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  • Peavey Reintroduces the Cirrus Bass

    Peavey Reintroduces the Cirrus Bass

    Nineteen years after it debuted, Peavey reintroduced the Cirrus bass to their instrument lineup at the 2016 Winter NAMM Show. The neck-thru design will once again be available in four-, five-, and six-string models featuring a 35-inch scale maple and mahogany neck. Its alder body wings will be topped by either red oak or walnut.... »

  • Washburn Announces Sonamaster SB1 Bass

    Washburn Announces Sonamaster SB1 Bass

    Beginning bassists have a new option with the Washburn Sonamaster SB1 bass. The entry-level instrument, which comes in Black and Tobacco-Sunburst finishes, is inspired by their ’80s models in its body shape, reverse headstock, and offset position markers. It’s built with an alder body, maple neck, and fingerboard. Washburn fits it with a P-style pickup... »

  • Godin Guitars Announces Passion RG-4 Bass

    Godin Guitars Announces Passion RG-4 Bass

    Godin Guitars will be showing the new Passion RG-4 Swamp Ash Bass at the 2016 Winter NAMM show. Following the Passion guitar line, the RG-4 features five tuned, Synchronized Resonance Chambers that are interconnected inside the body for air transfer. Godin says the chambers create “exceptional resonance and a lightweight, vibrant body.” Its body is... »

  • Fodera Unveils the Monarch-P Bass

    Fodera Unveils the Monarch-P Bass

    Fodera is gearing up for the Winter NAMM show, where they will be presenting the new Monarch-P model. Based on their Monarch four-string bass, the Monarch-P is a Standard model that aims to couple a vintage split-coil sound with Fodera’s playability. The bass will be built with a classic tone-wood combination of an alder body,... »

  • Boulder Creek Introduces The Travel Bass

    Boulder Creek Introduces The Travel Bass

    Boulder Creek’s Solitaire series of acoustic/electric bass guitars has gotten a little bigger with a smaller bass. The Travel Bass puts the company’s Suspended Bracing System into a four-string that features an overall length of 32.5 inches and a scale length of 21 inches. Built with a spruce top and mahogany back and sides, the... »

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  • Alusonic Introduces Django Bass Guitar

    Alusonic Introduces Django Bass Guitar

    Italy’s Alusonic Aluminum Instruments has introduced the Django bass guitar. The model aims to bring handmade quality to an affordable price point. The bolt-on bass is built with an alder body, a hard maple neck, and a grade A ebony fingerboard. It comes in matte black, high gloss black and high gloss white finishes, adorned... »

  • Stash Stainless Bass Guitars Introduces Two New Models

    Stash Stainless Bass Guitars Introduces Two New Models

    Stash Stainless has expanded their innovative bass offerings with two new instruments: the Model E and the Model P. Similar to the original design, the new models are made almost entirely of stainless steel with a tubular acoustic neck and custom made split coil Alnico 5 pickups. “The new shapes are slight improvements on the... »

  • Kiesel Guitars Introduces Vader Headless Bass Series

    Kiesel Guitars Introduces Vader Headless Bass Series

    Kiesel Guitars has introduced a bass version of their Vader Series of instruments. Available in four, five, and six-string versions, the basses feature a headless design with a compact, beveled body for ergonomics. Each version has 24 frets and a 34-inch scale, though the option of a 30-inch short scale is available. Standard features include... »

  • AC Guitars Introduces Salace E Type Bass

    AC Guitars Introduces Salace E Type Bass

    AC Guitars has introduced a new modded version of their Salace bass called the AC Guitars Salace E Type. Made in collaboration with bassist Ewan Beck, the single cut design is available with a variety of options but is built with several goals in mind. “The design goals with this particular bass where for an... »

  • Fodera Introduces Emperor II Hybrid and Tony Grey Signature Monarch Basses

    Fodera Introduces Emperor II Hybrid and Tony Grey Signature Monarch Basses

    Fodera has announced two new basses with the Emperor II Hybrid and the Tony Grey Signature Monarch. Both instruments are handmade in their custom shop and are expansions on their flagship models. The Emperor II Hybrid takes their classic Emperor singlecut and introduces the Hybrid chambered body design. Fodera says the bass shares the complex... »