Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in October 2023
Another month ends, so it’s time for your monthly roundup of the top bass gear stories from the previous one.
Here is your top 10 list of reader-favorite gear stories for the month of October 2023.
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MG Bass has unveiled a new model to their lineup with the MG Infinity Ghost. The sleek and stealthy bass has a streamlined design for a clean look.
Two years after his passing, ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill’s collection is going up for sale. Julien’s Auctions has announced “The Collection of Dusty Hill of ZZ Top,” which features nearly 1,200 lots of his items.
Marleaux Bass Guitars held their annual Tiefgang Bass Camp in September during which time they unveiled a new bass model. Now we have full details of the amazing instrument.
Boss has added a new model to their Katana amp series with the Katana-Air EX Wireless Amp. The new desktop amp, which is suited for bass or guitar, builds on the lineup with 35 watts of power.
Two years ago, Ernie Ball Music Man and Darkglass Electronics teamed up to create the DarkRay. Now the design has been added to the more budget-friendly Sterling by Music Man line.
After introducing their own version of the DarkRay, Sterling by Music Man has introduced a new signature model for Pete Wentz. The Fall Out Boy bassist’s new Artist Series StingRay marks SBMM’s first full-scale passive bass.
Dunlop has expanded their range of bass strings with the Dual Dynamic Hybrid Nickel set. The company describes the new design as a “best of both worlds” between nickel and steel strings.
Ashdown has been rolling out loads of new bass gear this summer, and they’re not done. They’ve just unveiled the Ashdown Pro DI pedal, which they say was designed to meet the needs of the “new” touring bass player.
EBS has revamped its Session 30 bass combo for 2023 with the Mk3 edition. The 30-watt combo is now fitted with a tweeter to complement the 8-inch driver.
Guild has reintroduced the Starfire Bass II in a bold Black finish for a limited run alongside the Starfire III Black and M-75 Aristocrat Black guitars. Originally introduced in 1967, the Starfire Bass II is fitted with a pair of Guild BS-1 BiSonic pickups.