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06/25/2017 at 10:30. Facebook
LISTEN: Originally shared five years ago today, here's Bakithi Kumalo's excellent isolated bass line (with vocals) on "Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes". It doesn't get any better than this - [ Notreble.com Link ]
LISTEN Originally shared five years ago today heres Bakithi Kumalos excellent isolated

Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes: Isolated Bass & Vocals

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Rick Weren
Paul Mcclenaghan
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06/25/2017 at 04:30. Facebook
On this day in 2012, MarloweDK shared this lesson on improvising and groove, and specifically substituting pentatonic scales on a minor 7 progression. Check this out - [ Notreble.com Link ]
On this day in 2012 MarloweDK shared this lesson on improvising and

Improvising and Groove: Substituting Pentatonic Scales on a Minor 7 Progression

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06/25/2017 at 02:30. Facebook
WATCH: This one goes way back in the archives and was really unexpected and pleasant surprise. Check out legendary singer/songwriter Janis Ian performing “At Seventeen” with Richard Bona backing her up - [ Notreble.com Link ]
WATCH This one goes way back in the archives and was really

Janis Ian and Richard Bona duet: At Seventeen

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06/24/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
#1 BASS VIDEO: Stuart Clayton released “Giants of Bass – Volume 2” back in March, and the videos keep coming. In this one, Stuart takes on the Level 42 bassist Mark King. And it was the most watched video this week on No Treble - [ Notreble.com Link ]
1 BASS VIDEO Stuart Clayton released Giants of Bass Volume 2 back

Stuart Clayton: Giants of Bass – Mark King

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06/24/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Old Blood Noise Endeavours has unveiled the Fault, a flexible overdrive/distortion pedal. It features dual gain stages, with a footswitch to kick in the second gain. Story and demo here - [ Notreble.com Link ]
Old Blood Noise Endeavours has unveiled the Fault a flexible overdrivedistortion pedal

Old Blood Noise Endeavours Announces Fault Overdrive/Distortion Pedal

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06/24/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
WATCH: Last December, we featured bassist Leonid Vorobyev and his band Leonid & Friends doing an excellent cover of Chicago’s “25 or 6 to 4.” They’re back with another excellent Chicago cover, “I’m A Man.” Nailed it - [ Notreble.com Link ]
WATCH Last December we featured bassist Leonid Vorobyev and his band Leonid

Leonid & Friends: I’m A Man

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06/24/2017 at 10:30. Facebook
BASS OF THE WEEK: This week we’re checking out a slick headless, five-string version of the Bogart Bass Sport model. Built for Michael Klöckner, the bass is a modified version of their already lightweight Sport, featuring a carbon fiber neck and an interesting body design - [ Notreble.com Link ]
BASS OF THE WEEK This week were checking out a slick headless

Bass of the Week: Bogart Bass Sport V Headless

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06/24/2017 at 04:30. Facebook
ASK DAMIAN: A reader sent in a question about how to develop an expanded knowledge of the fingerboard without falling into a rut. Damian offers advice in two parts in this column. Check it out - [ Notreble.com Link ]
ASK DAMIAN A reader sent in a question about how to develop

Learning the Fretboard Without Getting Bored

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06/24/2017 at 00:30. Facebook
WATCH: The first time I saw Victor Wooten perform live, it was with this line up of Béla Fleck and the Flecktones. So it was cool to find this clip from the 2006 Heineken Jazzaldia festival, with Vic and saxophonist Jeff Coffin in the spotlight - [ Notreble.com Link ]
WATCH The first time I saw Victor Wooten perform live it was

Victor Wooten and Jeff Coffin Live

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06/23/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
To keep up with the new CITES regulations on rosewood, Sandberg Guitars has turned to a new fingerboard option: steamed oak. The innovation was first shown at NAMM this year as a prototype. Check it out - [ Notreble.com Link ]
To keep up with the new CITES regulations on rosewood Sandberg Guitars

Sandberg Announces Steamed Oak Fingerboards

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Ryan Bongiovi
Vincent James
Jordan Sjothun
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06/23/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
After the recent passing of Gregg Allman, it was only fitting to binge listen to some Allman Brothers records. The man keeping it all together was Berry Oakley, who is Ryan's focus in her new “Bass Players to Know” column. Check it out - [ Notreble.com Link ]
After the recent passing of Gregg Allman it was only fitting to

Bass Players To Know: Berry Oakley

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John Bartlett
Kenneth Kearney
Scott Axe
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06/23/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Today we’re proud to premiere a video for the song “Shades of Magenta” by bassist Petros Klampanis. This beautiful piece of music is a live recording from his latest album, “Chroma” - [ Notreble.com Link ]
VIDEO EXCLUSIVE Today were proud to premiere a video for the song

Video Premiere: Petros Klampanis’s “Shades of Magenta”

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Gary Hitchcock
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06/23/2017 at 10:31. Facebook
Ready to apply all this hard work in a song? In part three of this mini-series on Talking Technique we are putting all this hard work to good use in a blues. Grab your bass and let’s get to work - [ Notreble.com Link ]
Ready to apply all this hard work in a song In part

Talking Technique: Pivot Permutations in the Blues

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Craig Sinclair
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06/23/2017 at 04:30. Facebook
Electro-Harmonix is sending reinforcements for bassists with the new Battalion bass preamp and DI. The comprehensive unit features a four-band EQ, fully-featured MOSFET distortion section, a compressor, a noise gate, and flexible connectivity. Story, specs and a demo here - [ Notreble.com Link ]
ElectroHarmonix is sending reinforcements for bassists with the new Battalion bass preamp

Electro-Harmonix Unveils the Battalion Bass Preamp

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Gary Morris
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From the archives, here's Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters performing “Palm Grease”. Man, these guys get funky on this one (as usual). I lost count of how many times I watched this one. Someone light a match! - [ Notreble.com Link ]
From the archives heres Herbie Hancock The Headhunters performing Palm Grease Man

Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters: Palm Grease (Live, 1974)

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Brad Tanner
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06/22/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
OLD SCHOOL BASS: Steve Leggett reached out to me with the story of a special bass: his 1964 Egmond Princess. Steve shares the history of the instrument, including some great details on the company behind it. Enjoy - [ Notreble.com Link ]
OLD SCHOOL BASS Steve Leggett reached out to me with the story

Old School: 1964 Egmond Princess Bass

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Jon Minyard
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06/22/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
WATCH: hope you’re sitting down for this one. Dominic “Forest” Lapointe’s playthrough for his band First Fragment’s song “Gula” is killer, and his left hand technique and musicality are just incredible - [ Notreble.com Link ]
WATCH hope youre sitting down for this one Dominic Forest Lapointes playthrough

Dominic “Forest” Lapointe: First Fragment’s “Gula” Playthrough

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Michael Patrick
Anthony Cook
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06/22/2017 at 13:31. Facebook
Stewart Copeland has a new group called Gizmodrome, and he picked some heavy hitters to join him, including keyboardist Vittorio Cosma, guitarist Adrian Belew, and Level 42 bassist Mark King. The project will release their debut album in September. We have a preview here - [ Notreble.com Link ]
Stewart Copeland has a new group called Gizmodrome and he picked some

Mark King Joins Stewart Copeland’s Gizmodrome

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Geoff Hope
Reggie May
Jared Calkins
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06/22/2017 at 10:30. Facebook
TOP 10 BASS VIDEOS: Time for some fun – aka the top 10 reader favorite videos on No Treble. Here are the most watched videos for the month. Enjoy - [ Notreble.com Link ]
TOP 10 BASS VIDEOS Time for some fun aka the top 10

Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (May 2017)

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06/22/2017 at 04:30. Facebook
The Who’s return to the Isle of Wight Festival in 2004 was important for several reasons. Now, this important show is being released on Blu-Ray, DVD, CD, and digital formats. Check it out - [ Notreble.com Link ]
The Whos return to the Isle of Wight Festival in 2004 was

The Who’s 2004 Isle Of Wight Festival Released On Blu-Ray/DVD

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