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Archive for February 2021

FM Guitars Launches Line of Double-Fretboard Basses
Basses

FM Guitars Launches Line of Double-Fretboard Basses

Double-neck guitarist Felix Martin has been broadened the range of his instrument company, FM Guitars, with a new line of basses. The company now offers 8, 10, and 12-string basses

Eduardo Kusdra: Martha My Dear
Bass Videos

Eduardo Kusdra: Martha My Dear

No Treble reader Eduardo Kusdra sent us this video he did a few years ago, and we were glad he did. Eduardo took The Beatles’ “Martha My Dear” and turned it into an incredible all-bass arrangement. I love the fretless work on this.

Mia Wallace Rejoins Abbath
News

Mia Wallace Rejoins Abbath

One year after she was removed from the band, Mia Wallace is back among the ranks of the black metal outfit Abbath. The news was announced on Abbath’s social media.

Bass of the Week: Nishgaki Guitars Tempesta 5 Indigo Blue
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Nishgaki Guitars Tempesta 5 Indigo Blue

Luthier Yuki Nishgaki of Nishgaki Guitars draws his inspiration from nature. That’s clear on this gorgeous semi-hollow Tempesta bass, which summons visions of huge waves of sound.

Pete O’Neill: Perfect
Bass Videos

Pete O’Neill: Perfect

Pete O’Neill sent us a new video, and it has quite a story behind it. Check out his solo bass performance (and transcription) for Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect”.

Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (January 2021)
Top Ten

Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (January 2021)

For the first month of the new year, the bass videos we shared were quite popular. Here are the top 10 No Treble reader favorites for the month of January 2021.

D’Addario Announces Chromatic Pedal Tuner+
Accessories & Strings

D’Addario Announces Chromatic Pedal Tuner+

D’Addario has introduced a new tuning pedal called the Chromatic Pedal Tuner+. The new utility device is described as having the speed and accuracy of the original pedal tuner with two new onboard features.

Gilad Ephrat: My Beloved Country
Bass Videos

Gilad Ephrat: My Beloved Country

Following the popular video Gilad Ephrat sent us for “Mercy Street”, here’s another he just sent us. Here’s his beautiful solo double bass performance of “My Beloved Country”.

Edie Brickell & New Bohemians Return with “Hunter and the Dog Star”
New Albums

Edie Brickell & New Bohemians Return with “Hunter and the Dog Star”

Edie Brickell and New Bohemians have released a new album called “Hunter and The Dog Star”. The record, which marks their fifth studio effort, is once again anchored by bass heavyweight Brad Houser.

Ibanez Unveils 2021 Limited Edition SR Premium Models
Basses

Ibanez Unveils 2021 Limited Edition SR Premium Models

Ibanez has unveiled their annual limited edition run of SR Premium basses, which they describe as “built to be noticed.” The four-string SR4CMLTD and five-string SR5CMLTD are built with multi-piece bodies of alternating ash and figured maple.

The Main Squeeze: Hotel California
Bass Videos

The Main Squeeze: Hotel California

It’s always a blast watching videos by The Main Squeeze. The band always nails it on their covers, and they look like they’re having a lot of fun recording them. Here’s their latest, with their cool take on “Hotel California”.

New Book Documents Fender’s Diamond Anniversary
News

New Book Documents Fender’s Diamond Anniversary

Fender is celebrating their 75th anniversary with a few limited edition basses, but the iconic brand’s three-quarters of a century will also be documented in a new book, “Fender 75 Years”, written by Dave Hunter.