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  • Bass of the Week: Colin Edwin’s Wal Mk 1 Fretless

    Bass of the Week: Colin Edwin’s Wal Mk 1 Fretless

    Prog bassist Colin Edwin has been sharing details of his bass arsenal on his blog, including his exquisite Wal Mk 1 Fretless. The Porcupine Tree member explains that the model is probably his most played bass as he used it exclusively for several years. “Made in 1984 at Electric Wood in the UK, my Wal... »

  • In Memoriam: Pete Stevens, Co-Founder of Wal Basses

    In Memoriam: Pete Stevens, Co-Founder of Wal Basses

    Pete Stevens, co-founder of Wal Basses, has passed away at the age of 65. The announcement came from the Wal Bass website. β€œIt is with deepest sadness that we must pass on the news that Pete ‘The Fish’ Stevens, co-founder of Wal Bass Guitars,” the company stated. β€œAs many in the Wal family will know,... »

  • Gear Watch: Wal Basses is back

    After a time of uncertainty, Wal Basses is back in action, keeping their tried and true detail oriented approach to bass building and great tone. The company is once again accepting orders. Luthier Paul Herman, from Electric Wood, is now on board and is creating the instruments. Wal Basses and Electric Wood both began in... »