Nearly forty years into their career, NOFX has returned their 14th full-length studio album, entitled “Single Album”. Frontman and bassist Fat Mike calls it a “dark album”, although that wasn’t his initial intent.
The Fender Custom Shop has unveiled their 2021 Masterbuilt Prestige Collection, featuring one-of-a-kind instruments crafted by their roster of master builders. This year the series includes two basses.
Liquid Tension Experiment continues to release videos for the latest album, “LTE3”, and this one is different (but still awesome). “If LTE ever had a ‘prog pop hit’ this would be it!”
It’s time to get your dance on. Stuart Clayton has just released “The Chic Book”, a transcription book that compiles 18 songs with both bass and guitar parts written out. That means you can learn the parts from both Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards.
Episode #75 of Groove - The No Treble Podcast is here. This month’s guest is the insanely talented Charles Berthoud. Already recognized as one of the masters of the two-handed tapping technique, Charles plays the bass like a piano, accompanying himself with multiple parts.
Prepare for instant stank face, as No Treble favorite Federico Malaman and shining star Áron Hodek give us some “Killer Kid Funk.” Joined with Áron’s brother David on drums, this trio is super funky!
Toto guitarist and session ace Steve Lukather has just released a new solo album called “I Found The Sun Again”. Co-produced and engineered by Ken Freeman, the album includes bassists Jorgen Carlsson and John Pierce.
Gruv Gear has expanded their line of instrument cases by simultaneously reducing it. The new Kapsulite Bass Guitar Bag is 33% lighter than the company’s popular Kapsule model while continuing to provide utmost protection.
Ryan Madora is back with another incredible lesson video, breaking down one of the all-time great bass grooves, “Express Yourself” by Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St Rhythm Band.
The Berklee Bass Department is back again with their weekly webinar hosted by Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci. This week’s session will spotlight the “producer/bassist,” with an incredible lineup.
Meet Joanna Smith, a bassist who plays both electric and double bass, and has now for two decades. Here’s her story...
Dunable Guitars has unveiled a new signature bass with Power Trip’s Chris Whetzel. The thrash bassist has been playing their R2 bass for several years, so the based company constructed the new axe around the model.