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  • Fender Announces Online Configurator with American Design Experience

    Fender Announces Online Configurator with American Design Experience

    Ever wanted to mix and match your favorite parts of a Fender? Now you can with the company’s new American Design Experience. Originally introduced in 2011 at the Fender Visitor Center in Corona, California, the direct-to-consumer program now has an online presence to allow you to customize your own instrument via an online configurator tool.... »

  • Dean Reintroduces Stylist Cabbie Bass

    Dean Reintroduces Stylist Cabbie Bass

    After discontinuing the model in 2007, Dean has reintroduced the Stylist Cabbie Bass. The outlandish semi-hollow bass stands out with a yellow top and a black and white checkerboard design on the back and sides. The 4-string bass features a 32″ scale. Its maple neck sports a “C”-shape profile and is topped with a rosewood... »

  • Epiphone Announces Limited Edition Jack Casady Signature Bass in Alpine White

    Epiphone Announces Limited Edition Jack Casady Signature Bass in Alpine White

    Epiphone is celebrating legendary bassist Jack Casady once again with a limited edition version of his signature hollowbody bass. The limited edition 2014 Jack Casady Bass will come in Alpine White with a six-layer white/black body binding further accented by black plastic hardware. Casady, who turns 70 this year, helped design the bass and was... »

  • Adamovic Debuts Concept Series with “The Dark” Bass

    Adamovic Debuts Concept Series with “The Dark” Bass

    Adamovic has unveiled their first in their line of concept basses called “The Dark.” Available in 4-, 5-, and 6-string versions, the bass was developed after years of feedback from players and numerous prototypes. “The Dark was designed to be a versatile bass while having its own unique voicing,” Adamovic writes. “For The Dark we... »

  • Eastwood Guitars Introduces Sidejack Bass

    Eastwood Guitars Introduces Sidejack Bass

    Eastwood Guitars has created a tribute to the 1960’s Mosrite bass in a new model they call the Sidejack. The retro-styled bass sports a medium 32″ scale and a Metallic red finish. The Sidejack Bass is built with a basswood body, a maple bolt-on neck, and a rosewood fingerboard inlaid with Mosrite dot markers. Eastwood... »

  • Regenerate Guitars Introduces Bill Clements Signature 4-String Bass

    Regenerate Guitars Introduces Bill Clements Signature 4-String Bass

    Regenerate Guitar Works debuted their first artist signature model at NAMM this year with their Bill Clements Signature 4-string bass. Clements, who is known for his wicked left hand tapping style, worked closely with the company to make the bass’s design the exact type he would use. “Unlike many artist signature models where the artist... »

  • ESP Unveils Stream Bass Series

    ESP Unveils Stream Bass Series

    ESP debuted a lot at NAMM this year, including their brand new bass design: The Stream. The new bass, which is available in their ESP Original, E-II, and LTD brands, is a bolt-on single cut bass with a 34″ scale. ESP Original Stream Bass The ESP Original Series Stream bass is handbuilt in Japan alongside... »

  • Warwick Announces RockBass Artist Line Bootsy Collins Space Bass

    Warwick Announces RockBass Artist Line Bootsy Collins Space Bass

    Two years ago, Warwick presented Bootsy Collins with a one-of-a-kind “Space Bass” made in the company’s custom shop. The star-shaped instrument garnered so much attention that Warwick has now introduced a similar model to their more affordable RockBass Artist Line. The Warwick RockBass Artist Line Bootsy Collins Space Bass is built with a mahogany body,... »

  • Reverend Guitars Introduces Mercalli 4 Bass

    Reverend Guitars Introduces Mercalli 4 Bass

    Reverend Guitars used the NAMM Show this year as an opportunity to introduce a 4-string version of their Mercalli bass. The bass had previously only been available as a 5-string. The Reverend Mercalli 4 is built with a korina body and a five-piece maple and walnut neck that’s finished in a satin amber. It comes... »

  • Ibanez Introduces Fieldy K5 Signature Limited Edition Bass

    Ibanez Introduces Fieldy K5 Signature Limited Edition Bass

    The members of Korn are getting new signature instruments from Ibanez this year including bassist Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu’s K5 Signature Limited Edition bass. The updated K5 takes an opposite aesthetic approach of Fieldy’s black signature bass and features a flat white finish as well as a white painted maple fretboard. The white theme is accented... »