No Treble reader Austin Bolden sent us this new video he posted, with an all-bass cover of the Billie Eilish tune, “Therefore I Am.”
Alice Cooper pays homage to his former hometown of Detroit on his 21st solo album, Detroit Stories. The record throws it back with hard-edged rock, with Dennis Dunaway, Paul Randolph, and Jimmie Lee Sloas on bass.
Andy Rogers of AJRGuitar Mods shared another incredible build with us called the Swift Triple. The short-scale headless design was commissioned by a customer who wanted to blend a traditional look with modern features.
Today, I’m coming at you with an isolated bass video featuring the great Louis Johnson! In this clip, we hear LJ’s bass from “Off The Wall”, and the two basses for the recording: the trusty Stingray, and the classic Alembic Series I bass.
Or Lubianiker has been wowing us for years with his work with Project RnL, Marty Friedman, and his own Rule of Thump YouTube channel. Now the bassist has unleashed his solo debut with a six-song EP called “No Need to Abort”.
February is always a great month for bass gear, as news from the Winter NAMM show keeps rolling during the month. Here are the top 10 No Treble reader favorite gear stories for the month.
Abstract Logix has shared a fantastic video of the Jimmy Herring Band performing live at the New Universe Music Festival in Raleigh in 2010. In this clip, the band performs George Harrison’s “Within You, Without You”, with Neal Fountain on bass.
Neil Young has released another gem from his archive called Way Down in the Rust Bucket. The live album and concert film captures the songwriter and Crazy Horse, featuring bassist Billy Talbot, live in 1990
Dunlop is now shipping the Volume (X)8 volume and expression pedal. Designed with Pedaltrain, the unit has an 8-inch housing and front-mounted jacks optimized for the Pedaltrain Metro series and more.
I discovered this instructional video done by Verdine White in the ’90s. If you remember the old “Starlicks” instructional videos, get ready for some serious nostalgia!
Bassist and music director Douglas Grigsby has passed away from complications following a stroke he had in September. He was 57 years old.
After discontinuing a similar model two years ago, Epiphone has reissued the Embassy bass. The design retains the asymmetrical solid mahogany double-cutaway body design found on the original 1963 version.