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  • Adam & Justina: So in Love

    Adam & Justina: So in Love

    Adam Neely and Justina Soto make a great duo. Here’s their latest, a bass and voice take on Cole Porter’s “So in Love.” Neely and Soto shot the video as part of their aptly named Rooftop Sessions series. »

  • Adam Neely and Justina Soto: I Didn’t Know

    Adam Neely and Justina Soto: I Didn’t Know

    Bassist Adam Neely has started experimenting with new sounds and genres with his bass. “I have been influenced recently Thundercat and Squarepusher and love the idea of melding virtuosic bass playing with modern electronic dance textures,” he explains. In “I Didn’t Know,” Neely teams up with Indie/soul singer Justina Soto to deliver a catchy groove... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Adam Neely

    Reader Spotlight: Adam Neely

    Meet Adam Neely, a bass player living in Brooklyn, NY and keeping busy with a music-filled calendar. Kevin featured Adam during our Featured Reader Video week, with a video of his band, Inside//Outside. We enjoyed learning more about this exciting bassist with his spotlight submission. Adam is our player in the spotlight for the week... »

  • Inside//Outside: Effervescent (Featured Reader Video Week)

    Inside//Outside: Effervescent (Featured Reader Video Week)

    Bassist Adam Neely sent this awesome video of his band Inside//Outside playing his composition “Effervescent”. The Brooklyn-based 4-stringer describes the tune as odd-metered nu-jazz with a distorted trumpet solo, 8-bit drums, and (our favorite part) a bitcrushed bass solo that starts at the 2:05 mark. We describe it as awesome. Today’s video wraps up our... »

  • Rewind: Lots of lessons, Lowdown with Dr. D., Ask Damian Erskine, videos, gear and more

    In case you missed it, here are the No Treble highlights from the week of September 27th, 2009. We added a new Lessons section! Jon Burr‘s latest lesson focuses on the Stance on the Upright Bass. Donovan Stokes latest Lowdown with Dr. D. column, Making the Switch from Electric to Upright, Part 2, focuses on... »

  • Adam Neely: God Bless the Child

    Adam Neely is a graduate in jazz composition from Berklee College of Music. He’s also the winner of the prestigious 2009 Herb Pomeroy award for excellence in jazz composition as well as the winner of the 2006 Maryland Distinguished Scholar in the Arts award. And on top of that he is also one of the... »