Spun Loud Effects has updated its Blister & Peel dual fuzz pedal with a new version. The V.2 edition was switched to a PCB build for consistency while adding capacitors to improve and extend gain sweep.
Best of Office Hours recently had Thundercat on as a guest for a “Guess the Bassline” segment. We won’t share any spoilers here, other than to say this is pretty hilarious.
Marek Bero has expanded his line of Bass Gym 101 series with a new instructional book. “Bass Gym 101 Basslines for Beginners” features 101 exercises and lessons that condenses essential bass knowledge while focusing on playing bass lines.
Sinasoid Cables has introduced a new product to its lineup with the Sable series. Named after its sleek black appearance and matte finish, the cable has a subtle grip to its wrap that eliminates the need to constantly move it.
Hofner’s Green Line is a series created to be as environmentally friendly as possible. Started with classical guitars, the series now includes a version of their 500/1 violin bass. It carries all of the features of the original version with some interesting differences.
One of the best aspects of the quarantine period has been all the amazing collaborations. Case in point: this video put together by monster bassist Taylor Lee. Hadrien Feraud, Steve Bailey, Bubby Lewis, and Mike Bendy all play a big part in this collab as well.
This is one of the most important articles we've shared in 11+ years. This is a time for change, and No Treble is changing for the better.
Ned Steinberger has been pushing the boundaries of musical instrument creation for decades. Now, we can all get a deeper look into his history and concepts with a new book called “Steinberger: A Story of Creativity and Design” by Jim Reilly.
It has been a while since we featured a video by Diego Tarantino. Time to change that. Diego shared this clip, and it caught our eyes – and ears. Check out his incredible solo bass performance of “Norwegian Wood” and “With A Little Help From My Friends”.
It’s been a roller coaster of emotions for Primus fans this year. The band’s highly anticipated “A Tribute to Kings” tour, which will feature Les Claypool and the gang performing Rush’s “A Farewell to Kings” in full, has been rescheduled for 2021.
TC Electronic has expanded its line of Ditto looper pedals with the Ditto+. The new generation of looper expands the Ditto’s simple format with new features like 99 loop slots, 60 minutes of record time, and an Extend Loop mode.
Steely Dan’s “Peg” is one of my all-time favorite tunes, thanks to the incredible bass line by Chuck Rainey. Rebecca Johnson and her band performed the tune live back in January. As always, Rebecca knocks us out with both her playing and singing.