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Spector Introduces Bantam 5 Bass
Basses

Spector Introduces Bantam 5 Bass

Spector has expanded their line of Bantam basses with a new five-string model. Similar to the four-string, the Bantam 5 Bass has a medium 32-inch scale length and a chambered body. Spector says this delivers a lightweight and comfortable instrument.

Spector Launches Line of Bass Strings
Accessories & Strings

Spector Launches Line of Bass Strings

Spector has announced a new line of electric bass strings for four-, five-, and six-string basses. Designed with La Bella Strings, the new sets are round-wound with nickel plating.

Spector Introduces NS Dimension and NS Ethos Basses
Basses

Spector Introduces NS Dimension and NS Ethos Basses

Spector Musical Instruments is starting 2021 by launching two new series of basses: the NS Dimension and the NS Ethos. Both instruments are modern takes on their NS body shape with the Dimension featuring a multi-scale neck.

Spector Unveils NS Pulse Bass Guitar
Basses

Spector Unveils NS Pulse Bass Guitar

Spector is launching a new line of instruments called the NS Pulse Series, and they’re kicking off the range with the NS Pulse. The bass features their flagship NS body shape and is described as representing the core of Spector’s iconic design.

Spector and Blackstar Announce Limited Edition FLY 3 Bass Amp
Amps

Spector and Blackstar Announce Limited Edition FLY 3 Bass Amp

Spector has teamed up with Blackstar Amplification to release a limited edition version of the FLY 3 bass amp. The compact practice amp, which offers 3 watts of power through a 3-inch speaker, is adorned with the Spector logo.

Spector Unveils Euro 4 Ian Hill Judas Priest 50th Anniversary Signature
Basses

Spector Unveils Euro 4 Ian Hill Judas Priest 50th Anniversary Signature

Judas Priest turns 50 this year, and Spector is helping bassist Ian Hill celebrate by updating his signature Euro4 bass. Hill, who is the only member to stay in the band its entire existence, worked with the company on some new specifications.

Spector Revamps Legend Standard Basses for 2019
Basses

Spector Revamps Legend Standard Basses for 2019

Spector has upgraded their Legend Standard series for 2019. The body shape stays the same, but it is now crafted from lightweight ash and topped with flame maple.

Spector Adds Three Basses to Euro Series
Basses

Spector Adds Three Basses to Euro Series

Spector has expanded their Euro Series this year with three new models: The Euro LT, the EuroBolt, and the Euro4 LE 1979. Each of the basses is hand-crafted in the Czech Republic.

Spector Revives Performer Bass Series
Basses

Spector Revives Performer Bass Series

Spector has reintroduced its Performer Series of basses with the Performer4. The budget-minded bass features a nato body inspired by their flagship body shape.

Korg USA Acquires Spector Basses
News

Korg USA Acquires Spector Basses

Korg USA has acquired Spector Bass Company, the former has announced. Korg, which has been managing the bass company's import bass distribution since 2015, says they will be able to help bolster the company's expansion.

Spector Introduces the Bantam 4 Short-Scale Bass
Basses

Spector Introduces the Bantam 4 Short-Scale Bass

Spector was showing off several new models at the 2018 Winter NAMM Show including the new Bantam 4, a short-scale bass with a chambered alder body. The combo of features helps to keep the bass’s weight down to just seven pounds. The basses are built with a carved NS-style body topped with quilted maple in black cherry or black stain...

Spector Celebrates 40 Years with Euro4LE 1977 Limited Edition Bass
Basses

Spector Celebrates 40 Years with Euro4LE 1977 Limited Edition Bass

Spector is celebrating 40 years of bass building with the Euro4LE 1977 Limited Edition bass. Based on the company’s original bass from 1977, it’s built with neck-through construction with a fully carved body with solid American walnut body wings and a 3-piece maple neck. Spector went so far as to measure the dot inlays that adorn the 24-fret rosewood fingerboard...