Weekly Top 10: July 1-7, 2023
July started out with a bang, with a ton of views on these and other stories published on No Treble.
Here is your top 10 list for the week of July 1-7, 2023.
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Charles Berthoud once again broke out the fretless, and then he played Polyphia’s “Playing God” on it.
Iron Ether Electronics has unveiled the Subterrograph, which combines their Subterranea multi-octave oscillator with their Xerograph Deluxe 4-pole resonant lowpass filter.
Skunk Anansie bassist Cass Lewis has been an Alusonic endorser for some time, and the company has just created a new bass for him. The Alusonic Django Deluxe 4 Cass Lewis Signature Bass offers “something unique and innovative,” the company writes.
More tracks from Frank Zappa’s archive have come to see the light of day in a new album called “Funky Nothingness.” The album features 25 rare and previously unreleased tracks.
Dunlop has teamed up with Trivium’s Paolo Gregoletto for a new set of signature strings that they say give him a bigger, bolder tone. The Trivium Hybrid Wound Nickel Bass Strings are crafted with alternating nickel and steel windings matched to a nickel outer wrap.
The start of a new month means it’s time to round up the most popular gear stories from the previous one. Here are the top 10 most read, liked, and shared bass gear stories on No Treble for June 2023.
Striding out of the Odanak First Nation and onto international stages with thunderous aplomb, Mali Obomsawin is a bassist, singer, and composer who doesn’t just play the bass — she crafts sonic narratives. She’s our guest for this month’s episode of Groove.
Eminence and Orange have teamed up to release the Kristian Kohle Bass IR Pack featuring 20 impulse responses that simulate four different bass cabs. The IRs can help your bass fit into a mix when a live cabinet isn’t used.
Billy Gibbons revealed that ZZ Top is working on a new studio album, and that both Dusty Hill and Elwood Francis will be featured on the record.
Meet Nikos Chatzitsakos, a bassist originally from Athens who now resides in NYC. Here’s his story...