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  • MTD Kingston Announces Saratoga Deluxe Jazz Bass

    MTD Kingston Announces Saratoga Deluxe Jazz Bass

    MTD Kingston is introducing the Saratoga Deluxe Jazz bass at Winter NAMM 2015. A riff on their Saratoga bass, the Deluxe model includes active/passive operation with a bypassable 3-band EQ. The Saratoga Deluxe comes in three finishes: limited edition satin honey burst, satin dark cherry burst, or gloss transparent black. Its maple neck sports an... »

  • Ibanez Unveils Limited Edition Buckeye Burl SR Premium Bass

    Ibanez Unveils Limited Edition Buckeye Burl SR Premium Bass

    Ibanez has unveiled a new limited edition version of their SR Premium bass. Built in their Premium facility, the SR Premium LTD SR5BBLTD is set from its apart with a Buckeye Burl top with a matching headstock and pickup covers. The SR5BBLTD’s ash body is matched with an Atlas-5 five piece wenge and bubinga neck... »

  • Megatar Relaunches with Redesigned 12-string Extended Range Bass

    Megatar Relaunches with Redesigned 12-string Extended Range Bass

    Megatar Touchstyle Basses has been reborn with a change in ownership and the launch of redesigned instruments, including the Megatar 12-string extended-range bass. Optimized for two-handing tapping, the Megatar’s strings are divided into two sets with space in between to eliminate crosstalk. The first half is strung like a six-string bass tuned BEADGC, while the... »

  • Fender Announces Dee Dee Ramone Precision Bass Guitar

    Fender Announces Dee Dee Ramone Precision Bass Guitar

    Punk bass icon Dee Dee Ramone will have his legacy honored with a new signature Precision bass from Fender. The new model, which is based on the bass he used with Ramones, will debut at the “Dee Dee Ramone Exhibition” in New York City’s Chelsea Hotel from December 10th to January 1st. “Punk bass starts... »

  • AC Guitars Introduces Krell E Type Single Cut Bass

    AC Guitars Introduces Krell E Type Single Cut Bass

    Scottish bass company AC Guitars has unveiled the Krell E Type singlecut model, a riff on company’s Krell bass. Designed with Ewan Beck, the bass is denoted by a swamp ash body topped with a flame maple top and a Faded Black finish. The bass is built with bolt-on construction with a 5-piece purpleheart, wenge,... »

  • Brice Introduces Defiant 53437 5-String Multi-Scale Bass

    Brice Introduces Defiant 53437 5-String Multi-Scale Bass

    Brice has introduced a new multi-scale version of their Defiant model. The 5-string Defiant 53437 stands out with a string scale that ranges from 37 inches on the B-string and 34 inches on the G-string with fanned frets to accommodate the adjustment. The Defiant’s design includes slim, dual cutaway mahogany body wings attached to a... »

  • Anaconda Basses Introduces Super J Basses

    Anaconda Basses Introduces Super J Basses

    Anaconda Basses has expanded their range of basses with the Super J, which luthier Andrew Taylor-Cummings calls his take on a classic J-style. “I didn’t want to do yet another straight copy, but rather build and improve on a classic,” he writes. “The body is downsized and more sculpted, allowing for better ergonomics and comfort.... »

  • Overwater Basses Announces J Series Scott Devine Bass Model

    Overwater Basses Announces J Series Scott Devine Bass Model

    After releasing the Scott Devine Series bass in 2011, Overwater Basses has announced the J Series “Scott Devine Model.” The new model is based on the 4-string bass he uses in the majority of his YouTube bass lesson videos. “Based on the original custom 4 string bass we built for Scott back in 2010, encompassing... »

  • Dream Studio Guitars Unveils M5 Bass

    Dream Studio Guitars Unveils M5 Bass

    Dream Studio Guitars has released a 5-string version of their Maverick Bass called the M5. The bass retains many of the same features as its predecessor while adding a low B string. The M5’s body is built from a single piece of swamp ash that is given a vintage offset shape with extra contouring. Its... »

  • Alusonic Announces David Caraccio Hybrid Signature Bass

    Alusonic Announces David Caraccio Hybrid Signature Bass

    Bassist David Caraccio – better known as YouTube’s DavidSinRocks – has teamed up with Alusonic to create a signature bass in their Hybrid series. As part of the series, the bass is built with an alder body fitted with a gold anodized aircraft grade aluminum top. The Alusonic David Caraccio Hybrid Signature bass also features... »