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Bass of the Week

The old adage is true: so many basses, so little time. That’s why we’re bringing you the “Bass of the Week,” a column featuring low-end instruments ranging from beautiful to bizarre. Have a bass you think we should feature? Drop us a note at [email protected]

Bass of the Week: Wood Guerilla Basses babyTULIP

Bass of the Week: Wood Guerilla Basses babyTULIP

This week we’re checking out a TULIP model from Wood Guerilla Basses. Dubbed “HoneyBlackCaramel,” the bass is actually a babyTULIP, which takes the single-cut bass and adds a headless tuning system.

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Bass of the Week: Daddy Mojo Electrics BeeKay Bass

Bass of the Week: Daddy Mojo Electrics BeeKay Bass

Inspiration can strike from anywhere if you’re open to it. That’s just what happened to Lenny Robert of Daddy Mojo Electrics, and it led to the creation of this cool version of his BeeKay bass model.

Bass of the Week: Kononykheen Breed Forty Three

Bass of the Week: Kononykheen Breed Forty Three

This week we’re featuring the Breed Forty Three by Kononykheen Guitars, which builds limited batches of all their models before discontinuing them. The Breed Forty Three mixes design elements from several classic models, from its body shape to pickup configuration.

Bass of the Week: Overwater Basses Hollowbody Carved Top

Bass of the Week: Overwater Basses Hollowbody Carved Top

Overwater Basses has a beautiful hollowbody carved top bass in their lineup that is absolutely stunning. The model comes in “full depth” or “thinline” versions.

Bass of the Week: Schecter Guitars Corsair Bass

Bass of the Week: Schecter Guitars Corsair Bass

This week we’re taking a look at Schecter’s take on a thin hollow body. The Corsair comes in black or gold colors with cream multi-ply binding to drive home the old-school vibe.

Bass of the Week: Drake Custom Basses Battani Bass

Bass of the Week: Drake Custom Basses Battani Bass

Andrew Drake of Drake Custom Basses shared one of his latest builds, a stunning semi-hollow bass with lots of cool features.

Bass of the Week: Lowe Custom Guitars Ridlersonic

Bass of the Week: Lowe Custom Guitars Ridlersonic

This week we’re checking out a cool bass by Lowe Custom Guitars that combines two of luthier Brad Lowe’s designs. Its cool shapes are matched by a shocking greenburst finish over its roasted ash body.

Bass of the Week: Baum Guitars Seye Adelekan Signature Pink Thunder Bass

Bass of the Week: Baum Guitars Seye Adelekan Signature Pink Thunder Bass

Gorillaz bassist Seye Adelekan recently teamed up with Baum Guitars to unveil the Thunder Bass. While the bass will be available as a model in their lineup, this week, we’re featuring his custom pink axe.

Bass of the Week: KIO Extraordinary String Instruments Design Waldeinsamkeit

Bass of the Week: KIO Extraordinary String Instruments Design Waldeinsamkeit

We have featured a lot of unique and interesting basses over the eleven years since we started this column, but this extended range bass will certainly go down as one of the most amazing.

Bass of the Week: Barlow Guitars Falcon II Fretless Five-String

Bass of the Week: Barlow Guitars Falcon II Fretless Five-String

This week, we’re checking out a stunning Falcon II Fretless five-string by Barlow Guitars. Luthier Ricky Barlow shared the new build with all the specs.

Bass of the Week: Faray Guitars LB-5

Bass of the Week: Faray Guitars LB-5

Faray Guitars recently shared their latest completed instrument called the LB-5. Handcrafted in Indonesia, the multi-scale five-string bass is built with a chambered ash body in a striking black and white finish.

Bass of the Week: Warwick Custom Shop Jonas Hellborg Signature Bass

Bass of the Week: Warwick Custom Shop Jonas Hellborg Signature Bass

Warwick’s Jonas Hellborg Signature model is a stunner, and this recently completed example is no exception. The Custom Shop bass’s body was built entirely from solid AAA flamed maple with a flamed maple neck to match.