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  • Mötorhead’s “Under Cöver” Album Now Available

    Mötorhead’s “Under Cöver” Album Now Available

    Lemmy Kilmister was always a big fan of other people’s music. Now that’s evidenced even further with a new Mötorhead album called Under Cöver, which sees the trio putting their own spin on their favorite songs. Taken from recordings over the past 25 years, the collection includes cover versions of songs by artists ranging from... »

  • Chowny Bass Announces the Retrovibe by Chowny EVO Davie 504 Signature

    Chowny Bass Announces the Retrovibe by Chowny EVO Davie 504 Signature

    Chowny Bass has introduced another artist signature model by teaming up with YouTube sensation Davie504. The new release is called the Retrovibe by Chowny EVO Davie 504 Signature. “Featuring the Retrovibe Stinger ’77 pre-amp that is designed to the spirit of the original bass pre-amps to give a great unique bass tone, the EVO features... »

  • War: The Cisco Kid

    War: The Cisco Kid

    I’ve been on a real War kick this week, which was kicked off by watching this clip of the band from The Midnight Special in 1973. “The Cisco Kid” is a simple but fun song, and bassist B.B. Dickerson lays into it with tons of pocket. »

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  • Stryper Parts Ways With Timothy Gaines

    Stryper Parts Ways With Timothy Gaines

    Longtime Stryper bassist Timothy Gaines is no longer in the band, he confirmed in a recent interview. Rumors had been swirling for the past year, but Gaines told KNAC.com that the split is true. “The Stryper thing is a touchy subject right now,” Gaines said. “I can’t really elaborate on too much of it. You... »

  • Analog Alien Now Shipping the Power Pack Boost Pedal

    Analog Alien Now Shipping the Power Pack Boost Pedal

    Analog Alien has beamed up a new clean boost pedal designed for both bass and guitar called the Power Pack. Billed as simple yet versatile, the pedal features a buffered input and a unique gain stage to pump up your signal or maintain unity gain and tonal balance in your signal path. “If you use... »

  • The Lightbulb Moment: A Week In The Life

    The Lightbulb Moment: A Week In The Life

    Every now and then, a fellow bass player asks me what it’s like to write the “Bass Players To Know” column for No Treble. My mind immediately goes to the moments of researching, writing, and editing… the hours sitting in front of my computer screen, the obsessive re-readings, and the wildly diverse Spotify searches. Once... »

  • Widespread Panic & Tedeschi Trucks Band: You Can’t Always Get What You Want

    Widespread Panic & Tedeschi Trucks Band: You Can’t Always Get What You Want

    I love how the Tedeschi Trucks Band loves to collaborate with other artists and bands. Here they are performing the Stones’ classic “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” with Widespread Panic in Birmingham, Alabama last year. Bassist Dave Schools lays down the perfect groove behind the tune, with some great musicianship all around. »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in August 2017

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in August 2017

    August was an exciting month for new bass gear, as evident by all the traffic this news generated. Here are the top 10 most popular bass gear stories for the month of August 2017. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing. 1. Sire Guitars Marcus Miller P7 and V9 Basses The popular Marcus Miller line of... »