Gospel legend Andrew Gouché has teamed up with the financial group New Black Wall Street (NWBS) to break the mold of traditional concerts. The bassist is set to become the first musician ever to broadcast a live, personal NFT concert.
Wolfgang Van Halen’s long-awaited Mammoth WVH album is releasing in June. He just dropped a new video of one of the tracks, and it is impressive. The multi-instrumentalist made the video fun too.
We’re kicking off the weekend with a look back at the best of the best from the world of bass over the past 7 days. Here are the top 10 No Treble reader favorites of the week.
Carl Martin has unveiled the next evolution of their Octaswitch with “The Strip,” which they call the smallest and most advanced version yet. The effects loop pedal brings the same features as its predecessors while adding versatility.
Evan Marien x Dana Hawkins are back with a new music video for their song, “Kyoto”, which features Aaron Marshall from Intervals and Julian “J3PO” Pollack. I love how this duo has evolved, and the sounds they’re creating with this project.
After two successful events last year, BassCon Online is back for the third time. The three-day event will be held April 16th through the 18th with an amazing roster of bassists giving lessons.
After a year of quarantine concerts from Fur Peace Staton, Hot Tuna has announced they’ll be back on the road in 2021. The acoustic format of the band with Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady will kick things off with a string of dates in May and June.
Line 6 has debuted the POD Go Wireless, an amp and effects processor that builds on the existing POD Go unit with a built-in Relay wireless receiver. The company also includes a Relay G10TII transmitter to play wirelessly right out of the box.
David Pastorius shared this on Facebook the other day and it knocked me out. He and his band Local 518 recorded this rehearsal session, with the band tearing through the Tower of Power tune, “What Is Hip?”
Peter Hook has plenty of great stories, as evidenced by his three hit books. Now, you can hear the inside scoop of New Order straight from Hooky’s mouth. His 2016 book, “Substance: Inside New Order”, is now available on audiobook.
Rich Brown is back with the second installment in his “Brown’stone” lesson series. In this lesson, Rich expands on the Metronome Study Series, taking two-note phrases through the 16th note subdivision in a very simple (but very hip) way.
We’ve featured some great videos of Janek Gwizdala using looper pedals before, but this is just next level. “Factor 1000” is a song built from the bass guitar and a plethora of pedals.