This week we’re checking out a stunning Armada bass by Jillard Guitars. The bass has a multi-scale neck running from 36.75 inches to 34 inches with slanted frets to adjust for each string.
After teasing it for several days, Fender has unveiled the American Ultra Series, which they call their “most advanced” line of basses. The series is defined by new Ultra Noiseless Vintage pickups, newly-designed body contours, and faster playing necks.
Take a look at the Marleaux Consat Custom Bass, which offers countless exotic woods and different construction techniques. Check out the gallery, videos, audio clips, and more.
Cort has introduced the Action HH4, a bass that features a two-humbucker pickup configuration. Complete with switchable active 2-band and passive operation, the bass offers a variety of tones.
Adamovic has expanded its lineup of bass models with a new concept called Soul. Built in The Netherlands, the new bass is a blend of old and new.
Frederiek de Vette is back with another gorgeous build. The last time we featured one of her basses, it was a take on a classic Precision bass. This time she built two basses alongside each other in a “new school vs. old school” theme.
Fender has introduced two new colors to their Player Series: Silver and Capri Orange. The new hues apply to the entire mid-priced, made-in-Mexico line including the Fender Player Precision, Player Jazz Bass, and the Player Jaguar Bass.
Ernie Ball Music Man has unveiled the latest in their Ball Family Reserve series with two guitars and a bass. The limited-edition bass is a five-string Bongo in a Wild Cherry Burst finish.
Jackson has expanded its JS Series basses with two new models: the JS Series Spectra Bass JS3Q and JS Series Spectra Bass JS3QV. The basses are four- and five-strings, respectively, and feature a quilted maple top and a new body shape.
Ibanez has expanded their BTB line with two new fretless basses: the five-string BTB845F and the six-string BTB846F.
Spector has upgraded their Legend Standard series for 2019. The body shape stays the same, but it is now crafted from lightweight ash and topped with flame maple.
This week we’re checking out the Africa 5 bass by MG Bass, which is a signature model for bassist Andy Irvine. Andy calls it a “blend of functional tone woods and eye candy.”