Weekly Top 10: George Porter, Jr. on Groove, Top Bass Gear, New Albums, and More
We’re closing out the week with a look back at the top 10 reader favorite stories on No Treble.
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Episode #76 of Groove - the No Treble Podcast is here, and this one features a legend. Fresh off his release of “Crying For Hope”, our guest is the great George Porter, Jr. Enjoy the conversation...
Ampeg has launched a new line of amps with the Rocket Bass Series, which includes five new combos ranging from 30 to 500 watts of power. Each model marries the company’s vintage styling with more modern features.
This week we’re checking out a slick five-string from RG Custom Basses out of Nashville. The bass is set up to be a slapper with a Brubaker Musicman humbucker matched to a Seymour Duncan three-band EQ with a push/pull “slap switch.”
Michael Kelly has expanded its electric bass lineup with the Pinnacle 4-string and 5-string basses. Each of the models are built with a swamp ash body topped with burled poplar in a natural finish.
Another month is in the books, which means it’s time to take a look back at the top 10 reader favorite bass gear stories. Here are your favorites for March 2021.
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.
Damnation Audio has unveiled a new distortion pedal for bass players. The company describes the Curmudgeon 2 as a “solid-state power amp distortion that takes your incoming signal, multiplies it by 1000, and slams it into a simulated power amp.”
Meet Kevin Mackall, bassist from Harlem who instantly decided to play bass after hearing Rush’s “Working Man” on the radio many years ago. Here’s his story...
In February 2020, The Aristocrats were 100 shows deep into a tour. The trio was playing some of their best shows ever before the pandemic brought the world to a halt. That pre-pandemic period will be featured on their next live album, “FREEZE!”
Death From Above 1979 has dropped their fourth studio album, entitled “Is 4 Lovers”. The duo of bassist Jesse F. Keeler and drummer Sebastien Grainger widened their palette for the record, which they say is more “fun” than 2017’s “Outrage! Is Now”.