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  • 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... »

  • Evan Marien: Iceland

    Evan Marien: Iceland

    We’re huge fans of Evan Marien and have been for some time. Check out his latest single, entitled “Iceland,” and you’ll see why. The band includes Julian Pollack on synths, Isamu McGregor on piano, Devin Collins on drums, and of course, Evan on bass. I really dig the use of the Hot Hand. The track... »

  • Holdsworth Tribute: Water On The Brain Pt. II (Bass & Drum Solos)

    Holdsworth Tribute: Water On The Brain Pt. II (Bass & Drum Solos)

    Back in July, a tribute concert for the late Allan Holdsworth took place at The Iridium in New York. Here’s a clip from the show featuring Holdsworth’s tune, “Water On The Brain Pt. II,” which featured some excellent solos by bassist Evan Marien and drummer Virgil Donati. »

  • Evan Marien: The One Who Bares Fangs At God

    Evan Marien: The One Who Bares Fangs At God

    Evan Marien has released a new video for his performance of “The One Who Bares Fangs At God,” a song composed by Yasunori Mitsuda for the Xenogears game soundtrack. The performance features Julian Pollack on synths, Isamu McGregor on piano, and Devin Collins on drums, all contributing to a rich texture of sound and rhythms.... »

  • Evan Marien and Virgil Donati: Renaissance

    Evan Marien and Virgil Donati: Renaissance

    Evan Marien teams up with some excellent drummers. This time around, he’s joined with Virgil Donati on the tune “Renaissance,” which appears on his album of the same name. Not only does Evan handle the bass, he’s also featured on guitar on this track. »

  • Evan Marien: Heart

    Evan Marien: Heart

    Evan Marien has wowed us many times with his playing – and teaming up with a stellar drummer. Today’s video features Evan with drummer Justin Brown on the tune “Heart,” which appears on the bassist’s 4-track EP, EP2. »

  • Evan Marien: Phoenix

    Evan Marien: Phoenix

    Evan Marien has shared another video featuring a song from his upcoming album EP2​-​Live. On “Phoenix”, Evan is joined by Isamu McGregor on keys and Devin Collins on drums. »

  • Evan Marien: Meteor

    Evan Marien: Meteor

    Evan Marien’s new album EP2​-​Live releases on November 1, and he’s shared a preview for what’s to come. Here’s Evan performing the tune “Meteor”, from the album. Can’t wait to hear more! »

  • Evan Marien Releases Five-Song EP

    Evan Marien Releases Five-Song EP

    The genesis of bassist/multi-instrumentalist Evan Marien’s new EP comes from a slightly unusual place. The instrumental electronic hip hop record, simply titled EP1, is inspired by 8-bit Nintendo music, according to the website for Marien, whose work is regularly featured in No Treble. EP1 is available at Bandcamp. Preview EP1: EP1 by EMAR EP1 Track... »

  • Evan Marien: Water On The Brain Pt 2

    Evan Marien: Water On The Brain Pt 2

    Evan Marien shared his new video with me this week, and it is so great to see another great performance from him. In this video, Evan performs his arrangement of the Allan Holdsworth tune, “Water On The Brain Pt2”. Check out the solo! If you dig this, Evan made this available on his Soundcloud page. »