Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (June 2021)
June was a pretty great month for videos on No Treble. Of the 30 we shared, here are your top 10 favorites for the month.
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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.
Our friend Huw Foster sent us his latest video, and in this one, he breaks down five bass lines from Prince’s catalog.
Charles Berthoud is running a series of videos with this challenge posted to his fans: “If ____ was the hardest song in the world”. In this one, he takes on the Chili Peppers’ “Californication”, with a variety of impressive techniques.
I can’t believe I’ve never seen this video before, but I’m glad I finally did. In this clip, Band of Gypsys – with Buddy Miles on drums and Billy Cox on bass – are in the studio recording the song, “Power of Love”.
I stumbled upon a newly remastered version of Weather Report’s live performance in Belgrade on October 31, 1980. Jaco Pastorius is on fretted bass on this one, with the band tearing through “Birdland”, with Jaco’s “Liberty City” in the mix.
I was thrilled to discover that Pino Palladino and Blake Mills (along with Abe Rounds and Sam Gendel) recorded a Tiny Desk (Home) Concert. Check out the group performing three tunes from “Notes With Attachments”.
The Fearless Flyers shared some exciting news yesterday. The band is releasing an album from their live performance at Madison Square Garden Here’s a preview of what’s to come, with Joe Dart and the guys getting funky on “Introducing the Fearless Flyers.”
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!
Dino Jelusick recently pulled together an incredible line-up for this cover of Boston’s “Foreplay/Long Time”. The band includes Jelusick along with Henrik Linder, Mike Portnoy, Lachy Doley, Joel Hoekstra, and Justin Johnson.
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.”