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Bass of the Week: Seger Guitars 6-String DC Bass
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Bass of the Week: Seger Guitars 6-String DC Bass

This week we’re checking out a cool six-string bass, but it’s not what you think. Dallas Seger of Seger Guitars posted a six-string version of his DC Bass that doubles up on the low strings.

Ibanez Introduces Two New Fretless BTB Models
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Ibanez Introduces Two New Fretless BTB Models

Ibanez has expanded their BTB line with two new fretless basses: the five-string BTB845F and the six-string BTB846F.

Ibanez Celebrates the BTB Bass with 20th Anniversary Models
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Ibanez Celebrates the BTB Bass with 20th Anniversary Models

It’s been 20 years since Ibanez first introduced the BTB. They’re celebrating in 2019 with the BTB 20th Anniversary Bass, available in five and six-string versions.

Bass of the Week: Ramsay Musical Instruments Hummingbird-RF6PZ-FL
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Bass of the Week: Ramsay Musical Instruments Hummingbird-RF6PZ-FL

This week we’re checking out the Hummingbird-RF6PZ-FL from Ramsay Musical Instruments. The six-string, fretless lefty has a jaw-dropping layered and chambered body with a solid top veneer.

Squier Adds New Bass Models to Classic Vibe Series
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Squier Adds New Bass Models to Classic Vibe Series

Fender has refreshed the Squier Classic Vibe Series with several decade-specific models of their flagship instruments. For bassists, that includes the Classic Vibe ’60s Jazz Bass, the Classic Vibe ’60s Precision Bass, the Classic Vibe ’70s Jazz Bass, and the Classic Vibe Bass VI.

Kiesel Guitars Introduces Zeus Multiscale Headless Basses
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Kiesel Guitars Introduces Zeus Multiscale Headless Basses

The Kiesel Guitars USA Custom Shop is wrapping up 2018 with a new bass model. The Zeus Series Multiscale series is an expansion of the Zeus bass, which features a singlecut body and a headless design.

Bass of the Week: Jerzy Drozd Orion
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Bass of the Week: Jerzy Drozd Orion

Jerzy Drozd creates some fantastic instruments. Alongside his regular line, he also goes out of his way to create some over-the-top beautiful basses. This week we’re checking out the Orion, a bass created from his Soul VI model that is decked out in moissanite gems. The bolt-on, six-string bass is built with a swamp ash body attached to a one-piece...

Ernie Ball Music Man Unveils Ball Family Reserve Bongo 6HH Bass in Grabber Green
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Ernie Ball Music Man Unveils Ball Family Reserve Bongo 6HH Bass in Grabber Green

Ernie Ball Music Man has unveiled the Ball Family Reserve series for August. The lineup for this month includes two guitars plus one bass: the Bongo 6HH in Grabber Green. “The Ernie Ball Music Man Ball Family Reserve series is a celebration of our heritage in instrument craftsmanship,” the company writes. “These rare pieces are offered in limited production runs...

Bass of the Week: Emiliano Bernal Burzaco Series BS0001
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Bass of the Week: Emiliano Bernal Burzaco Series BS0001

Extended range bassist Lucas Gonzalez was approached by luthier Emiliano Bernal to collaborate on a series of ERBs. He shared the first of the results with us, dubbed the Burazco Series BS0001, and it’s beautiful. The hand-crafted instrument is built with a Bolivian mahogany body, a zebrawood top, and a two-piece quartersawn hard rock maple neck topped with a birdseye...

Maurizio ?ber Basses Introduces the Fretless-Only M?B-F Model
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Maurizio ?ber Basses Introduces the Fretless-Only M?B-F Model

Maurizio ?ber Basses, aka M?B, has unveiled a new model called the M?B-F, a fretless-only bass they say was designed from the ground up to be “a true fretless bass as opposed to a bass without frets.” “A fretless bass is a different instrument. It is played differently, with more attention to nuances and subtleties, with fewer boundaries and a...