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Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (July 2017)

Clear your schedule this morning, because it is time to celebrate the top 10 reader favorite bass videos of the month.

Here are the most watched videos on No Treble for July 2017.

Thanks for watching, and enjoy.

Rush: La Villa Strangiato Live at Pinkpop Festival 1979

1. Rush: La Villa Strangiato Live at Pinkpop Festival 1979

Our friend Tim Fletcher shared this on our Facebook group of Rush performing “La Villa Strangiato” live at the Pinkpop Festival 1979. “The audio is much better than previously [released],” Tim shared. We agree. Epicness. And Geddy Lee’s tone!

Black Sabbath: Sweet Leaf (Geezer Butler’s Isolated Bass)

2. Black Sabbath: Sweet Leaf (Geezer Butler’s Isolated Bass)

Bass legend Geezer Butler turned 68 years old on July 17th, and we celebrated with a killer isolated bass track from one of my favorite Black Sabbath songs: “Sweet Leaf.” It’s the opening track from 1971 album, Master of Reality, and besides being a heavy song, it’s a great example of Butler’s style…

Grand Funk Railroad: I’m Your Captain (Closer to Home)

3. Grand Funk Railroad: I’m Your Captain (Closer to Home)

We recently launched a Facebook group to connect even more bass players. It’s been incredible to see the conversations and ideas presented. No Treble columnist Ariane Cap posed the question “What tunes are – or were at some point – difficult for you technically?” Roy Eraca responded with Grand Funk Railroad’s “I’m Your Captain”…

Tool: The Pot, Live (2017)

4. Tool: The Pot, Live (2017)

Like just about everyone else on the planet, I’m eagerly anticipating the new Tool album. Luckily there are plenty of great live videos coming out to keep me going. Here’s a clip of the band playing “The Pot” on June 7th, 2017 in Clarkson, Michigan…

Blues Beatles: Yesterday

5. Blues Beatles: Yesterday

I discovered the Blues Beatles on Facebook, and I’m glad I did. As their name suggests, the band takes classic Beatles tunes and turns them into blues arrangements. Anchored by bassist Bruno Falcão, the band performs in various concert halls in Brazil – and thankfully shares their work on Youtube too…

Victor Wooten: FretTraX MIDI Bass Demo

6. Victor Wooten: FretTraX MIDI Bass Demo

Back in March, James Ross created this video for Jross-tv. I don’t know how I missed it, but it has been blowing up recently on Facebook. In this video, Victor Wooten demos FretTraX MIDI’s mod of one of his Fodera basses, by Lee Young…

YYNOT: Kingdom Come (Tim Starace’s Isolated Bass)

7. YYNOT: Kingdom Come (Tim Starace’s Isolated Bass)

YYNOT’s Tim Starace is often asked how he gets his tone on the tracks he records with the band. In this isolated bass clip, Tim’s decided to showcase his monster tone – and provide the details on how he gets it. This is from YYNOT’s original, “Kingdom Come”…

Donovan Stokes: Upright Bass Cover of Cliff Burton’s “Anesthesia (Pulling Teeth)”

8. Donovan Stokes: Upright Bass Cover of Cliff Burton’s “Anesthesia (Pulling Teeth)”

You may recognize Donovan Stokes from his No Treble column, The Lowdown With Dr. D, where he delivers tons of great insights for the double bass. What you may not know is that while he’s well versed in classical and jazz, he also has a background in heavy metal…

Dave Weckl (Featuring Mohini Dey): Saraswati

9. Dave Weckl (Featuring Mohini Dey): Saraswati

Dave Weckl shared this video on Facebook and it knocked us out. “Here’s an amazing tune that [I] collaborated on with Abhijith P S Nair (violin, electric violin), Sandeep Mohan (electric guitar), and Mohini Dey (bass guitar),” he shared. “Great musicians/songwriters!” Mohini is tearing it up!

Camilla Chessa: “Get Lucky” Bass Cover

10. Camilla Chessa: “Get Lucky” Bass Cover

Camilla Chessa sat down at Piazza della Scala in Milan and absolutely nailed this all-bass performance of Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky.” “Here is one of my favourite busking songs!” Camilla shared. We dig it too…

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