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  • Holdsworth Tribute: Water On The Brain Pt. II (Bass & Drum Solos)

    Holdsworth Tribute: Water On The Brain Pt. II (Bass & Drum Solos)

    Back in July, a tribute concert for the late Allan Holdsworth took place at The Iridium in New York. Here’s a clip from the show featuring Holdsworth’s tune, “Water On The Brain Pt. II,” which featured some excellent solos by bassist Evan Marien and drummer Virgil Donati. »

  • Former Nirvana Bassist Krist Novoselic’s New Band Releases Debut Single

    Former Nirvana Bassist Krist Novoselic’s New Band Releases Debut Single

    Former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic and his new band Giants in the Trees have released their first single, called “Sasquatch.” The band formed last year after a jam session and has played a handful of dates in their home state of Washington. “Giants in the Trees are a Rock Band hailing from Wahkiakum County, Washington,”... »

  • Supro Unveils the Huntington Bass

    Supro Unveils the Huntington Bass

    Supro has announced the Huntington Bass, a retro model that comes in single, double, or triple pickup configurations. The short-scale bass takes the body shape of an early ’60s Ozark model with the passive electronics and sound design of the equally vintage Supro Pocket Bass. It is built with a choice of mahogany, swamp ash,... »

  • Terrace Martin & The Pollyseeds: Valdez Off Crenshaw

    Terrace Martin & The Pollyseeds: Valdez Off Crenshaw

    One of my favorite new discoveries is Terrace Martin & The Pollyseeds. Led by saxophonist Martin, the band blends styles a la ’70s Herbie Hancock. Bassist Brandon Eugene Owens kicks the song in with a nice melodic run before laying into a floating groove. »

  • Adam “Nolly” Getgood Leaves Periphery

    Adam “Nolly” Getgood Leaves Periphery

    After five years and four studio albums, bassist Adam “Nolly” Getgood has announced he will be leaving the ranks of Periphery. Getgood, who blew fans away in 2012 with a bass cam version of “Make Total Destroy”, made a statement on the band’s Facebook page. “A few weeks ago I came to the decision I... »

  • MXR Introduces Deluxe Version of Carbon Copy Analog Delay Pedal

    MXR Introduces Deluxe Version of Carbon Copy Analog Delay Pedal

    MXR has released a deluxe version of their Carbon Copy analog delay with a load of new features. The pedal now has an extended delay time of up to 1.2 seconds as well as tap tempo functionality. A Tap Division feature allows for four subdivisions: dotted 8ths, 8ths, triplets, and 16ths. It also has more... »

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  • The Lightbulb Moment: Rehearsal — Treat It Like A Gig

    The Lightbulb Moment: Rehearsal — Treat It Like A Gig

    Your phone lights up with a text message about a gig next Saturday night… score! You’re available, the money is decent, and your drummer friend recommended you. It’s an overall win! You accept the gig and receive a follow up text: “Let’s rehearse Tuesday night.” Thankfully, you’re free, but you realize that you only have... »

  • Shaun Munday: Use Me

    Shaun Munday: Use Me

    Shaun Munday celebrated Bill Withers’ birthday in July with this epic solo bass and vocals cover of Withers’ tune, “Use Me.” Shaun nails not only the bass arrangement but also the vocals. »

  • Mike Gordon Announces New Solo Album and Tour

    Mike Gordon Announces New Solo Album and Tour

    Phish bassist Mike Gordon is gearing up to release a new solo album this September. OGOGO will be available September 15th followed by a fall tour by the bassist’s own band. The 13-song album includes several that were debuted live at the Sierra Music Festival in June as well as “Let’s Go”, which Phish originally... »

  • Groove – Episode #32: Joe Dart

    Groove – Episode #32: Joe Dart

    Let’s just call it a “mutual admiration society.” Vulfpeck bassist, Joe Dart, has always been very kind to the No Treble community. And all of us – here at No Treble – can’t get enough of his funky grooves that often dominate and lead the band’s music. In short: we’re huge fans of how this... »