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BITE Guitars Announces the Dragon Bass
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BITE Guitars Announces the Dragon Bass

BITE Guitars launched last year with the customizable Punch and Jawbone models. Now they’ve announced their first preconfigured instrument called The Dragon Bass.

Kiesel Guitars Introduce the Thanos Bass
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Kiesel Guitars Introduce the Thanos Bass

Kiesel Guitars launched a new line of headless basses at the 2020 Winter NAMM Show with the Thanos Series. The instruments come in four and five-string versions with options for standard or multi-scale necks.

Bass of the Week: Enfield Guitars Belladonna
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Enfield Guitars Belladonna

This week we’re checking out a new model by Enfield Guitars called The Belladonna. Clad in all white, the bass has a medium scale, very lightweight, and flexible pickup system.

Warwick Reveals 2020 Limited Edition Models
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Warwick Reveals 2020 Limited Edition Models

Each year, Warwick presents a special limited edition bass featuring their top specs. This year is a limited version of the Thumb NT, which will come in both Masterbuilt and Teambuilt versions.

G&L Unveils 40th-Anniversary SB-1 Bass
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G&L Unveils 40th-Anniversary SB-1 Bass

G&L is continuing its 40th-anniversary celebrations by introducing a limited edition version of their SB-1 bass. Originally launched in 1982, the company describes the SB-1 as “the magic of Leo [Fender’s] own reinterpretation of a classic design.”

Sonata Marketing Now Shipping Modern Vintage Basses
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Sonata Marketing Now Shipping Modern Vintage Basses

Sonata Marketing has launched a new line of instruments called the Modern Vintage Series, which includes two basses: the MVJ4 and the MVP4.

Bass of the Week: Wintergatan’s Cyber Bass
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Bass of the Week: Wintergatan’s Cyber Bass

Wintergatan is a Swedish band that focuses on engineering and innovation to create their music. One of their main creations is the Marble Machine X. The machine previously had a violin-style bass guitar, but they’ve just upgraded it to what they call the “Cyber Bass.”

Ibanez Unveils Three New SR Premium Bass Models for 2020
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Ibanez Unveils Three New SR Premium Bass Models for 2020

Ibanez has expanded its Premium line of SR basses with three new models this year: the SR5BPBLTD, the SR1600B, and the SR1340B. The first is a limited edition five-string, while the 1600 comes in four or five-string versions and the 1340 comes in four, five, and six.

Jackson Introduces X Series Spectra Basses
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Jackson Introduces X Series Spectra Basses

Jackson is expanding its Spectra line of basses this year with three new X Series models: the X Series Spectra Bass SBX IV, the X Series Spectra Bass SBXM IV, and the X Series Spectra Bass SBX V.

Alusonic Announces QuadraFleX Pickup and Hybrid Bass
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Alusonic Announces QuadraFleX Pickup and Hybrid Bass

Alusonic has unveiled a new pickup called the QuadraFleX 4 as well as a new bass model for it. The new instrument revolves around the pickup’s unique mode selection that lets you pick between five pickup modes.

Bass of the Week: Brooks Grabbird
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Brooks Grabbird

Last year, bass builder and Gibson enthusiast Rob van den Broek built a bass that combined elements of a Thunderbird and a Telecaster. Now, he’s revealed his latest creation called the Brooks Grabbird.

Orangewood Guitars Introduce the Oliver Jr. Bass
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Orangewood Guitars Introduce the Oliver Jr. Bass

Orangewood Guitars has unveiled their first acoustic bass with the Oliver Jr. Bass, which falls into their Overland Collection. The miniature four-string takes its cues from the Oliver Jr. guitar with a scaled-down body and “impressive full-size voice.”