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  • Remi Zik: Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” Playalong

    Remi Zik: Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” Playalong

    Sometimes you find a video on YouTube that reminds you how much you need to practice, and bassist Remi Zik has raised the bar with this virtuosic rendition of Eminem’s “Lose Yourself”. With extreme attention to detail, Zik nails the tune’s bass line. We can only imagine he worked up a sweat on this one.... »

  • Federico Malaman: “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Solo Bass Performance

    Federico Malaman: “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Solo Bass Performance

    During the 2010 EuroBassDay, Federico Malaman – armed with a Laurus bass and a looper – showcased his solo bass skills at the Tecamp and Laurus booth. Federico took Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” and made it his own great all-bass performance. »

  • Senses Fail: “Bite to Break Skin”, Live

    Senses Fail: “Bite to Break Skin”, Live

    Our Facebook friend Colton Frausell sent us a message with this video saying, “I feel like Jason Black deserves to be in the spotlight. One of the best punk rock bassists I have ever had the pleasure of hearing.” We agree. Here’s Black performing “Bite to Break Skin” from Senses Fail’s Halloween DVD. »

  • Ben Hands: Solo Bass Cover of Adele’s “Someone Like You”

    Ben Hands: Solo Bass Cover of Adele’s “Someone Like You”

    Yep, we dig it when bassists take pop tunes and turn up the awesome meter by arranging them as a solo bass piece. Here’s Ben Hands doing his thing to make Adele’s “Someone Like You” way cooler. (We may be biased). »

  • Ernesto Holman Etnojazz Trio: Choike y Cueca

    Ernesto Holman Etnojazz Trio: Choike y Cueca

    Tomás Montoya sent today’s featured video to us saying “This guy is Ernesto Holman, a jazz folklore fusion bass player [who] is very original I think. He is from Santiago Chile.” We loved everything about this: low end, melody, musical, technical… It has it all. »

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  • Sharay Reed: Groovin’ to Jackson 5 and Stevie Wonder

    Sharay Reed: Groovin’ to Jackson 5 and Stevie Wonder

    If you don’t know bassist Sharay Reed by now, you should definitely check him out (start here, then come back, or vice versa). In this video, Sharay says he was grooving on a couple of songs his dad wanted him to record, the Jackson 5’s “Darling Dear” and Stevie Wonder’s “I Was Made to Love... »

  • Lenny White Band: “Wolfbane” Live

    Lenny White Band: “Wolfbane” Live

    I’ve been digging the new “vault” release by Lenny White (check out the story we shared earlier this week). This new album offers up music from White’s 1997 tour with his band, which included two bassists: Victor Bailey and Foley. So I started hunting for videos from this era and found this great one. This... »

  • Vulfpeck: Joe Dart’s Isolated Bass Track on “Beastly”

    Vulfpeck: Joe Dart’s Isolated Bass Track on “Beastly”

    Jack Stratton sent me this video, which made my day. We’re all huge Joe Dart and Vulfpeck fans around here, and so it was a nice treat to hear Joe’s bass line to the tune “Beastly” in all its glory. If you want to hear the original, we have that too. And if you dig... »

  • MonoNeon: Theme Song to the Martin Lawrence Show

    MonoNeon: Theme Song to the Martin Lawrence Show

    A while back, we shared a video of MonoNeon jamming out part of the soundtrack to the original Sonic the Hedgehog game. Now he’s back with a bass cover of the theme to the Martin Lawrence Show. Who knew one minute of music could be so funky? »

  • Rodolfo Valdifiori: Voodoo (Bass) Child

    Rodolfo Valdifiori: Voodoo (Bass) Child

    Bassists love covering Jimi Hendrix, and we give that a big thumbs up here at No Treble HQ. Here’s Rodolfo Valdifiori doing his thing with a groove inspired by Hendrix’s “Voodoo Child”. »