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Primus: Xanadu (Live in St. Augustine)

Primus: Xanadu (Live in St. Augustine)

Primus, as I’m sure you know, is currently on tour performing Rush’s “A Farewell to Kings” in its entirety. Here’s a glimpse into the tour, thanks to this fan-shot video of the band performing “Xanadu.”

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Julian Vaughn: You’re Mine/Black Dynamite

Julian Vaughn: You’re Mine/Black Dynamite

Julian Vaughn released his new album “Solo” last month. If you are a fan of Wayman Tisdale, you will definitely dig Julian. Performing two cuts from his previous albums, Julian and his band are locked in on “You’re Mine” and “Black Dynamite”.

James Taylor: Rainy Day Man (BBC In Concert, Nov 13, 1971)

James Taylor: Rainy Day Man (BBC In Concert, Nov 13, 1971)

Leland Sklar posted this video on Facebook saying, “Loved our early beginnings! Innocent music...” What a wonderful clip this is of Lee performing “Rainy Day Man” live in 1971 with James Taylor and Russ Kunkel.

Katravion Tray Williams: Old Ship Of Zion

Katravion Tray Williams: Old Ship Of Zion

Katravion Tray Williams shared this video on Facebook, and I was blown away. Katravion took a cover of “Old Ship Of Zion” by Josh Myles and made it his own. What’s super impressive is how he handled all the instruments and vocals.

Paul Thompson: Michael Henderson Bass History (and The Illest Bass Break Ever)

Paul Thompson: Michael Henderson Bass History (and The Illest Bass Break Ever)

Paul Thompson, who goes by pdbass on Youtube, posted an excellent bass history video the other day, focusing on the work of Michael Henderson. Paul also breaks down what Marcus Miller calls “the illest bass break ever!”

Frowin Ickler: Recreation of Epic Synth Bass Part 1 – Me Too

Frowin Ickler: Recreation of Epic Synth Bass Part 1 – Me Too

No Treble reader Frowin Ickler reached out to let us know he has a new Youtube channel dedicated to the “recreation of epic synth bass lines.” In Part 1, he recreates synth bass for the song “Me Too“ by Meghan Trainor (and shares the gear list).

Aeon Station: Air

Aeon Station: Air

Aeon Station visited the KEXP studios in April and performed four tunes. Here they are rocking the song “Air,” with Kevin Whelan and Lysa Opfer on bass.

Evan Marien: The Hardest Music I’ve Ever Learned

Evan Marien: The Hardest Music I’ve Ever Learned

Tigran Hamasyan saw Evan Marien and Dana Hawkins perform live. The next day, he hit up Evan to be on his next album. Evan shared the story behind what he went through to perform “the hardest music I’ve ever learned”.

Jason Heath: “Chorale” Performance and Breakdown

Jason Heath: “Chorale” Performance and Breakdown

Jason Heath shared a new video yesterday, and I was mesmerized. Jason has been working on the beautiful (and challenging) Nicholas Walker composition, “Chorale” for four years. In this clip, he performs the piece, then breaks it down.

Rebecca Johnson Band: I’m Tore Down

Rebecca Johnson Band: I’m Tore Down

Rebecca Johnson and her band are back to gigging, which is great news for us so far away thanks to her videos of their performances. Here’s the trio swinging hard on “I’m Tore Down”.

Scary Pockets: Put Your Records On

Scary Pockets: Put Your Records On

Here’s a new video by Scary Pockets, which once again features the groovy bass work of Joe Ayoub. Louis Cato is the guest vocalist on this funky version of Corrine Bailey Rae’s “Put Your Records On” (which also includes Jacob Collier on keys).

Angelique Francis: What’s Your Story

Angelique Francis: What’s Your Story

I recently discovered the music of Angelique Francis and watched many of her videos. “What’s Your Story” is a powerful tune, from the bassist’s album, “Kissed By The Blues”.