Jeff Berlin has teamed up with Cort for a new signature bass for 2014. Dubbed the RITHIMIC, the model features an alder body with a striking padouk and spalted maple top with a matching spalted headstock. Its hard rock maple neck is topped with a rosewood fingerboard. The bass is set up to Berlin’s liking with low action and a set of DR Strings Custom DDT strings.
The RITHIMIC is fitted with a pair of Bartolini Jeff Berlin custom soapbar pickups and passive electronics. Controls include Volume, Tone and Balance knobs. Finally, the bass is rounded out with Hipshot Ultralight tuners and a Babicz FCH4 bridge.
The Cort Jeff Berlin Signature RITHIMIC Bass will debut at NAMM next week will begin shipping in February with a MSRP of $1,400. For more info, check out the Cort Guitars website.
Cort Jeff Berlin Signature RITHIMIC Bass Details:
- Body: Alder
- Top: Padouk and Spalted Maple
- Headstock: Spalted Maple
- Neck: Hard Rock Maple
- Fretboard: Rosewood
- Pickups: Bartolini Jeff Berlin Custom Soapbars
- Electronics: Passive
- Bridge: Babicz FCH4
- Tuners: Hipshot Ultralight