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

1. Video: The Bass Gang: A Night in Tunisia What’s better than one bass? How about four basses! 2. Ask Damian Erskine: Scales vs. Chords Damian asks a reader’s question: “What scales are best to know for improvising and how can I go about trying to memorize them?” 3. Gear Watch: IK Amplitube iRig IK Multimedia has announced the release...

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 performing during a 2006 clinic...

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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 resident loop expert, Russ Sargeant,...

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 another Cream union, says “There’s...

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 with Frank Gambale, Antonio Sanchez...

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 video of Michael Manring playing...

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 TC Electronic is introducing the...

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 to explore the concept of...

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 open auditions for a new...

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 month on No Treble. One...

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 Single Cutaway Warwick has announced...

Rewind: No Treble’s Top 10 Stories Last Week

Here are the top 10 articles from No Treble last week. 1. Video: Ain’t That Peculiar: Just the bass and drums This is the audio track for Marvin Gaye’s “Ain’t That Peculiar”, with the James Jamerson’s bass and Uriel Jones’s drums isolated from the original Motown master tape. 2. Lesson: Efficient 20 Minute Practice This week’s lesson focuses on planning...