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Dirty Loops: Circus
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Dirty Loops: Circus

Back in June, we featured Dirty Loops’ cover of Lady GaGa’s “Just Dance“, thanks to a tip from our friend Helge Rudolph. This time around, Steven Iarusci sends us the band’s cover of Britney Spears’ “Circus”. Here are two names we never, ever thought we’d type in a No Treble article: Lady GaGa and Britney Spears. But bassist Henrik Linder...

BassGirl: Amerika
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BassGirl: Amerika

Annie sent us this new video of BassGirl, who we’ve featured before to rave reviews. Annie says, “[Here’s BassGirl’s cover of Jaco Pastorius’s] “Amerika”. Not sure if you’re posting any special [videos on 9/11], but thought this might be appropriate.” We agree. On this 10th anniversary of 9/11, we’re reminded of the tragedy we faced here in the U.S., and...

Roberto William: “Sunday Morning”, Bass & Vocal Arrangement
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Roberto William: “Sunday Morning”, Bass & Vocal Arrangement

Roberto William (aka Nukebass) is a bassist from Brazil who shares his nice video performance of Maroon 5’s “Sunday Morning”. He actually recorded it on a Saturday, because he says “it’s impossible to record anything on Sunday mornings … I will be sleeping for sure.”

Uriah Duffy and 2 Beat Boxers: I Wanna Be Your Lover
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Uriah Duffy and 2 Beat Boxers: I Wanna Be Your Lover

Bassist Uriah Duffy took the stage with the Jazz Mafia to celebrate Prince’s birthday recently. Here, the bassist performs Prince’s “I Wanna Be Your Lover” with two beat boxers – Infinite and Soulati – as an opening set.

Scott Clay: “Love Will Never Do” All Bass Cover
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Scott Clay: “Love Will Never Do” All Bass Cover

Our friend Greg Smith sent in this awesome 6-string solo bass clip with this note: “Here’s my buddy Scott Clay showing his six-string dexterity on Janet Jackson’s ‘Love Will Never Do’. Scott plays in the San Francisco Bay Area and teaches out of the Music Tree in Morgan Hill, CA.” Have a video to share? Send us a note at...

Michael Manring: “Born to Be Wild” Solo Bass Performance
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Michael Manring: “Born to Be Wild” Solo Bass Performance

Filmed live at ?the Canadian Guitar Festival in Ontario last July, Michael Manring took the stage with his headless Zon bass and some slow blues. He eventually works up to a faster pace, leading him in to a rockin’ all-bass version of “Born to Be Wild”.

All Bass Hendrix: The Wind Cries Mary
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All Bass Hendrix: The Wind Cries Mary

This bassist is rocking his bass version of Jimi Hendrix’s “The Wind Cries Mary”. Does anyone know who this is? Update: the bassist is “Lomanis”

Cause We’ve Ended As Lovers: Tal Wilkenfeld Bass Cover by 13 Year Old Bassist
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Cause We’ve Ended As Lovers: Tal Wilkenfeld Bass Cover by 13 Year Old Bassist

A bassist who goes by the screen name BassGirl5809 started playing bass after hearing Tal Wilkenfeld. The 13 year old has only played for about a year, and is already tackling some tough transcriptions. For this video, BassGirl5809 shares, “I transcribed Tal Wilkenfeld’s entire bass part on Jeff Beck’s ‘Cause We’ve Ended As Lovers’, from the album Performing This Week.....

Todd Matthews: Kashmir, the Double Bass, Live Looping Performance
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Todd Matthews: Kashmir, the Double Bass, Live Looping Performance

Bassist Todd Matthews gets the Led out with his unique double bass arrangement of Led Zeppelin’s tune “Kashmir”.

Esperanza Spalding: I Can’t Help It (Michael Jackson Cover)
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Esperanza Spalding: I Can’t Help It (Michael Jackson Cover)

Last year, during a live performance at Le New Morning in Paris, Esperanza Spalding performed her own arrangement of Michael Jackson’s “I Can’t Help It”. She’s performing the tune on her Godin 5-string fretless bass.