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Carvin Audio Introduces the WG5 Wireless System
Accessories & Strings

Carvin Audio Introduces the WG5 Wireless System

Carvin Audio has announced the WG5 Wireless system for guitar and bass. Made for use with both active and passive instruments, the system has a range of up to 150 with a continuous run time of 4.5 hours.

Carvin Introduces the UX1200BGT Wireless System
Accessories & Strings

Carvin Introduces the UX1200BGT Wireless System

Carvin Amps and Audio has expanded their resurrected range of products with the UX1200BGT Wireless System. The system is designed for both guitar and bass, as the company points out its wide frequency response range allows for low notes to “come through with defined nuances.”

Carvin Audio Returns with New Leadership
News

Carvin Audio Returns with New Leadership

Back in October, we shared the sad news that Carvin Audio was closing its doors after over seven decades of business. Now we’ve got good news to share: the Carvin Corporation is back with new executive leadership. The company shared the news in a statement explaining that Joel Kiesel and Kristen Kiesel Lieurance will serve as President and Vice President....

Carvin Audio To Cease Operations
News

Carvin Audio To Cease Operations

Carvin Audio and Amplifiers has announced they will closing up shop. The company, which creates bass and guitar amps as well as pro audio, has been in business for over seven decades. They made an announcement via their Facebook page. “It is with a heavy heart that we announce that the Carvin Audio factory will be closing its doors after...

Kiesel Guitars Introduces Vader Headless Bass Series
Basses

Kiesel Guitars Introduces Vader Headless Bass Series

Kiesel Guitars has introduced a bass version of their Vader Series of instruments. Available in four, five, and six-string versions, the basses feature a headless design with a compact, beveled body for ergonomics. Each version has 24 frets and a 34-inch scale, though the option of a 30-inch short scale is available. Standard features include an alder body, a carbon...

Kiesel/Carvin Guitars Updates Icon Series Basses
Basses

Kiesel/Carvin Guitars Updates Icon Series Basses

Kiesel Guitars, formerly Carvin Guitars, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of their Icon series of basses with an upgraded version of the instruments. Available in four-, five-, and six-string models, the Icon 2.0 bass now features a deeper body cutaway for improved comfort, a three-piece headstock design, and an option for a chambered body. The Kiesel Icon comes with a...

Kiesel/Carvin Guitars Unveils RV69K Roy Vogt Signature Vanquish Bass
Basses

Kiesel/Carvin Guitars Unveils RV69K Roy Vogt Signature Vanquish Bass

Nashville bassist and educator Roy Vogt has teamed up with Kiesel/Carvin Guitars to release the RV69K Roy Vogt Signature Vanquish Bass. The 6-string bass, which is the first bass to carry the Kiesel badge, is made in the USA in the company’s custom shop and can be ordered with a variety of options. Standard features on the RV69K include an...

Carvin Introduces JB4 and JB5 Classic Bolt-Neck Jazz Basses
Basses

Carvin Introduces JB4 and JB5 Classic Bolt-Neck Jazz Basses

Following up on their recent PB series, Carvin has announced the JB4 four-string and JB5 five-string Classic Bolt-Neck Jazz Basses. The new models blend classic styling with the company’s more contemporary features including a locking bass bridge, a smooth contoured neck heel with a 5-bolt neck plate, and a 22-fret neck with dual carbon fiber reinforcement rods. Another key aspect...

Carvin Introduces Vanquish Series Bass Guitars
Basses

Carvin Introduces Vanquish Series Bass Guitars

Carvin has unveiled a new line of basses called the Vanquish Series, which the company calls a “radical departure from traditional bass guitars.” Available in 4-, 5-, and 6-string versions, the new model is built with a beveled body for comfort and a 5-bolt neck for increased body/neck contact. Standard features on the series include an alder body, a tung-oiled...

Carvin Launches Xccelerator Series with X54 5-String Bass
Basses

Carvin Launches Xccelerator Series with X54 5-String Bass

Carvin unveiled the Xccelerator Series of basses at NAMM this year with its introductory model, the X54 5-string bass. The X54 sports several new features for the company including a fast-playing, thinner maple neck that’s reinforced with graphite. Its body also has a new shape with deeply sculpted cutaways for better access to the higher registers. The bass is built...