Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in July 2023
July is in the books, so it is time for our roundup of the month’s top 10 bass gear stories.
Here are the top 10 reader-favorite bass gear stories on No Treble in July.
Fender has announced their first foray into the world of ukulele basses. The miniature Fullerton Precision Bass ukulele has a P-Bass body shape with a 20.25-inch scale.
Sire has expanded its bass offerings with the Marcus Miller V5 24. Available in four and five-string models, the bass is a 24-fret vintage style bass with passive electronics.
Fender is rolling out some new gear for summer 2023, including the Limited Edition Suona Collection. The lineup includes the Suona Jazz Bass, a semi-hollow four-string.
Caveman Audio has announced the BC1 Bass “Master” Compressor, a fully analog pedal they say is unlike most others.
Skunk Anansie bassist Cass Lewis has been an Alusonic endorser for some time, and the company has just created a new bass for him. The Alusonic Django Deluxe 4 Cass Lewis Signature Bass offers “something unique and innovative,” the company writes.
1981 Inventions has announced a new pedal called the LVL. The stompbox is a low-gain overdrive featuring a “new and unique circuit.”
SPEED Designs has just released the SPEED frame, a pedalboard frame that has a BYOW policy: Bring Your Own Wood.
Bergantino Audio Systems has revamped one of its amps for 2023. The Bergantino forté HP2 features more headroom and customization.
Warwick has expanded their line of miniature bass amps with the Gnome i Pro 600, marking the most powerful model in the Gnome series. The 600-watt head weighs in at just 6.6 pounds.
Aguilar Amplification has put the sound of their AG series bass amps into a pedal with the new AG Preamp pedal. The company says it “inherits the renowned AG preamp’s tight, fast response and extensive tonal flexibility.”