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  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in July 2017

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in July 2017

    July is the month for Summer NAMM, and with it, some new bass gear to check out. Here are the top 10 most read gear stories for the month of July on No Treble. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing. 1. Ibanez 2017 BTB Bass Models Ibanez has further expanded their BTB model range with... »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in June 2017

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in June 2017

    We all love the new gear stories. For the ones we published in June, 2017, here are the top 10 reader favorites. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing. 1. Fender CB-60SCE Acoustic Bass Guitar Fender has introduced the Classic Design series that they say is aimed at the company’s acoustic tone and aesthetic at an... »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in May 2017

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in May 2017

    Stories about new bass gear are always popular with No Treble readers (and us). Here are the top 10 most popular gear stories for the month of May. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing. 1. Fender’s Update on Use of Rosewood At the beginning of the year, new CITES regulations went into effect for all... »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in April 2017

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in April 2017

    GAS attack! Here is your monthly dose of the most popular bass gear stories covered by us in April, 2017. Enjoy. 1. Markbass EVO 1 Bass Amp After introducing the prototype last year, Markbass has unveiled the final version of the EVO 1 bass amp. The innovative head unit offers six amp tones over two... »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in March 2017

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in March 2017

    Time to celebrate some new and popular gear. Here are the top 10 reader favorite gear stories for the month of March, 2017. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing. 1. Ashdown Engineering B-Social Lite Desktop Bass Amp One of the biggest hits of NAMM 2015 was Ashdown Engineering’s B-Social desktop bass amp. This year Ashdown... »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in February 2017

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in February 2017

    We covered plenty of gear in February, following the Winter NAMM show in late January. No Treble readers dug it (like we do). Here are the top 10 favorite gear stories for the month of February, 2017. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing. 1. Ibanez Ashula SRAS7 Hybrid Fretted/Fretless Bass Ibanez shocked many bassists again... »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in January 2017

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in January 2017

    January is always a big month for new bass gear, thanks to the NAMM Show. The No Treble crew attended the show, and our coverage will contiune in the coming weeks as we sort through the notes. There were some big stories thanks to this year’s show. Here are the top 10 reader favorites for... »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in December 2016

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in December 2016

    The last month of 2016 saw a lot of bass gear news. Here are the top 10 No Treble reader favorites for the month. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing! 1. Fender American Professional Series Basses Fender has unveiled the American Professional Series, which takes the place of their recently discontinued American Standard line. The... »

  • Best of 2016: Top 10 Bass of the Week Features

    Best of 2016: Top 10 Bass of the Week Features

    Every Monday, Kevin shares his pick for bass of the week – a column featuring low-end instruments ranging from beautiful to bizarre. Of the 52 we shared this year, here are the 10 reader favorites. 1. Fender Aerodyne Jazz Bass Fender set the standard with the Precision Bass in 1951, following it up the Jazz... »

  • Best of 2016: Top 10 Reader Favorite Bass Amps

    Best of 2016: Top 10 Reader Favorite Bass Amps

    Our coverage of bass amps got a lot of views this year, particularly after the 2016 Winter NAMM Show in January. Here are the top 10 reader favorite bass amp stories for the year. 1. Hartke TX600 Lightweight Bass Amp Hartke turned some heads when they unveiled the TX600 at the 2016 Winter NAMM Show... »