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  • Darkglass Electronics Unveils Darkglass VST Plugin by Neural DSP

    Darkglass Electronics Unveils Darkglass VST Plugin by Neural DSP

    Darkglass Electronics has partnered with Neural DSP Technologies to create the Darkglass Ultra VST Plugin. “We have spent the past 6 months developing circuit modeling and digital signal processing techniques,” Darkglass’s Franco Azocar explains. “Partnering with Neural DSP, our first product is a plugin modeled on Darkglass’ Ultra pedal series.” The plugin models the Darkglass... »

  • Bass Players To Know: Rutger Gunnarsson

    Bass Players To Know: Rutger Gunnarsson

    If there’s a nation of people that I truly respect for their cultural contributions, it’s the Swedes. Meatballs, streamlined and affordable modern design, and, of course, pop music. No wonder they are some of the happiest people on the planet. Thanks to their feel-good vibes, infectious beats, and accessible musicality, people all over the world... »

  • Lake Street Dive: Live at Paste Studio NYC

    Lake Street Dive: Live at Paste Studio NYC

    Lake Street Dive visited Paste’s Studio in New York recently and performed three tunes from their upcoming album, Free Yourself Up, which drops on May 4th. The band, which includes bassist Bridget Kearney performs “Good Kisser” (0:52), “I Can Change” (11:37), and “Shame, Shame, Shame” (19:04). »

  • Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (March 2018)

    Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (March 2018)

    Happy Friday! We thought we’d close the week out with our monthly top 10 videos list. Here are the No Treble reader favorite videos for the month of March. Thanks for watching, commenting, and sharing! 1. Sanne Verbogt: Microtonal Pop Bass Last year we featured Sanne Verbogt’s awesome microtonal bass from Roks Instruments. Now she’s... »

  • Two Bass Hit: An Interview with Jeff Pinkus and Steven McDonald

    Two Bass Hit: An Interview with Jeff Pinkus and Steven McDonald

    The Melvins have followed up last year’s double album, A Walk with Love & Death, with a double bass album. features both Steven McDonald and Jeff Pinkus laying down the low end on original tunes plus some outstanding covers. The album title is a riff on the name of a record by the Butthole Surfers,... »

  • YYNOT: Hour Glass

    YYNOT: Hour Glass

    Big news from YYNOT: The band is getting ready to release their debut album. They just shared a new video with another original, which is part of the new record. As always, Tim Starace lays down the gritty bass lines on this one. »

  • Flea’s Memoirs Available for Preorder

    Flea’s Memoirs Available for Preorder

    Four years ago, we reported that Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea was working on an autobiography. Now the influential bassist’s book has a title and a release date. Acid For the Children will be released on September 25th via Grand Central Publishing and will cover Flea’s upbringing, the trials and triumphs of the Chili... »

  • Finding A Quality Luthier

    Finding A Quality Luthier

    Q: How does one go about finding a quality luthier for the bass? We all have heard, “I know this guy…” Yet, how do you know if they are “your guy” too? I can do complete basic set-ups on my own instruments: truss adjustments, bridge/saddle adjustments, intonation, and other general maintenance, etc. Yet when I... »

  • Me and Maria: Vindens Skygger

    Me and Maria: Vindens Skygger

    Johannes Pehrson shared a new video by his bass and vocals duo, Me and Maria. “The bass I used in this song is a 4 string Warwick streamer stage 1 with piccolo strings. It’s recorded through a Apogee interface, so no caps,” he shared. “The lyrics are in Danish, but I hope you’ll like it... »

  • Gruv Gear Unveils David Ellefson “Recoil” Signature Strap

    Gruv Gear Unveils David Ellefson “Recoil” Signature Strap

    Gruv Gear has announced a new model to their signature strap series by way of a collaboration with Megadeth bassist David Ellefson. The Recoil was designed and developed with the bassist and approved by bass health expert Dr. Randall Kertz. “Based on Gruv Gear’s popular SoloStrap Neo, this exclusive new design features unique front and... »