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  • Willcox Introduces Saber SL HexFX Edition Basses

    Willcox Introduces Saber SL HexFX Edition Basses

    Willcox is now shipping a new version of their Saber SL bass called the HexFX Edition. The new model has a 13-pin DIN connector that allows for individual string outputs in addition to the Lightwave Optical Pickup System. “The HexFX Editions bring the individual string outputs, along with a summed mono output, to a 13-pin... »

  • Kala Announces Bubinga U-Bass

    Kala Announces Bubinga U-Bass

    Kala is celebrating the fifth anniversary of their U-Bass introduction by expanding the range with a bubinga model. Featuring a 21-inch scale, the Bubinga U-Bass is built using the distinctive wood for its top, back and sides while being rounded out with a mahogany neck and rosewood fingerboard. Other features include a rosewood bridge, exclusive... »

  • Teye Guitars Unveils Super Coyote Bass Prototypes

    Teye Guitars Unveils Super Coyote Bass Prototypes

    After relaunching the brand earlier this year, Teye Guitars has unveiled the prototypes for a new bass model called the Super Coyote Bass. The instrument, which feature the company’s signature acid-etched aluminum artwork, was designed with AC/DC bassist Cliff Williams. “When Cliff Williams received his first Teye-bass, a superb Master series ‘La Mora’, his immediate... »

  • Brubaker Guitars Announces Rodney “Skeet” Curtis Signature Bass

    Brubaker Guitars Announces Rodney “Skeet” Curtis Signature Bass

    Parliament Funkadelic and Maceo Parker bassist Rodney “Skeet” Curtis has teamed up with Brubaker Guitars to create the a signature bass called the JXB-Extreme II Skeet Model. The bass, which was developed over two years, is based on the company’s JXB series and comes in four-, five-, and six-string versions. It features a buckeye burl... »

  • Ibanez Introduces New SR500 Series Basses

    Ibanez Introduces New SR500 Series Basses

    Ibanez has announced two new basses to their SR500 series with the SR500TFF and the SR505TFF. The basses, which are four- and five-string versions of the same model, feature mahogany bodies with a traditional Tri-Fade Burst Flat finish. The neck on each bass is a five-piece laminate of jatoba and bubinga topped with a rosewood... »

  • Ibanez Expands SR Fanned Fret Line With New Finish

    Ibanez Expands SR Fanned Fret Line With New Finish

    After getting into the multi-scale bass market earlier this year, Ibanez is expanding their SR Fanned Fret bass line with a new finish. Available in five- and six-string versions, the bass will come in a Walnut Flat finish as well as its original black stain. The SRFF805 five-string and 806 six-string models are built with... »

  • Eastwood Guitars Aims to Revive 1968 Saturn IV Bass

    Eastwood Guitars Aims to Revive 1968 Saturn IV Bass

    Eastwood Guitars is bringing back another blast from the past with their own version of the Saturn IV Bass. The hollowbody model was originally introduced by Vox in 1968 and was only in production for one year, making it a rare instrument to come across. The bass will be constructed with a bound laminated maple... »

  • Fodera Unveils Lacewood Emperor 5 Deluxe Select

    Fodera Unveils Lacewood Emperor 5 Deluxe Select

    Fodera has announced the latest in their Select Series of instruments with the Lacewood Emperor 5 Deluxe Select. Similar to their Standard Series, the Select Series instruments are built in small batches of custom shop instruments with limited options to reduce on wait time and cost. As its name implies, the Lacewood Emperor 5 Deluxe... »

  • Kiesel/Carvin Guitars Updates Icon Series Basses

    Kiesel/Carvin Guitars Updates Icon Series Basses

    Kiesel Guitars, formerly Carvin Guitars, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of their Icon series of basses with an upgraded version of the instruments. Available in four-, five-, and six-string models, the Icon 2.0 bass now features a deeper body cutaway for improved comfort, a three-piece headstock design, and an option for a chambered body. The... »

  • Nordstrand Guitars Introduces Dan Lutz Nordy DL vM5 Bass

    Nordstrand Guitars Introduces Dan Lutz Nordy DL vM5 Bass

    Nordstrand Guitars has teamed up with bassist Dan Lutz to unveil the Nordy DL vM5. The bass is a take on the company’s Nordy vM5 model that brings together their NP5 and BigMan pickups for a unique configuration. Similar to the vM5, the DL vM5 is built with either an ash body and maple fingerboard... »