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TC Electronic Announces Limited Edition Ditto Looper Gold
Pedals & Effects

TC Electronic Announces Limited Edition Ditto Looper Gold

TC Electronic is re-issuing the original Ditto Looper with a limited edition gold-colored run of the compact looping pedal. Limited to 5,000 units, the pedal will retain the same features as its predecessor including its true-bypass, analog dry-through design. The Ditto Looper simplifies the concept of a looping pedal with a single footswitch for starting and stopping the loop and...

Scott Varney: Slow Down
Bass Videos

Scott Varney: Slow Down

Here’s an example of a singer/songwriter doing it right. The very talented Scott Varney builds his song “Slow Down” all by himself with a bass, a djembe, his voice and a looper. After getting a serious groove and sweet backup vocals going, Varney adds his lyrics overtop while comping chords on his bass. Make sure to check out the Sublime...

Adam Stevens: “I Think She Knows Interlude” All-Bass Cover
Bass Videos

Adam Stevens: “I Think She Knows Interlude” All-Bass Cover

Adam Stevens has shared some impressive all-bass covers over the years. This time around, he’s taking a new approach – technically speaking – in covering Justin Timberlake’s “I Think She Knows Interlude”, as part of his experimentation with live performance relying on looping. “Just having some fun with Ableton Live and its incredible live looping capabilities. This is my first...

Adam Prado: Bass Improv Session
Bass Videos

Adam Prado: Bass Improv Session

Adam Prado sent this video with us, which sounds like it almost didn’t happen. “I was just messing around with my new TC Electronics Ditto Looper and the camera just started to roll,” he shared. This is just plain funky, especially at the 50 second mark.

Adam Stevens: Live Solo Bass Loop Version of Little Dragon’s “Twice”
Bass Videos

Adam Stevens: Live Solo Bass Loop Version of Little Dragon’s “Twice”

Adam Stevens always impresses us with his solo bass arrangements. Here he is with one of his latest – a live bass loop version of Little Dragon’s “Twice”.

Grant Stinnett: Primal
Bass Videos

Grant Stinnett: Primal

Our friend Grant Stinnett sent us his latest video showcasing what he typically does in a live show setting for solo bass. Armed with his bass, a BOSS GT-10 and some stunning technique, here’s Grant’s performance of “Primal”.

TC Electronic Introduces Ditto X2 Looper
Pedals & Effects

TC Electronic Introduces Ditto X2 Looper

TC Electronic has followed up on last year’s compact Ditto looper pedal with the Ditto X2. The pedal builds on its predecessor with a dedicated start/stop button, looper effects, and a loop import/export feature for loading premade loops. The Ditto X2 offers up to five minutes of looping with unlimited overdubs and undo/redo functions. It also stores loops when it...

Vagner Faria: Tempo Bom
Bass Videos

Vagner Faria: Tempo Bom

Our friend Tiago Miller sent us this video of the talented Brazilian bassist (and Tiago’s teacher) Vagner Faria. Tiago shared “This guy is phenomenal. He is the winner of the 9th edition of the BDMG Instrumental Award, an important award for instrumental music in Brazil.” The video was recorded for the BOSS Brasil Loop contest in 2012, featuring a tune...

Kimberly Lynn: Funk Fun
Bass Videos

Kimberly Lynn: Funk Fun

The very first video we shared by Kimberly Lynn (almost 4 years ago) was really popular, thanks to Kimberly’s great approach to solo bass. Here’s Kimberly once again, in a performance filmed just a couple of weeks ago at The Gig Spot in Gig Harbor, Washington. Even the city has a cool name! Dig this “Funk Fun”…

Adam Stevens: “the drriifft” Improvised Loop Jam
Bass Videos

Adam Stevens: “the drriifft” Improvised Loop Jam

Time for some Adam Stevens goodness. This time around, Adam utilizes all five of his basses, which includes an upright, a U-bass, a Jazz, a Precision and Roscoe LG-3000. Lots of bass goodness on this one.

Andy Edwards and Steve Lawson: Studio Jam
Bass Videos

Andy Edwards and Steve Lawson: Studio Jam

Here’s a great jam between bassist Steve Lawson and drummer Andy Edwards. Steve uses his six-string bass and looping wizardry to get a nice, spacey groove going.

Miki Santamaria: Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” Solo Bass Loop
Bass Videos

Miki Santamaria: Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” Solo Bass Loop

Back in July, we featured one what turned out to be one of the most popular videos on No Treble this year: Jim Bennett’s solo bass take on Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky”. Another one of our favorite bassists, Miki Santamaria took the same tune and did his own thing with it. Miki’s version layers loops using his Boss RC300 Loop...