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GR Bass Unveils the AeroTech Featherweight Bass Cabinet Series
Amps

GR Bass Unveils the AeroTech Featherweight Bass Cabinet Series

One of the most shocking pieces of gear we found at the 2020 NAMM Show was the AeroTech bass cabinet series from GR Bass. The lineup is described as the lightest bass guitar speaker cabinets in the world.

Taylor Adds Koa Version of GS Mini-e Bass
Basses

Taylor Adds Koa Version of GS Mini-e Bass

Taylor has expanded its GS Mini line with a new bass model. The GS Mini-e Koa Bass sports the same scaled-down body and string length as its maple predecessor, with some new features.

Gallien-Krueger Fusion S Series Amps Now Available
Amps

Gallien-Krueger Fusion S Series Amps Now Available

Gallien-Krueger has expanded its amp offerings with the new Fusion S series of heads. The hybrid amps have a tube preamp matched with a Class D power section. They also include a new first for the company.

EMG Unveils the Robert Trujillo “Rip Tide” Signature Pickup Set
Pickups

EMG Unveils the Robert Trujillo “Rip Tide” Signature Pickup Set

EMG has expanded its lineup of signature bass pickups with the Robert Trujillo Signature “Rip Tide” Set. The Metallica bassist’s new pickups are described as a first with “stainless steel, black chrome caps to the world of the jazz bass.”

Genzler Amplification Announces the BA15-3 SLT Bass Cabinet
Amps

Genzler Amplification Announces the BA15-3 SLT Bass Cabinet

Genzler Amplification was at NAMM 2020 to unveil a new bass cab in their Bass Array line. The BA15-3 is fitted with a 15-inch driver with a vertical array of four 3-inch drivers, and more.

Sandberg Guitars Announces the Lionel Short-Scale Bass
Basses

Sandberg Guitars Announces the Lionel Short-Scale Bass

Sandberg Guitars was on hand at the 2020 Winter NAMM Show to display several new products, including a new short-scale passive bass called the Lionel. Featuring a 30-inch scale, the bass is based on the company’s California VS model.

Ashdown Announces The Ant Micro Bass Amp
Amps

Ashdown Announces The Ant Micro Bass Amp

Ashdown has unveiled a new and impossibly small 200-watt bass amp called The Ant. Weighing in at just two pounds, the unit measures 8 inches wide, 4.6 inches deep, and 2.4 inches tall including its feet and knobs.

EarthQuaker Devices Announce Life Pedal V2
Pedals & Effects

EarthQuaker Devices Announce Life Pedal V2

After the first version sold out almost immediately, Earthquaker Devices has unveiled the Life Pedal V2. The circuit is in a new, more traditional housing and has all the sounds of the original with a few more features.

Fodera Unveils New Yin Yang Standard Basses
Basses

Fodera Unveils New Yin Yang Standard Basses

Fodera doesn’t have a booth at the Winter NAMM Show this year, though they’ll be on hand. That isn’t stopping them from revealing the new Yin Yang Standard, which will come in two color/wood options: Purple Heart or Mahogany.

NAMM 2020: No Treble’s Bass Gear Roundup
Bass Gear

NAMM 2020: No Treble’s Bass Gear Roundup

The No Treble crew is in Anaheim for the annual Winter NAMM show to get the scoop on all the latest bass gear. While it takes some time to cover it all, we’re thrilled to share what we’ve gathered so far.

Bergantino Audio Unveils the NXT Bass Cabinet Series
Amps

Bergantino Audio Unveils the NXT Bass Cabinet Series

Bergantino Audio is expanding its lineup of speaker cabinets with the NXT, or “Neo X-Treme Technology,” series. The line includes four models that are built with new proprietary drivers.

Orange Amplification Unveils the Bass Butler Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Orange Amplification Unveils the Bass Butler Pedal

Orange Amplification has announced a new device called the Bass Butler, which they call an entire bi-amp bass rig in a pedal.