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  • Massive Unity Announces the 1964 Preamplifier

    Massive Unity Announces the 1964 Preamplifier

    Massive Unity debuted the 1964 at the Winter NAMM Show, a preamp powered by T.A.E. technology. Made for both bass and guitar, the unit was designed as a professional alternative to amplifiers as well as a responsive backup to your regular rig. “1964 is a full analog amplifier simulator for line connection that you can... »

  • Evan Marien x Dana Hawkins: OC (Live at Mondriaan Jazz)

    Evan Marien x Dana Hawkins: OC (Live at Mondriaan Jazz)

    Evan Marien has shared another video from his show with drummer Dana Hawkins at Mondriaan Jazz. In this clip, the duo performs “OC,” which appeared on Marien’s Here We Are EP. These guys always bring it. »

  • NAMM 2018: All the Bass News

    NAMM 2018: All the Bass News

    The No Treble Crew is in Anaheim to cover the 2018 Winter NAMM Show. Be sure to check back often for all the latest bass news and more from the show. Here’s what we have so far from the show. »

  • Bergantino Audio Systems Unveils the HG410 Bass Cabinet

    Bergantino Audio Systems Unveils the HG410 Bass Cabinet

    Bergantino Audio is one-upping their HG310 bass cabinet at the Winter NAMM Show this year by introducing the HG 410. Weighing in at 47 pounds, the cab fits four 10-inch drivers in the same size as their 212 cab. “The HG410 also offers the benefits of a sealed design, for immediate and accurate bass response,... »

  • Tips for Being a Professional Bassist

    Tips for Being a Professional Bassist

    Q: I often wonder what kinds of little nuggets of wisdom some of my heroes have that would help us mortal bassists in the trenches. Things we don’t even know that we should know, or wouldn’t have had the opportunity to learn. It might be a weird thing to ask (me not having an actual... »

  • Petros Klampanis: Alfonsina Y El Mar

    Petros Klampanis: Alfonsina Y El Mar

    Last year we premiered the first Rooftop Stories series video by Petros Klampanis, and now we’re featuring the second installment. The video for “Alfonsina Y El Mar” starts with the precarious situation of getting a double bass onto a rooftop, but then it’s nothing but gorgeous views and music. “This is the second Rooftop Story,... »

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  • Shin-ei Announces the B1G 1 Gain Booster Pedal

    Shin-ei Announces the B1G 1 Gain Booster Pedal

    Shin-ei has announced the B1G 1, a gain booster pedal that offers up to 30dB of boost. Useful for bass, guitar, and even vocals, the pedal is described as “totally transparent, non tone-coloring, and non tone-sucking.” “Featuring 100% pure, high fidelity, studio-quality boost, the B1G 1 explodes with power, fattens your tone, and sacrifices nothing... »

  • Bass Bash Returns for 15th Anniversary Shows

    Bass Bash Returns for 15th Anniversary Shows

    The Bass Bash is returning to Anaheim, California for its 15th anniversary, and this time they’re pulling out all the stops. The two-night event, which coincides with the Winter NAMM Show, features some of the most talented bassists in the world performing on one stage. The lineup for Thursday, January 25th will include Mohini Dey,... »

  • Tech 21 and dUg Pinnick Team Up For DP-3X Signature Pedal

    Tech 21 and dUg Pinnick Team Up For DP-3X Signature Pedal

    dUg Pinnick has a new signature pedal from Tech 21 called the DP-3X that will be debuted at the Winter NAMM Show. The unit is a compact adaptation of his Ultra Bass 1000 head from the company, who says that both pieces of gear recreate the sound Pinnick developed in the ’80s that merges high-end... »

  • Chris DeAngelis: Iambic 9 Poetry / Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic Bass Mashup

    Chris DeAngelis: Iambic 9 Poetry / Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic Bass Mashup

    Kung Fu bassist Chris DeAngelis makes some killer bass arrangements for his own YouTube channel, but this one may take the cake. In this clip he mashes up Squarepusher’s “Iambic 9 Poetry” with “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic” by The Police. DeAngelis utilizes chords and harmonics to fill the piece out for a... »