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NT10: Top 10 Bass Transcriptions
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NT10: Top 10 Bass Transcriptions

In celebration of our 10 year anniversary this month, we’re taking a look back at some of the most popular features in our history. Today, we're kicking off the celebration with the top 10 reader favorite bass transcriptions we’ve shared over our first 10 years.

Best of 2018: The Top 10 Bass Lessons & Transcriptions
Best of 2018

Best of 2018: The Top 10 Bass Lessons & Transcriptions

Our Bass Lessons and Transcriptions are some of the most popular content we share. Here are your top 10 favorites from those categories for 2018. Time to hit the shed!

Best of 2017: The Top 10 Bass Lessons
Best of 2017

Best of 2017: The Top 10 Bass Lessons

Our bass lessons are super popular with readers, thanks in large part to our excellent contributors in the various lesson categories. Here are the top 10 No Treble reader favorite bass lessons for 2017. 1. Creative Bass Lines: The Chameleon Variations In this lesson, I’ve taken a pretty classic and fairly easy to play bass part from Herbie Hancock’s “Chameleon”...

Best of 2016: Top 10 Bass Lessons and Transcriptions
Best of 2016

Best of 2016: Top 10 Bass Lessons and Transcriptions

We published a whole lot of bass lessons in 2016. Here are the top 10 reader favorites of the year. Think of it as a great to do list for the holiday break and the new year. Thanks for reading, commenting, sharing – and shedding. 1. Talking Technique: Killer Dead Note Grooves Dead notes are percussive effects that can really...

10,000 Post Celebration: Top 10 Lessons & Transcriptions
10,000 Post Celebration

10,000 Post Celebration: Top 10 Lessons & Transcriptions

Continuing our celebration of 10,000 posts on No Treble, we’re looking back at the top 10 reader favorite bass lessons and transcriptions since our debut on May 2, 2009. Thanks for reading, and enjoy. 1. Transcription: Tal Wilkenfeld’s “Cause We’ve Ended As Lovers” Solo This transcription is bassist Tal Wilkenfeld’s fantastic solo on the Jeff Beck classic “Cause We’ve Ended...

Best of 2015: Top 10 Bass Lessons and Transcriptions
Best of 2015

Best of 2015: Top 10 Bass Lessons and Transcriptions

As we wrap up 2015, we look back at the reader favorites on No Treble for the year. The holidays are upon us, which hopefully means more down time from the day-to-day activities that keep us busy. Which hopefully means more time to spend on the bass. Here’s a great list to get you through the holiday season and beyond....

Best of 2014: The Top 10 Bass Lessons, Transcriptions and How-To’s
Best of 2014

Best of 2014: The Top 10 Bass Lessons, Transcriptions and How-To’s

Tomorrow is the start of a new year, which for a lot of people means making new year’s resolutions. For musicians, that typically means a dedication to working on our technique and our art. Just in time, here are the top 10 most popular bass lessons, transcriptions and how-to’s we’ve shared over the course of 2014. Have fun, and happy...

Best of 2013: The Top 10 Bass Lessons and Transcriptions
Best of 2013

Best of 2013: The Top 10 Bass Lessons and Transcriptions

When we started pulling the best of lists for No Treble this year, we were reminded of how much readers love the lessons and transcriptions we share. Of course, it helps a lot to have Thomas “MarloweDK” Risell as a primary contributor of bass lessons and Stuart Clayton as our primary guru for awesome bass transcriptions. Add to that a...

Top 10: The Best Bass Lessons and How To’s in June
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Top 10: The Best Bass Lessons and How To’s in June

Lessons and how-to columns are among the most popular features on No Treble. Here are the best of the best for June, based on readership. Looks like the bass community is getting things done! As always, thanks for reading, commenting and sharing. 1. Chord Construction: A Guide for Bassists Damian tackles this reader question in this Ask Damian Erskine column:...

Top 10: The Best Bass Lessons and How To’s in February
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Top 10: The Best Bass Lessons and How To’s in February

Time to hit the shed. Here are the 10 most popular how to columns and lessons on No Treble in February. 1. Expand Your Bass Fretboard Knowledge with the Pentatonic Scale Here’s a great exercise aimed at expanding your fretboard knowledge. For this lesson, we’re going to use the five positions of the A minor / C Major pentatonic scale....

Best of 2012: Top 10 Bass How To’s, Columns and Lessons
Best of 2012

Best of 2012: Top 10 Bass How To’s, Columns and Lessons

Just in time for your new year’s resolutions, here are the top 10 most popular bass lessons, how to’s and columns from 2012. From practicing and technique to advice on life as a musician, these features should help you make big musical strides in 2013. 1. Finger-Style Funk Bass Lesson: Build Dexterity and Accuracy in Your Playing In this lesson...

Bass Lesson Round Up: The Top 10 Lessons, Columns and How To’s in October
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Bass Lesson Round Up: The Top 10 Lessons, Columns and How To’s in October

Just in time for your weekend, here are the 10 most popular how to columns and lessons on No Treble last month. Enjoy! 1. No Bass Amp? A Guide to Hearing Yourself Practice Damian answers this reader question: “My amp and most of my gear got confiscated when I got to college because they said it was a fire hazard....