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  • Sean Martinez: “Shards of Scorched Flesh” Rings of Saturn Bass Play-Along

    Sean Martinez: “Shards of Scorched Flesh” Rings of Saturn Bass Play-Along

    Extreme death metal bassist Sean Martinez does a play-through of the song “Shards of Scorched Flesh” by his band Rings of Saturn. Hold on to your hats. Things are going to get heavy. »

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  • Petros Klampanis: “Countdown” Solo Looping Double Bass

    Petros Klampanis: “Countdown” Solo Looping Double Bass

    Here’s an awesome rendition of the classic John Coltrane tune “Countdown,” performed by Petros Klampanis. The bassist gets creative with harmonics, insane rhythms, and a shaker attached to his ankle. »

  • Lőrincz Viktor: Vikofunk

    Lőrincz Viktor: Vikofunk

    It has been almost two years since we featured bassist Lőrincz Viktor and his Boomerang Competition Bass Solo video (which knocked everyone out). Lőrincz is back with a new video and tune called “Vikofunk”, recorded on his Modulus FB5. Lőrincz is having fun and showing off his incredible technique once again. »

  • Amanda Ruzza Group: Melancia

    Amanda Ruzza Group: Melancia

    Check out this great clip of bassist Amanda Ruzza getting down on Rique Pantoja’s “Melancia”. The performance was filmed during Cornelia St. Cafè’s Brazilian Jazz Festival in New York City. »

  • Primus: Too Many Puppies, Live

    Primus: Too Many Puppies, Live

    Can you ever get enough Primus? I think not. Here’s a clip of Les Claypool and the boys playing “Too Many Puppies” from their 1990 debut Fizzle Fry. »

  • Inside//Outside: Effervescent (Featured Reader Video Week)

    Inside//Outside: Effervescent (Featured Reader Video Week)

    Bassist Adam Neely sent this awesome video of his band Inside//Outside playing his composition “Effervescent”. The Brooklyn-based 4-stringer describes the tune as odd-metered nu-jazz with a distorted trumpet solo, 8-bit drums, and (our favorite part) a bitcrushed bass solo that starts at the 2:05 mark. We describe it as awesome. Today’s video wraps up our... »

  • Pino Saracini: “Bridge Over Troubled Water” Solo Bass Arrangement (Featured Reader Video Week)

    Pino Saracini: “Bridge Over Troubled Water” Solo Bass Arrangement (Featured Reader Video Week)

    You may remember Pino Sarcini from when we featured his Keyboard Bass as Bass of the Week. He recently sent us this very chill solo bass arrangement of the classic Simon and Garfunkel tune “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” Saracini utilizes harmonics to create a nice flowing texture to the song. “Relaxing with [my] bass at... »

  • Samuel Haynes: Labyrinth (Featured Reader Video Week)

    Samuel Haynes: Labyrinth (Featured Reader Video Week)

    We’ve featured No Treble reader Samuel Haynes before, and we’re happy to share the latest he just sent our way. The tune is an original composition Samuel wrote, using BEAD tuning. He describes the tune as “[mostly] slap with some chordal stuff thrown in there too.” Samuel is playing his Ibanez Soundgear SRX300 with stock... »

  • Rodolfo Valdifiori: “P.A.C. Man” Alain Caron Cover (Featured Reader Video Week)

    Rodolfo Valdifiori: “P.A.C. Man” Alain Caron Cover (Featured Reader Video Week)

    Rodolfo Valdifiori shared this video showcasing his bass skills with a play-along of Alain Caron’s “P.A.C. Man”. Love the funky lines on this one. And I’m always a sucker for some honkin’ bari sax too. We’re celebrating a week-long series of videos by No Treble readers. We want to hear from you and share your... »

  • Andres Rotmistrovsky & Angela Watson: Man in the Mirror (Featured Reader Video Week)

    Andres Rotmistrovsky & Angela Watson: Man in the Mirror (Featured Reader Video Week)

    This isn’t the first time we’ve featured a video by Andres Rotmistrovsky. And it also isn’t the first we’ve shared of his duets with vocalist Angela Watson either. Andres sent us this one, which like the other work we’ve seen by this duo is terrific. This time around, they tackle their version of Michael Jackson’s... »