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Corey Brown

Corey Brown

No Treble founder Corey Brown credits his love for bass to his parents, who in the early 70?s bought one of those killer stereo systems with the big speakers (and some killer records to go with it), brought it home, and cranked the bass knob to 11.

Corey started playing upright at age 10, switched to sax at 11, and picked up both the upright and electric bass again at 15, never looking back.

After a brief stint at the University of North Texas in the late 80?s, Corey took a new career path in graphic design, which eventually brought him to the web in 1995.

Corey first combined his love for the bass and the web with the official Jaco Pastorius web site, which he ran from 2002 until 2007, and started again in 2014. He also worked on the Portrait of Jaco… the Early Years box set, designing and producing the packaging for the release in 2003.

Corey was the COO and cofounder of Squidoo.com with Seth Godin (acquired in 2014). He is an active web consultant and CEO of Coreyweb LLC.

Corey enjoys the peaceful life in southwest Florida with lots of LPs, and eight or so basses.

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  • Deep Energy Orchestra: Playing With Fire

    Deep Energy Orchestra: Playing With Fire

    Jason Everett sent me this video the other day, and I am really digging the sound. “‘Playing With Fire’ is the first live recording by Deep Energy Orchestra. This super-group showcases prog-phenom Trey Gunn (King Crimson) and Indian percussion master Selvaganesh (John McLaughlin, Masters of Percussion),” he shared. The tune was written by Jason, who... »

  • Scary Pockets: Wild Horses

    Scary Pockets: Wild Horses

    Scary Pockets is back with a new, funky (and chill) cover, taking on The Rolling Stones’ “Wild Horses.” Joined by guest vocalist Suzy Jones, the band is once again backed by bassist Sam Wilkes. »

  • Cody Fry and Dynamo: Better (Live)

    Cody Fry and Dynamo: Better (Live)

    Cody Fry and Dynamo recently released this live video performance of “Better,” and it has some people talking about how the band’s sound reminds them of a pop-oriented Snarky Puppy. Zachariah Witcher is the bassist on the track, and it seems guitarist and musical guest Cory Wong must basically live in the studio. »

  • Vulfpeck: Lonely Town

    Vulfpeck: Lonely Town

    Vulfpeck shared another song from their upcoming album, Hill Climber. Part of the announcement stated “Joe Dart on upright bass.” So of course, I clicked immediately and had a good laugh. »

  • Blues Beatles: Live At Vicentina Aranha Park

    Blues Beatles: Live At Vicentina Aranha Park

    The Blues Beatles is a favorite around here, and this video features the band performing a concert live at Vicentina Aranha Park in Brazil. Once again, Bruno Falcão handles the bass (and some backing vocals) on the band’s unique covers of Beatles tunes. »

  • Nenad Vasilic: Solo Bass Improvisation

    Nenad Vasilic: Solo Bass Improvisation

    Nenad Vasilic sent us this video from a studio session he did recently in Vienna for his upcoming solo bass album coming out next year. As always, Nenad blows us away with his musicianship and technique! »

  • Aaron Gibson: See The World

    Aaron Gibson: See The World

    I received an advanced copy of Aaron Gibson’s new album, Horror Films and Sunday School, and I’ve been spinning it quite a bit. I’ve always loved Aaron’s music, and the addition of strings on this (plus some great guest appearances) make this one extra special. Our friends at BassTheWorld.com have debuted Aaron’s first video in... »

  • The MAP with Elvin Bironien: Diamant

    The MAP with Elvin Bironien: Diamant

    Elvin Bironien and his band, The MAP, released a killer video a couple of weeks ago, featuring the bassist’s arrangement of the Marius Cultier tune, “Diamant.” Be sure to check out Bironien’s solo! »

  • Khruangbin: Live at Villain

    Khruangbin: Live at Villain

    Hey, it’s Saturday, so that means we can enjoy an extended video. Pitchfork Live shared this performance of Khruangbin from their live session at Villain in Brooklyn, which was in support of the band’s second album, . Laura Lee holds down the low end behind the band’s unique sound. Here’s the song list for the... »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in October 2018

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in October 2018

    Time for some GAS, aka the Top 10 Bass Gear list of reader favorite stories in October 2018. Thanks for reading, commenting, and sharing! 1. Line 6 HX Stomp Multi-Effects Processor Line 6 has unveiled the Step Beyond HX Stomp, a multi-effects processor for guitar and bass that models the sounds of their Helix amps,... »