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Fodera Announces 37th Anniversary Monarch Deluxe Model Basses
Fodera is celebrating its 37th year in business with new anniversary models through its dealer network. The basses are a limited edition run of the company’s Monarch Deluxe model that will come in both four and five-string versions.
Bass of the Week: BITE Guitars Stairway-to-Heaven Bass
BITE Guitars recently launched the One-Song series, which creates one-off showcase instruments based on a single iconic song. This week we’re checking out the “Stairway-to-Heaven” Bass, which is dedicated to John Paul Jones.
G&L Announces the CLF Research L-2500 Bass
G&L Guitars has unveiled a new model in their throwback series paying respects to Leo Fender’s CLF Research company, which was the predecessor to G&L. The five-string CLF Research L-2500 is made in Fullerton, California.
BITE Guitars Announces the Dragon Bass
BITE Guitars launched last year with the customizable Punch and Jawbone models. Now they’ve announced their first preconfigured instrument called The Dragon Bass.
Kiesel Guitars Introduce the Thanos Bass
Kiesel Guitars launched a new line of headless basses at the 2020 Winter NAMM Show with the Thanos Series. The instruments come in four and five-string versions with options for standard or multi-scale necks.
Bass of the Week: Enfield Guitars Belladonna
This week we’re checking out a new model by Enfield Guitars called The Belladonna. Clad in all white, the bass has a medium scale, very lightweight, and flexible pickup system.
Warwick Reveals 2020 Limited Edition Models
Each year, Warwick presents a special limited edition bass featuring their top specs. This year is a limited version of the Thumb NT, which will come in both Masterbuilt and Teambuilt versions.
G&L Unveils 40th-Anniversary SB-1 Bass
G&L is continuing its 40th-anniversary celebrations by introducing a limited edition version of their SB-1 bass. Originally launched in 1982, the company describes the SB-1 as “the magic of Leo [Fender’s] own reinterpretation of a classic design.”
Sonata Marketing Now Shipping Modern Vintage Basses
Sonata Marketing has launched a new line of instruments called the Modern Vintage Series, which includes two basses: the MVJ4 and the MVP4.
Bass of the Week: Wintergatan’s Cyber Bass
Wintergatan is a Swedish band that focuses on engineering and innovation to create their music. One of their main creations is the Marble Machine X. The machine previously had a violin-style bass guitar, but they’ve just upgraded it to what they call the “Cyber Bass.”
Ibanez Unveils Three New SR Premium Bass Models for 2020
Ibanez has expanded its Premium line of SR basses with three new models this year: the SR5BPBLTD, the SR1600B, and the SR1340B. The first is a limited edition five-string, while the 1600 comes in four or five-string versions and the 1340 comes in four, five, and six.
Bass of the Week: Elwray Basses Amani 5
This week we’re checking out the Amani 5 by Elwray Basses, a single cut instrument with a cool body shape and a few tricks up its sleeve. Luthier Marco Bourse sent us the details including the main aspects of the instrument.