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Sandberg Previews MarloweDK Signature Bass
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Sandberg Previews MarloweDK Signature Bass

Thomas Risell, better known as MarloweDK, is one of the most watched bassists on Youtube. His instructional and playalong videos have been viewed more than 22 million times on Youtube, and his lessons here on No Treble are incredibly popular as well. No surprise then, that the bassist caught the attention of Sandberg Guitars, who are developing the MarloweDK Signature...

Bass Play-Along Week: MarloweDK’s Tower of Power “So I Got To Groove” Bass Play-Along
Bass Videos

Bass Play-Along Week: MarloweDK’s Tower of Power “So I Got To Groove” Bass Play-Along

Our bass play-along week ends with the king of the bass play-along, Thomas “MarloweDK” Risell playing along to Tower Power’s funky “So I Got To Groove”, which of course features the awesome bass work of Rocco Prestia on the original. Just because bass play-along week is ending doesn’t mean we’re not featuring videos by the awesome No Treble readers. Keep...

Shame, Shame, Shame: Live Cover with MarloweDK
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Shame, Shame, Shame: Live Cover with MarloweDK

MarloweDK, aka Thomas Risell, is more commonly found teaching in his videos. So it is a nice treat to see him laying it down in a live performance. Here, Thomas is performing the Shirley & Company tune “Shame, Shame, Shame”, in what he calls a “relaxed gig.” Thomas adds, “Almost no guitar on this I’m afraid, microphone in the ‘bass...

MarloweDK: Slap Bass Jam / Funky Filter Fun
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MarloweDK: Slap Bass Jam / Funky Filter Fun

When Thomas “MarloweDK” Risell tries out new gear, cool stuff happens. Here’s MarloweDK test driving a MXR M82 bass envelope filter.

MarloweDK: GR2 Envelope Filter Test Drive
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MarloweDK: GR2 Envelope Filter Test Drive

I recently picked up the GR2 Envelope Filter from 3Leaf Audio and decided to give it a spin in front of the camera. This is a great little pedal that offers a lot of possibilities. For the demo, my set up includes: Bass: Sandberg California JJ Strings: Dunlop Nickel plated Medium gauge 45 -105 Amp: TC Electronic RH450 Cab: TC...

Slap Bass 101 – Part 6: Octaves
Slap Bass 101

Slap Bass 101 – Part 6: Octaves

Continuing our series on slap bass, today we’ll combine several of the elements from the first five lessons in this series, and add “octaves” to the mix. FYI, in this lesson, I’m paying a Shergold Modulator bass. If anyone know where to get modules for it, please let me know in the comments below. Check out the entire Slap Bass...

Slap Bass 101 – Part 5: Funk/Rock Scale Basics
Slap Bass 101

Slap Bass 101 – Part 5: Funk/Rock Scale Basics

Today, we continue the Slap Bass 101 series, adding the basic “funk/rock scale” – the minor pentatonic, with trills, to what we’ve learned so far. Check out the entire Slap Bass 101 series: Part 1: Slap Bass Introduction Part 2 – Building on the Basics Part 3 – Left Hand Slap & Hammer-Ons Part 4 – Right Hand Pluck/Pop

Slap Bass 101: Part 4 – Right Hand Pluck/Pop
Slap Bass 101

Slap Bass 101: Part 4 – Right Hand Pluck/Pop

In this lesson, we’ll build on the concepts in Part 3 and add the right hand pluck/pop. Next time: Funk/Rock Scale Basics! In case you missed them, here are Parts 1-3: Part 1: Slap Bass Introduction Part 2: Building on the Basics Part 3: Left Hand Slap & Hammer-Ons

Slap Bass 101: Part 3 – Left Hand Slap & Hammer-Ons
Slap Bass 101

Slap Bass 101: Part 3 – Left Hand Slap & Hammer-Ons

This week, we continue building on the foundation established in Part 1 (the basics) and Part 2 (building on the basics), and add left hand slap concepts and hammer-ons. Next: Right hand pluck and pop

Slap Bass 101: Part 2 – Building on the Basics
Slap Bass 101

Slap Bass 101: Part 2 – Building on the Basics

Last time, we covered the basics in my introduction to slap bass lesson. This week, we’re going to build on the concepts of the introduction, covering basic thumb slapping, ghosted notes, muting and offbeat bass lines. Next: Part 3 – left hand slap and hammer-ons.