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Bass of the Week: Wahlbrink Basses “The Headless White” Custom Bass
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Bass of the Week: Wahlbrink Basses “The Headless White” Custom Bass

This week we’re checking out a custom one-off by Wahlbrink that they dubbed “The Headless White” for pretty obvious reasons. The bass utilizes an ETS headless tuning system and its swamp ash body is finished in white.

Bass of the Week: SBC Guitars SH1B Falcon
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: SBC Guitars SH1B Falcon

This week we’re checking out the SBC Guitars SH1B Falcon, which is a custom headless bass designed with bassist Calvert Stephens. The six-string bass also has a multi-scale neck.

Bass of the Week: Rinaldis Custom Basses EVO-FX4
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Bass of the Week: Rinaldis Custom Basses EVO-FX4

Alberto Rinaldis shared his recently finished EVO-FX4 bass with us, which seems like part sports car with its sleek lines and attractive yellow finish. The Luxembourg-based luthier made sure it plays as well as it looks.

Kiesel Guitars Introduce the Thanos Bass
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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.

Ibanez Unveils EHB Headless Bass Series
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Ibanez Unveils EHB Headless Bass Series

Headless bass designs were a big theme at the 2020 Winter NAMM Show, and Ibanez got in on the action with their new EHB series. The models have a new, specially designed body that maintains its playing position whether you’re sitting or standing.

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.

Bass of the Week: Claas Guitars Moby Dick B4 0317
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Bass of the Week: Claas Guitars Moby Dick B4 0317

This week we’re taking a look at an otherworldly bass by Germany’s Claas Guitars. This Moby Dick bass from their custom shop has a headless design with a singlecut body.

Island Instruments Announces The Traveller Bass
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Island Instruments Announces The Traveller Bass

For bassists on the go, Montreal’s Island Instruments has introduced the Traveller Bass, a four-stringer that’s pared down to the essentials. Built with size in mind, the bass was designed with a short 31-inch scale and a headless design. “The goals were to design a lightweight, compact bass that blends modern features and ergonomics with vintage feel and tone. The...

Bass of the Week: Colibrí Guitars and Basses Morgan
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Colibrí Guitars and Basses Morgan

Last week, Corey had it with all the political posts on Facebook and asked to see some basses instead. The No Treble community responded with hundreds of basses including this cool instrument called the Morgan from Colibrí Guitars and Basses. “My name is Rodrigo Castellanos and I have been building basses for the last 13 years,” the luthier shared. “11...

Bass of the Week: Padalka Guitars Neptune Bass No. 125
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Bass of the Week: Padalka Guitars Neptune Bass No. 125

Padalka Guitars went for something a little different on this particular build of their Neptune bass. To begin, they made it a four-string with a longer 35-inch scale and 26 frets. As with the standard Neptune model, it features a Hipshot headless tuning system. Padalka crafted the bass with a one-piece Black Limba body topped with a stunning piece of...

Bass of the Week: Bogart Bass Sport V Headless
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Bass of the Week: Bogart Bass Sport V Headless

This week we’re checking out a slick headless, five-string version of the Bogart Bass Sport model. Built for Michael Klöckner, the bass is a modified version of their already lightweight Sport, which features a carbon fiber neck and an interesting body design. It’s a Blackstone synthetic body shell that is injected with a light weight filling foam. This particular bass...

Bass of the Week: Roscoe Guitars Century Standard Plus 5HL
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Roscoe Guitars Century Standard Plus 5HL

Something (or maybe everything) about this Century Standard Plus from Roscoe Guitars really caught my attention while sifting through my Facebook feed. Between its slick headless design and dynamic cocobolo top, it stopped me dead in my tracks. The five-string was also built with an alder body and pau ferro fingerboard with 24 frets. I really dig the off-kilter Bartolini...