Calton Cases has teamed up with Gibson to create a Gibson Signature Series of guitar cases. The lineup includes custom cases made in Austin, Texas for all of Gibson’s basses through history.
Aluminati Guitar Co. has expanded its line of aluminum instrument parts with a new set of bass necks. The Andromeda Aluminum Bass Necks are built with a combination of aerospace-grade aluminum and carbon fiber with a “familiar weight and feel.”
Music Nomad has expanded its line of utility kits with the 6-piece Precision Setup Gauge set. The kit is used to help set up a bass, electric, acoustic, and even classical guitar.
Snark has unveiled the Silver Snark, which marks the latest in their line of LCD clip-on tuners. The new model has three new improvements as well as new tuning software that the company says can suit all instruments.
Rockboard by Warwick has unveiled a new set of flat XLR cables that comes in varying sizes. While they can be used for several applications, the company says they are designed to optimize pedalboard real estate.
Sadowsky and Warwick have announced the availability of two onboard components: the Sadowsky Vintage Tone Control (VTC) Retrofit Kit and the Onboard Bass Preamp (4-Knob System).
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.
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.
Tree Picks has announced a new pick made for bassists. The new Tree Picks Bass Guitar Pick is made from ebony wood and measures 1.9mm.
Gruv Gear has added to their Kapsule line of travel cases with the Kapsule Duo. The design, which fuses aspects of hard and soft cases, can carry two basses in a humidity-controlled case.
Rare Earth Music has expanded their line of pedalboard systems with the EBII, which continues the series with a patented magnetic rail system into the board and an integrated power supply.