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Best of 2018: The Top 10 Bass Reader Spotlights
Best of 2018

Best of 2018: The Top 10 Bass Reader Spotlights

We’re kicking off our “Best of 2018” lists this year with the top 10 reader favorite bassist interviews and Groove podcast episodes. We always love sitting down with bassists and hearing their stories.

Best of 2012: The Top 10 Bass Reader Spotlights
Best of 2012

Best of 2012: The Top 10 Bass Reader Spotlights

We love the Reader Spotlight feature here at No Treble HQ, because we get to feature an amazing bassist from our community every week. Here are our top 10 most popular bassists in the spotlight for 2012, based on readership. If you haven’t submitted your story to us, we hope you will (here’s the interview questionnaire). (Hint: we pick the...

Reader Spotlight: Mai Jõgi
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Mai Jõgi

Meet Mai Jõgi, a bassist leaving in Sweden by way of Estonia who has an impressive resume and counts her experience on bass in days, not years (2,920 days at the time she shared her story with us). Mai is our player in the spotlight for the week of September 25, 2012. Bio: Estonian female bass player Mai Jõgi is...

Reader Spotlight: Adam Stevens
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Adam Stevens

Meet Adam Stevens, a bass player living in Toronto who has been raised right – as a bassist with parents who helped develop and broaden his love for music. Adam is our player in the spotlight for the week of August 21, 2012. Bio: I grew up in a small town north of Toronto, surrounded by music my whole life....

Reader Spotlight: Drew “Hondo” Felder
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Drew “Hondo” Felder

Meet Drew Felder, a bassist who goes by the nickname “Hondo” (I don’t see any actual Hondo basses on his gear list though – and I may be dating myself with that comment). Drew is a pretty interesting and funny guy. So we think you’ll like this week’s reader spotlight. Bio: I’m an undead bassist/composer from the Philly area. My...

Reader Spotlight: Alvaro Martín Gómez Acevedo
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Alvaro Martín Gómez Acevedo

Meet Alvaro Martín Gómez Acevedo, a bassist from Columbia who is a man who has some pretty extensive lists: favorite genres, gear (wow), bands and gigs. (Good ones, too). Alvaro is our player in the spotlight for the week of August 7, 2012. Be sure to say hi. Bio: I consider myself an eclectic musician who can list very diverse...

Reader Spotlight: Rafael Minerbo
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Rafael Minerbo

Meet Rafael Minerbo, a bassist from Brazil who made us laugh pretty hard when reading his bio (you’ll see why). Rafael has been playing for about three years and says he wishes he was David Caraccio or Flea. To that, we say: “keep doing your thing, and then someone will one day say, ‘I wish I was Rafael Minerbo.'” Rafael...

Reader Spotlight: Allen Cummins
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Allen Cummins

Meet bassist Allen Cummins, a musician from California who looks to be having a blast with his music. Allen is our player in the spotlight for the week of July 24, 2012. Bio: I have been a weekend warrior bass player since the age of 19, where I played Top 40 Rock for quite a few years. At 48, I...

Reader Spotlight: Heyko Gülicher
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Heyko Gülicher

Meet Heyko Gülicher, a bassist from Germany who takes on the big task of anchoring a Jamiroquai tribute band dubbed Jamirolike. He says he fell in love with the bass “from the first time [he] played Peter Gunn on an E string”. Heyko is our player in the spotlight for the week of July 10, 2012. Bio: I’ve been brought...

Reader Spotlight: Kurt Skrivseth
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Kurt Skrivseth

Meet bassist/multi-instrumentalist Kurt Skrivseth, a musician hailing from Montana. Kurt’s story is a great one, including having performed with both Slash and Snoop Dogg. His gear list is pretty GAS-inducing too. But most impressive is Kurt’s story of overcoming injury to pursue his dream of music and playing bass. Kurt turned this into an asset – one he refers to...