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Epiphone Introduces Limited Edition Jack Casady Signature Bass
Basses

Epiphone Introduces Limited Edition Jack Casady Signature Bass

Epiphone has announced a new, limited edition of the Jack Casady Signature Bass in a rare Silverburst finish. Limited to 500 instruments, the semi-hollowbody bass is built with set-neck construction with a mahogany neck and laminated maple top, back and sides for the body. Designed by Casady in collaboration with Epiphone, the bass sports a low-impedance JCB-1 humbucker. “I went...

Epiphone Announces New Tobias Toby Models
Basses

Epiphone Announces New Tobias Toby Models

Epiphone has reintroduced the Tobias Toby, now in a Standard IV and Deluxe IV models. The entry level instruments are built around master luthier Michael Tobias’ original designs from 20 years ago. Both basses feature bolt-on construction with a basswood body and hard maple neck. The neck is shaped using Tobias’ Asymmetrical Neck Profile, which makes it thinner on the...

Old School: 1967 Epiphone EB-232 Bass
Old School

Old School: 1967 Epiphone EB-232 Bass

In our first installment of “Old School”, bassist Matt Shively shares the story of his 1967 Epiphone EB-232 bass. Make/Model/Year My bass is a 1967 Epiphone Rivoli EB-232, made in Kalamazoo, MI. How long have you owned it? Going on 3 years now. How did you come across it? Well, I have a cousin named Larry Holcomb who played in...

Gear Watch: Epiphone Zenith Bass
Bass Gear

Gear Watch: Epiphone Zenith Bass

Epiphone has released the new Zenith bass, an instrument that pays homage to the jazz guitar tradition. Available as fretted or “lined” fretless, the key to this bass is its unique NanoFlex and NanoMag pickup combination. Designed by Shadow Germany, the NanoFlex is fit underneath the saddle to sense the vibrations of the strings as well as the body. It...

Bass Gear

Epiphone 75th anniversary amplifier series

This year is the 75th anniversary of Epiphone, making them the oldest amplifier company in the world currently in production. To celebrate, Epiphone has been running “75 years of Great Tone” series every three weeks. The series is now up to four installments: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Epiphone currently produces multiple bass guitar series including: Allen...