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  • The Autumn Offering seeking bassist

    Alright metal fans, the The Autumn Offering from Daytona Beach, FL, is urgently looking to replace their recently departed bassist Mike Poggione. Here’s the buzz straight from The Autumn Offering: “Unfortuanately, our bassist Mike has some family concerns that are going to prevent him from preforming in The Autumn Offering. We wish him the best!... »

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  • New Bass Method Book from Todd Johnson: Electric Bass Technique Builders

    Alfred Music has released Electric Bass Technique Builders, by six-string bass pioneer Todd Johnson. The book and DVD set is presented in standard notation and TAB for all exercises, which include supportive fingering, string skipping, shifting and ghost notes, as well as controlling the shape, attach, decay, and articulation of the notes you play. Todd... »

  • Cincinnati Bass Blast!

    On July 15th at 7pm, the Cincinnati Bass Blast, a gathering by bassists for bassists, will kick off in Liberty Township, Ohio. There will be performances by bassists Steven Guerrero, Doug Johns, and Jauqo III-X. This production is being produced by BYO Productions – aka Helena Bouchez and David Yates – who are dedicated to... »

  • Squarepusher: Solo Electric Bass 1

    Squarepusher will be releasing Solo Electric Bass 1 on August 17th 2009 via Warp records. This highly limited release is a collection of unedited live recordings of original compositions by Squarepusher. Squarepusher is the stage name for electronic music artist Tom Jenkinson, who performs drum and bass electronic music, with a significant jazz influence. The... »

  • Mimi Jones debut album: A New Day

    Mimi Jones, a talented bassist, vocalist and composer, will release her debut album A New Day with an eclectic mix of compositions that blend across musical genres. The album hits the streets on September 15th, 2009 and features Mimi Jones (voice, bass), Miki Hayama (piano, wurlitzer and keys), Marvin Sewell (guitar), Marcus Gilmore (drums), with... »

  • Bad Lieutenant formed with Blur Bassist

    The band New Order officially finished with the loss of bassist Peter Hook last year, but the remaining band-mates singer-guitarist Bernard Sumner, drummer Stephen Morris and guitarist Phil Cunningham, have found their sound with the addition of Blur bassist Alex James. The buzz is that the band has already completed an album due for release... »

  • Meet the No Treble contributors

    We’re really lucky to have an awesome group of friends on Twitter, Facebook and MySpace. As those friendships have developed, a handful of great bass players have signed up to become contributors here. I never properly introduced these guys, so here’s a post all about them. Evan Kepner has been writing some great lead features... »

  • Aguilar Amps announces Steve Jenkins and Matt Rubano Master Class

    Aguilar Amplification has just announced their latest Master Class in their Artist Series, featuring Steve Jenkins and Matt Rubano on July 14, 2009. Steve Jenkins is a force in the jazz and and jam/funk scenes, having toured extensively with Vernon Reid and David Fiuczynski, as well as holding down a monster teaching schedule. His solo... »

  • Lita Ford recruits P.J. Farley for tour

    Lita Ford, the 80’s hard-rock queen and lead guitarist for The Runaways, has recruited P.J. Farley from Trixter/Ra as her new touring bassist. Since her return in 2008 from a 15 year break, Ford has been planning to release a new album, Wicked Wonderland, on her JLRG Entertainment label later this year, as well as... »

  • Alun Vaughan’s solo bass webcast for charity

    Bassist Alun Vaughan is joining Cancer Research UK in a fundraising event, Busking Cancer, by performing a solo bass concert via webcast from his home. The event will be held live at 8:30pm UK time on June 20th (to find out your local time, visit this site), and recorded for anyone who can’t watch it... »