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Spector Unveils Woodstock Custom Collection Volume II Basses
Basses

Spector Unveils Woodstock Custom Collection Volume II Basses

Spector has revealed the second volume of their Woodstock Custom Collection featuring 12 handcrafted, one-of-a-kind basses made by the company’s master luthiers. Each bass is built in their Woodstock, New York workshop and builds upon Spector favorites while trying new things.

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Dingwall Introduces John Taylor Signature Bass
Basses

Dingwall Introduces John Taylor Signature Bass

Dingwall unveiled a limited edition Rio Dream Bass with Duran Duran’s John Taylor last year and now they’re expanding on it with a production model. The new John Taylor Signature bass follows in the footsteps of the Rio Dream with similar specs, but the company will be offering unlimited access to it as a regular model.

Bass of the Week: Camarota Instruments Vinta “Tiger Koi” Bass
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Camarota Instruments Vinta “Tiger Koi” Bass

This week we’re checking out a new signature bass by Camarota Instruments for the mighty Lorenzo Feliciati. The Vinta MkII “Tiger Koi” has an alder body with a stunning flamed redwood top that gives the beast its stripes.

Dunlop Launches Robert Trujillo Signature Strings
Accessories & Strings

Dunlop Launches Robert Trujillo Signature Strings

Dunlop has teamed up with Metallica’s Robert Trujillo to unveil the latest in their signature series of bass strings. The set was designed with the bassist to complement his signature sound.

NativeAudio Launches the Frybread Fuzz Pedal
Pedals & Effects

NativeAudio Launches the Frybread Fuzz Pedal

NativeAudio has added a new pedal to their lineup with the Frybread Fuzz. The transistor-based fuzz pedal pays tribute to company founder Mike Trombley’s native heritage.

Bass of the Week: Sandman Dream Guitars Trident
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Sandman Dream Guitars Trident

Sandman Dream Guitars recently shared a custom build for a customer that looks downright mythical. Dubbed “Trident,” the five-string bass has an incredible book-matched hybrid wood and resin top.

Ernie Ball Music Man Launches “Custom Design Experience” Instrument Configurator
Basses

Ernie Ball Music Man Launches “Custom Design Experience” Instrument Configurator

Ernie Ball Music Man has launched the Custom Design Experience, an online instrument configurator that lets you spec out your own StingRay Special bass.

Ampeg Announces the Venture VB-88 Bass Cabinet
Amps

Ampeg Announces the Venture VB-88 Bass Cabinet

Last fall, Ampeg launched its newest line of amps and cabs with the Venture Series. Now, they’ve unveiled the largest cabinet of the group with the VB-88. The cab is rated at 800 watts RMS while only weighing 67 pounds.

Bass of the Week: LEH Guitars Offset 5-String
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: LEH Guitars Offset 5-String

Luthier Ellis Hahn of LEH Guitars wrote in to share a killer bass made for a killer bassist. This LEH Offset 5-string was made for the inimitable Tim Lefebvre.

Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in March 2024
Gear Roundup

Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in March 2024

Gear coverage on No Treble always gets a lot of attention. Here are the top 10 reader-favorite bass gear stories for the month of March, 2024.

Eastwood Updates the TB64 6-String Bass for 2024
Basses

Eastwood Updates the TB64 6-String Bass for 2024

Bass VI-style instruments have been growing in popularity over the past couple of years, and now Eastwood is reviving another six-string bass from the past. The TB64 6-string Bass STD is a new version of their tribute to the TB-64 Teisco bass.

Jackson Guitars Announces the Adam Blackstone Signature “Gladys” Bass
Basses

Jackson Guitars Announces the Adam Blackstone Signature “Gladys” Bass

Adam Blackstone is one of the most prolific and successful bass players of our time. Now, the bass guru has announced his first-ever signature electric bass: the Adam Blackstone “Gladys” Jackson Pro Series Signature Concert Bass.