Spector has unveiled a new line of basses with the Euro RST series. The 4- and 5-string basses feature the company’s classic design with updated tonewoods, enhanced electronics, and exclusive stain options.
Cort has revamped their Artisan B4 and B5 Element basses with new features for 2021. The instruments, which are four- and five-string models, have been upgraded with high-mass MetalCraft bridges with a dual-string loading system, and more.
Fender has just announced an update to their Player Series. The “Player Plus” line includes three basses, offers upgraded playability and electronics.
G&L has unveiled the L-2500 Series 750 bass, which marks their first five-string model to have a 19mm string spacing at the bridge.
Schecter has unveiled their latest artist model with the Daniel Firth Hellraiser Extreme-5 Signature Bass. The Cradle of Filth bassist’s new axe features a mahogany body with a quilted maple top in a Cthulhu Burst Satin finish.
Ernie Ball Music Man has unveiled a new collection of instruments in their Artist Series in collaboration with Tim Commerford. He’s been a StingRay player for most of his career, and the line includes four variations of EBMM’s flagship bass.
Aluminati Guitar Co. has previously focused on building bass necks out of aluminum, but now they’ve announced their first complete bass.
Breedlove Guitars has unveiled the ECO Pursuit series, including the Pursuit Exotic S Concerto Amber Bass CE, which comes in fretted and fretless versions. The ECO Series boasts three layers of tonewood that were sustainably harvested.
Gibson unveiled a plethora of new gear at Summer NAMM this year including a new addition to their Original Collection: the new non-reversed Thunderbird bass.
Squier’s Paranormal Series is back for 2021 and they’ve retained one bass in the lineup. The Squier Paranormal Jazz Bass ’54 blends the company’s two flagship bass models into one.
Rudy Sarzo’s signature Spector bass has been updated for 2021, the company has announced. The iconic rock bassist worked with Spector to spec out his Euro4 LT to be lighter and more comfortable.
Harley Benton has introduced the Marquess series of basses. The basses are described as delivering a “sound, feel and look that’s fit for kings and queens of the bass guitar” while coming in at under $400.