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  • Skervesen Guitars Introduces Mondo and Prometheus Basses

    Skervesen Guitars Introduces Mondo and Prometheus Basses

    Polish instrument company Skervesen Guitars has announced two new bass models to their lineup. The instruments are hand-crafted in Poland and can be built with range of options. Skervesen Guitars Mondo Bass The Mondo is a 5-string bass with an offset body designed with designer Dominika Pajdowska for a member of the Skervesen team. It… »

  • Bass of the Week: MonoNeon’s Microtonal Bass

    Bass of the Week: MonoNeon’s Microtonal Bass

    Most No Treble readers will recognize MonoNeon as a forward thinking bassist with a unique style that blends R&B with modern experimental music. He often plays with microtonality, meaning he uses quarter tones in addition to semi-tones that are created on fretted instruments. “My fascination with microtonality is ‘casual’, similar to my fascination with Dadaism,… »

  • Kala Brand Music Introduces USA Acoustic-Electric Exotic Wood U-Basses

    Kala Brand Music Introduces USA Acoustic-Electric Exotic Wood U-Basses

    Ukelele company Kala Brand Music made heads turn five years ago with the introduction of the U-Bass, a ukelele sized bass with proprietary polyurethane strings. The company is now celebrating the five year milestone by introducing the USA Acoustic-Electric Exotic wood U-Bass series. Built in Petaluma, California, the new models feature figured bodies of either… »

  • Keeley Electronics Releases Neutrino Envelope Filter

    Keeley Electronics Releases Neutrino Envelope Filter

    Keeley Electronics is now shipping the Neutrino, an envelope filter that’s built for both bass and guitar. The hand-built pedal is a modern compact circuit of an opto-coupler based design that borrows concepts from their other stompboxes. “Our design team focused on building a tunable dual opto-coupler design that could be aligned for unit-to-unit perfection,”… »

  • Dunlop Super Bright Bass Strings Now Available

    Dunlop Super Bright Bass Strings Now Available

    Dunlop is now shipping their Super Bright Bass Strings, which the company designed with slap bass players in mind. The strings are defined by a lighter tension and provide clear highs balanced with a fat fundamental. The sets come in either stainless steel or nickel with options for 4- and 5-string basses with light and… »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in April 2014

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in April 2014

    What's better than new bass gear news? That would be the top 10 most popular new bass gear stories on No Treble. Here are the most popular gear stories on No Treble for the month of April, 2014. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing! 1. Fodera Victor Wooten Bow Bass PrototypeVictor Wooten is all about… »

  • Gibson Introduces Memory Cable With Built-In Recorder

    Gibson Introduces Memory Cable With Built-In Recorder

    Gibson has unveiled a new development in the world of instrument cables with the introduction of their new Memory Cable. The cable, which works on bass, guitar or keyboards, has a built-in recorder that can save up to 13 hours of playing to a microSD card. The TASCAM-designed component captures audio at 44.1kHz/16-bit resolution and… »

  • Bass of the Week: KlangKraft Tiefdruck IV EMG

    Bass of the Week: KlangKraft Tiefdruck IV EMG

    This week we take a look at the Klangkraft “Tiefdruck” IV EMG, a bass the company designed with modern rock and metal players in mind. The body features nice 3D body shaping for comfort with a matte black finish for aesthetic appeal. The European-made bass is created with an ash body, hard rock maple neck,… »

  • La Bella Strings Introduces Low Tension Flexible Flats

    La Bella Strings Introduces Low Tension Flexible Flats

    La Bella Strings is introducing a new take on their flatwound strings with the Low Tension Flexible Flats series. Made with the same techniques as their Deep Talkin’ Bass sets, the new strings have a slightly adjusted construction for a lighter and more flexible feel to their heavier counterparts. The company says that the Low… »

  • Fodera Unveils Victor Wooten Bow Bass Prototype

    Fodera Unveils Victor Wooten Bow Bass Prototype

    Victor Wooten is all about stretching boundaries, but most recently he’s teamed up with Fodera to create a radical new bass design. They’ve just announced the first prototype of their collaboration, which they’re calling the Bow Bass. “No your eyes are not deceiving you and no we have not decided to move our design ethos… »