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Ray Riendeau: Fire and Rain
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Ray Riendeau: Fire and Rain

It’s a solo bass day around here at NT HQ. We just spotted this new one by Ray Riendeau, who took James Taylor’s iconic folk hit, “Fire and Rain,” and made it his own. “This song always reminds me of the loved ones who have passed away, and I miss so dearly,” Ray shares. “I dedicate this cover to my...

Jean-Baptiste Salles: Radiohead’s “Exit Music” for Double Bass
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Jean-Baptiste Salles: Radiohead’s “Exit Music” for Double Bass

I’m a sucker for a good Radiohead song, and even more so when there’s a great bass cover of it. Jean-Baptiste Salles brings a beautiful depth to the melancholy melody of “Exit Music” from the band’s iconic OK Computer album. “I accompanied myself with a Bass VI,” Salles says, adding that he included the piano in the video as a...

Peekaboom & Valerio Fuiano: Hysteria
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Peekaboom & Valerio Fuiano: Hysteria

Simone Masina sent us Peekaboom’s latest video, with some exciting news. The duo of Simone and vocalist Angelica Lubian were joined by Valerio Fuiano, who added some extra sounds using GeoShred on an iPad on their cover of Muse’s “Hysteria.” It turns out this video caught some attention early on: “Jordan Rudess, among the greatest keyboard players in the world...

Magnus Sjöquist: Blackbird
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Magnus Sjöquist: Blackbird

Our good friend Magnus Sjöquist just sent his newest video with us, which was inspired by another one we shared recently. “I just saw an amazing cover of Blackbird by Jakob and Anna from Sweden on No Treble! I though I would join in an send you my solo arrangement that is bass+voice by one person) of the Beatles song!”

Diego Tarantino: Nuages
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Diego Tarantino: Nuages

Diego Tarantino sent us one of his latest videos, and once again, he knocked us out. Diego took one of Django Reinhardt’s most popular tunes, “Nuages,” and turned it into an all-bass arrangement.

Jakob Forslund & Anna Duveskog: Blackbird
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Jakob Forslund & Anna Duveskog: Blackbird

Bassist and No Treble reader Jakob Forslund sent us this video he and vocalist Anna Duveskog created late last year. This is their take on the Beatles’ “Blackbird,” which offers up a really unique sound.

Karl Clews: Careless Whisper
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Karl Clews: Careless Whisper

Karl Clews sent us this tribute video and solo bass arrangement he made following the passing of George Michael. Karl takes on Michael’s 80’s pop classic, “Careless Whisper,” performed on his 2003 Status Graphite Kingbass Artist.

Jesús Rico Pérez: Red Right Returning (Michael Manring Cover)
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Jesús Rico Pérez: Red Right Returning (Michael Manring Cover)

Jesús Rico Pérez is back with another stunning Michael Manring cover. This time around he performs “Red Right Returning,” which appeared on Michael’s 1991 album, Drastic Measures. No easy feat!

Consider the Source: Reckoner
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Consider the Source: Reckoner

Besides rocking out their own brand of sci-fi/Middle Eastern/fusion music, Consider the Source has been performing some incredible sets of Radiohead songs. Here’s a great clip of the trio tackling “Reckoner” from In Rainbows. Bassist John Ferrara lays down a lot of the ground work with arpeggiated chords on his five-string plus a heavy bass line on using foot pedals...

Leonid & Friends: 25 or 6 to 4
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Leonid & Friends: 25 or 6 to 4

Bassist Leonid Vorobyev and his band Leonid & Friends loves Chicago. So they decided to do a tribute “one of the greatest bands in the world” with this cover of “25 or 6 to 4.” And they nailed it.