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The Get Right Band Releases New Album

no treble - Sun, 08/14/2016 - 12:41pm

 Who’s In Charge? (featured image)

Asheville, North Carolina, group The Get Right Band has released the album, Who’s In Charge? The band, featuring founding member Jesse Gentry on bass, recorded the album at Echo Mountain Studio in Asheville, with their frontman, Silas Durocher and Julian Dreyer (who worked in various capacities with The Avett Brothers, Zac Brown Band, Dawes, and...

YYNOT: Cygnus X-1 – Book I: The Voyage

no treble - Sat, 08/13/2016 - 11:32am


Our good friend Tim Starace sent us one of the latest from the virtual band YYNOT, who just nails these Rush covers. Here’s the quartet performing “Book I: The Voyage”, which appeared on A Farewell to Kings. Dig Tim’s tone!

Eastwood To Revive Teisco Spectrum 5 Bass

no treble - Sat, 08/13/2016 - 11:19am

Eastwood Teisco Spectrum 5 Bass Perspective

Eastwood’s Custom Shop is reviving another classic instrument with their new model called the Spectrum 5 Bass. Based on the Teisco Spectrum 5, the bass version is a four-string that will feature a precision German carved top in the spirit of the original. The bass will carry many of the same vintage features, though Eastwood...

Russian Circles Stay Loud on Latest

no treble - Sat, 08/13/2016 - 11:08am

 Guidance (featured photo)

Instrumental rock/metal trio Russian Circles has released its sixth studio album, Guidance. The record features bassist/author Brian Cook (Sumac, Botch, These Arms Are Snakes), who has been with the group since its second album, Station (2007). Noisey/Vice says the album is one in which you can lose yourself, from a group that makes a very...

Warwick Introduces Rockbag Handmade Leather Gig Bags

no treble - Fri, 08/12/2016 - 12:30pm

Warwick Rockbag Handmade Leather Gig Bag - Front

Warwick’s W-Music Distribution is now offering Rockbag leather gig bags for bass and guitar. The handmade bags feature a 6-layer construction featuring a select water buffalo leather exterior, 2mm EVA foam, 5 mm Polyethylene foam, 1.5 mm plastic plate, 15 mm foam, and a 5 mm foam-adhered velveteen interior. Models are available for electric basses,...

That Funky Old Guy: Vulfpeck’s “Fugue State” Playthrough

no treble - Fri, 08/12/2016 - 12:22pm


No Treble reader Zac Sebo sent us this video saying “I found this hilarious guy covering Vulfpeck and thought you’d like it. I bet it would go over well with all your fans.” We have no idea who That Funky Old Guy is (though we’re pretty sure he’s much younger than advertised). Still, this is...

Esperanza Spalding Announces Extensive Fall Tour

no treble - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 9:02pm

Esperanza Spalding

Esperanza Spalding is taking her show on the road once again this fall in support of her latest album, Emily’s D+Evolution. The two-month outing will include North American and South American dates with a handful of festival performances mixed in. Spalding will play the Richmond Jazz festival in Virginia on August 13th before regrouping in...

Dinosaur Jr. Retains Original Lineup for Latest Release

no treble - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 8:56pm

 Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not (featured photo)

The original lineup of Dinosaur Jr. is back with its fourth album in the 21st century (after recording three together in the 1980s). With it being the original lineup, that means Lou Barlow (Sebadoh, Folk Implosion) handles bass on the band’s latest, Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not. The album’s already receiving accolades and...

Gear Review: Ibanez SR300E and TMB2000 Basses

no treble - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 5:52pm

Ibanez SR300E and TMB2000 Basses

This review will cover two Ibanez basses that are by design apples and oranges, but maybe in side-by-side comparison help you to find a good fit that suit your needs. The SR300E-CCB is the more modern styled and beginner level variety and the TMB2000-TFL fits the more seasoned player seeking a classic sound and esthetic....

Dream Theater Announces Fall Headlining Tour

no treble - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 12:58am

Dream Theater 2016

Dream Theater has announced a headlining tour for the Fall that will take them around the East Coast and some of the Midwest. The tour will include the group playing through their latest album, The Astonishing, with “immersive and interactive settings.” Anchored by bass master John Myung, Dream Theater will begin the trek October 5th...

Circus VIII: All Of Jason’s Beans

no treble - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 12:51am


Jason Tebble sent us this video of his band Circus VIII’s first single, which he said “is full of funk bad ass bass beans!” We watched it, and we have to agree 100%. We can’t wait to hear more from this band. Dig it.

Brookfest - Tricast

flickr (bassguitar + bass) - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 5:36pm

Rich Waine posted a photo:

Brookfest - Tricast

Tricast band member performing Brookfest 2016


flickr (bassguitar + bass) - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 12:21pm

Ken Miller BAC707 posted a photo:


Angeline Saris Zepparella bass player

Devil's Payroll - Billy 2

flickr (bassguitar + bass) - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 9:28am

Murduck posted a photo:

Devil's Payroll - Billy 2

Devil's Payroll - Billy

flickr (bassguitar + bass) - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 9:28am

Murduck posted a photo:

Devil's Payroll - Billy

FENDER® AMERICAN STANDARD JAZZ BASS® (2008) (used) Bass Guitar - Tue, 03/04/2014 - 12:00am
EC, 3-color sunburst finish, alder body, bolt-on maple neck, 20-fret maple fingerboard, black dot inlays, two single coil pickups, combo bridge (either top-load or strings through body), chrome hardware, w-b-w pickguard, 1-1/2" nut width, 34" scale, weighs 9.2 lbs, with ATA-style OHSC (black lining) (SN:Z8230743) ($975.00)
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LEARN TO BURN: 5-STRING BASS GUITAR (book) Bass Guitar - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 12:00am
Book/CD set. Unsure how to use that low B-string? This will show you how, and much more. Starts you off with right-hand technique exercises to increase finger speed. Next, it takes you through the scales and chords that comprise most western music, through the whole range of the bass. Before you know it, the bass will be lighting up with infinite possibilities. This freedom makes playing an extended range instrument so gratifying. The etudes section will get you thinking about idea development through an array of styles and time signatures, while simultaneously giving your chops a ($17.99)
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FENDER® SQUIER® VINTAGE MODIFIED FRETLESS JAZZ BASS® (2012) (used) Bass Guitar - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 12:00am
EC, classic offset double cutaway body of agathis, 3-color sunburst finish, maple neck with synthetic "Ebonol" fingerboard, 20 fret lines, side dots only, 2 Seymour Duncan Designed "J" style pickups, 2 volume and 1 tone constrols, vintage style bridge and tuners, setup with flatwound strings, 1-1/2" nut width, 34" scale, weighs 8.6 lbs, made in Indonesia, NO CASE (SN:ICS12010780) ($225.00)
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PEDULLA THUNDERBOLT V (1996) (used) Bass Guitar - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 12:00am
EC-, transparent amber finish (matching headstock), maple body with figured top, 5-string bolt-on maple neck, 22-fret rosewood fingerboard, dot inlays, two Bartolini humbucking pickups, volume, pickup blend, and tone controls, plus active / passive switch, gold hardware, great sound and feel, case has a mild but lingering odor of smoke, 1-9/16" nut width, 34" scale, weighs 8.8 lbs, with OHSC (black lining) (SN:T-5978 USA) ($1,250.00)
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TAKAMINE GB30CE G-SERIES JUMBO ACOUSTIC BASS Bass Guitar - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 12:00am
Black gloss finish, cutaway jumbo bass body, solid spruce top with quartersawn "X" bracing, bound mahogany back and sides, mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard with maple dot inlays, 21 frets, 34" scale length, 16" radius, 1.77" synthetic bone nut, rosewood bridge with compensated bone saddle, Takamine TK-40B preamp with built-in tuner and chrome die-cast tuning machines. Less case. ($499.99)
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