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  • EMG Introduces Geezer Butler Signature P and PJ Pickup Sets

    EMG Introduces Geezer Butler Signature P and PJ Pickup Sets

    EMG Pickups has unveiled the GZR-P and GZR-PJ signature bass pickup sets for Black Sabbath 4-stringer Geezer Butler. Designed with Butler, the pickups are made to reproduce the bassist’s tone during his earlier years in the band. The vintage style sets offer old school vibe with a few modern touches. The P set is all... »

  • Aguilar Announces AG 4M and 5M Music Man Style Bass Pickups

    Aguilar Announces AG 4M and 5M Music Man Style Bass Pickups

    Aguilar has expanded their pickup line with the AG 4M and AG 5M Music Man-Style bass pickups. The humbuckers were designed to recreate the classic Stingray tone while enhancing string-to-string balance, consistency, and harmonic content. They fit as a direct replacement for basses with this style pickup. The company says the pickups are wired in... »

  • Reed James Custom Pickups Introduces RJ NEO Vintage Vibe Jazz Bass Pickups

    Reed James Custom Pickups Introduces RJ NEO Vintage Vibe Jazz Bass Pickups

    Reed James Custom Pickups has released the new RJ NEO Vintage Vibe Noiseless Jazz Bass Pickup, a single coil pickup that mixed modern and vintage tone with noiseless operation. The Vintage Vibe incorporates exposed poles that are individually charged by small neodymium magnets. Reed James’ RJ NEO Vintage Vibe Noiseless Jazz Bass Pickups come standard... »

  • Aguilar Announces New Precision and Precision/Jazz Bass Pickup Sets

    Aguilar Announces New Precision and Precision/Jazz Bass Pickup Sets

    Aguilar has announced the AG 5P-60 Precision Bass pickup and the AG 5P/J-HC Precision/Jazz Bass Pickup Set. Built for 5-string basses, both pickup sets are wound in Aguilar’s New York City factory with heavy formvar wire. The AG 5P-60 delivers a vintage ’60s P-bass tone and uses period correct parts including Heavy Formvar wire and... »

  • David Gage Instruments Introduces Realist LifeLine Double Bass Pickup

    David Gage Instruments Introduces Realist LifeLine Double Bass Pickup

    David Gage Instruments is adding to their Realist series of instrument pickups with the Realist LifeLine. The new double bass pickup is a self-powered piezo that the company describes as offering a “focused bass sound.” The LifeLine works on basses with adjustable bridges and is mounted on the bridge adjuster without glue or fasteners. Its... »

  • Seymour Duncan Introduces SPB-4 Steve Harris Signature Pickup

    Seymour Duncan Introduces SPB-4 Steve Harris Signature Pickup

    Iron Maiden’s Steve Harris has a new signature P-Bass pickup from Seymour Duncan called the SPB-4 Steve Harris Model. The new split single coil is the production version of the custom shop pickups Harris has been using for the last 10 years. The SPB-4 utilizes Alnico 5 rod magnets and a vintage-hot coil wind to... »

  • Lace Announces “Man O’ War” Series Bass Pickups

    Lace Announces “Man O’ War” Series Bass Pickups

    Lace Music has released a new line of passive Lace Sensor pickups for bass dubbed the “Man O’ War” Series. Available in J-bass, P-bass, and MM-style configurations, the new pickups are upgraded versions of the Lace pickups originally introduced in the early ‘90s as replacements for Fender’s P Bass Plus and J Bass Plus instruments.... »

  • GFS Pickups Introduces REDactive Bass Pickups

    GFS Pickups Introduces REDactive Bass Pickups

    GFS Pickups has announced new REDactive series of pickups, including Jazz and P Bass styles. The pickups are low impedance, noiseless models with internal preamplifiers. Each pickup is vintage voiced and “position calibrated” by their coils and the internal preamplifier. Beyond standard configurations, each pickup can be matched with REDactive components including pots, jacks, caps,... »

  • Aguilar Introduces HOT Series Precision and Jazz Bass Pickups

    Aguilar Introduces HOT Series Precision and Jazz Bass Pickups

    Aguilar has introduced a new set of pickups called the HOT series. The Hot P and Hot J pickups act as direct replacements for 4-string Fender P-Bass and Jazz pickups but feature larger, 16mm magnets and an over-wound design. The result is a hotter output that Aguilar says adds a big and loud tone while... »

  • Aguilar Introduces AG 4P/J-HC Hum-Canceling Pickup Set

    Aguilar Introduces AG 4P/J-HC Hum-Canceling Pickup Set

    Aguilar has followed up their hum-canceling J-pickups with the AG 4P/J-HC Precision/Jazz Bass Pickup Set, which combines their 4P-60 and 4J-HC pickups. Wound in Aguilar’s New York City factory, the set is a direct replacement for 4-string Fender P-Bass and Jazz bridge pickups. The company describes the set as “well-balanced with a flexible array of... »