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  • Höfner Introduces H64/VB-R Tweed-Style Violin Bass Case

    Höfner Introduces H64/VB-R Tweed-Style Violin Bass Case

    Höfner has debuted the H64/VB-R hardshell case for their Violin Basses. The new tweed-style case takes the place of the previous black vintage case and will be included with each German built violin bass. It will also be available separately. The H64/VB-R is inspired by the Selmer Tweed Style cases that were supplied in the... »

  • Mogami Cable Introduces Gold Series Instrument Silent Series

    Mogami Cable Introduces Gold Series Instrument Silent Series

    Mogami Cable announced the Gold Instrument Silent Series of cables at Summer NAMM in Nashville. Offered in straight and 90° angle plugs, the line of cables feature Neutrik Silent Plugs that allow for hot-swapping instruments without causing a pop in the signal. The plugs have an internal switch that automatically silences the cable when unplugged.... »

  • Headway Music Audio Announces EDB-2 and EDM-1 Preamps

    Headway Music Audio Announces EDB-2 and EDM-1 Preamps

    Headway Music Audio has expanded their range of acoustic preamps with the EDB-2 and EDM-1, a pair of preamps that will replace the company’s flagship EDB-1 EQ Direct Blend Preamp. Both of the new preamps are designed for acoustic instruments, including upright bass and acoustic bass guitar, and are housed in a metal chassis with... »

  • Payson Introduces Fanned Nickel Steel Medium Light Bass Strings

    Payson Introduces Fanned Nickel Steel Medium Light Bass Strings

    Payson has introduced a new Medium Light gauge set to their fanned nickel steel bass strings. As with the rest of the series, the Payson Fanned Nickel Steel Medium Light Bass Strings are designed specifically for Dingwall basses, or any other boutique builders using fanned multi-scale lengths from 34 to 37 inches. The set’s gauges... »

  • Fender Now Offering Precision and Jazz Bass Replacement Bodies and Necks

    Fender Now Offering Precision and Jazz Bass Replacement Bodies and Necks

    Fender has announced a new line of replacement bodies and necks, produced at their manufacturing facilities in both Corona, California and Mexico. The parts come with the exact specifications as those used in their full American and Standard series instruments. So far, Fender is offering Precision and Jazz bodies and necks. Each of the bodies... »

  • DR Strings Adds White Bass Strings to NEON Hi-Def Line

    DR Strings Adds White Bass Strings to NEON Hi-Def Line

    DR Strings has added to their NEON line of bass strings with the NEON Hi-Def White set. The strings, which are white in color, are black light active for a bright appearance and feature DR’s K3 coating for extended life. DR is offering the strings in Lite and Medium gauges for 4- and 5-string basses... »

  • SKB Cases Introduces New J/P Electric Bass Case

    SKB Cases Introduces New J/P Electric Bass Case

    SKB is now offering the 1SKB-44PRO J/P Electric Bass case. Previously made exclusively for Fender, the case is built to fit Precision and Jazz style basses. The cases are vacuum formed of lightweight ABS plastic with molded in stacking ribs. Other features include fiberglass reinforced TSA locking trigger latches, a over-molded cushion grip handle, and... »

  • T-Rex Effects Introduces Fuel Tank Goliath Power Supply

    T-Rex Effects Introduces Fuel Tank Goliath Power Supply

    T-Rex Effects new Fuel Tank Goliath is a power supply with seven isolated outlets made to deliver juice to pedals and effects. The outlets range in voltage with five standard outlets of switchable 9 or 12 volt power at up to 450mA, an 18-volt DC outlet rated at 250mA, and a 12 volt AC outlet... »

  • Expanding Hands Music Now Offering Funk Fingers

    Expanding Hands Music Now Offering Funk Fingers

    Funk Fingers are available once again thanks to a licensing agreement between Tony Levin and Expanding Hands Music. Levin invented the Funk Fingers after mimicking his intro to Peter Gabriel’s “Big Time,” in which drummer Jerry Marotta played Levin’s bass strings with his drumsticks while the bassist fingered the notes with his left hand. Though... »

  • Goby Labs Introduces “Thingy” Series Accessories

    Goby Labs Introduces “Thingy” Series Accessories

    Accessories company Goby Labs has introduced the Thingy Series, consisting of the Goby Labs Guitar-hook Thingy and the Stand-top Thingy for iPad. The whimsically-named gadgets attach to microphone stands to provide simple, portable solutions for gigging musicians The Guitar-hook Thingy is an instrument hanger which attaches to a tripod microphone stand with a patent-pending grip... »