Weekly Top 10: Fills and Solos Bass Lesson, Mark King’s Bass Book Gets Re-Release, New Music from Dug Pinnick and David Ellefson, Top 10 Bass Videos, and More
Another week in the books means it is time to look back.
Here are the top 10 No Treble favorite stories for the week of October 16-22, 2021.
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It is always great to see a new video from Kinga Glyk. In this clip, Kinga takes on Chick Corea’s “Armando’s Rhumba”.
Every instrument from the Fender Custom Shop is extraordinary, but some pieces are absolute masterpieces. Master builder Vincent Van Trigt created one - this jaw-dropping Jazz Bass for producer and multi-instrumentalist Adrian Younge.
Ashdown Engineering has teamed up with Guy Pratt to create a new signature amp called the Interstellar-600. The bass icon’s new rig is a take on his ABM-900 with revamped EQ and valve drive sections.
This week in The Brown’stone on No Treble, Rich Brown is staying with the Pentatonic Scale. This lesson will get you grooving and playing great fills using the three Pentatonic shapes he discussed in the previous lesson.
September was a great month for bass videos. Here is your monthly roundup of the top 10 reader favorite videos for the month.
After claiming he was out of the band because he was “fed up of betrayal,” it seems Simon Gallup is still with The Cure. The bassist once again shared the news via Facebook.
Initially released in 2010, “The Mark King Bass Book” by Stuart Clayton has been re-licensed and re-released. The 192-page book features transcriptions of 10 of King’s bass lines from Level 42’s catalog as well as four live bass solos.
Peter Hook & The Light have unveiled a 26-date North American tour that will take place in 2022. The outing will see the group playing the albums “Unknown Pleasures” and “Closer” in addition to an opening set of New Order material.
King’s X frontman Dug Pinnick has just released his fifth solo album, entitled “Joy Bomb”. The bass legend’s latest effort features thirteen original songs with the monster tone and riffs for which he is known.
After teasing the project in September, David Ellefson’s latest band The Lucid has released their debut album. The 9-track record is the bassist’s first release since leaving Megadeth earlier this year.