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  • Fodera Adds New Models to Standard Series

    Fodera Adds New Models to Standard Series

    Fodera is ramping up their Standard series with two new additions, two new combinations of existing models, and the return of two artist standard models. As part of the Standard series, all of the basses are built in small batches with a single configuration with no options to keep wait time and prices down. First... »

  • Acme Sound Introduces Low B-212 Bass Cabinets

    Acme Sound Introduces Low B-212 Bass Cabinets

    Acme Sound has expanded their bass cabinet offering with the Low B-212 cabinet. Available in standard and composite versions, the cabs carry dual 12-inch custom woofer that are mounted back to back. Each model has a recommended power rating between 1200 and 2000 watts. The models also include a 1×1-inch shallow horn and a proprietary... »

  • Fender Introduces Adam Clayton Signature Jazz Bass

    Fender Introduces Adam Clayton Signature Jazz Bass

    U2 bassist Adam Clayton has teamed up with Fender to create a new signature bass. The veteran rocker’s new axe is take on his 1965 Jazz with a few tweaks. “I played (my Sherwood Green 1965 Jazz Bass) a lot on the ‘All That You Can’t Leave Behind’ tour and I really love it,” Clayton... »

  • Bass of the Week: Tomisic Guitars MIA Fretless Bass

    Bass of the Week: Tomisic Guitars MIA Fretless Bass

    This we take a look at the MIA, a custom fretless P-style bass built by Serbian luthier Milos Tomisic. The design is the brainchild of bassist Marko Cvetkovic, who put his work talents to use for his musical endeavors. “After some planning, [Tomisic] decided to start his own model line and that’s where we started... »

  • Keeley Electronics Releasing Bassist Compressor Pedal

    Keeley Electronics Releasing Bassist Compressor Pedal

    After introducing it at the NAMM show this year, Keeley Electronics is now readying to ship the Bassist Compressor. Described as an affordable studio-grade dbx compressor in stompbox format, the pedal is built around the THAT Corporation 4320 integrated circuit that utilizes voltage controlled amplifiers, an on-board true-RMS detector, and high performance op-amps. The Bassist... »

  • Höfner Unveils Limited Edition Eco Violin Basses

    Höfner Unveils Limited Edition Eco Violin Basses

    A classic bass is getting a limited edition contemporary makeover. Höfner has announced two new versions of their German-built Violin Bass featuring composite material in place of their typically rosewood fingerboards. “Traditionally most fingerboards have been faced with Rosewood or Ebony, but these are becoming restricted in use in some countries as world wood resources... »

  • Aguilar Amplification Announces Chorusaurus Bass Chorus Pedal

    Aguilar Amplification Announces Chorusaurus Bass Chorus Pedal

    Aguilar is expanding their effects lineup with the introduction of the Chorusaurus Bass Chorus. The pedal, which employs analog bucket-brigade technology, offers stereo or mono signal outputs. The Chorusaurus has a four knob layout with Blend, Rate, Intensity, and Width controls to dial in your tone from subtle swirling to extreme chorusing. Other features include... »

  • Orion Guitar Gear Debuts Pink Panther Guitar Strap to Benefit Susan G Komen Foundation

    Orion Guitar Gear Debuts Pink Panther Guitar Strap to Benefit Susan G Komen Foundation

    Orion Guitar Gear has introduced a new guitar strap to raise money for the Susan G Komen Foundation of Greater New York City. The Pink Panther strap is made of pink leather – in honor of the official color for breast cancer awareness – with a another layer of thick black leather on the back... »

  • Bass Review: Fender American Standard Dimension Bass IV HH

    Bass Review: Fender American Standard Dimension Bass IV HH

    Fender took a leap last year by introducing a new model apart from their genre-defining Precision and Jazz basses. The Dimension Bass started as a model in their Modern Player Series before branching into their Deluxe and American Deluxe series. But now the double humbucker model has been cemented into the brand’s lineup with an... »

  • Bass of the Week: Assi Guitars Sciatt Bass

    Bass of the Week: Assi Guitars Sciatt Bass

    This week we check out the Sciatt bass by the new Italian company Assi Guitars. Bringing together modern and retro vibes, the bass is built with an Akatio body finished in a catching green that’s accented with a black pickguard. Its Balkan Maple neck is topped with an Indian Rosewood fingerboard. Assi fitted the bass... »