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Bass of the Week: Dunable Guitars Joe Lester’s Cyclops 6-String Bass
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Bass of the Week: Dunable Guitars Joe Lester’s Cyclops 6-String Bass

Intronaut bassist Joe Lester recently shared a post about his newest instrument with the simple caption “Holy smokes!” I couldn’t have put it better myself.

Warwick Announces Rockbass Corvette Multi-Scale Five-String Bass
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Warwick Announces Rockbass Corvette Multi-Scale Five-String Bass

Warwick is unveiling loads of new instruments at the 2020 Winter NAMM Show including the new Rockbass Corvette Multi-Scale five-string bass. It marks their first foray into the fanned fret design.

Reverend Guitars Introduces the Sentinel Short-Scale Bass
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Reverend Guitars Introduces the Sentinel Short-Scale Bass

Reverend Guitars will be unveiling a new bass model at the 2020 Winter NAMM Show called the Sentinel. The short-scale bass is described as “thick sounding [and] professional grade.”

Ernie Ball Music Man Reintroduces Joe Dart Signature Bass
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Ernie Ball Music Man Reintroduces Joe Dart Signature Bass

After unveiling a limited run of the instrument last year, Ernie Ball Music Man has brought back the Joe Dart Signature Bass. The instrument is based on a Classic Sterling lightweight ash body with a natural finish.

Bass of the Week: Polaris Basses Shorty “Mango”
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Bass of the Week: Polaris Basses Shorty “Mango”

This week we’re checking out an exotic number from Australia’s Polaris Basses. This Shorty model is dubbed the “Mango” due to its striking mango top covering a sapele body.

Kiesel Guitars Adds to Multiscale Vader Bass Series
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Kiesel Guitars Adds to Multiscale Vader Bass Series

Kiesel Guitars has expanded its Vader bass lineup with five and six-string models of their multi-scale version of the bass. The new headless basses, dubbed the VBM5 and VBM6, come with lots of options.

Strandberg Announces 10th Anniversary Boden Bass Models
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Strandberg Announces 10th Anniversary Boden Bass Models

Strandberg is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a series of limited-edition versions of each of their models, including the Boden Bass. Each of the instruments have specially developed finishes and hardware.

Mayones Unveils the Jabba Hadrien Feraud PJ 4 Signature Bass
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Mayones Unveils the Jabba Hadrien Feraud PJ 4 Signature Bass

As they prepare to show off their new models at the 2020 Winter NAMM Show, Mayones has unveiled a new signature bass with Hadrien Feraud. The Jabba Hadrien Feraud PJ 4 sports a set of passive Delano P/J pickups matched to a Mayones M-BP3 3-band EQ.

Bass of the Week: Stellart Guitars Athena
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Bass of the Week: Stellart Guitars Athena

This week we’re checking out the Stellart Guitars Athena, which is a gorgeous five-string bass featuring a chambered body and neck-through construction.

Bass of the Week: Carbonetti Guitars Constantine
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Carbonetti Guitars Constantine

Mitch Friedman recently shared photos during the creation of his new bass by Carbonetti Guitars. Even in its rough forms, I knew it was going to be a monster. Now the bass, dubbed “Constantine,” is finished.

The Bass Centre Unveils the Guy Pratt “Betsy” Bass
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The Bass Centre Unveils the Guy Pratt “Betsy” Bass

Guy Pratt has teamed up with The Bass Centre to introduce the Guy Pratt Betsy Bass. A part of their British Bass Masters series, the instrument is based on Pratt’s 1964 Jazz Bass he named “Betsy,” which he originally bought from John Entwistle in 1987.

Bass of the Week: Sugi Guitars NB5 Dream Catcher 33 Bass
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Sugi Guitars NB5 Dream Catcher 33 Bass

When you look at this bass, you might suspect it was built in the Southwest due to its design and turquoise coloring. However, the NB5 Dream Catcher 33 is a custom bass made by Japan’s Sugi Guitars.