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Bass of the Week: Lairat Basses Myra Bass 5
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Lairat Basses Myra Bass 5

When I saw this Myra Bass 5 by Paul Lairat on my Facebook feed, I stopped in my tracks. The five-string bass has a rich curly redwood top in a special finish to accentuate its deep color.

Bass of the Week: AV Basses AVJM5
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: AV Basses AVJM5

This week we’re checking out the AVJM5 by AV Basses. Built by luthier Aleš Vychodil, this particular build features a swamp ash body topped with a gorgeous poplar burl top with a matching headstock.

Fodera Announces 37th Anniversary Monarch Deluxe Model Basses
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Fodera Announces 37th Anniversary Monarch Deluxe Model Basses

Fodera is celebrating its 37th year in business with new anniversary models through its dealer network. The basses are a limited edition run of the company’s Monarch Deluxe model that will come in both four and five-string versions.

G&L Announces the CLF Research L-2500 Bass
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G&L Announces the CLF Research L-2500 Bass

G&L Guitars has unveiled a new model in their throwback series paying respects to Leo Fender’s CLF Research company, which was the predecessor to G&L. The five-string CLF Research L-2500 is made in Fullerton, California.

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.

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.

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.

Bass of the Week: Elwray Basses Amani 5
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Elwray Basses Amani 5

This week we’re checking out the Amani 5 by Elwray Basses, a single cut instrument with a cool body shape and a few tricks up its sleeve. Luthier Marco Bourse sent us the details including the main aspects of the instrument.

Mayones Guitars Introduces the Patriot VF 37 Bass
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Mayones Guitars Introduces the Patriot VF 37 Bass

Mayones made their Patriot line of basses a little bigger this year – literally. The new Patriot VF 37 features a multi-scale neck that stretches from a 34-inch G-string to a monstrous 37-inch B-string.

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.

Anaconda Basses Unveils the Ultra J5 – Essence Bass
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Anaconda Basses Unveils the Ultra J5 – Essence Bass

Anaconda Basses has unveiled its latest model called the Ultra J5 – Essence, which will debut at the UK Bass Guitar Show on March 28th and 29th. The new bass is a five-string model of their Ultra J4 – Essence.

Caparison Guitars Introduces the Brocken 5-BASS
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Caparison Guitars Introduces the Brocken 5-BASS

Caparison Guitars has announced a new bass model called the Brocken 5-BASS, a five-string and 27 fret instrument they say is the most comprehensive bass they’ve ever developed.