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Stories Behind the Songs: David Hood
Stories Behind the Songs

Stories Behind the Songs: David Hood

The story of Muscle Shoals as a recording mecca is simply incredible. We’re thrilled to share the return of our “Stories Behind the Songs” series, with the great David Hood sharing 15 of his memorable tracks.

Wonder Women: Lynn Keller
Wonder Women

Wonder Women: Lynn Keller

In this month’s installment of “Wonder Women; Stories from the Women Who Play Bass”, we’re checking in with Lynn Keller. Lynn has toured extensively, worked as a Musical Director/bassist, and much, much more.

A Lesson In Impermanence: An Interview with John Ferrara
Interviews

A Lesson In Impermanence: An Interview with John Ferrara

The bass guitar’s growth as an individual instrument has skyrocketed in the last decade. John Ferrara has honed his two-handed tapping abilities to a profound level and – more importantly – used them to create spellbinding compositions. We caught up with him to get the scoop on his new album, his approach to composing, and more.

Funk the World: An Interview with Freekbass
Interviews

Funk the World: An Interview with Freekbass

The past two years have been tough, but Freekbass has been determined to make the best of it. He’s kicked off 2022 with a new EP and booked an upcoming tour. We caught up with him to get the full scoop in this video interview.

In Memoriam: Scott Edwards
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Scott Edwards

We’re sad to share reports that ace session bassist Scott Edwards has passed away. Edwards was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia where he graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1966. His musical studies began on trombone when he was six years old.

Wonder Women: Brittany Frompovich
Wonder Women

Wonder Women: Brittany Frompovich

For this month’s installment of Wonder Women; Stories from the Women Who Play Bass, Ariane Cap turns the tables on Brittany Frompovich, and interviews her for her own column.

Reader Spotlight: Jenny Giammanco
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Jenny Giammanco

Meet Jenny Giammanco, a bassist from Brooklyn who got her start playing percussion. Ten years ago, she made the switch and as she says, “the rest is history!” Here’s her story...

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Stress Dreams: An Interview with Mike Devol
Interviews

Stress Dreams: An Interview with Mike Devol

Although they have traditional bluegrass instrumentation, Greensky Bluegrass is anything but traditional. Since 2004, the pulse of the band has been kept steady by bassist Mike Devol. We caught up with him to get the scoop.

Reader Spotlight: Joseph Garcia
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Joseph Garcia

Meet Joseph Garcia, a bassist from Bakersfield, CA, and creator of the various “Bass Intros” playlists on Spotify. Joseph is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story...

Wonder Women: Ariane Cap
Wonder Women

Wonder Women: Ariane Cap

In this month’s installment of “Wonder Women; Stories from the Women Who Play Bass”, Brittany Frompovich checks in with Ariane Cap. Ari is no stranger to No Treble readers, but her story is an inspiring one.

Kira: An Interview with Kira Roessler
Interviews

Kira: An Interview with Kira Roessler

She’s a punk rock icon, a bass hero, an award-winning sound editor, and now a solo recording artist. But the biggest part of Kira Roessler’s identity comes back to being a bass player. We caught up with Roessler to get the scoop on all that and more, including how the bass is her lens to the world.

In Memoriam: Burke Shelley
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Burke Shelley

Budgie bassist and vocalist Burke Shelley has passed away. His daughter Ela wrote on social media that he died in his sleep at Heath Hospital in Cardiff.