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  • Ibanez Introduces SR Cerro Singlecut Bass

    Ibanez Introduces SR Cerro Singlecut Bass

    Ibanez has expanded their Bass Workshop and Soundgear models with the SR Cerro, a singlecut bass available in Natural and Deep Twilight finishes. The Cerro’s body connects to the neck from the 24th fret all the way to 13th fret for increased stability and sustain. Built with neck-through construction, it’s built with a mahogany body,... »

  • Journey Instruments Introduces Collapsible Carbon Fiber Acoustic Bass Guitar

    Journey Instruments Introduces Collapsible Carbon Fiber Acoustic Bass Guitar

    Journey Instruments has expanded their line of collapsible carbon fiber instruments with its first bass, called the OB660 Overhead Carbon Fiber Acoustic Bass. The bass has a compact design with a removable neck that allows for it to be folded up and fitted into an airplane’s overhead compartment. “The TSA-approved travel case safely encloses the... »

  • Ernie Ball Music Man Unveils 40th Anniversary “Old Smoothie” StingRay Bass

    Ernie Ball Music Man Unveils 40th Anniversary “Old Smoothie” StingRay Bass

    Ernie Ball Music Man kicked off the NAMM Show this year with a press conference to reveal new products, including the 40th Anniversary “Old Smoothie” StingRay Bass. The bass is modeled after a 1976 prototype featuring a 10 pole piece pickup design that gives it a smooth tone. “Since its introduction in 1976, the Music... »

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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... »

  • 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... »