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  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in June 2018

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in June 2018

    Some new bass gear makes its way to our pages each June, thanks to the Summer NAMM Show. Here are the top 10 reader favorite gear stories for the month. Thanks for reading, commenting, and sharing. 1. Ibanez Compact Acoustic Electric Basses Ibanez has launched two new compact acoustic basses with the AVNB1E and the... »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in May 2018

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in May 2018

    We love bass gear. You love bass gear. And each month, we love looking back at the gear stories we’ve covered, and sort them by your responses. Here is the reader favorite top 10 bass gear list for the month of May 2018. Thanks for reading, commenting, and sharing! 1. ENKI AMG-2 Electric Bass Guitar... »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in April 2018

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in April 2018

    Time for our monthly celebration of the top bass gear stories on No Treble. Here are the top 10 reader favorites for the month of April. Thanks for reading, commenting, and sharing! 1. Hiwatt DR401 400w Bass Head Hiwatt was on hand at this year’s Musikmesse to unveil the DR401, which they declare as the... »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in March 2018

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in March 2018

    March was a big month for gear news, as evidenced by a ton of views on No Treble. Here are the top 10 reader favorite gear stories of the month. Thanks for reading, commenting, and sharing! 1. Roks Instruments Nardis Bass Luthier Axel Roks of Roks Instruments is known for his unique, minimalist designs. (Check... »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in February 2018

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in February 2018

    The amount of new bass gear news coming out of each year’s Winter NAMM show always means there’s a healthy dose of stories in February. This year was no exception. Here are the top 10 No Treble reader favorite gear stories for the month. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing. 1. Fender Limited Edition Parallel... »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in January 2018

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in January 2018

    January is always a stellar month for gear stories, thanks to the annual NAMM Show. This year is no different. While we’re still working on tons of new gear stories from the show, many appeared on No Treble in January. Here are the top 10 reader favorites. Be sure to check out all our continuing... »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in December 2017

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in December 2017

    Gear news can sometimes slow down in December, especially with NAMM around the corner. But that didn’t stop some companies from announcing some new bass gear that caught readers’ attention. Here are the top 10 reader favorite gear stories from December 2017. 1. Willcox Guitars 2018 Saber Bass Wilcox Guitars is updating their bass lineup... »

  • Best of 2017: The Top 10 Reader Favorite Pedals & Effects

    Best of 2017: The Top 10 Reader Favorite Pedals & Effects

    There was some big news in the world of bass pedals and effects in 2017. These 10 stories were the reader favorites among the many new pedals and effects released this year. 1. Tech 21 Geddy Lee Signature SansAmp GED-2112 If you got to catch Rush in the past twenty years, you would have seen... »

  • Best of 2017: The Top 10 Reader Favorite Basses

    Best of 2017: The Top 10 Reader Favorite Basses

    We covered a lot of new basses in 2017. Here are the top 10 reader favorites of the year. 1. Ibanez Ashula SRAS7 Hybrid Fretted/Fretless Bass Ibanez shocked many bassists again this year by introducing a new Ashula bass. The SRAS7 is a seven-string model that has a unique hybrid fretted/fretless design with three strings... »

  • Best of 2017: Top 10 Reader Favorite Bass of the Week Features

    Best of 2017: Top 10 Reader Favorite Bass of the Week Features

    Back in 2011, we kicked off our popular Bass of the Week feature, showcasing low-end instruments ranging from beautiful to bizarre. Of the 50-plus we featured in 2017, here are the top 10 No Treble reader favorites. 1. Justin Chancellor’s Warwick Custom Shop Masterbuilt Streamer Stage II Tool’s Justin Chancellor has always been known for... »