Bass Gear: The Latest Basses, Amps, Effects & More
Luna Guitars will be keeping the summer going this year with a new acoustic-electric bass. The Tribal Tobacco Sunburst acoustic-electric bass guitar is built with a mahogany body and a spruce top with a tribal motif around the soundhole.
KHE Audio has introduced the ACS Series, which is a line of amplifier and cabinet selectors. Consisting of seven models, the ACS series lets you switch between your amps, cabinets, and load boxes with the push of a button.
Fender introduced the vintage-styled Vintera series last year to pay homage to the instruments from their first three decades as a company. Now they’re offering roasted necks from the series as a separate component.
Rick Link of Beardly Customs shared his latest fretless build with us, and it’s a killer. The 35-inch scale bass features neck-through construction with a three-piece maple and purpleheart neck topped by a cocobolo fingerboard with maple fret lines.
It’s been six decades since Fender first introduced the Jazz Bass, and now they’re celebrating with a special 60th Anniversary Jazz Bass model. The limited-edition bass replicates the original design of the Jazz.
Ibanez has added a new set of basses to their Soundgear line with the SR1100B and SR1105B. The instruments are four- and five-string versions of the same design and come in Sea Foam Green and Pearl White Matte finishes.
Pick players have a new option in the realm of plectrums with the Acoustik Attak picks. Designed by Mark Labbe and Michael DePietro, the picks get away from traditional flat designs.
This week we're checking out an incredible lefty bass by luthier Pierre Erizias, who shared this on the Erizias Basses Facebook page. The bass is a modded version of his singlecut design.
Way Huge has announced the smallest Rhino in their herd with the Smalls Green Rhino Overdrive MKV. Although its the smallest Green Rhino pedal, the company says it “unleashes a stampede of gnarly, gritty tones.”
Time is flying by. And now that we’ve started a new month, it is time to look back via our monthly bass gear roundup. Here are the top 10 reader favorite gear stories for the month of July 2020.
Serek Basses has unveiled a brand new bass model called The Grand. Fit with a short-scale neck and funky body shape, the instrument also has a brand new set of electronics called the Serek “Skuzz Serkit,” which is an on-board passive fuzz circuit.
This week we’re checking out a bass by 5th Day Products called Mallory, which takes its name from Juliette Lewis’ character in “Natural Born Killers“. Luthier Jeremy McDiarmid explains that everything about the bass is oversized.