Another giant of the bass has left us. Morris “B.B.” Dickerson, who co-founded the band War, passed away after a long illness. He was 71 years old.
We’re closing out the week with a look back at the top 10 reader favorite stories on No Treble, with George Porter, Jr. on Groove, Top Bass Gear, New Albums, and more.
Trying to narrow down any list of tracks by Leland Sklar is quite the challenge. But Julia Hofer did the work to put together her case for her top five bass lines by the legend.
Alberto Rigoni loves the bass, and he’s just released a new album to prove it. “For the Love of Bass” features a jaw-dropping cast of bassists of many styles.
Boss has added a new model to their line of clip-on tuners with the TU-05. Designed for guitar, bass, and other stringed instruments, the tuner has a built-in rechargeable battery that offers 10 hours of continuous use.
If The Main Squeeze is going to keep bringing these epic covers, we’re going to keep sharing. In this clip, the guys take on Pink Floyd’s “Any Colour You Like”.
Bassist and singer-songwriter Scott Mulvahill has just released a new EP called Surrounded that presents his style in a new context.
Fuzzrocious is adding a new pedal to their lineup with a cute name and a monstrous sound. Li’l Fella is a compact and highly versatile overdrive/distortion/fuzz pedal that began as a new version of another of their models.
Áron Hodek has wowed us for a while now, and he has accomplished many things. Now he’s pushing the bar even higher with this first single. Here’s the young bassist’s tune, “Never Give Up”, which features Doobie Powell.
Jazz bassist and vocalist Kristin Korb has released a new album that started with one little question: “What if… I made a pop album?” The resulting collection of songs, aptly named “What If?”, is a showcase of her talents over popular hits.
Paul Jackson’s passing on March 18th sent shockwaves through the music community. Now a staggering list of his musical compatriots will be remembering him in a live webinar hosted by the Berklee Bass Department.
Episode #76 of Groove - the No Treble Podcast is here, and this one features a legend. Fresh off his release of “Crying For Hope”, our guest is the great George Porter, Jr. Enjoy the conversation...