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Warwick Reveals 2020 Limited Edition Models

Warwick Reveals 2020 Limited Edition Models

Each year, Warwick presents a special limited edition bass featuring their top specs. This year is a limited version of the Thumb NT, which will come in both Masterbuilt and Teambuilt versions.

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G&L Unveils 40th-Anniversary SB-1 Bass

G&L Unveils 40th-Anniversary SB-1 Bass

G&L is continuing its 40th-anniversary celebrations by introducing a limited edition version of their SB-1 bass. Originally launched in 1982, the company describes the SB-1 as “the magic of Leo [Fender’s] own reinterpretation of a classic design.”

Sonata Marketing Now Shipping Modern Vintage Basses

Sonata Marketing Now Shipping Modern Vintage Basses

Sonata Marketing has launched a new line of instruments called the Modern Vintage Series, which includes two basses: the MVJ4 and the MVP4.

Balaguer Guitars Unveils the Monoceros Bass

Balaguer Guitars Unveils the Monoceros Bass

Balaguer Guitars has unveiled the Monoceros bass, which they describe as their take on “a modern bass but with vintage vibes.” Central to the bass’s sound is its set of Marracobucker pickups (a new set from Balaguer) and a Darkglass Tone Capsule preamp.

Ibanez Unveils Three New SR Premium Bass Models for 2020

Ibanez Unveils Three New SR Premium Bass Models for 2020

Ibanez has expanded its Premium line of SR basses with three new models this year: the SR5BPBLTD, the SR1600B, and the SR1340B. The first is a limited edition five-string, while the 1600 comes in four or five-string versions and the 1340 comes in four, five, and six.

Mayones Guitars Introduces the Patriot VF 37 Bass

Mayones Guitars Introduces the Patriot VF 37 Bass

Mayones made their Patriot line of basses a little bigger this year – literally. The new Patriot VF 37 features a multi-scale neck that stretches from a 34-inch G-string to a monstrous 37-inch B-string.

Jackson Introduces X Series Spectra Basses

Jackson Introduces X Series Spectra Basses

Jackson is expanding its Spectra line of basses this year with three new X Series models: the X Series Spectra Bass SBX IV, the X Series Spectra Bass SBXM IV, and the X Series Spectra Bass SBX V.

Alusonic Announces QuadraFleX Pickup and Hybrid Bass

Alusonic Announces QuadraFleX Pickup and Hybrid Bass

Alusonic has unveiled a new pickup called the QuadraFleX 4 as well as a new bass model for it. The new instrument revolves around the pickup’s unique mode selection that lets you pick between five pickup modes.

Anaconda Basses Unveils the Ultra J5 – Essence Bass

Anaconda Basses Unveils the Ultra J5 – Essence Bass

Anaconda Basses has unveiled its latest model called the Ultra J5 – Essence, which will debut at the UK Bass Guitar Show on March 28th and 29th. The new bass is a five-string model of their Ultra J4 – Essence.

Orangewood Guitars Introduce the Oliver Jr. Bass

Orangewood Guitars Introduce the Oliver Jr. Bass

Orangewood Guitars has unveiled their first acoustic bass with the Oliver Jr. Bass, which falls into their Overland Collection. The miniature four-string takes its cues from the Oliver Jr. guitar with a scaled-down body and “impressive full-size voice.”

Eastwood Guitars Unveils the Hooky Bass 6 Pro

Eastwood Guitars Unveils the Hooky Bass 6 Pro

The Eastwood Guitars Custom Shop has unveiled a new bass with former Joy Division/New Order bassist, Peter Hook. The Hooky Bass 6 Pro is a replica of the six-string he used to record some of his biggest hits.

Caparison Guitars Introduces the Brocken 5-BASS

Caparison Guitars Introduces the Brocken 5-BASS

Caparison Guitars has announced a new bass model called the Brocken 5-BASS, a five-string and 27 fret instrument they say is the most comprehensive bass they’ve ever developed.