Time for your weekly roundup of the most popular stories on No Treble. This week’s reader-favorite list includes gear, the late, great James Jamerson being honored, a Wonder Woman feature on Esperanza Spalding, and more.
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Eminence has added a second model to their CannaBass line of speakers for bass guitars. As part of the series, the new speaker utilizes “cutting-edge speaker technology, a hemp dust cap, and a proprietary CBD coating.”
Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx has revealed he’s working on another book. In a post on social media, he reported that he’s working on a new project and an animated show that includes music.
The Allman Family Revival tour is back for 2023 with some very special guests. Although the Allman Betts Band is usually anchored by Berry Duane Oakley (son of Allman Brothers Band bassist Berry Oakley), the group will be anchored by Tal Wilkenfeld for this outing.
On a recent tour of Michigan, I was lucky enough to meet up with Todd Kirchner of the bluegrass band Full Cord. He happily showed me his bass, which is a spec’d out Bohemian model from Upton Bass.
Antoine Baril always knocks me out with his impressive skill on multiple instruments. In this video, he kicks things up a notch with a “One Man ELP” performance. Baril performed this using Keith Emerson’s rig!
Electro-Harmonix has introduced the Pico POG, which marks the smallest and most powerful in their POG series. The Polyphonic Octave Generator offers octave up and down sounds in a compact stompbox.
Edisto Island, South Carolina residents will be “Dancing in the Streets” after they rename a road for hometown hero James Jamerson.
In this edition of No Treble’s Wonder Women series, we will examine the extraordinary musical path of bassist, vocalist, composer, and songwriter Esperanza Spalding.
Rock icon Glenn Hughes will be hitting the road this month to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Deep Purple’s “Burn.” The outing will be a co-headline tour with Yngwie Malmsteen.
EarthQuaker Devices has expanded its pedal lineup with the Ledges Tri-Dimensional Reverberation Machine. The “tri-dimensional” aspect of the pedal refers to its three-mode reverb, which can save and recall six presets.