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  • Bass of the Week: Prat Basses Original I

    Bass of the Week: Prat Basses Original I

    This week we’re checking out an exquisite Original I by Prat Basses. This particular six-string, built by luthier Oscar Prat, will get Buckeye Burl lovers going with its prime top and matching headstock. The bolt-on bass has a 34-inch scale with a curly maple and walnut neck attached to its one-piece swamp ash body. Its... »

  • Custom Shop: An Interview with Oscar Prat

    Custom Shop: An Interview with Oscar Prat

    When we posted photos from Summer NAMM in June, there was a huge uproar over pictures that included custom extended range basses by luthier Oscar Prat. We showed an 8-string and a 12-string bass, and the debate on what qualifies as a bass was on! Since then, we’ve caught up with Prat to find out... »

  • Regi Wooten Playing the Prat 12 String Bass

    Regi Wooten Playing the Prat 12 String Bass

    When we posted the photo of Kevin playing the 12-string Prat bass at Summer NAMM, people went pretty nuts. Well, here’s a video feature Regi Wooten, guitarist and older brother to Victor Wooten, giving it a shot. Let the “that’s not a bass” / “that’s awesome” debate continue! »