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The Wood Brothers Unveil 2022 Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

The Wood Brothers Unveil 2022 Tour Dates

The Wood Brothers have announced a new round of tour dates that will focus on the Northeast and Mountain states. The 19-date trek will run from January 25th to March 5th.

Wonder Women: Kirby Barber
Wonder Women

Wonder Women: Kirby Barber

In this month’s installment of “Wonder Women; Stories from the Women Who Play Bass”, we’re checking in with Kirby Barber. I first met Kirby at the Solo Bass Competition at NAMM, where she competed against an impressive lineup and came in second-place.

Frank Brunot: Friday Night
Bass Videos

Frank Brunot: Friday Night

One of my favorite bass players, Frank Brunot, has released a new single entitled, “Friday Night.” I really love the catchy melody line. There is also a really nice breakdown with a Wurli solo.

“Bass Gym – 101 Essential Slap Bass Grooves” Now Available
Sheet Music & Instruction

“Bass Gym – 101 Essential Slap Bass Grooves” Now Available

Start getting warmed up, because it’s time to hit the gym. Marek Bero has released the eighth book in his “Bass Gym” series, this time focusing on slap. “Bass Gym – 101 Essential Slap Bass Grooves” teaches five slap techniques.

Keep It Groovy: How To Play Eighth Notes On The Bass: Pulse vs. Pedal Feel
Keep It Groovy

Keep It Groovy: How To Play Eighth Notes On The Bass: Pulse vs. Pedal Feel

In this new “Keep It Groovy” bass lesson, Ryan Madora is here to help you with varying eighth-note feels, to help you contribute to the overall feel of a song.

Miki Santamaria and Fernando Lamadrid: Haiku
Bass Videos

Miki Santamaria and Fernando Lamadrid: Haiku

Over the years, we’ve featured some amazing videos by Miki Santamaria and Fernando Lamadrid, but never together. That changed with this bass duet of “Haiku”. This is about as stunning a performance as I’ve seen.

Bakithi Kumalo Releases New Solo Album, “What You Hear Is What You See”
New Albums

Bakithi Kumalo Releases New Solo Album, “What You Hear Is What You See”

Bass legend Bakithi Kumalo has released a new solo album called “What You Hear Is What You See”. The ten-song collection is inspired by his journey from South Africa to the U.S. some 35 years ago as well as characters he’s met during his travels.

Leones Custom Bass and Kenney James Introduces KJ5 Signature Bass
Basses

Leones Custom Bass and Kenney James Introduces KJ5 Signature Bass

Leones Custom Bass and bassist Kenney James have teamed up to introduce the KJ5 Signature Bass. Handmade in Indonesia, the five-string bass offers several classic sounds in one package thanks to its three-pickup configuration.

Robert Brian Gross: Shelter In Place Bass
Bass Videos

Robert Brian Gross: Shelter In Place Bass

No Treble reader Robert Brian Gross has been making the most of his downtime and sent us a groovy video he recorded. Here’s the tune he named “Shelter In Place Bass”. Dig that tone!

The Future of No Treble
News

The Future of No Treble

No Treble is at a crossroads. For 12+ years, we’ve been an online bass magazine focused on our readers. As we enter our 13th year, we’re setting a new goal and can use your support.

Bass of the Week: Steve McDonald Basses Reeder
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Steve McDonald Basses Reeder

This week we’re checking out an awesome bass by Steve McDonald Basses called the Reeder. Taking its cues from the classic SG shape, the body has an elongated top horn and forearm for more of an offset look.

Shane Hendrickson: The Maker
Bass Videos

Shane Hendrickson: The Maker

No Treble reader Shane Hendrickson sent us this video, and we were so impressed. Here he is with drummer Jayson Brinkworth and Kirby Barber (on guitar and mandolin) performing a beautiful arrangement of Emmylou Harris’ “The Maker”.