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  • Ibanez Introduces Gary Willis Fretted Signature Bass

    Ibanez Introduces Gary Willis Fretted Signature Bass

    Ibanez has added a new fretted model to the Gary Willis Signature series. The GWB35FDBKF is the first fretted Willis signature model and will be available as a limited edition instrument. The five-string bass is built with a three-piece maple neck topped with an ebony fretboard with off-set white dot inlays. The basswood body is... »

  • NS Design Introduces WAV4 Radius Bass

    NS Design Introduces WAV4 Radius Bass

    NS Design has expanded their bass guitar offering even further with the introduction of the WAV4 Radius, a bass that follows the design of their Radius series with a more accessible price point. It carries many of the same features of its predecessors, including a diradial body, a headless design with self-clamping tuning system, an... »

  • Ibanez Introduces ANB1006 Adam Nitti Signature Bass

    Ibanez Introduces ANB1006 Adam Nitti Signature Bass

    After years of development, Ibanez has unveiled the ANB1006 Adam Nitti Signature Bass. The instrument, which Nitti helped to design, is hand-built by Ibanez’s Japanese master builders. “For me, this instrument represents the ideal balance of tone, playability, ergonomics, and extended range,” Nitti writes. “I love the wider 18mm string spacing and greater access to... »

  • Dean Zelinsky Introduces the Mule Bass

    Dean Zelinsky Introduces the Mule Bass

    Guitar and bass maker Dean Zelinsky has unveiled the Mule bass. Available in four- and five-string versions, the model is Zelinsky’s first to feature his patented Z-Glide Reduced Friction Neck. The back of the maple neck features a precisely engraved pattern that reduces surface area by putting a little air between your thumb and the... »

  • CG Lutherie Unveils UbiQ Bass Guitar

    CG Lutherie Unveils UbiQ Bass Guitar

    French company CG Lutherie has introduced the UbiQ, a new model that blurs the lines between bass and guitar. The six-string singlecut bass features a multi-scale design and is tuned EADGBE. The bass’s scale ranges from 30.9 inches to 32 inches while its maple fingerboard has a compound radius from 20 inches to 23 inches.... »

  • Warwick Announces Adam Clayton Streamer CV Signature Bass

    Warwick Announces Adam Clayton Streamer CV Signature Bass

    Five years after his first signature bass with the company, Adam Clayton has once again teamed up with Warwick to collaborate on a new version of their Streamer CV bass. The Warwick Adam Clayton Streamer CV Signature bass is built in the Warwick Custom Shop in Markneukirchen, Germany. The bass is built with an extra... »

  • Guild Introduces Westerly Collection B-140E Acoustic Bass Guitar

    Guild Introduces Westerly Collection B-140E Acoustic Bass Guitar

    Guild has introduces the Westerly Collection, a series pays homage to the company’s early history of acoustic instruments. The lineup includes the B-140E acoustic bass guitar, which is based on the mid-70’s B-50 model. Utilizing the Guild jumbo body shape, the bass is built with a solid Sitka spruce top, solid African mahogany back and... »

  • Kiesel/Carvin Guitars Unveils RV69K Roy Vogt Signature Vanquish Bass

    Kiesel/Carvin Guitars Unveils RV69K Roy Vogt Signature Vanquish Bass

    Nashville bassist and educator Roy Vogt has teamed up with Kiesel/Carvin Guitars to release the RV69K Roy Vogt Signature Vanquish Bass. The 6-string bass, which is the first bass to carry the Kiesel badge, is made in the USA in the company’s custom shop and can be ordered with a variety of options. Standard features... »

  • LedBelli Bass Guitars Introduces Jonah “Thin Wing” Bass

    LedBelli Bass Guitars Introduces Jonah “Thin Wing” Bass

    Bass luthier Cleve Johnson has introduced a new model to his lineup from LedBelli Bass Guitars called the Jonah “Thin Wing.” The bass is a variation on LedBelli’s flagship Jonah with extra shaping for a slimmer profile. “The ‘wings’ of the bass are heavily contoured and thin, thus the ‘thin-wing’ designation,” Johnson explains. “The thickest... »

  • MK Introduces Passive Jazz Electric Upright Bass

    MK Introduces Passive Jazz Electric Upright Bass

    Electric upright bass company MK has announced a new passive jazz model of their flagship bass. The Jazz-P features piezo transducer pickups and passive electronics, which MK says solves tonal problems of the bass including noise at high levels of amplification. It’s built with a single piece of horse chestnut for the body and neck... »