Weekly Top 10: Adding Accents To Your Pulsing Bass Line, Oteil Burbridge Launches The Ozone, New Music from Tim Lefebvre, YYNOT, and Tony Levin, and More
Time for the weekly roundup of the most popular articles we’ve shared.
Here is your top 10 list for the week of November 20-26, 2021.
Here’s a great clip of The Faces performing live in 1971. In this one, they cover “(I Know) I’m Losing You” with the great Ronnie Lane on bass.
Alan Cringean’s basses always grab my attention, which is why one of his latest builds - the Finn R Type 5/33 - stopped my scrolling on Facebook.
Thanks to the generosity of so many No Treble readers, our campaign hit its goal in just 13 days. We have about a week left on this campaign, so we set up a stretch goal with even more rewards.
If you’ve been wanting to learn from Oteil Burbridge, you’re in luck. He’s just launched the Ozone, which is an online space for education and connection.
Ryan Madora is back with a new “Keep It Groovy” bass lesson. This one focuses on adding variety to eighth note grooves by adding rhythmic and tonal accents to pulsing eighth notes to provide shape and movement to an otherwise "root centric" line.
Tim Lefebvre and Jason Lindner helped make musical history as part of the band for David Bowie’s final masterpiece, “Blackstar”. Their palpable chemistry led them to create a new project called “sedatø”.
Dream Theater’s “Top of the World” tour has a new set of dates after being postponed earlier this year. The band, anchored by John Myung, will be using the trek to support their 15th studio album, “A View From the Top of the World”.
Today we’ve got some exciting news to share. The present-day prog-rock heroes in YYNOT have announced their new album “Light and Shade” is now shipping. The record marks the band’s third original studio effort.
Beledo is primarily a guitarist and keyboardist, but his latest album is certainly going to catch the attention of bassists. “Seriously Deep” is named after an Eberhard Weber composition, and Tony Levin is on the record.
Rush was a constant force in the rock world for just over 45 years. Now you can learn more about their gigs in the “Rush Gig Poster Book”, which compiles posters and ads from their whole career.