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The Pros and Cons of Skype Bass Lessons
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The Pros and Cons of Skype Bass Lessons

Q: I was thinking that maybe I should start taking Skype lessons so that I can reach out to more teachers than I have around me locally. Do you have any advice? Can you have a good lesson over Skype vs. in person? A: It is certainly possible to have a great lesson over Skype but, yes, there are drawbacks....

House of Waters: 17
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House of Waters: 17

One of my favorite musical discoveries of 2016 was finding House of Waters. They’re such a unique band. Here’s the trio, with Moto Fukushima on bass, performing the tune “17”, from their self-titled .

Emily Zuzik and Tim Lefebvre Release “Angelenos”
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Emily Zuzik and Tim Lefebvre Release “Angelenos”

Vocalist Emily Zuzik has teamed up with bassist Tim Lefebvre to release Angelenos. The six-song EP was created by the Los Angeles-based collective as a sort of homage to the city. Zuzik describes it as “the soundtrack for driving at night in Los Angeles.” The EP also features Gary Novak on drums with a host of special guests: Tyler Greenwell,...

Reader Spotlight: Rob Pizapio
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Rob Pizapio

Meet Rob Pizapio, a man who has had a life-long love for the low end. Rob can be found in and around northern New Jersey with his band, who literally light up the stage. Rob is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I started playing bass at a young age and continued through my...

Bass Transcription: Danny McCulloch’s Bass Line on The Animals’ “Monterey”
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Bass Transcription: Danny McCulloch’s Bass Line on The Animals’ “Monterey”

Continuing the theme of British bassists from 1968, this time I’m looking at Danny McCulloch’s bass line on “Monterey” by The Animals. This band formed in the gritty northern English city of Newcastle in 1960, and were one of the edgier sounding bands associated with the “British Invasion” of the U.S. pop charts by the middle of the decade. Their...

Zander Zon: The Last of Us
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Zander Zon: The Last of Us

Zander Zon took the theme from the action-adventure game “The Last of Us” and turned it into a solo piece for fretless bass. I’m not familiar with the game, but this theme by Gustavo Santaolalla – and reimagined by Zander – is some great music.

Contest: Win a Complete CD Manufacturing and Digital Distribution Package from Disc Makers and Backstage
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Contest: Win a Complete CD Manufacturing and Digital Distribution Package from Disc Makers and Backstage

UPDATE: Winners are being selected and will be notified by email shortly. Good luck! Disc Makers and Backstage have teamed up with No Treble to give you the chance to win a complete CD Manufacturing and Digital Distribution Package. Three lucky winners will be selected in a random drawing on November 30, 2016. Good luck! Grand Prize: One lucky winner...