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“The Who Sell Out” Gets Super Deluxe Edition
New Albums

“The Who Sell Out” Gets Super Deluxe Edition

The Who have released a new deluxe edition of “The Who Sell Out”, featuring a staggering 112 tracks with 47 of them previously unreleased. Of course, John Entwistle’s bass lines anchor the entire affair, but his compositions also get a new light.

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“Killer Walking Bass Volume 2” Now Available
Sheet Music & Instruction

“Killer Walking Bass Volume 2” Now Available

Teymur Phell and Jim Kalbach published “Killer Walking Bass” back in 2018, and now they’re pushing things even further with Killer Walking Bass Volume 2. Volume 2 includes melodic lines for eight songs with more challenging chord changes

The Dead Daisies Announce “Get Out of The House” Tour
Concerts & Tours

The Dead Daisies Announce “Get Out of The House” Tour

The Dead Daisies have been stuck inside long enough. With things opening back up, they’ve announced the “Get Out Of The House” tour. The outing will showcase the band’s new four-piece lineup featuring rock legend Glenn Hughes on bass and vocals.

Bandcamp Friday: Support No Treble
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Bandcamp Friday: Support No Treble

Today is “Bandcamp Friday” – a day when the excellent people at Bandcamp waive their fees for artists and podcasters. No Treble is largely reader-supported, so we’d be thrilled if you checked this out.

Christian McBride Releases “The Q Sessions” via Quboz
New Albums

Christian McBride Releases “The Q Sessions” via Quboz

Attention jazz-loving audiophiles! Christian McBride has teamed up with Qobuz, the hi-res streaming, and download service, to release a new EP called “The Q Sessions”.

Avishai Cohen Releases “Two Roses”
New Albums

Avishai Cohen Releases “Two Roses”

Avishai Cohen has expanded his palette for his new album, “Two Roses”, which features the bassist and composer’s trio alongside the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. The fourteen-song collection features songs near and dear to Cohen.

Genesis Announce North American Reunion Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Genesis Announce North American Reunion Tour Dates

Last year, Genesis announced a highly-anticipated reunion tour that would take the band across Ireland and the UK. It was ultimately rescheduled to this fall, but now the group has unveiled its first North American dates in 14 years.

Happy 12th Birthday, No Treble
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Happy 12th Birthday, No Treble

Today marks 12 years since No Treble officially launched. Today we look back at the past year and forward to another year of supporting the global bass playing community.

International Society of Bassists 2021 Convention Goes Virtual
Events

International Society of Bassists 2021 Convention Goes Virtual

The International Society of Bassists will be holding their biennial bass convention virtually this year from June 8th through the 12th. The bass-filled event will have over 150 concerts, lectures, and masterclasses for attendees.

Dumpstaphunk Releases “Where Do We Go From Here”
New Albums

Dumpstaphunk Releases “Where Do We Go From Here”

Dumpstaphunk has returned with their fourth studio album, “Where Do We Go From Here”, which also marks their first full-length in seven years. The band is anchored by two bassists: Tony Hall and Nick Daniels. Together, they lay down some serious grooves.

Primus Announces Rescheduled Rush Tribute Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Primus Announces Rescheduled Rush Tribute Tour Dates

Primus has once again announced dates for their “A Tribute To Kings” tour, which will feature Les Claypool and the band performing Rush’s “A Farewell to Kings”. The trek has been rescheduled several times, but Claypool says this time looks promising.

Bailey, Wooten, and Pattituci to Host “Fretless Bass Pioneers” Webinar
Events

Bailey, Wooten, and Pattituci to Host “Fretless Bass Pioneers” Webinar

This week’s Berklee Bass Department webinar will feature heroes of the fretless bass. Guests will include Tony Franklin, Percy Jones, Gary Willis, Steve DiGiorgio, Alain Caron, Bakithi Kumalo, Michael Manring, and Mark Egan.