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Making the Decision to Go Pro as a Bassist (Or Not)
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Making the Decision to Go Pro as a Bassist (Or Not)

Q: What is your experience before becoming a professional musician? Is it something that naturally occurred or did you have to decide to make it a career? Could you share a story in which you reconciled any doubts you may have had? A: Interesting question! I’ve always played music, and I always assumed that music was what I would continue...

The Beatles’ “Drive My Car” Isolated Bass
Bass Videos

The Beatles’ “Drive My Car” Isolated Bass

Our isolated bass track on the Beatles’ “Lovely Rita” is getting a lot of attention lately. Here’s another isolated track for the the tune “Drive My Car”, which appeared on the 1965 release Rubber Soul.

Reader Spotlight: Matt Sanchez
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Matt Sanchez

Meet Matt Sanchez, a bassist with an interesting combo of work and music. Like many people here, Matt didn’t start with the bass. But while most either started on drums or guitar before making the switch, Matt tried both – starting on drums, switching to guitar and then finally finding home on the bass. Matt is No Treble’s reader in...

Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in March
Gear Roundup

Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in March

If you like reading about bass gear, you probably love these top 10 lists as much as we do. Here are the 10 most popular new gear stories on No Treble for the month of March, 2014. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing! 1. Fender American Design Experience Online Configurator Ever wanted to mix and match your favorite parts of...

The Who: Rare Live Performance of “Baba O’Reilly”
Bass Videos

The Who: Rare Live Performance of “Baba O’Reilly”

We’ve uncovered what we believe to be an extremely rare video of the Who performing their hit, “Baba O’Reilly” in today’s featured video. The details are a little sketchy… maybe you know more about it than we do.

Metal Icons Contribute to Dio Tribute Album, Cancer Fund
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Metal Icons Contribute to Dio Tribute Album, Cancer Fund

Legendary metal vocalist and band leader Ronnie James Dio died in 2010 after a battle with stomach cancer, but his legacy lives on, through not only his music, but also the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund. Both have come together in the the compilation album, , which features metal luminaries performing Dio’s songs from all eras...