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  • Michael Kelly Introduces Sojourn 4 Acoustic Travel Bass

    Michael Kelly Introduces Sojourn 4 Acoustic Travel Bass

    Michael Kelly has unveiled the Sojourn 4 Travel Bass, a compact acoustic bass guitar with a 24.5˝ scale. Featuring a solid Englemann Spruce top, the company says the bass has a big sound for such a little bass. The Sojourn 4 comes equipped with a B-Band 22R UST (under saddle transducer) and B-Band A1.2 preamp,... »

  • Schecter Now Shipping Baron-H Vintage Semi-Hollow Body Bass

    Schecter Now Shipping Baron-H Vintage Semi-Hollow Body Bass

    Schecter has unveiled the Baron-H Vintage, a semi-hollow body bass with an f-hole that drips with old school vibe. Also available in a lefty version, the bass features a mahogany body with a bolt-on maple neck and rosewood fingerboard. The bass comes with a Seymour Duncan SMB-4D hum-canceling pickup paired with an active 2-band EQ.... »

  • Ibanez Introduces Maple Fingerboards to BTB Line of Basses

    Ibanez Introduces Maple Fingerboards to BTB Line of Basses

    Ibanez has added to their BTB series of basses with the BTB675M and BTB676M, which sport maple fingerboard and an natural finish. The neck-thru bass is comprised of a 5-piece maple/bubinga neck and a light ash body with a walnut top. Five and six-string basses respectively, the BTB675M and BTB676M sport all the features of... »

  • Epiphone Introduces Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Basses

    Epiphone Introduces Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Basses

    Epiphone is unveiling a new version of a classic with the Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO. The bass is set apart from its siblings by being equipped with a pair of Gibson TB Plus Humbucking pickups featuring ceramic magnets, which the company says produce “high gain, smooth tone and high-end definition.” The pickups are controlled with separate... »

  • Bass of the Week: ML Basses Volcan

    Bass of the Week: ML Basses Volcan

    After 20 years of work making and repairing stringed instruments, Meaulnes Laberge formed ML Basses to focus on building electric basses. One of his striking instruments is the Volcan, an edgy yet elegant design available in 4- and 5-string configurations. Featuring bolt-on construction, the Volcan is built with a light maple body, three-piece maple neck... »

  • Fender Introduces Pawn Shop Reverse Jaguar Bass

    Fender Introduces Pawn Shop Reverse Jaguar Bass

    Fender has introduced the 2012 line of Pawn Shop guitars, which they claim are inspired by their eccentric creations from the ’60s and ’70s and are “guitars that never were, but should have been.” Included in that lineup is the Fender Pawn Shop Reverse Jaguar Bass, an instrument that takes their classic design and flips... »

  • Warwick Introduces 6-String Rockbass Alien Deluxe Acoustic Bass Guitar

    Warwick Introduces 6-String Rockbass Alien Deluxe Acoustic Bass Guitar

    Warwick has added to their Rockbass Alien Deluxe line this year with a new 6-string model. The acoustic bass shares many features with its predecessors, including a laminated spruce top with laminated bubinga for the back and sides, and a mahogany neck with a rosewood fingerboard. The 6-string instrument departs from the 4- and 5-string... »

  • Höfner Now Offering Ignition Series Club Bass

    Höfner Now Offering Ignition Series Club Bass

    Höfner has expanded their Ignition series with a new version of their Club Bass. First introduced in 1965, the Club Bass is is a hollow body, single-cut design, and the new Ignition model provides a cost-effective version for vintage bass lovers. Available in right and left-hand models, the bass has flame maple sides and a... »

  • Epiphone Introduces Limited Edition Jack Casady Signature Bass

    Epiphone Introduces Limited Edition Jack Casady Signature Bass

    Epiphone has announced a new, limited edition of the Jack Casady Signature Bass in a rare Silverburst finish. Limited to 500 instruments, the semi-hollowbody bass is built with set-neck construction with a mahogany neck and laminated maple top, back and sides for the body. Designed by Casady in collaboration with Epiphone, the bass sports a... »

  • Ibanez Releases New Promethean P3115 Bass Combo Amp

    Ibanez Releases New Promethean P3115 Bass Combo Amp

    Ibanez expanded their Promethean combo series this year with the P3115, a 300-watt combo amp with a 15˝ driver and an HF dome tweeter with a passive crossover. Unique to the P3115 is an on/off switch for the tweeter, allowing for more tonal variety by eliminating unnecessary high frequency overtones. It also features a Class-D... »