Here are the top 10 most popular features on No Treble last week, as determined by you!
1. Video: Tony Levin’s BassCam: Sledgehammer
Here’s Tony Levin giving us a unique perspective of a Peter Gabriel concert in Lima, Peru.
2. Player News: Jack Bruce: “Cream is over”
Jack Bruce, when asked if there will be another Cream union, says “There’s a new story now – Cream is over.”
3. Player News: Roger Waters Announces New Web Site and The Wall 2010 Tour
Legendary Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters has announced a 2010 tour schedule for live performances of The Wall.
4. New Release: Jeff Beck: Emotion & Commotion, with Tal Wilkenfeld and Vinnie Colaiuta
Jeff Beck has released his first studio album in seven years, Emotion & Commotion.
5. Gear Watch: Warwick Corvette NT Limited Edition 2010 Bass
Warwick has unveiled the Corvette NT “Neck-Through” Limited edition 2010 bass, which was designed to combine a modern ergonomic design and the tone of a vintage J-bass.
6. Column: Decoding Graphic Equalizers: Get Past “Scooping” Your Tone
New columnist Jeff Gorham, breaks down the steps of setting-up graphic equalizers, how they work, and how to approach setting your tone.
7. Book Review: Jack Bruce Composing Himself – The Authorized Biography
In his first review for No Treble, Will Marks says the new Jack Bruce bio is “a satisfying read; not the typical star worshipping pabulum one might expect in a biography focused on the life of a man who changed the face of rock and electric bass playing 40 odd years ago.”
8. The Lowdown with Dr. D.: Rhythm Series: Keeping Time
Keeping a steady pulse is a fundamental skill for any musician, and it is especially important to any one who is part of the rhythm section. In his latest installment, Dr. D. breaks it down and helps you figure out how to keep your “internal pulse”.
9. Ask Damian Erskine: Approach to Soloing
Damian answers a readers question: “How do you go about soloing for various styles?”
10. Player News: Jason Newsted’s Art to Be Exhibited in Gallery
Ever wonder what Jason Newsted has been up to lately? After leaving Metallica in 2001, the bassist has worked on various projects including EchoBrain and Voivod, but a shoulder injury in late 2006 brought about a new artistic outlet: painting.