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Petros Klampanis: Basscape
Bass Videos

Petros Klampanis: Basscape

Greek bassist Petros Klampanis proves for us again that all you need is bass. Utilizing his upright and a looper, Klampanis lays down a cool groove on his tune “Basscape,” written in 11/8 time.

Weather Report’s 1983 Live in Cologne Released on DVD and CD
New Albums

Weather Report’s 1983 Live in Cologne Released on DVD and CD

Continuing in their celebration of the 40th anniversary of the 1971 founding of Weather Report, the estate of Joe Zawinul is releasing their second of three new releases this year. Weather Report: Live in Cologne 1983 is now out in the U.S. on DVD and double CD. Live in Cologne features the group’s final line up, including Victor Bailey on...

Old School: Kay K5915 Electric Bass
Old School

Old School: Kay K5915 Electric Bass

The Kay Musical Instrument Company emerged in the 1930’s in Chicago, when Kay founder Henry Kay “Hank” Kuhrmeyer and an invester acquired the Groehsl Instrument Company, which was founded in 1890. Kuhrmeyer was interested in producing electric guitars and amplifiers when he took over the company, and they did just that in 1936 with the release of the company’s first...

Clear Tune: A Look at the Chromatic Tuner for iOS
Apps

Clear Tune: A Look at the Chromatic Tuner for iOS

I have tried most every tuner on the app store and there are many that I like for many reasons. Some look fantastic, but have accuracy issues. Some are accurate but are just plain ugly. After trying about a dozen tuner apps, I have finally settled on Cleartune. This app is attractive, highly accurate and versatile. Cleartune works quite well...

Victor Wooten and Carter Beauford: Resolution
Bass Videos

Victor Wooten and Carter Beauford: Resolution

Here’s a great look at Victor Wooten and Dave Matthews Band drummer Carter Beauford in studio and performing a great tune from Yin-Yang. “This is another song that Carter had to walk in and learn on the spot,” Victor said. “He switches between 6/8, 3/4, and who knows what during this song. As usual he did an amazing job.” Victor...

Top 10: Classic 70’s Precision, Krist Novoselic Signature Bass, Alex Webster’s Extreme Metal Bass, the Top Bass Videos and more
Weekly Top 10

Top 10: Classic 70’s Precision, Krist Novoselic Signature Bass, Alex Webster’s Extreme Metal Bass, the Top Bass Videos and more

Last week, No Treble readers enjoyed new basses from Fender, Gibson, plus Planet Waves’ new tuner and the Bass of the Week… gear for the win! A couple of new faces in our video coverage including Philip Smith performing his “Smooth Funk Bass Jam” and Ariane Cap’s duet with herselfof her “Bach Me Up” bass arrangement. Plus, the monthly top...

Baer Amplification Now Shipping ML112 Bass Cabinets
Bass Gear

Baer Amplification Now Shipping ML112 Bass Cabinets

Baer Amplification is now shipping their ML112, a 1×12 cabinet that delivers 400 watts at 8 ohms. The release is the first production line available from the manufacturer, who caught attention at the 2010 Winter NAMM show. The ML series cabinets are loaded with neodymium woofers and extended range midrange drivers, which Baer says add more body and punch than...

No Treble Originals: How to Fix a Guitar
No Treble Originals

No Treble Originals: How to Fix a Guitar

No Treble’s all-new original video tutorial for fixing a guitar. Be sure to share this excellent advice with your guitar player friends. Just 3 easy steps!

Roger Waters to Bring The Wall Back to U.S. in 2012
Concerts & Tours

Roger Waters to Bring The Wall Back to U.S. in 2012

Roger Waters will be bringing The Wall tour back to the U.S. in 2012, according to his latest interview with Rolling Stone. Though dates have not been announced, the former Pink Floyd bassist says there are parts of the country they missed and plan to visit. “There are quite a few markets we didn’t cover last time, like Austin,” he...

Daniel Rey: Palenque
Bass Videos

Daniel Rey: Palenque

Facebook friend César Romo Castro sent us this video of bassist Daniel Rey performing his original composition, “Palenque”. Daniel’s technique is truly remarkable – especially his right hand, which doesn’t look quite human. Have a video to share? Drop us a note at [email protected]

Pink Floyd Releases Massive Reissue Campaign
New Albums

Pink Floyd Releases Massive Reissue Campaign

Pink Floyd has reissued their extensive catalog of music coinciding with the group’s “Why Pink Floyd?” campaign – one designed to introduce their music to a new generation of fans. The most notable release of the group is the remastered six-disc box set of the band’s best-selling Dark Side of The Moon album, and a box set of all 14...

Top 10: Best of No Treble in September
Top Ten

Top 10: Best of No Treble in September

From Lemmy’s bass to our how-to columns and all the best bass gear, here are the top 10 articles on No Treble in September, 2011. 1. Bass of the Week: Rickenbacker Limited Edition Lemmy Kilmister Signature 4004LK Rickenbacker paid tribute to metal icon and Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister with the introduction of the 4004LK, a signature bass limited to 60...