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  • Le Fay Introduces 32˝ Fretless Singer 4 Bass

    Le Fay Introduces 32˝ Fretless Singer 4 Bass

    Le Fay has introduced a new fretless version of their Singer model with a 32-inch scale and 19mm string spacing. Among the new features is the inclusion of the company’s new single-coil pickups, which have angular thumb rests and a three-point screw arrangement to prevent wobbling. Two pickups are under the bridge pickup cover while... »

  • Kauer Guitars Introduces Daylighter Bass

    Kauer Guitars Introduces Daylighter Bass

    California-based Kauer Guitars has introduced the Daylighter Bass, modeled after their popular series of guitars by the same name. With several feature options, the company says the bass can cover ground from “classic Motown vibe straight through the most aggressive modern bass tones.” The Daylighter’s body is made of Spanish Cedar and is available in... »

  • Schecter Unveils Sean Yseult Signature Casket Bass

    Schecter Unveils Sean Yseult Signature Casket Bass

    Sean Yseult now has her own signature casket bass from Schecter Guitars. The new coffin-shaped axe is based on the bass she designed for White Zombie’s AstroCreep tour in 1994, which led up to the release of AstroCreep: 2000. The bass features a mahogany body and 3-piece mahogany neck with an ebony fretboard. Inlays on... »

  • Jackson Unveils JS Series Kelly Bird Basses

    Jackson Unveils JS Series Kelly Bird Basses

    Back in April, David Ellefson gave us the scoop on a new bass he was working on with Jackson that would combine elements of a classic bass style he sported during Megadeth’s “Countdown to Extinction” tour, and the company’s Kelly guitar model. Jackson has now introduced the resulting Kelly Bird basses as part of their... »

  • Ibanez Now Offering SR256 6-String Bass

    Ibanez Now Offering SR256 6-String Bass

    Ibanez’s SR series has gotten a little bigger with the new SR256PW, a 6-string bass with active electronics and a price most can reach. Offered in Pearl White, the bass is built with a mahogany body and a bolt-on 3-piece maple neck. The rosewood fingerboard has pearl dot inlays as position markers. The bass comes... »

  • Epiphone Introduces Tobias-Designed Toby Deluxe-V Bass Guitar

    Epiphone Introduces Tobias-Designed Toby Deluxe-V Bass Guitar

    Epiphone has unveiled the Toby Deluxe-V, a 5-string version of the bass originally designed by Michael Tobias. The new instrument shares many of the same features of the last year’s reintroduced Toby Deluxe IV, including an asymmetrical neck profile, Tobias SCR and SCT split humbucker pickups, and the Active Tonexpressor Bass Enhancement control. The Toby... »

  • Squier Introduces Vintage Modified Telecaster Bass and Telecaster Bass Special

    Squier Introduces Vintage Modified Telecaster Bass and Telecaster Bass Special

    Squier has beefed up their Vintage Modified series with the introduction of the Vintage Modified Telecaster Bass and the Vintage Modified Telecaster Bass Special. The new models feature classic body and headstock shapes as well as a medium 32˝ scale. Available in Black and Vintage Blonde, the Telecaster bass sports a single Duncan Designed PB-102... »

  • Italia Introduces the Imola Bass Guitar

    Italia Introduces the Imola Bass Guitar

    Italia’s new bass, the Imola, is described as “part 60s and part 21st century.” The bass features a korina body with acoustic chambering, and an f-hole. Finish options include Black and Tobacco Sunburst. The Imola’s hard rock maple neck is topped with a rosewood fingerboard. Pickups on the bass are a pair of Wilkinson WBJs,... »

  • Alembic Unveils Stanley Clarke Signature Deluxe 5-String Bass

    Alembic Unveils Stanley Clarke Signature Deluxe 5-String Bass

    Stanley Clarke will be stretching out a bit more with the introduction of his new Alembic Signature Deluxe 5-string bass, which the company will offer in their signature series. Tuned E to C, the step from a 4- to a 5-string bass allows for playing Clarke’s songs written for tenor bass as well as everything... »

  • J. Backlund Design Introduces JBD-800B Bass Guitar

    J. Backlund Design Introduces JBD-800B Bass Guitar

    J. Backlund Design has stepped into the low end with the introduction of their first bass, the JBD-800B. Modeled after the company’s versatile JBD-800 guitar, the new 4-string bass sports three Seymour Duncan Bass Lines pickups with a 5-way pickups selector for extended tonal range. The JBD-800B features bolt-on construction with a 6-bolt maple neck... »