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  • Juan Alderete and Halo Orbit Preview New Music

    Juan Alderete and Halo Orbit Preview New Music

    Juan Alderete has teamed up with guitarist/synth player suGar Yoshinaga and drummer Mark Guiliana for a killer new project called Halo Orbit. The trio is spread across the globe with the Alderete in Los Angeles, Guiliana in New York, and Yoshinaga in Tokyo. Their combination of influences and styles create a sound they describe as... »

  • Tedeschi Trucks Band Announces Summer Tour with Wood Brothers, Hot Tuna

    Tedeschi Trucks Band Announces Summer Tour with Wood Brothers, Hot Tuna

    The Tedeschi Trucks Band has been going hard on the road this year, and now they’ve announced the biggest “Wheel of Soul” tour to date. The third annual summer tour will include support from The Wood Brothers and Hot Tuna, meaning bass lovers will be treated to Timothy Lefebvre (Tedeschi Trucks), Chris Wood (The Wood... »

  • The Killers Reissue “Hot Fuss” on Vinyl

    The Killers Reissue “Hot Fuss” on Vinyl

    In 2004, The Killers took the pop and rock worlds by storm with their debut album Hot Fuss. Propelled by bassist Mark Stoermer’s catchy bass lines, the release garnered hits with “Mr. Brightside”, “Somebody Told Me”, “Smile Like You Mean It,” and “All These Things That I’ve Done.” Now the band has reissued their breakout... »

  • The Wood Brothers Release Live Album, Announce Tour Dates

    The Wood Brothers Release Live Album, Announce Tour Dates

    The Wood Brothers are back with a new live album and tour for 2017. The trio of guitarist Oliver Wood, bassist Chris Wood, and drummer Jano Rix have just released Live At The Barn, which sees the band performing at a beautiful and bittersweet venue. Late drummer/vocalist Levon Helm regularly featured the Wood Brothers at... »

  • Aidan Hampson Releases Red Hot Chili Peppers “Blood Sugar Sex Magik” Bass Transcription Book

    Aidan Hampson Releases Red Hot Chili Peppers “Blood Sugar Sex Magik” Bass Transcription Book

    Aidan Hampson has once again expanded his library of bass transcriptions, this time focusing on the funk rock work of Flea. More specifically, the book has the bass parts written out for the entire Red Hot Chili Peppers album Blood Sugar Sex Magik. “There are some absolute classics in here, including ‘Give It Away’, ‘Under... »

  • Nathan East Returns with “Reverence”

    Nathan East Returns with “Reverence”

    Two years ago and after forty years as first call bassist to the world’s top artists, Nathan East released his debut solo album. Now he’s back with Reverence. The 12-song album features many of the same artists he’s worked with over the years, including Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Kirk Whalum, Yolanda Adams, Chick Corea, and... »

  • NAMM 2017: All the Bass News

    NAMM 2017: All the Bass News

    The No Treble Crew is in Anaheim, California to cover all the bass-related news from the 2017 Winter NAMM Show. Be sure to check in throughout the show and in the days following for the most complete coverage from the world of bass. »

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  • Hot Tuna Announces Winter 2017 Tour Dates

    Hot Tuna Announces Winter 2017 Tour Dates

    Birds may fly south for the winter, but tuna flies west. Hot Tuna has announced a string of West Coast dates for February including stops in California, Oregon, and Washington. The legendary duo of guitarist Jorma Kaukonen and bassist Jack Casady will be appearing mostly in their acoustic format with an electric date (featuring drummer... »

  • Ida Nielsen and Jan-Olof Strandberg Team Up for Funk Project

    Ida Nielsen and Jan-Olof Strandberg Team Up for Funk Project

    Jan-Olof Strandberg has a great tradition of collaborating with fellow bassists, including Paul Jackson, Dominque DiPiazza, Michael Manring, and more. Now he’s teaming up with funk powerhouse Ida Nielsen for a new project. “The group will be in the studio to record new material and performing a few live shows in Finland between March 7th... »

  • Bill Laswell Collaborates with Gnawa Musicians For “TAGNAWWIT”

    Bill Laswell Collaborates with Gnawa Musicians For “TAGNAWWIT”

    Bill Laswell has always been about mixing different cultures in his music, and his latest release is a stellar example of why it works so well. The bassist/producer teamed up with Maâlem Mokhtar Gania to create TAGNAWWIT – Holy Black Gnawa Trance, an album that fuses Gnawa from Africa with Western music. “GNAWA (or Gnaoua)... »