Scary Pockets got together with Cory Henry for this funky cover of Tears for Fears’ “Everybody Wants to Rule the World”. Solomon Dorsey is on bass, Louis Cato is on drums, Jack Conte is on keys, and Ryan Lerman is on guitar. Great collab!
In February of last year, HorrorPops made their first return to the stage in nine years, where they tore through their catalog at The Wiltern in Los Angeles. Now, that gig is available as a live album and concert film.
Scott Hayes dropped us a line saying his pal Eli Endres has some serious bass-building skills. To prove his point, he shared this eight-string bass that the luthier just completed.
Julia Hofer has shared some excellent videos on her top bass five lines by Carol Kaye and Leland Sklar. Now she’s focusing on the work of Geddy Lee.
Fretless bass wizard Percy Jones is taking part in a brand new supergroup called PAKT, with Alex Skolnick, Kenny Grohowski, and Tim Motzer. The band will have an album out in July with a handful of tour dates to support the release.
Thomas Eich is celebrating his 35th anniversary in the music industry with the EICH Amplification Limited Black Edition Series. The series includes three amps – the T500, T900, and T1000 – as well as the BC112Pro combo and the 212S cabinet.
On April 13th, 1964, Charles Mingus took the stage in Stockholm, Sweden with his Sextet. This incredible footage (which has been colorized) is from the rehearsal before the concert.
The best way to engage listeners is to craft a story with your music. In this “Bass & Creativity” lesson, Olivier Babaz takes a look at ideas and methods to build a story through your improvised solos and compositions.
A while back, Vuyani Wakaba shared this video on Facebook, saying, “Check this great performance of a great composition by a great South African bassist/artist, my friend Concord Nkabinde.”
Snarky Puppy will be hitting the road again for the first time since canceling their tour plans last year. The musical collective, led by bassist/bandleader Michael League, made the announcement on Facebook.
Happy Friday! We can’t think of a better way to end the week than loading up some bass goodness for your viewing/listening pleasure. Here are the top 10 No Treble reader favorite videos for the month of May.
GroundUP Music shared this incredible new video by Monsieur MÂLÂ the other day, and I'm hooked. Anchored by bassist Swaeli Mbappé, the instrumentation and sound of this band are so unique.