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Squier Contemporary Series Gets Four New Bass Models
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Squier Contemporary Series Gets Four New Bass Models

Fender has expanded on the Squier Contemporary Series with two guitars as well as four new bass models. Both the P and J Basses have four and five-string versions.

Fender Celebrates Squier with 40th Anniversary Bass Models
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Fender Celebrates Squier with 40th Anniversary Bass Models

It’s been forty years since Fender launched the Squier brand and they’re marking the occasion with a line of 40th Anniversary instruments. There are four basses, including versions of the Jazz Bass and Precision Bass in Gold and Vintage editions.

Squier Brings Back the Paranormal Jazz Bass ’54
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Squier Brings Back the Paranormal Jazz Bass ’54

Squier’s Paranormal Series is back for 2021 and they’ve retained one bass in the lineup. The Squier Paranormal Jazz Bass ’54 blends the company’s two flagship bass models into one.

Squier Unveils the Affinity Series Jaguar Bass H
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Squier Unveils the Affinity Series Jaguar Bass H

Squier has announced a few changes to its Affinity lineup for 2021 including three new finishes (Lake Placid Blue, Charcoal Frost Metallic, and Burgundy Mist) as well as a new bass: The Squier Affinity Series Jaguar Bass H.

Squier Introduces Mini Precision Bass
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Squier Introduces Mini Precision Bass

Squier has shrunk the P-bass to introduce the Mini Precision Bass. The reduced-size includes a 28.6-inch scale, which is even smaller than a regular 30-inch short scale.

Squier Introduces Paranormal Jazz Bass ’54
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Squier Introduces Paranormal Jazz Bass ’54

Squier has unveiled the Paranormal series, which brings a handful of vintage Fender models back to life as well as creating some new models. The series includes one bass called the Squier Paranormal Jazz Bass ’54.

New Squier Classic Vibe Basses Debut at Summer NAMM
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New Squier Classic Vibe Basses Debut at Summer NAMM

Fender launched nine new models to its Squier Classic Vibe series at the Summer NAMM Show. That includes four new basses: the Classic Vibe ’50s Precision, the Classic Vibe ’70s Precision, the Classic Vibe ’60s Mustang, and the Classic Vibe Jaguar.

Squier Adds New Bass Models to Classic Vibe Series
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Squier Adds New Bass Models to Classic Vibe Series

Fender has refreshed the Squier Classic Vibe Series with several decade-specific models of their flagship instruments. For bassists, that includes the Classic Vibe ’60s Jazz Bass, the Classic Vibe ’60s Precision Bass, the Classic Vibe ’70s Jazz Bass, and the Classic Vibe Bass VI.

Squier Expands Contemporary Series with New Jazz Basses
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Squier Expands Contemporary Series with New Jazz Basses

Squier’s Contemporary Series got a little bigger at the Summer NAMM Show this year with the introduction of three new Jazz Basses: the Contemporary Active Jazz Bass HH, the Contemporary Active Jazz Bass HH V, and the Contemporary Jazz Bass. Notably, the four and five-string active models offer a more modern take on the Jazz Bass with a set of...

Bass of the Week: Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass Special SS
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Bass of the Week: Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass Special SS

In 2011, Squier added to their retro-styled Vintage Modified series with the Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass Special SS. The model riffs on the Fender Jaguar but pares things down on the controls as well as the scale. Squier describes the 30-inch scale bass as “short and sweet with a big sound”. Its overall design is based on the Fender Jaguar...

Squier Announces Eva Gardner Precision Bass
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Squier Announces Eva Gardner Precision Bass

Squier has teamed up with Eva Gardner to introduce a new signature Precision bass. Gardner was the original bassist for The Mars Volta and has continued to work with artists ranging from Veruca Salt to Pink. The Squier Eva Gardner Precision Bass is built with a basswood body finished in gloss black, a maple neck, and a rosewood fingerboard sporting...

Fender and Squier Introduce New Mike Dirnt Signature Basses
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Fender and Squier Introduce New Mike Dirnt Signature Basses

Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt’s Signature basses have gotten a boost with the introduction of the Fender Mike Dirnt Road Worn Precision Bass and an updated version of the Squier Mike Dirnt Precision Bass. Fender Mike Dirnt Road Worn Precision Bass Available in 3-Color Sunburst and White Blonde, the Fender Mike Dirnt Road Worn Precision Bass features original-era 1951 Precision...