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  • Yellowjackets: Spirit of the West

    Yellowjackets: Spirit of the West

    It is always great to see a Yellowjackets video hit the radar. In this clip from 2011, the band plays “Spirit of the West” live, with some beautiful unison lines by Jimmy Haslip and Bob Mintzer. Dig Jimmy’s solo! »

  • Tim Akers & The Smoking Section: Uptown Funk

    Tim Akers & The Smoking Section: Uptown Funk

    Tim Akers & The Smoking Section is a group of stellar musicians in Nashville, anchored by bassist Gary Lunn. “The band is made up of some of the best session guys in Nashville. We are 16-strong when we play live, but due to budget restrictions the video features a scaled down version of the band,”... »

  • Evan Marien and Dana Hawkins: Looking Glass

    Evan Marien and Dana Hawkins: Looking Glass

    We were thrilled to see Evan Marien sharing a new video with drummer Dana Hawkins. We’re huge fans of this duo, who take on the Allan Holdsworth tune, “Looking Glass.” And this one is extra special. Evan shares the background: “In April 2017, I flew to Los Angeles and joined what would become Allan Holdsworth’s... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Matt Thomas

    Reader Spotlight: Matt Thomas

    Meet Matt Thomas, who decided he wanted to play guitar at first, and decided maybe “four strings would be easier.” He later determined this wasn’t the case, but he stuck with it. Today, he enjoys gigging after his day job is done. Matt is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight (you could be... »

  • Ralph Hermans: Duet in Cm

    Ralph Hermans: Duet in Cm

    No Treble reader Axel Roks shared this excellent video by Ralph Hermans, who plays his tune “Duet in Cm.” “I just wanted to share this video with you. It is a beautiful piece of music composed by Ralph Hermans, a young and incredibly talented bass player,” Axel shared. “He normally plays with big Belgian hip-hop... »

  • Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (October 2017)

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

    Time to stop whatever you’re doing to catch up on some serious bass goodness – AKA the monthly top 10 video list. Here are the No Treble reader favorite videos for the month of October 2017, in order of popularity. Thanks for watching, commenting and sharing. 1. Frank Zappa: Black Napkins (Live, 1977) Frank Zappa’s... »

  • Vulfpeck: Running Away

    Vulfpeck: Running Away

    I’m anxiously awaiting the new Vulfpeck record, Mr. Finish Line, which goes into production tomorrow. Thankfully, the band has offered up some of the music from the upcoming release, including this old school cool track, “Running Away.” Dig the sweet lines by bassist Joe Dart and the incredible David T. Walker. »

  • Me and Maria: Hiding the Heart

    Me and Maria: Hiding the Heart

    Johannes Pehrson sent us the latest video with his bass and vocals duo, Me and Maria. “The bass I used in this song is a 4 string Sandberg California with piccolo strings,” he shared. “It’s recorded through a GK Backline 600 and I used both the D. I. and two mics on the cabinet. I... »

  • Bokanté: Roudesann

    Bokanté: Roudesann

    Every time Bokanté shares a new video, I drop what I’m doing to check it out. And they never disappoint. Here’s the latest from their album, Strange Circles, entitled “Roudesann.” The song was written by Michael League and vocalist Malika Tirolien. Michael pulls double duty on the tune, with bass and baritone guitar. Check out... »

  • Sons Of Apollo: Lost in Oblivion

    Sons Of Apollo: Lost in Oblivion

    Sons Of Apollo are back with another video from their album, Psychotic Symphony, which once again features the double-neck theatrics of Billy Sheehan and Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, along with Mike Portnoy, Derek Sherinian, and Jeff Scott Soto. Here’s the track, “Lost in Oblivion.” was released on October 20th. »