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  • Thin The Herd Guitars and Birdsong Guitars Announce the CBG 30.5 T-Bass

    Thin The Herd Guitars and Birdsong Guitars Announce the CBG 30.5 T-Bass

    Thin The Herd Guitars recently collaborated with Scott Beckwith of Birdsong Guitars to create the CBG 30.5 T-Bass. The bass takes elements from each of the companies’ instruments. “Scott started with our familiar Model T body, then applied his signature ‘recipe’ for quality tone and ease-of-playability into the design. Loaded with EMG-sized, custom-wound PUNCHBUCKER Pickups... »

  • Birdsong Guitars Introduces Sparrow Bass and SD Curlee Phoenix

    Birdsong Guitars Introduces Sparrow Bass and SD Curlee Phoenix

    The short-scale masters at Birdsong Guitars have taken things a step further by adding the Sparrow Bass to their lineup. Originally introduced as a prototype, the model features an incredibly short 25.5-inch scale. Birdsong explains on their website: “The thought was this – if our 31″ scales behave & speak like 34s, could we do... »

  • Birdsong Guitars Introduces Corto2 Bass

    Birdsong Guitars Introduces Corto2 Bass

    In addition to their new Embrace model, Birdsong Guitars is celebrating their 8th anniversary with the introduction of the Corto2. The new bass is a take on their flagship short-scale Cortobass and features rear-routing with a pair of Kent Armstrong soapbar pickups. Other changes include a more refined body with subtle recurving. Though many options... »

  • Birdsong Guitars Introduces Embrace Fretless Bass

    Birdsong Guitars Introduces Embrace Fretless Bass

    Custom shop Birdsong Guitars has introduced a new fretless model called the Embrace. The bass, which was prototyped over several years, is a 32˝ scale fretless neck-through with a single passive soapbar. Described as a “working man’s electric fretless”, the bass is handmade in Texas yet streamlined to offer a price most everyone can reach.... »

  • Custom Shop: Birdsong Guitars

    Custom Shop: Birdsong Guitars

    Founded in 2004, Birdsong Guitars is a company with a distinct reputation for excellent short-scale basses – one that founder Scott Beckwith prides himself on. After getting his start building in the late ’90s, Beckwith set up shop in Texas where he has been honing his craft with the aid of his wife and other... »