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  • YYNOT: Something for Nothing

    YYNOT: Something for Nothing

    Our favorite Rush-inspired band is back with a new cover: “Something for Nothing,” which appeared on Rush’s 2112 album. As always, the tune features the monster tone by bassist Tim Starace, along with vocalist Rocky Kuner, guitarist Billy Alexander, and drummer Chris Moore. So good. »

  • Geddy Lee: The Big Interview

    Geddy Lee: The Big Interview

    Rush’s Geddy Lee sat down with Dan Rather for an hour-long interview on AXS TV, which debuted last night. In this preview clip, Geddy talks about his fame and how he engages with fans. The interview took place in Geddy’s home, which also covers the band “trying to identify who they were… in the early... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Jon Packard

    Reader Spotlight: Jon Packard

    Meet Jon Packard, a bassist who spent his career in the Air Force and played around the world in military bands. While Jon started out as a piano player, the love for the low end made him switch to the bass. Jon is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight (you could be next!)... »

  • Blues Beatles: Ticket To Ride

    Blues Beatles: Ticket To Ride

    We first featured the Blues Beatles back in July, with their special arrangement of The Beatles’ “Yesterday.” That video was quite popular, so we decided it was time to share another. This time around, they take on “Ticket To Ride,” in a live performance. Once again, Bruno Falcão handles the bass on this bluesy cover. »

  • Vulfpeck: Hero Town

    Vulfpeck: Hero Town

    To say I’m pumped about the upcoming Vulfpeck album would be an understatement. The band has released another video featuring a song from Mr. Finish Line, entitled “Hero Town.” Michael Bland guests (masterfully) on drums, with Joe Dart handling the bass, as always. The album is available for pre-order from Vulfpeck’s website. »

  • Nate Wood: Better If You Try

    Nate Wood: Better If You Try

    Nate Wood always impresses us with his videos from his “fOUR” project. The multi-instrumentalist produces some incredible music, simultaneously handling the bass, drums, and keys. And this time around, he adds vocals to the mix. All. At. Once. Here’s his latest entry in the series, with the tune, “Better If You Try.” »

  • Stuart Clayton: Bass Lick of the Week #3 – Slap Groove

    Stuart Clayton: Bass Lick of the Week #3 – Slap Groove

    Here’s episode #3 of Stuart Clayton’s popular “Bass Lick of the Week” series. In this episode, Stuart offers up a slap bass groove in the style of Marcus Miller. He even performs it on a Fender Marcus Miller Jazz Bass. Stuart has the transcription available on his Bassline Publishing site. (To access these files, just... »

  • Jason Kishander: Run for Cover

    Jason Kishander: Run for Cover

    No Treble reader Jason Kishander sent us this video of him covering the Marcus Miller tune, “Run for Cover.” He told us this version was arranged “by the awesome talented prodigy Yohan Kim.” »

  • Reader Spotlight: Rachel Rhodes

    Reader Spotlight: Rachel Rhodes

    Meet Rachel Rhodes, a musician who started life in Austin, Texas and now lives in France playing music and working on mobile games. While she started on other instruments, she credits her dad with showing her the way, with plenty of James Jamerson, Chuck Rainey, David Hood, and others in rotation. Rachel is this week’s... »

  • Mike Stern: Tipatina’s (Live, 2011)

    Mike Stern: Tipatina’s (Live, 2011)

    Mike Stern and his band took the stage at Jazz à Vienne in 2011, along with guest Didier Lockwood on violin. Here they are performing “Tipatina’s,” which appeared on Stern’s 1999 album, Play. Bassist Tom Kennedy plays a fierce bass line throughout, with Dave Weckl on drums. »