Elrick Bass Guitars previewed their headless bass at NAMM 2024 with the Gold Series SLC MkII for Steve Lawson. Now it’s available for everyone.
ESP introduced the MLB-4 bass at NAMM this year in collaboration with Soulfly and Cavalera Conspiracy bassist Mike Leon. His signature bass is based on the LTD B Series basses that he’s used for years.
Sire has introduced the GB Series, which they designed as an electric bass that produces an acoustic sound. The lineup includes four and five-string models available in fretted or fretless versions.
Sire attended the 2024 NAMM Show to launch several new lines of basses, including the Z Series. It has two basses – the Z3 and the Z7 – that are their take on a classic bass design.
Ashdown is most known for their bass amplifiers and pedals, but in 2020, it introduced a line of bass guitars. This year at NAMM, they unveiled the next generation of their basses with the Roasted Series.
Ernie Ball is expanding their lineup of Flatwound Bass Strings for 2024 with three new gauges including two short scale sets. As part of the line, they feature polished stainless steel ribbon winding and a custom core-to-wrap ratio.
Ashdown introduced several new products at NAMM 2024, including the Rootmaster EVO III range of bass amps. The latest update to the Rootmaster series adds rackmount options to the head units, which come in 500 or 800 watts.
Sterling By Music Man was at NAMM this year to introduce a new bass and revamp a classic. First is the limited edition Sterling Bass, followed by an updated StingRay Short Scale bass model.
Many products were launched at NAMM, from monster rigs to elegant new bass guitars. However, one new gadget that caught our eye was the Thumb Fin. The thumb rest uses suction cups to easily be placed and removed on any bass without any alterations.
Darkglass Electronics has expanded their lineup of bass amps with four new combos this year including two analog models and two digital models. Each amp type has two configurations – 2×10? and 1×12? – while all four models are rated at 500 watts.
Cortex Bass attended the 2024 NAMM Show in part to introduce the latest in its lineup. The Ganesha Bass, the company says, was designed to “suit all players ” and comes in four, five, or six-string versions.
EBS announced the ClassicLine 212 Mini-tower bass cabinet at the 2024 NAMM Show. The new cab is fitted with two 12-inch drivers in a compact enclosure. It is rated at 500 watts and is described as a perfect complement to the EBS Classic 500 head.