Bassist and Facebook friend Matthew Lowrie shared this video with us. Lowrie is performing (and teaching) Janek Gwizdala‘s “Four Brothers”. Near the end of the video, Lowrie breaks down the melody, if you want to follow along.
Yesterday, we featured a performance by Average White Band, performing “Cut the Cake” live. Today, another AWB tune – “Pick up the Pieces” – this time performed as a solo bass looper arrangement by Nathan Williams.
Any time a new Adam Ben Ezra video hits, I’m all ears. And Adam never disappoints. Check out this nice fretless work (and singing) from Adam, on his original tune “Tumbada”.
Bassist Junior Ribeiro Braguinha uses these words to describe his performance in this video: “de groove de pizzicato”. I say, “holy smokes!”
This week, we look back at the top 10 most popular bass looper videos all time on No Treble. This list is based on number of views by No Treble readers. 1. Victor Wooten: Ari’s Eyes (Bass Day 2002) Here’s Victor Wooten in this performance of “Ari’s Eyes” in 2002. This tune was later released on his 2005 album, Soul...
Bassist Todd Matthews gets the Led out with his unique double bass arrangement of Led Zeppelin’s tune “Kashmir.”
To celebrate 10 years since the release of their Loop Station, BOSS has unveiled the RC-3 and RC-30 loopers, each featuring three hours of stereo looping, 99 on-board memory locations, and USB 2.0 connectivity for importing and exporting audio to your computer. A step up from previous loop stations, the new models have multiple inputs, including 1/4” A and B...
Here’s bassist Miles Hancock, performing an original solo bass composition for the BOSS Loop Station contest.
The BOSS “Loop Station World Championship” contest is in full swing, but so far, there’s a very important segment of the music population missing out: bassists. So Roland wants you, the No Treble community to get in on the looping action! To enter, you need to upload a video of you using one of BOSS’s RC-series looping products to Youtube,...
When Simone Vignola entered the EuroBassDay solo bass contest in 2008 he won the whole thing. This time he’s entering the Boss Loop Station World Championship with the following video of a piece he calls “FAQ”.
Live looping videos are a favorite around No Treble HQ. We usually find videos featuring of a solo bassist working alone with a looper pedal. Not the case with bassist Cico Cicognani, who performs with a trio with Pier Foschi and Mattia Dallara. Check out Mesh Machine:
I love the nostalgia of hearing the theme song from a video game you played a lot when you were a kid. Youtuber “Maelz” presents his bass adaptation of the wonderful main theme from Space Harrier (1985):