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  • Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (September 2012)

    Of the 30 or so videos we shared in September, ten ruled for No Treble readers. And here they are in one basstastically awesome spot. Enjoy. 1. Esperanza Spalding with The Roots: Live Performance of Weather Report’s “Predator” My friend Marsha was telling me about Esperanza Spalding performing a Weather Report tune, where she lays... »

  • Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (August 2012)

    Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (August 2012)

    Of all the awesome bass videos we shared in August (all 31 of them), 10 of them ruled supreme, based on No Treble reader views. August included our popular “isolated bass week”, and many of those made the list. Enjoy! 1. Red Hot Chili Peppers: Flea’s Isolated Bass on “Scar Tissue” Flea can be a... »

  • Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (July 2012)

    Bass videos rule. And here are the ten that ruled most in July 2012, based on No Treble reader views. Enjoy! 1. Victor Wooten: “Isn’t She Lovely”, Live Solo Bass Performance In April, Victor Wooten held a music clinic at a music school in Mechanicsville, Virginia. One of the songs he performed was his solo... »

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  • Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (June 2012)

    Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (June 2012)

    Is there anything better than an awesome bass video? How about ten awesome bass videos? Here are the most watched videos on No Treble last month. Enjoy. 1. Billie Jean’s All Stars, Featuring Marcus Miller What do you get when you have five jazz masters improvise to an a cappella version of Michael Jackson’s “Billie... »

  • Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (May 2012)

    Typically, we share lots of videos featuring bassists doing their thing, laying down serious supporting lines, doing their solo bass thing, and everything in between. For some reason in May, we shared more than our share of funny/entertaining videos without playing. And readers dug it. The first three in the top 10 list this month... »

  • Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (April 2012)

    In April, we celebrated the awesomeness of isolated bass one week. And that week ended up dominating the top 10 video list for the entire month. With the bass work of Geddy Lee, John Paul Jones, Chris Squire, Wilton Felder, Paul McCartney and John Entwistle being featured in all its glory, we weren’t surprised. But... »

  • Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (March 2012)

    Time for one of our favorite lists of the month, when we look back at the top 10 bass videos for the month. This time around, we feature the best of the best in March, 2012 (meaning: most viewed by No Treble readers). Enjoy. 1. John Paul Jones: “What Is And What Should Never Be”... »

  • Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (February 2012)

    Ah, videos showcasing bass… is there anything better? If there is, it has to be the top 10 most watched bass videos on No Treble, during the month of February, 2012. Enjoy. 1. Doug Alexis: The Chicken Facebook friend Art Araya shared this remarkable and unique video of bassist Doug Alexis performing his own take... »

  • Top 10 Cover Tune Videos Arranged for Bass – 2nd Edition

    Top 10 Cover Tune Videos Arranged for Bass – 2nd Edition

    We love all-bass arrangements of cover tunes, and we love even more the fact that the bass is versatile enough to pull it off. We published our first list of the top 10 all-bass covers back in December, 2010. We’ve also featured a variation, with ten Jimi Hendrix-inspired bass videos. And of course, our Bass... »

  • Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (January 2012)

    Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (January 2012)

    Out of 31 featured videos in January, every single one of the top 10 most viewed videos featured a solo bassist. We were blown away by all of them. Guess that feeling is mutual. 1. Ojay: Street Performance Awesomeness Check this awesome video of Ojay, a bassist from Newcastle in the UK. Armed with a... »