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  • Bass of the Week: Rob Allen Deep 4/5

    Bass of the Week: Rob Allen Deep 4/5

    Bass builder Rob Allen has a way with creating clean designs that are very playable pieces of art. Our bass of the week is the luthier’s Deep model, a semi-hollow body bass available in four and five-string models that features a classic f-hole. “The body starts out with 3″ thick alder stock and is surfaced... »

  • Bass of the Week: Mayones Prestige Classic

    Bass of the Week: Mayones Prestige Classic

    This week we check out the Mayones Prestige Classic, a bass the company calls “a tempting luxurious instrument for connoisseurs with clear yet rich tone of modern Nordstrand Fat Stack pickups.” The bass, which comes in 4-, 5-, and 6-string versions, features neck-thru construction with several layers of wood. The body wings have an ash... »

  • Bass Centre Announced Revamped Power Bass Series

    Bass Centre Announced Revamped Power Bass Series

    The Bass Centre has revamped their vintage-inspired Power Bass series for 2015 with a several new features. According to the manufacturer, the lineup has been “re-imagined to blend period accurate looks & a classic sound with modern, light weight construction & a super fast, satin finish neck.” One of the main upgrades is the inclusion... »

  • Unicornbass Celebrates With Artist 10th Anniversary Limited Edition Bass

    Unicornbass Celebrates With Artist 10th Anniversary Limited Edition Bass

    Swedish bass building company Unicornbass has announced the Artist 10th Anniversary Limited Edition Bass. Limited to 10 basses, the instrument is based on one of their existing models with several special upgrades. “[It is] based upon the Artist Master bass, however this has a few hidden tricks up its sleeve,” luthier Christian Olsson writes. “[They... »

  • NS Design Introduces WAV4 Radius Bass

    NS Design Introduces WAV4 Radius Bass

    NS Design has expanded their bass guitar offering even further with the introduction of the WAV4 Radius, a bass that follows the design of their Radius series with a more accessible price point. It carries many of the same features of its predecessors, including a diradial body, a headless design with self-clamping tuning system, an... »

  • Dean Zelinsky Introduces the Mule Bass

    Dean Zelinsky Introduces the Mule Bass

    Guitar and bass maker Dean Zelinsky has unveiled the Mule bass. Available in four- and five-string versions, the model is Zelinsky’s first to feature his patented Z-Glide Reduced Friction Neck. The back of the maple neck features a precisely engraved pattern that reduces surface area by putting a little air between your thumb and the... »

  • Warwick Announces Adam Clayton Streamer CV Signature Bass

    Warwick Announces Adam Clayton Streamer CV Signature Bass

    Five years after his first signature bass with the company, Adam Clayton has once again teamed up with Warwick to collaborate on a new version of their Streamer CV bass. The Warwick Adam Clayton Streamer CV Signature bass is built in the Warwick Custom Shop in Markneukirchen, Germany. The bass is built with an extra... »

  • Guild Introduces Westerly Collection B-140E Acoustic Bass Guitar

    Guild Introduces Westerly Collection B-140E Acoustic Bass Guitar

    Guild has introduces the Westerly Collection, a series pays homage to the company’s early history of acoustic instruments. The lineup includes the B-140E acoustic bass guitar, which is based on the mid-70’s B-50 model. Utilizing the Guild jumbo body shape, the bass is built with a solid Sitka spruce top, solid African mahogany back and... »

  • Bass of the Week: o3 Guitars Rhodium Purplehaze

    Bass of the Week: o3 Guitars Rhodium Purplehaze

    This week we take a look at another eye-catching bass from o3 Custom Guitars called the Rhodium. The Spanish-made bass is also called the Purplehaze due to its gorgeous purple satin finish over its ash body. Its neck is a five-piece laminate comprised of flamed maple and wenge with a pau ferro toneblock. The bass... »

  • Bass of the Week: MBJ Guitars Nutsy Bass

    Bass of the Week: MBJ Guitars Nutsy Bass

    Joe Kruse has spent the past eight years working with Carl Thompson and two more years in Roger Sadowsky’s shop. Now he’s striking out on his own with MBJ Guitars, which focuses on unique short-scale designs and killer wood combinations. The luthier gave us the rundown on his Nutsy bass, which is our bass of... »