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Looping Lesson: Programming the Behringer FCB1010 with Mobius
Bass Lessons

Looping Lesson: Programming the Behringer FCB1010 with Mobius

This is a lesson based around use of the popular Behringer FCB1010 MIDI foot controller surface for hand-free control of the freely available and very capable, Mobius looping software from Jeffrey Larson at Circular Labs. The Gear The Behringer FCB1010 Foot Controller has 100 memory positions to store MIDI controller data for up to 5 separate MIDI devices, and provides...

Bass Videos

Darren Frate: 2:42

What I love about spending hours browsing random Youtube videos is when you come across someone whose videos have few views but who clearly has talent and ability. Darren Frate‘s video was one of those instances for me. He seems to be one of those people who has it all, his videos both display melodic sense, rhythm, technique and composing...

Bass Gear, NAMM 2010

Gear Watch: Digitech JamMan Stereo and JamMan Solo Looper Pedals

Loopers rejoice! Digitech has introduced the new JamMan Solo and JamMan Stereo Looper pedals. The Stereo looper features true stereo loops as well as reverse playback, and the Solo is designed “for the guitarist or bassist looking for a full-featured looper in a compact form.” The pedals feature storage of up to 35 minutes of CD-Quality loops in 99 loops...

A Lesson on Live Looping for Bass
Bass Lessons

A Lesson on Live Looping for Bass

Guest contributor Russ Sargeant shares this live looping lesson with us, on bass using Mobius software and the Behringer FCB1010. Introduction Solo musicians have a new powerful weapon in their arsenal, or rather access to technological advancements on an established idea. Live Looping has been around since the days of the tape delay machine. One of the most famous advocates...

Kimberly Lynn: Coppin’ a Feel
Bass Videos

Kimberly Lynn: Coppin’ a Feel

Everyone here at No Treble really loves the bass looper stuff. So when I caught this video by bassist Kimberly Lynn, I couldn’t wait to share it. I especially love when she switches to the baritone sax setting and plays a solo. Wow! Kimberly explains the tune’s evolution: “Inspired as I was walking through the living room and heard a...

Bass Videos

Gustaf Fjelstrom: Vaporous Restraint

Bassist Gustaf Fjelstrom sent in this video of him performing “Vaporous Restraint”, from his album, METAMESMERIC (previously covered here). This video was recorded live at the Y2K9 International Looping Festival on October 18, 2009. For more on Gustaf and his work, visit botched.com.

Bass Videos

Steve Uccello: Chiral

We covered bassist Steve Uccello‘s SYMMETRIA release back in August. Since then, Steve has posted a live looping instructional video of the eighth track on the album, “Chiral”. This video is also part of a lesson on our partner site, Learn the Low End, where Steve is a professor.

Russ Sargeant: Beauty
Bass Videos

Russ Sargeant: Beauty

Our Twitter friend Russ Sargeant had a busy weekend, recording two live performances on Ustream, and showcasing his looping skills. “Beauty” was a favorite. The song, written for Russ’s wife, is performed on a 4 string fretted bass with looping. Well done, Russ.

Dave Marks Solo Bass: Message in a Bottle
Bass Videos

Dave Marks Solo Bass: Message in a Bottle

Check out bassist Dave Marks, taking a solo break during a Carl Palmer Band concert. We really like the loops he put together, almost as much as the soloing.

Victor Wooten Improvs “Yesterday”
Bass Videos

Victor Wooten Improvs “Yesterday”

Bassist James Ross sends us this video of him hanging out with Victor Wooten doing some improv to The Beatles’ “Yesterday” during rehearsal at The Pageant in St. Louis. Nice.