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  • Rewind: The Top 10 Bass Gear, News, Videos and Lessons of the Week

    1. Gear Watch: Epiphone Zenith Bass Epiphone has released the new Zenith bass, an instrument that pays homage to the jazz guitar tradition. Available as fretted or “lined” fretless, the key to this bass is its unique NanoFlex and NanoMag pickup combination. 2. Video: Gary Willis: The Chicken Here’s another great video of Gary Willis... »

  • Rewind: The Week’s Most Popular Features (April 18-24, 2010)

    Here are the top 10 most popular features on No Treble last week, as determined by you! 1. Video: Leo Fender and the History of the Electric Bass Check out Davey4557’s short but amazing video on the history of the electric bass and Leo Fender. 2. Gear Review: Gear Review: Boss RC-20XL Loop Station Our... »

  • Rewind: The Week’s Most Popular Features (April 11-17, 2010)

    Here are the top 10 most popular features on No Treble last week, as determined by you! 1. Video: Tony Levin’s BassCam: Sledgehammer Here’s Tony Levin giving us a unique perspective of a Peter Gabriel concert in Lima, Peru. 2. Player News: Jack Bruce: “Cream is over” Jack Bruce, when asked if there will be... »

  • Rewind: The Week’s Most Popular Features (April 4-10, 2010)

    Here are the top 10 most popular features on No Treble last week, as determined by you! 1. Lesson: Introduction to Bebop Scale Forms In this lesson we’ll explore the basic forms of Bebop scales so you can start getting the patterns down and experiment with them in your music. 2. Video: Chick Corea Trio... »

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  • Rewind: The Week’s Most Popular Features

    Here are the top 10 most popular features on No Treble last week, as determined by you, our faithful readers (and favorite people). 1. Gear Watch: Fender Introduces New American Deluxe Series Basses Fender has updated all three basses in their line of American Deluxe series. 2. Video: Michael Manring: Sugar Check out this great... »

  • Rewind: The Top Stories for the Week of March 21st, 2010

    Here are the top 10 articles from No Treble for the week of March 21st, 2010. 1. Video: Jacogrow’s Funk Groove: Fretless Bass Improv Choi Dong-Ju, who goes by the screen name “jacogrow” posted this cool fretless bass jam, showcasing some of his great Gary Willis-inspired bass playing. 2. Gear: TC Electronic BG500 Combo Amps... »

  • Rewind: The Top Stories for the Week of March 14th, 2010

    Here are the top 10 articles from No Treble for the week of March 14th, 2010. 1. Contest: Win an Ansir Bravura Bass! Ansir Music wants to give away a bass to one lucky No Treble reader! Enter between now and March 31st. 2. Lesson: Scale Patterns from Tetrachord Combinations In this lesson we’re going... »

  • Rewind: The most popular stories for the week of March 7, 2010

    Here are the top 10 most read articles on No Treble for the week of March 7, 2010. 1. Gigs: Smashing Pumpkins Hold Open Auditions for New Bassist Ever wanted to play along side Billy Corgan in the Smashing Pumpkins? Well your big chance has arrived! Corgan has announced that the band will be having... »

  • Rewind: The top ten stories for the week of Feb. 28 – Mar. 6

    Here are the top 10 articles on No Treble last week. 1. Player News: RIP Tom “T-Bone” Wolk Sad news to report: long-time Hall and Oates bassist Tom “T-Bone” Wolk, died Saturday, February 27th, of an apparent heart attack. 2. Contest: Win an Ansir Bravura Custom Bass Ansir Music is sponsoring a bass giveaway this... »

  • Rewind: The top ten stories for the week of Feb. 21-27

    1. Video: Fretted or fretless? Make it a convertible From the archives: Our Facebook friend Kirk Dickison shared a video with us featuring this odd, “convertible” bass that allows fast switching between fretted and fretless modes. So we decided to dig around and find out some more. 2. Gear Watch: Gear Watch: Warwick Thumb SC... »