Meet Geoff Kluke, a double and electric bass player, arranger, composer, lecturer, and teacher who has enjoyed 51 years (so far) in music. Geoff is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story…
I’ve been digging the Scary Goldings’ 2019 record “The Ego Trap” lately. Now they’ve announced their third record is available for pre-order. Here’s their video for “Clem Fandango”, which features Tim Lefebvre, who plays his De Armond Starfire.
Steve Bailey, John Patitucci, and Victor Wooten are continuing their weekly bass webinar this Thursday. The “Pick Bass and Beyond” roundtable discussion is slated to include some of the most prominent pick players of our instrument.
Today we’re featuring a gorgeous bass sent in by its owner, Apok Folken. His Wreck Guitars Hope 6 is the second instrument he got from the builder.
With the tragic news of the passing of Eddie Van Halen, Charles Berthoud decided to record a tribute. He asked his fans for suggestions, and “Eruption” made the list. Charles pulled off this tall task with a fantastic bass version of the iconic tune.
Fifteen years since their debut album, afro-psych soul outfit The Budos Band has returned with Long In The Tooth. The horn-heavy record is full of unshakeable grooves.
Fuzzrocious Pedals is about to light it up again with the 420 Fuzz v2. The new version of the pedal, which was previously built in limited batches, is now a permanent part of the company’s effect lineup.
MonoNeon has been impressing us for years on the bass. Now he’s doing it again with vocals – and bass. Here’s a new track by MonoNeon and Davy Nathan. MonoNeon he not only handles the bass and vocals, but also guitar, keyboards, and percussion.
Bassists and renowned teachers Matt Brewer and Orlando le Fleming are teaming up for a special bass masterclass on Monday. The hour-long session will focus on jazz bass topics as well as what it takes to be a sideman in New York City.
Sunnaudio has introduced the Nucleus NU-1 Dual Boost Distortion, an analog preamp designed for both bass and guitar. The pedal features a dual boost with high to low gain to go from a clean signal to full distortion.
Cory Wong is back with a new video and a new single. “Smooth Move” has a sweet groove, with Seth Tackaberry laying down the foundation.
Snark has unveiled the Silver Snark, which marks the latest in their line of LCD clip-on tuners. The new model has three new improvements as well as new tuning software that the company says can suit all instruments.