Weekly Top 10: July 29 – August 4, 2023
Happy Sunday! Time to take a look at what’s been trending in the world of bass this week.
Here is your weekly top 10 list of reader favorite stories, including a bonus top 10 list inside.
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This week, we’re checking out Bass #001 by Ristic Guitars. Handmade by luthier Sasa Ristic, the beautiful bass features neck-through construction with a five-piece maple neck, mahogany body wings, and a curly maple top.
In 2016, Jeff Beck and Jan Hammer teamed up for a live performance at the Hollywood Bowl to celebrate Beck’s 50-year musical career. Here they are performing “Star Cycle” with Rhonda Smith on bass.
Ryan Madora is keeping things groovy today with The Boss and learning the bass line to “Glory Days” from “Born In The U.S.A.” We’ll look at its theory, integrate some short slides, and do our best Garry Tallent impression.
July is in the books, so it is time for our roundup of the month’s top 10 bass gear stories. Here are the top 10 reader-favorite bass gear stories on No Treble.
Darkglass Electronics has expanded its amp lineup with the Microtubes X 900. The new amp takes its preamp from the company’s X Series pedals and packages it with a Class D 900-watt amplifier.
Thin Lizzy bassist and frontman Phil Lynott is the subject of a new photo book. Rufus Publications has announced “Portraits of Phil Lynott” will be released this November to celebrate the late rocker.
“The Wrecking Crew” is one of the most interesting and inspiring documentaries on session musicians ever made. Filmmaker Denny Tedesco has been working on a follow-up called “Immediate Family,” and now it’s getting even closer to release.
In 2019, the monstrous fretless bass duo of Steve Di Giorgio and Jeroen Paul Thesseling announced they were working together on a Quadvium project. The two-bass band has now revealed their completed lineup.
After decades of darkness, the Sunn will rise again. Mission Engineering and Fender have teamed up to announce the return of Sunn Amplifiers, a brand from the ’60s and ’70s.
Immerse yourself in the vibrant rhythm of a maestro’s journey, Normand Guilbeault, who has been at the heartbeat of Canada’s jazz and improvised music sphere for over 40 years. Guilbeault is our guest for this month's Groove Podcast episode.