No Treble reader Daniel Smith sent this video to us of a tune he wrote for bass and voice. “Whisper” is the first track from his upcoming EP.
Our friend Huw Foster sent us his latest video, and in this one, he breaks down five bass lines from Prince’s catalog.
I’ve really been enjoying the videos Julia Hofer has been creating with Thomann’s Guitars & Basses. In this one, she takes on Joe Dart’s funky bass line on the Vulfpeck tune, “Back Pocket”.
Here’s a great new video featuring Cory Wong’s new collaboration with Dave Koz, from the upcoming album, “The Golden Hour”. Yohannes Tona lays down the low end on the title track. I love how this really gets grooving around the 2:10 mark!
Consider the Source has created a video for their NPR Tiny Desk submission, and it is fantastic. I love the acoustic version of this band, the instrumentation, and the tune.
I stumbled upon a newly remastered version of Weather Report’s live performance in Belgrade on October 31, 1980. Jaco Pastorius is on fretted bass on this one, with the band tearing through “Birdland”, with Jaco’s “Liberty City” in the mix.
Our good friend Tony Senatore shared his latest video with us, with his band, Rook. I really dig the sound on this one, with Tony rocking his Dan Armstrong London bass on the tune, “The Path”.
The Omnific is a killer prog-metal band consisting of two bassists – Matthew Fackrell and Toby Peterson-Stewart – with drummer Jerome Lematua. Their latest song, “Wax & Wane”, distills their melodic yet aggressive sound.
Our friend Pete O’Neill sent us this video with his solo fretless bass arrangement of “Hold Me Now” by the Thompson Twins. This arrangement was part of his “The 80s” EP, released last year.
Dino Jelusick recently pulled together an incredible line-up for this cover of Boston’s “Foreplay/Long Time”. The band includes Jelusick along with Henrik Linder, Mike Portnoy, Lachy Doley, Joel Hoekstra, and Justin Johnson.
Charles Berthoud is running a series of videos with this challenge posted to his fans: “If ____ was the hardest song in the world”. In this one, he takes on the Chili Peppers’ “Californication”, with a variety of impressive techniques.
I can’t believe I’ve never seen this video before, but I’m glad I finally did. In this clip, Band of Gypsys – with Buddy Miles on drums and Billy Cox on bass – are in the studio recording the song, “Power of Love”.