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  • Dream Studios Unveils the Majestic Bass

    Dream Studios Unveils the Majestic Bass

    Dream Studios announced their Majestic Bass at NAMM – one they describe as simple, but with quality. The bass is built with a one-piece alder body that is heavily contoured for comfort and playability. The instrument’s hard maple neck can be topped with either a rosewood or Torray Carbon Fiber fretboard. Each option holds 22... »

  • Fender Updates Geddy Lee and Steve Harris Signature Basses

    Fender Updates Geddy Lee and Steve Harris Signature Basses

    Rush’s Geddy Lee and Iron Maiden’s Steve Harris are having their Fender signature models spruced up for 2015. Each of the signature models have been around for years but will be getting new specs and features. The USA Geddy Lee Jazz Bass is getting more of an update between the two. “[It] is a new... »

  • G&L Guitars Introduces MJ-5 Bass Guitar

    G&L Guitars Introduces MJ-5 Bass Guitar

    G&L Guitars has introduced a 5-string version of their MJ-4 called the MJ-5 Bass Guitar. The new model retains all the features of the four-string model with re-engineered bi-coil Alnico V pickups. Each pickup features two side-by-side coils configured in a series-humbucking mode to offer a range of single-coil tones without the classic hum. The... »

  • Marcus Miller Teams with Sire Guitars for New Signature Basses

    Marcus Miller Teams with Sire Guitars for New Signature Basses

    Marcus Miller has a new line of signature instruments with Sire Guitars. The series is based on two models – the J-bass inspired V7 and the modern-styled M3 – and aims to create quality instruments at low prices. Miller describes how the series comes about in this interview video: Available in four or five-string versions,... »

  • AC Guitars Announces Border Reiver Travel Bass

    AC Guitars Announces Border Reiver Travel Bass

    AC Guitars is introducing a new compact model called the Border Reiver Travel Bass. Hand-built in Scotland, the headless bass takes its name from a piece of local history. “Border Reivers were bands of raiders that operated on both sides of the English/Scottish border from the 13th to 17th century,” luthier Alan Cringean explains. “So... »

  • Schecter Adds Model-T Bass to Session Series

    Schecter Adds Model-T Bass to Session Series

    After introducing the series last year, Schecter has announced they’re adding the Model-T bass model to the Session Series. The bass features a classic aesthetic and follows the lineup’s description of “no frills looks with high end electronics.” The Model-T Session is built with a swamp ash body, maple neck, and maple fingerboard accented with... »

  • Pedulla Guitars Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Limited Edition Basses

    Pedulla Guitars Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Limited Edition Basses

    Forty years in business is quite an accomplishment, and Pedulla Guitars is celebrating that very milestone with a limited edition collection of basses. Michael Pedulla, who started the company in 1975, has made one limited edition 40th Anniversary version of each of his bass models including the MVP, the Pentabuzz, the Rapture, the Nuance, and... »

  • MTD Kingston Announces Saratoga Deluxe Jazz Bass

    MTD Kingston Announces Saratoga Deluxe Jazz Bass

    MTD Kingston is introducing the Saratoga Deluxe Jazz bass at Winter NAMM 2015. A riff on their Saratoga bass, the Deluxe model includes active/passive operation with a bypassable 3-band EQ. The Saratoga Deluxe comes in three finishes: limited edition satin honey burst, satin dark cherry burst, or gloss transparent black. Its maple neck sports an... »

  • Ibanez Unveils Limited Edition Buckeye Burl SR Premium Bass

    Ibanez Unveils Limited Edition Buckeye Burl SR Premium Bass

    Ibanez has unveiled a new limited edition version of their SR Premium bass. Built in their Premium facility, the SR Premium LTD SR5BBLTD is set from its apart with a Buckeye Burl top with a matching headstock and pickup covers. The SR5BBLTD’s ash body is matched with an Atlas-5 five piece wenge and bubinga neck... »

  • Megatar Relaunches with Redesigned 12-string Extended Range Bass

    Megatar Relaunches with Redesigned 12-string Extended Range Bass

    Megatar Touchstyle Basses has been reborn with a change in ownership and the launch of redesigned instruments, including the Megatar 12-string extended-range bass. Optimized for two-handing tapping, the Megatar’s strings are divided into two sets with space in between to eliminate crosstalk. The first half is strung like a six-string bass tuned BEADGC, while the... »