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  • Jean-Baptiste Salles: Radiohead’s “Exit Music” for Double Bass

    Jean-Baptiste Salles: Radiohead’s “Exit Music” for Double Bass

    I’m a sucker for a good Radiohead song, and even more so when there’s a great bass cover of it. Jean-Baptiste Salles brings a beautiful depth to the melancholy melody of “Exit Music” from the band’s iconic OK Computer album. “I accompanied myself with a Bass VI,” Salles says, adding that he included the piano... »

  • Magnus Sjöquist: Blackbird

    Magnus Sjöquist: Blackbird

    Our good friend Magnus Sjöquist just sent his newest video with us, which was inspired by another one we shared recently. “I just saw an amazing cover of Blackbird by Jakob and Anna from Sweden on No Treble! I though I would join in an send you my solo arrangement that is bass+voice by one... »

  • Karl Clews: Careless Whisper

    Karl Clews: Careless Whisper

    Karl Clews sent us this tribute video and solo bass arrangement he made following the passing of George Michael. Karl takes on Michael’s 80’s pop classic, “Careless Whisper,” performed on his 2003 Status Graphite Kingbass Artist. »

  • Karl Clews: This Christmas

    Karl Clews: This Christmas

    Karl Clews took Donny Hathaway’s Christmas classic “This Christmas” and arranged it for solo bass. Happy holidays everyone! »

  • Audun Ramo: Hendrix’s “Manic Depression” Upright Slap Cover

    Audun Ramo: Hendrix’s “Manic Depression” Upright Slap Cover

    Jimi Hendrix’s “Manic Depression” has one of the coolest bass and guitar lines ever. Here’s an awesome version of it by bassist Audun Ramo, who adds some upright slap to the mix. »

  • Ted “Blyss” Gould: Sometimes it Snows in April

    Ted “Blyss” Gould: Sometimes it Snows in April

    No Treble columnist Ted “Blyss” Gould shared this solo bass cover of Prince’s “Sometimes it Snows in April” over the weekend, and it knocked me out. “A tribute to the Prince who is probably the most influential artist of my life,” Blyss shared. “I started playing around with the bass-only version of this classic Prince... »

  • Karl Clews: “Stayin’ Alive” for Solo Bass

    Karl Clews: “Stayin’ Alive” for Solo Bass

    Karl Clews always impresses with his all-bass covers. This time around, he gets down with the Bee Gees “Stayin’ Alive”. Bonus points for the apparel too. »

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  • Zander Zon: The Last of Us

    Zander Zon: The Last of Us

    Zander Zon took the theme from the action-adventure game “The Last of Us” and turned it into a solo piece for fretless bass. I’m not familiar with the game, but this theme by Gustavo Santaolalla – and reimagined by Zander – is some great music. »

  • Lloyd Goldstein: Lean on Me

    Lloyd Goldstein: Lean on Me

    My Facebook friend Lloyd Goldstein posted a video a few days ago, and it knocked me out. Lloyd arranged Bill Wither’s 1972 hit, “Lean on Me” for double bass. The tone, the arrangement, and the performance are just incredible. Enjoy. »

  • Timothy Perkins: The Lonely Man Theme

    Timothy Perkins: The Lonely Man Theme

    Timothy Perkins sent us this cool video for “The Lonely Man Theme”, and it’s impressive. The bassist brings it all to the table for the high and lonesome melody, including his five-string, his double bass, and a fretless. The playing is fantastic and the song itself will get stuck in your head. »