Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in March 2015

One thing is for sure… we all love gear. So we love to celebrate each month with a gear roundup of the 10 most popular gear stories, based on No Treble readers.

Here’s your list for March, 2015. Gas on!

Eden Amplification Introduces MicroTour Mini Bass Amp

1. Eden Amplification MicroTour Mini Bass Amp

After releasing their World Pro Tour Series, Eden has taken a different approach with the introduction of the MicroTour Mini Bass Amp. The compact amp, which is shaped like the company’s full stack, stands 12 inches high and weighs in at 2.5 pounds…

Fender Introduces Deluxe Active Okoume Basses

2. Fender Deluxe Active Okoume Basses

Fender had a lot of new gear at NAMM this year including the Deluxe Active Okoume series. The basses, which feature okoume bodies with a natural finish, come in Jazz Bass, Jazz Bass V, and Precision Bass Special versions…

Fender Custom Shop Announces 2015 Lineup

3. Fender Custom Shop 2015 Lineup

Every year, Fender announces a new lineup from their Custom Shop that includes at least one bass. The 2015 series includes four basses: the Limited Edition 1955 Precision Bass, the Postmodern Precision Jazz Bass, the 1959 Journeyman Relic Precision Bass, and the 1960 Journeyman Jazz Bass…

G&L Guitars Introduces Detroit Muscle Series R/T Collection LB-100 Bass

4. G&L Guitars Detroit Muscle Series R/T Collection LB-100 Bass

Continuing on last year’s Detroit Muscle Series, G&L Guitars has unveiled the R/T Collection, including an LB-100 model. The new instruments pay homage to classic muscle cars with four historic Mopar colors: Sublime Green, Go Mango, Plum Crazy, and Panther Pink…

Eden Amplification Launches the World Tour Pro Series

5. Eden Amplification World Tour Pro Series

Eden has announced the World Tour Pro Series, consisting of the WTP900, the WTP600, and the WTPPRE. Eden calls the series their new flagship line and steps things up from their existing World Tour amps. Each of the models is loaded with the same features but differ in the power sections…

Zon Introduces Billy Gould Signature BG4 Bass

6. Zon Billy Gould Signature BG4 Bass

Zon’s booth at NAMM this year was highlighted by the release of the Billy Gould Signature BG4 Bass. The instrument has several unique features, including a tulip wood boy, a black satin finish, and a Hipshot D-tuner, but its electronics push the envelope…

Ashdown Introduces Retroglide 800 Bass Amp

7. Ashdown Retroglide 800 Bass Amp

One of the many new products Ashdown introduced at NAMM this year was the Retroglide-800, an amp head built in their custom shop. The company describes the amp as a throwback to the ’80s…

Seymour Duncan Introduces Studio Bass Compressor

8. Seymour Duncan Studio Bass Compressor

Seymour Duncan has added to their lineup of bass products with the introduction of the Studio Bass Compressor, a pedal the company says is designed to provide increased sustain, accentuated picking and evened out single-note runs. The pedal is designed for versatility while keeping things intuitive…

ESP Guitars Introduces Bunny Brunel Signature Basses

9. ESP Guitars Bunny Brunel Signature Basses

Fusion bassist Bunny Brunel teamed up with ESP Guitars to unveil a new signature line at the 2015 Winter NAMM Show. The basses comes in two models: the BB-1004/QM, which is a four-string with a See-Thru Black Sunburst, and the BB-1005FL/QM, a fretless five-string with a Burnt Orange finish…

Spector Introduces NS-2 CT-B Carved Top Bass

10. Spector NS-2 CT-B Carved Top Bass

Stuart Spector was showing off his latest creation at NAMM this year with the Spector NS-2 CT-B, a carved top take on the company’s flagship NS-2 model. Handbuilt in Spector’s U.S. workshop, the bass features a chambered alder body with a redwood top that’s carved on both the inside and outside surfaces…

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