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Austin Bolden: Therefore I Am (Double Bass Cover)
Bass Videos

Austin Bolden: Therefore I Am (Double Bass Cover)

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’s “Detroit Stories” Now Available
New Albums

Alice Cooper’s “Detroit Stories” Now Available

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.

Bass of the Week: AJRGuitar Mods Swift Triple
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: AJRGuitar Mods Swift Triple

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.

Louis Johnson: “Get On The Floor” Isolated Bass
Bass Videos

Louis Johnson: “Get On The Floor” Isolated Bass

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 Releases Solo Debut, “No Need to Abort”
New Albums

Or Lubianiker Releases Solo Debut, “No Need to Abort”

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”.

Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in February 2021
Gear Roundup

Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in February 2021

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.

Jimmy Herring Band: Within You, Without You
Bass Videos

Jimmy Herring Band: Within You, Without You

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 and Crazy Horse Release “Way Down in the Rust Bucket”
New Albums

Neil Young and Crazy Horse Release “Way Down in the Rust Bucket”

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 Now Shipping the Volume (X)8 Volume & Expression Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Dunlop Now Shipping the Volume (X)8 Volume & Expression Pedal

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.

Verdine White: Rhythm of the Earth
Bass Videos

Verdine White: Rhythm of the Earth

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!

In Memoriam: Douglas Grigsby
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Douglas Grigsby

Bassist and music director Douglas Grigsby has passed away from complications following a stroke he had in September. He was 57 years old.

Epiphone Relaunches Embassy Bass
Basses

Epiphone Relaunches Embassy Bass

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.