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  • 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... »

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  • Best of 2016: The Top 10 Ask Damian Erskine Columns

    Best of 2016: The Top 10 Ask Damian Erskine Columns

    Damian Erskine became No Treble’s first columnist on June 24th, 2009. Ever since he’s been publishing his mega-popular Q&A column every other week. We’re lucky to have him, and we know readers feel the same way based on the huge readership numbers his column sees. And here are the best of the best – the... »

  • Best of 2016: The Top 10 Bass Videos

    Best of 2016: The Top 10 Bass Videos

    Out of the 365 or so videos we’ve shared this year, we have a lot of favorites. But the “Best of” lists include only 10, and are always ranked by No Treble reader views. Here are the top 10 most watched bass videos for 2016. Enjoy! 1. Brian Wilson and Carol Kaye: Good Vibrations Carol... »

  • Best of 2016: The Top 10 Interviews and Podcasts

    Best of 2016: The Top 10 Interviews and Podcasts

    Over the course of 2016, we talked with many bassists through our Groove podcast and interviews. Here are the top 10 reader favorites of the year. 1. Groove – Episode #13: Felix Pastorius In this episode of Groove, we chat with Felix Pastorius about the “JACO” movie, his father’s legacy, what he would like to... »

  • Best of 2016: The Top 10 Reader Favorite Basses

    Best of 2016: The Top 10 Reader Favorite Basses

    We covered a ton of gear this year, including many, many new basses. Here are the top 10 most read and most shared stories in 2016 on No Treble featuring new basses. Enjoy! 1. Orange Amplification O Bass Guitar Orange Amplification launched the O Bass at the 2016 NAMM show. The bass is a vintage-styled... »

  • Best of 2016: Top 10 Bass Lessons and Transcriptions

    Best of 2016: Top 10 Bass Lessons and Transcriptions

    We published a whole lot of bass lessons in 2016. Here are the top 10 reader favorites of the year. Think of it as a great to do list for the holiday break and the new year. Thanks for reading, commenting, sharing – and shedding. 1. Talking Technique: Killer Dead Note Grooves Dead notes are... »

  • Best of 2016: Top 10 Bass Columns

    Best of 2016: Top 10 Bass Columns

    No Treble columns are designed to inspire. Of the dozens (and dozens) of columns over the course of 2016, these are the top 10 reader favorites. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing. 1. Bass Players to Know: Justin Meldal-Johnsen Ryan Madora first discovered Justin Meldal-Johnsen thanks to Beck. In this “Bass Players to Know” column,... »