JOYO Audio has announced the O.M.B., a pedal that combines a looper and a drum machine to make yourself a one-man band. The functions can be used separately or together.
Whenever a Berklee Indian Ensemble video shows up, I watch it immediately. In this clip, the ensemble is joined by Indian Ocean, dubbed the “pioneers of the Indian rock fusion scene.” The combined group performs a new arrangement Indian Ocean’s popular song “Jhini,” with Sharon Renold on bass.
Very sad news to report today: bass legend Joe Osborn has passed away. He was 81 years old. His son, Darren, made a statement on behalf of his family on social media.
Schroeder Cabinets has expanded their lineup of bass cabs with the 12.6PL, which is fitted with a 12-inch custom B&C subwoofer as well as a 6-inch driver for mids and an adjustable bullet tweeter.
“River” is one of Joni Mitchell’s most covered songs, but you’ve never heard it like this. Ellen Andrea Wang lays down a gorgeous bass line while singing the song with a vocal effects processor.
Time to take a break from whatever is happening, sit down, and enjoy some serious bass goodness. That’s all thanks to this list of the top 10 reader favorite videos on No Treble for the month.
Rocket Surgeon Effects Pedal Laboratory has announced a new reverb pedal called Ice Caves. The hand-wired pedal has knobs for Level, Depth, Echo, Brightness, and Ice as well as an Ambience switch.
Stuart Clayton is back with another video in his “Giants of Bass” series. “This video is a performance of ‘The Wicked Vicar’, the Victor Wooten-style piece that I wrote for my 2017 book ‘Giants of Bass,'” Start shares.
After announcing a new album in October, the Claypool Lennon Delirium has revealed the second track from the upcoming LP, South of Reality. “Easily Charmed By Fools” is everything you’d expect from Les Claypool and Sean Lennon: awesome, quirky bass lines and a psychedelic vibe. The band has also announced a North American tour.
In this entry in the “Bass Players To Know” series, Ryan sets her sights on Krist Novoselic, who inspired her to pick up the bass in high school.
My good friend Steve Lawson shared a video I hadn’t seen before. “More Billy Sheehan amazingness,” Steve shared. “His phrasing on the solo here is extraordinary…” In this clip, Guthrie Govan, Sheehan, and Pete Riley perform Jeff Beck’s “Cause We’ve Ended as Lovers.”
Former Oh, Sleeper bassist Lucas Starr has passed away from colon cancer. He was 34 years old.