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Cort Revamps Artisan B4 and B5 Element Basses
Basses

Cort Revamps Artisan B4 and B5 Element Basses

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.

The Brown’stone: Fonk! And the Power of “a”
The Brown’stone

The Brown’stone: Fonk! And the Power of “a”

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: Burning Bridge
Bass Videos

YYNOT: Burning Bridge

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 Quits All That Remains
News

Aaron Patrick Quits All That Remains

Aaron Patrick has announced he has left All That Remains. He made the announcement on his Instagram account saying the split was amicable.

Perennial: An Interview with Anthony Muthurajah
Interviews

Perennial: An Interview with Anthony Muthurajah

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.

Marcelo Yakko: The Kitchen (Playthrough)
Bass Videos

Marcelo Yakko: The Kitchen (Playthrough)

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!

Béla Fleck Releases “My Bluegrass Heart” with Meyer, Schatz, Masat, and Kowert
New Albums

Béla Fleck Releases “My Bluegrass Heart” with Meyer, Schatz, Masat, and Kowert

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.

Bass of the Week: Peter Hook’s Eccleshall Guitars “Hot Too”
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Peter Hook’s Eccleshall Guitars “Hot Too”

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: Top 5 Pino Palladino Bass Lines
Bass Videos

Julia Hofer: Top 5 Pino Palladino Bass Lines

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.

Amyl and the Sniffers Release “Comfort To Me”
New Albums

Amyl and the Sniffers Release “Comfort To Me”

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.

Weekly Top 10: New “Keep It Groovy” Lesson, Top 10 Videos, New Gear, Music, and More
Weekly Top 10

Weekly Top 10: New “Keep It Groovy” Lesson, Top 10 Videos, New Gear, Music, and More

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.

Fleetwood Mac: Over My Head (Live)
Bass Videos

Fleetwood Mac: Over My Head (Live)

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”.