Cort has revamped their Artisan B4 and B5 Element basses with new features for 2021. The instruments, which are four- and five-string models, have been upgraded with high-mass MetalCraft bridges with a dual-string loading system, and more.
This week in The Brown’stone on No Treble, Rich Brown is talking about FONK! That’s right, people. This lesson is an exercise in groovin’ and adding some ‘stank’ to your funk game.
YYNOT is on the road for some long-awaited live shows, and they’re also gearing up to release a new album. They’re giving us a preview of what’s to come on “Light And Shade” with this first track, “Burning Bridge”.
Aaron Patrick has announced he has left All That Remains. He made the announcement on his Instagram account saying the split was amicable.
Multi-instrumentalist and music educator Anthony Muthurajah has released a truly impressive new album of original fusion compositions. Vuyani Wakaba caught up Anthony to get the scoop.
Our good friend Marcelo Yakko emailed me this video. In this clip, Marcelo plays along to his fantastic track, “The Kitchen”, which appears on his album, “Boomerang”. This is a killer song with a killer band!
No matter the genre, Béla Fleck has always kept the best of musical company in his bands. That goes especially for bassists, and his new album “My Bluegrass Heart” continues that trend.
Peter Hook has recently put up a load of his gear and memorabilia from his New Order days up for auction. This week we’re checking out a custom bass built for him by Chris Eccleshall.
Julia Hofer is back with another “Top 5” video, and this time, she’s focusing on the incredible work of Pino Palladino. Choosing just 5 bass lines by Pino seems next to impossible, so Julia narrowed it down to some of her all-time favorites.
Australian Punk outfit Amyl and the Sniffers has returned with their second full-length album, entitled “Comfort To Me”. The album’s unrelenting energy is anchored by bassist Fergus Romer, whose biting tone helps to propel the group’s riffs.
Happy Sunday! Here’s a look back at the latest in the world of bass. Here are the No Treble top 10 reader favorites for the week.
If it wasn’t for Fleetwood Mac, No Treble may have never existed. We can thank John McVie’s tasty bass lines for inspiring me as a kid. Here’s a fantastic video from 1976, with the band performing “Over My Head”.