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Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in November 2014

Of all the bass gear we covered in November, electric basses reigned supreme – taking the top 6 slots, and 7 overall.

Here they are, plus the other top gear stories based on No Treble reader views.

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Alusonic Announces David Caraccio Hybrid Signature Bass

1. Alusonic David Caraccio Hybrid Signature Bass

Bassist David Caraccio – better known as YouTube’s DavidSinRocks – has teamed up with Alusonic to create a signature bass in their Hybrid series. As part of the series, the bass is built with an alder body fitted with a gold anodized aircraft grade aluminum top…

Anaconda Basses Introduces Super J Basses

2. Anaconda Basses Super J Basses

Anaconda Basses has expanded their range of basses with the Super J, which luthier Andrew Taylor-Cummings calls his take on a classic J-style. “I didn’t want to do yet another straight copy, but rather build and improve on a classic,” he writes….

BassMods Introduces K534 Bass

3. BassMods K534 Bass

BassMods has introduced the K534, a 5-string bass that pays homage to a classic style. The model is built with a chambered alder body and a bolt-on maple neck with white binding and pearloid block inlays…

Dream Studio Guitars Unveils M5 Bass

4. Dream Studio Guitars M5 Bass

Dream Studio Guitars has released a 5-string version of their Maverick Bass called the M5. The bass retains many of the same features as its predecessor while adding a low B string….

Overwater Basses Announces J Series Scott Devine Bass Model

5. Overwater Basses J Series Scott Devine Bass Model

After releasing the Scott Devine Series bass in 2011, Overwater Basses has announced the J Series “Scott Devine Model.” The new model is based on the 4-string bass he uses in the majority of his YouTube bass lesson videos…

Eve Guitars Announces IONA Bass

6. Eve Guitars IONA Bass

Eve Guitars has expanded their instrument lineup with the IONA, a handmade bass fitted with the company’s Eve Jazz + Humbucker pickup configuration. Luthier Douglas Mullen says the bass spent lots of time in the development phase…

La Bella Unveils Vapor Shield Treated Bass Strings

7. La Bella Vapor Shield Treated Bass Strings

La Bella has announced a new type of extended-life string called the Vapor Shield series. Instead of spraying or dipping the string into a coating, the process treats the entire surface of the string with a nucleated polymer vapor…

EC Pedals Announces Superswitcher 2

8. EC Pedals Superswitcher 2

EC Pedals has announced the Superswitcher 2, a compact switcher for controlling multiple effects or amps at once. The pedal has eight audio loops for pedals (seven mono and one stereo), as well as an effects loop module, two relay switches for controlling amp channels, and MIDI in and outs…

Devi Ever: FX Announces Big Distortion Sound Machine

9. Devi Ever: FX Big Distortion Sound Machine

Devi Ever: FX has unveiled the Big Distortion Sound Machine, a parallel distortion that combines their Ruiner and Torn’s Peaker fuzz circuits. The company, which is now owned by the same people that run Dwarfcraft Devices, says the pedal was designed for bass guitar but is applicable to guitar or keyboard as well…

Brice Introduces Defiant 53437 5-String Multi-Scale Bass

10. Brice Defiant 53437 5-String Multi-Scale Bass

Brice has introduced a new multi-scale version of their Defiant model. The 5-string Defiant 53437 stands out with a string scale that ranges from 37 inches on the B-string and 34 inches on the G-string with fanned frets to accommodate the adjustment…