As one year ends and we look forward to another, it’s important to stop and remember the incredible talents we lost. Join us as we remember the bassists we lost in 2021.
It has been a while since we’ve seen a video by Peekaboom. Thankfully, bassist Simone Masina sent us the latest from the duo. In this one, they perform a beautiful, minimal arrangement of Cecilia Krull’s “My Life is Going On”.
This year was a pivotal one. The toll of 2020 carried over, but the music still happened. And so did our commitment to covering everything we could during a crazy time. Here’s a roundup of your favorite stories, lessons, and more for 2021.
Today, we wrap up our “Best of 2021” Top 10 lists with this one. Every day of the year, we share a video. Here are the top 10 most-watched on No Treble in 2021.
In this month’s installment of “Wonder Women; Stories from the Women Who Play Bass”, we’re checking in with Holly Montgomery. She has been active in the DC Music Scene since 2011 after moving to the east coast from Los Angeles.
Episode 6 of the Sanborn Sessions featured an appearance by guest Christian McBride. They recently shared a standalone video from the session, where they perform “Señor Blues”. The song kicks off with an epic intro by McBride. And man, his tone!
Consider The Source has always blended different styles of world music, but their latest release takes it to a new level. “Hybrid Vol. 1: Such As A Mule” expands their already diverse palette to include acoustic instruments for new textures.
One of the most popular categories on No Treble is the Bass Gear one. Specifically, new basses. Of all the new basses we covered in 2021, here are the top 10 No Treble reader favorite stories for the year.
Scary Pockets has put together some pretty impressive mashups in the past. Anchored by Nick Campbell’s smooth bass lines, here’s the group performing another: a funk mashup of Fleetwood Mac’s “Dreams” and Bill Withers’ “Just the Two of Us”.
This week in The Brown’stone on No Treble, Rich Brown is talking about a subject he gets asked about quite a bit. He’s taking us through his approach to playing so-called “odd-time” signatures.
Our bass lessons and transcriptions have always been super popular with readers. This year, we added two new and exciting ones, with Rich Brown’s “The Brown’stone” and Ryan Madora’s “Keep It Groovy“. Here are the top 10 we published in 2021.
It is always exciting to see a video by the Mark Lettieri Group drop. GroundUP Music just shared this live cut of “Red Dwarf” with Wes Stephenson handling both the bass and a Fisher-Price Laugh n’ Learn. What a smokin’ tune!