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Black Dub: “Last Time” (Live)
Bass Videos

Black Dub: “Last Time” (Live)

I’ve been revisiting the excellent Black Dub record that was released back in 2010 and exploring more videos by the band. In this clip, the band performs “Last Time” live. Jim Wilson, who toured with the group, plays bass on a tune that features the great Brian Blade on drums.

Jay Anderson Returns to Band Leader on “Deepscape”
New Albums

Jay Anderson Returns to Band Leader on “Deepscape”

Jay Anderson has anchored over 400 recordings for artists ranging from Michael Brecker to Ira Sullivan to Dave Liebman. He released his first albums as a leader in the early ’90s, and now he’s out front again with a new album entitled “Deepscape.”

Acoustic Image Announces the Doubleshot Speaker Cabinet
Amps

Acoustic Image Announces the Doubleshot Speaker Cabinet

After unveiling the Upshot two years ago, Acoustic Image has expanded their speaker cabinet line with the Doubleshot. The cab is described as “the world’s lightest 2×10” and features two opposing side-firing woofers with a single five-inch midrange driver.

Nenad Vasilic: Sarabande
Bass Videos

Nenad Vasilic: Sarabande

Our friend Nenad Vasilic sent us this spectacular video performance of J.S.Bach’s “Sarabande” from “Cello Suite No.2,” which he recorded on old vintage Jazz bass.

Neil Young’s “Tuscaloosa” Featuring Tim Drummond Now Available
New Albums

Neil Young’s “Tuscaloosa” Featuring Tim Drummond Now Available

The early ’70s were a high point for Neil Young. 1972’s “Harvest” is often heralded as his most popular album, and 1973 had his first live album, “Time Fades Away.” Now a new document of that timeframe has come to light with “Tuscaloosa,” featuring Tim Drummond.

Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (May 2019)
Top Ten

Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (May 2019)

May was a huge month for bass videos on No Treble. Here are the top 10 favorites we shared.

Rickenbacker Guitars Reveals the 4003AC Al Cisneros Signature Bass
Basses

Rickenbacker Guitars Reveals the 4003AC Al Cisneros Signature Bass

Al Cisneros has teamed up with Rickenbacker for a limited edition signature bass based on their flagship model. The 4003AC is outfitted with a few of the Sleep/Om bassist’s requests.

Leonid & Friends: Spinning Wheel
Bass Videos

Leonid & Friends: Spinning Wheel

While we mostly know Leonid & Friends for their incredible Chicago covers, they also cover other bands (including Earth, Wind & Fire). Now they’re adding Blood, Sweat & Tears to the mix, with a cover of “Spinning Wheel.”

Final Dr. John Album to Feature Will Lee on Bass
News

Final Dr. John Album to Feature Will Lee on Bass

The world lost a musical icon with the passing of Dr. John. However, a new Rolling Stone article explains that the New Orleans pianist recorded one final album before his death. We also now know that Will Lee provided the low end.

How Important are Intervals in Bass Lines?
Ask Damian Erskine

How Important are Intervals in Bass Lines?

One of the great things about the “Ask Damian” column is that Damian gets questions from people at all levels, including those just starting out. This week, he dives in to the basics of intervals.