this year, here are the 10 reader favorites. 1. Fender Aerodyne Jazz Bass Fender set the standard with the Precision Bass in 1951, following it up the Jazz... »

  • Sadowsky Guitars Introduces Deluxe Satin Series Basses

    Sadowsky Guitars Introduces Deluxe Satin Series Basses

    After unveiling the Satin Series earlier this year, Sadowsky Guitars has announced the Deluxe Satin line. The basses are made in the company’s New York City shop in batch to keep costs down. The series will be available in their traditional vintage-styled 4-21 and 5-21 models as well as their more modern 4-24 and 5-24... »

  • No Treble’s Best of 2016

    No Treble’s Best of 2016

    We’re celebrating the best of No Treble for 2016, based on readership. Be sure to check back each day until January 1st for the most popular features, lessons, videos, bassists and more. »

  • A/C Generator: Fire Farter

    A/C Generator: Fire Farter

    Alessandro Corsi’s band A/C Generator has released a new song called “Fire Farter”, which he describes as a funk-rock piece with a crazy drum solo and tricky bass grooves. The trio is rounded out by fellow bassist Alessandro Cianferoni and drummer Marco Calì. »

  • Best of 2016: Top 10 Reader Favorite Bass Amps

    Best of 2016: Top 10 Reader Favorite Bass Amps

    Our coverage of bass amps got a lot of views this year, particularly after the 2016 Winter NAMM Show in January. Here are the top 10 reader favorite bass amp stories for the year. 1. Hartke TX600 Lightweight Bass Amp Hartke turned some heads when they unveiled the TX600 at the 2016 Winter NAMM Show... »