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  • Roy Vogt’s Annual Thunder Row Bass Invitational Returns For 8th Year

    Roy Vogt’s Annual Thunder Row Bass Invitational Returns For 8th Year

    Nashville will be rumbling again as Roy Vogt’s Thunder Row Bass Invitational is back for its eighth year! The bass-centric event has been expanded to three days that coincide with the Summer NAMM Show on June 28th, 29th, and 30th. This year will bring a host of bass talents including luthiers to perform. The lineup... »

  • Bass of the Week: Skjold Design Drakkar

    Bass of the Week: Skjold Design Drakkar

    Pete Skjold has been wowing bassists with his incredible instruments for nearly two decades. Last year he introduced a trio of new models based on his most popular body shapes, and this week we’re checking out the singlecut Drakkar bass. “The Drakkar is the modern version of the classic Whaleback,” Skjold explains on his website.... »

  • Custom Shop: Skjold Design Guitars

    Custom Shop: Skjold Design Guitars

    Pete Skjold had been playing bass for several years when he realized that to get what he wanted, he would have to design it himself. Eleven years after his first design, he began building full-time under the moniker Skjold Design Guitars, producing around 35 handmade basses annually. A bass enthusiast to the core, we first... »

  • Pete Skjold & David Dyson NAMM jam

    Bassist David Dyson and bass designer Pete Skjold held a little jam at Skjold’s booth at the 2010 NAMM show. »