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Warwick Introduces 6-String Rockbass Alien Deluxe Acoustic Bass Guitar
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Warwick Introduces 6-String Rockbass Alien Deluxe Acoustic Bass Guitar

Warwick has added to their Rockbass Alien Deluxe line this year with a new 6-string model. The acoustic bass shares many features with its predecessors, including a laminated spruce top with laminated bubinga for the back and sides, and a mahogany neck with a rosewood fingerboard. The 6-string instrument departs from the 4- and 5-string models by utilizing Fishman’s Prefix...

Ibanez Introduces SGBE Acoustic Series Basses for 2012
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Ibanez Introduces SGBE Acoustic Series Basses for 2012

New for 2012 is the Ibanez SGBE series acoustic bass guitars, available in Natural and Sunburst finishes. Also fit for electric sets, the basses feature under-saddle piezo pickups and Ibanez’s AEQ202T Preamp with a 2-band EQ as well as an onboard tuner. Featuring a grand concert body shape, the SGBE series is constructed with a mahogany neck, back and sides,...

Bass of the Week: DeMars Guitars Long Trail Bass
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Bass of the Week: DeMars Guitars Long Trail Bass

DeMars Guitars’ Long Trail bass is no doubt an instrument for proud players of the low end. Inspired by Vermont’s hiking trail of the same name, the Long Trail is a a chambered solid-body instrument sporting the company’s patented bass clef soundhole, which the company calls “a stunning visual signature for forward-thinking bassists.” We call it righteous. The Long Trail...

Guild Announces B-54CE Standard Acoustic Bass Guitar
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Guild Announces B-54CE Standard Acoustic Bass Guitar

As part of their additions to the USA Standard Series, Guild has unveiled the B-54CE Standard acoustic bass guitar. The cutaway bass is built on the company’s jumbo body design and features a solid Sitka spruce top with red spruce bracing, solid maple sides and a unique arched laminated maple back. The body is also bound with Ivoroid. The B-54CE...

Veillette Introduces Cutaway Acoustic Bass
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Veillette Introduces Cutaway Acoustic Bass

Veillette has introduced a cutaway version of their acoustic bass, which itself is designed after their acoustic guitar line. Available in 4 or 5-string models, the Veillette Cutaway Acoustic Bass has a 34” scale, with a body that measures 17” wide and 5.5” deep. The instrument is described as “clear, big and strong-sounding.” Each Veillette is handmade in Woodstock, New...

Bass of the Week: Burrell Fat-Boy Acoustic Bass Guitar
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Bass of the Week: Burrell Fat-Boy Acoustic Bass Guitar

For our first Bass of the Week, we featured a bass with a twisted neck. This week, we look at the Burrell Fat-Boy acoustic bass guitar, which takes the same ergonomic idea and applies it to the body. The design comes from the mind of Leo Burrell, who began dreaming up more comfortable guitars during his time as an engineer...

Fender Releases T-Bucket Acoustic Bass Guitar
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Fender Releases T-Bucket Acoustic Bass Guitar

Fender has released the T-Bucket Bass, the first four-stringer in their Hot Rod Design series. The acoustic bass guitar includes a Fishman Isys III pickup system for amplification, complete with a three-band EQ, onboard preamp and tuner. Finished in a classic three-color sunburst, the T-Bucket features a flame maple top with scalloped X bracing and mahogany back, sides and neck....

Veillette Introduces the Concorde Semi-Hollow Bass
Bass Gear, NAMM 2011

Veillette Introduces the Concorde Semi-Hollow Bass

Veillette Guitars has unveiled their new Concorde Semi-Hollow Bass, being the company’s “most acoustic” bass yet. Designed to mimic vintage and classic semi-hollowbody basses, the body is 14” wide and heavily chambered with dual soundholes and a radiused spruce top. The curved face gives the body more depth in the center while keeping the edges thinner for comfort. Veillette added...

Gear Watch: Boulder Creek Koa Acoustic Bass Guitar
Bass Gear, Summer NAMM

Gear Watch: Boulder Creek Koa Acoustic Bass Guitar

Boulder Creek’s display at NAMM this summer featured a nice array of acoustic bass guitars, including their new Koa model. One of the unique things about these basses, as well as their other basses, is the Boulder Creek Suspended Bracing System. The system utilizes tone bars with a brace instead of traditional bracing to support the top. The “SBS” works...

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Fender Announces Victor Bailey 5-String Acoustic Bass Guitar

Fender has just announced the release of Victor Bailey’s popular signature acoustic bass in a five-string version. Originally introduced in 2005, the Artist Design Series Victor Bailey Acoustic Bass guitar features an arched back, figured dao body, abalone rosette, tortoise shell binding, a bound 34″-scale neck matching Victor’s signature Fender electric bass, gold Hipshot tuners and Fishman electronics. The MSRP...