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Custom Shop: Ansir Music

Ansir Music is a custom shop based out of Ohio, consisting of the team of founder Jody Michael and artist Deric Smith. Jody, who has owned and operated a high precision tool and die shop, began to mix his bass-playing hobby with work, designing and creating basses. In turn, his business partner Deric, a self-taught artist with 20 years of...


Ansir Bass Giveaway Winner Announced

We’re pleased to announce that bassist Paul Bendig of Michigan has won the Ansir Bravura custom bass in the Ansir/No Treble contest! Paul is the bassist for Cherri and the Violators, a northern Michigan-based band, where Paul says he’ll “be very happy to use the bass as intended: out playing, not hanging on a peg!!” Thanks to the thousands of...


Ansir/No Treble Bravura Prize Bass Demo

The Ansir Bravura prize bass is complete and ready for the lucky winner to be announced on 3/31. Check out bassist Warren Harris (aka Hanna), giving the bass a good trial run: If you haven’t entered the contest, you still have time. The drawing will be held on March 31st. Enter here.


Ansir Bass Build (part 2): the Bravura prize bass updates and upgrades

In part 2 of an ongoing video series, Ansir Music’s Jody Michael explains the build process for their basses, and specifically, the prize bass for the No Treble contest. This week’s installment discusses the updates to the body, neck and electronics. Speaking of electronics, Ansir has decided to upgrade the pickup system for the prize bass, incorporating their new Variable...


Contest: Win an Ansir Bravura Custom Bass

Ansir Music is sponsoring a bass giveaway this month on No Treble. One lucky reader will get a custom-built Ansir bass, and they’ll be posting videos and photos throughout the coming weeks to showcase the building process for the prize bass. Ansir founder Jody Michael has a unique process of building basses. First, he starts with a questionnaire. Players are...

Bass Gear

Gear Watch: Ansir Amico

Ansir Music has announced the release of their new Amico line of basses. The new bass, designed based on an idea by bassist Joey Green, is available in 4, 5, 6-string, and left-handed versions. Ansir basses are custom made using the bassist’s choice of woods and customized neck angles determined from the player’s measurements and preferences. Each bass is fitted...