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  • Weekly Top 10: Pre-NAMM Bass Gear News, Big Time Bass Videos, Top Columns and Bass of the Week

    Weekly Top 10: Pre-NAMM Bass Gear News, Big Time Bass Videos, Top Columns and Bass of the Week

    No Treble readership keeps climbing, and for that, we’re quite grateful. For the week of January 10-16, 2015, we all enjoyed some pre-show news from the upcoming winter NAMM, watched some killer bass videos, and were inspired by columns by Damian Erskine and Donovan Stokes. Thank you as always for making this site one of... »

  • Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (December 2014)

    Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (December 2014)

    Want to know what’s great? A killer bass video. Want to know what’s really great? Ten killer bass videos. It just so happens we have such a list… the top 10 most watched videos on No Treble for the month of December, 2014. Thanks for watching and sharing! »

  • Weekly Top 10: No Treble Podcast Debuts, Early Bass Gear News from NAMM, Top Bass Videos and More

    Weekly Top 10: No Treble Podcast Debuts, Early Bass Gear News from NAMM, Top Bass Videos and More

    The first full week of the new year offered up a lot of excitement. One of the most exciting things for us was the start of our brand new podcast, Groove. Robert Trujillo was our guest, and not only has this been popular among No Treble readers – it has spread across the web. We’re... »

  • Weekly Top 10: Top Bass Videos, New Gear, Best of 2014 & Bass of the Week

    Weekly Top 10: Top Bass Videos, New Gear, Best of 2014 & Bass of the Week

    We closed out 2014 with some “best of 2014″ lists, and two of those made the weekly top 10 list for the week of December 27 to January 2. So consider this a big time bonus top 10. Happy new year! 1. Best of 2014: The Top 10 Reader Favorite Bass Amps and Cabinets We... »

  • 2014 Reader Favorites – #1: Jaco Pastorius

    2014 Reader Favorites – #1: Jaco Pastorius

    [topbassists2014] If you’re a fan of Jaco Pastorius, 2014 was filled with great news. News of the film was steady throughout the year, Modern American Music… Period! The Criteria Sessions was released on Record Store Day, Warner Bros. released a new anthology, and we unearthed some great video and audio gems. Robert Trujillo Talks Jaco... »

  • 2014 Reader Favorites – #2: James Jamerson

    2014 Reader Favorites – #2: James Jamerson

    [topbassists2014] What can we say about James Jamerson that hasn’t already been said? The master bassist is still leading the charts around here, thanks to another great visualized bass line by Jack Stratton, an isolated bass track, and a new documentary about the Funk Machine in 2014. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: James Jamerson’s Bass... »

  • 2014 Reader Favorites – #3: Alissia Benveniste

    2014 Reader Favorites – #3: Alissia Benveniste

    [topbassists2014] We never featured Alissia Benveniste before 2014, but the four videos we did share over the course of the year were enough to propel her way up the charts… to #3 on the 2014 Reader Favorite list. Watch these videos, and I’m sure you’ll see (and hear) why. Alissia Benveniste: Get Down One of... »

  • 2014 Reader Favorites – #4: Victor Wooten

    2014 Reader Favorites – #4: Victor Wooten

    [topbassists2014] As Victor Wooten once shared, “you can’t hold no groove (if you ain’t got no pocket).” Vic not only has deep pockets, he does all the rest too – and often at the same time. A perennial favorite around here, Vic is #4 on the 2014 Reader Favorite list. Bass Transcription: “Overjoyed” by Victor... »

  • 2014 Reader Favorites – #5: Michael League

    2014 Reader Favorites – #5: Michael League

    [topbassists2014] Ever since we featured Michael League (and his band, Snarky Puppy) in May, 2011, he’s been a popular bassist here on No Treble. Michael’s band has grown in popularity – enormously so – in the years since. In 2014, we interviewed Michael to find out more. That, plus Thomas Milacher’s transcription of Michael’s arrangement... »

  • 2014 Reader Favorites – #6: Robert Trujillo

    2014 Reader Favorites – #6: Robert Trujillo

    [topbassists2014] Robert Trujillo is one busy man. Not only is he working on music with Metallica, he’s also funding a film on Jaco Pastorius – which has been in the works for about four years or so, and is set to be completed this year. Robert’s video with Rodrigo y Gabriela, plus all the Jaco... »