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  • Miki Santamaria & Casey Cooper: Bass vs Drums

    Miki Santamaria & Casey Cooper: Bass vs Drums

    Miki Santamaria just sent me his latest video, which he calls “Bass vs Drums”. Miki handles two bass parts that’ll knock you out, along with drummer Casey Cooper. Dig it! »

  • Osmar Oliveira: Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here” All-Bass Arrangement

    Osmar Oliveira: Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here” All-Bass Arrangement

    Osmar Oliveira shared his terrific all-bass performance of Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here”. I love Osmar’s fretless work on the vocal lines, and his emulation of the guitar is impressive too. »

  • Doug Wimbish and Victor Wooten: Bass Duet (NAMM 2015)

    Doug Wimbish and Victor Wooten: Bass Duet (NAMM 2015)

    The Behringer booth at this year’s NAMM show was crammed with people for this impromptu performance by Doug Wimbish and Victor Wooten. Thankfully, they filmed it. »

  • Bass Battle: Live Looping Session #7

    Bass Battle: Live Looping Session #7

    Bass Battle has taken his looping sessions to a whole new level. The bassist, aka Bogdan Diaconeasa, sent us his latest looping session, which features his already stellar playing fleshed out with ambient effects and a backbeat. The jam creates a mesmerizing sonic atmosphere and a hook that will stick in your head. »

  • Iron Maiden: Powerslave, Live 2008

    Iron Maiden: Powerslave, Live 2008

    Powerslave is one of Iron Maiden’s greatest albums, and the title track is just as killer. Here’s the band tearing it up during a performance in Costa Rica with Steve Harris laying it down like only he can. The clip is taken from a 2009 British/Canadian documentary called Iron Maiden: Flight 666, which followed the... »

  • Hadas Trainin: You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away

    Hadas Trainin: You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away

    No Treble reader Shay Levy shared this video by Hadas Trainin performing her solo bass cover of the Beatles’ “You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away”. Shay “I believe I won’t be the only one who loved the way she performs it.” He was right. »

  • Booker T and the MG’s: Melting Pot, Live 1989

    Booker T and the MG’s: Melting Pot, Live 1989

    Donald “Duck” Dunn is a legend for a reason. Here’s a great clip of the bassist laying it down with Booker T and the MG’s at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes back in 1989. The group played through many of their hits, including this version of 1971’s “Melting Pot.” Dunn’s rock solid groove lays... »

  • Cody Wright and Chaisaray Schenk: Drum & Bass Groove

    Cody Wright and Chaisaray Schenk: Drum & Bass Groove

    The connection between a bassist and a drummer is a special thing. Here’s a great example of that bond with Cody Wright tearing it up with Chaisaray Schenk on a drum and bass groove. Wright kicks things off with a killer bass riff that Schenk immediately syncs up with to form a tight pocket. »

  • Edson Barreto: “The Long and Winding Road” Cover for Two Basses

    Edson Barreto: “The Long and Winding Road” Cover for Two Basses

    No Treble reader Edson Barreto shares this video with us of his two-bass arrangement of the Beatles’ “The Long and Winding Road”. Edson makes his fretless sing on this one. »

  • Steve Lawson: Looping Improv

    Steve Lawson: Looping Improv

    Steve Lawson is a master of looping and effects to create enormous soundscapes. He recently sent us this great clip of an improv session that turned out very musical. “[It] started out as a video test and ended up featuring some rather nice music, sort of by accident,” Lawson shares. “It starts out with an... »