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  • 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... »

  • Best of 2017: Top 10 Reader Favorite Bass Amps

    Best of 2017: Top 10 Reader Favorite Bass Amps

    We covered a whole lot of new gear stories in 2017, which really kicked off during the 2017 Winter NAMM Show in January. Here are the top 10 reader favorite bass amp stories for the year. 1. Markbass EVO 1 Bass Amp After introducing the prototype last year, Markbass has unveiled the final version of... »

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

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in November 2017

    Time to celebrate some popular new bass gear, AKA the top 10 reader favorite gear stories for the month. Here are your favorites for November 2017. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing. 1. Fender New Mod Shop Bass Colors Fender’s Mod Shop has expanded their option offerings for the Fall. The online instrument configurator has... »

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

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in October 2017

    Time to celebrate the reader favorite gear stories for the month. Here are your favorite 10 gear stories we covered in October. Thanks for reading, commenting, and sharing. 1. Geezer Butler’s New Ashdown Engineering Signature Head of Doom Amplifier Geezer Butler shocked fans this weekend when he shared the news of his new signature amp... »

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

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in September 2017

    September was a great month for new bass gear stories, as evident by all the reader interest in what we covered during the month. Here are the top 10 reader favorites for September. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing! 1. Chowny Bass Retrovibe EVO Davie 504 Signature Chowny Bass has introduced another artist signature model... »

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

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in August 2017

    August was an exciting month for new bass gear, as evident by all the traffic this news generated. Here are the top 10 most popular bass gear stories for the month of August 2017. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing. 1. Sire Guitars Marcus Miller P7 and V9 Basses The popular Marcus Miller line of... »

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

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in July 2017

    July is the month for Summer NAMM, and with it, some new bass gear to check out. Here are the top 10 most read gear stories for the month of July on No Treble. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing. 1. Ibanez 2017 BTB Bass Models Ibanez has further expanded their BTB model range with... »

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

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in June 2017

    We all love the new gear stories. For the ones we published in June, 2017, here are the top 10 reader favorites. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing. 1. Fender CB-60SCE Acoustic Bass Guitar Fender has introduced the Classic Design series that they say is aimed at the company’s acoustic tone and aesthetic at an... »

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

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in May 2017

    Stories about new bass gear are always popular with No Treble readers (and us). Here are the top 10 most popular gear stories for the month of May. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing. 1. Fender’s Update on Use of Rosewood At the beginning of the year, new CITES regulations went into effect for all... »