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Cort Unveils GB-Modern Series Basses

Cort Unveils GB-Modern Series Basses

Cort has once again expanded their bass lineup with a pair of new models called the GB-Modern 4 and GB-Modern 5. They call the four and five-string basses a blend of “timeless design and modernized features.”

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Modern Vintage Guitars Introduces the Five-String MVJ5-75 Bass

Modern Vintage Guitars Introduces the Five-String MVJ5-75 Bass

Modern Vintage Guitars has expanded its lineup with the MVJ5-75, which is the company’s first five-string offering. Based on a ‘70s style, the bass comes in several configurations of colors and fingerboard choices.

Sandberg Guitars Introduces BassTheWorld.com Signature Series Basses

Sandberg Guitars Introduces BassTheWorld.com Signature Series Basses

Sandberg Guitars and BassTheWorld.com’s Gregor Fris have teamed up to release a special series based on his original Sandberg TT4 Passive Masterpiece Aged bass.

Fodera Unveils the Ryan Martinie Blondie Standard Bass

Fodera Unveils the Ryan Martinie Blondie Standard Bass

Late last year, Fodera revealed a new signature bass for Ryan Martinie of Mudvayne and Soften the Glare. Now they’ve extended the model to their standard line with the Ryan Martinie Blondie Standard.

Gibson Unveils the Rex Brown Signature Thunderbird Bass

Gibson Unveils the Rex Brown Signature Thunderbird Bass

Gibson has unveiled a new signature bass with former Pantera and Down bassist Rex Brown. The custom Thunderbird comes with a mahogany neck and body featuring a slimmer neck profile and a Drop D Xtender.

La Bella Introduces the Olinto J5 Bass

La Bella Introduces the Olinto J5 Bass

La Bella’s Olinto line of basses has grown with the introduction of the J5, a five-string Jazz-style bass. Handmade in Brooklyn, the bass is described as maintaining the spirit of a pre-CBS instrument.

LeCompte Basses Introduces BX Series Basses

LeCompte Basses Introduces BX Series Basses

Luthier Bud LeCompte has announced the “BX Series”, which includes a special set of specs to his ACID-J and REV models. He came up with the concept after pondering the “Fender-Bird” idea.

Ibanez Revamps Mike D’Antonio Signature Bass for 2022

Ibanez Revamps Mike D’Antonio Signature Bass for 2022

Ibanez has revamped Killswitch Engage bassist Mike D’Antonio’s signature bass for 2022 with the MDB5-OXB. The fifth version of his four-string now comes in an Ox Blood finish.

Ernie Ball Music Man Announces 35th Anniversary StingRay 5 Bass

Ernie Ball Music Man Announces 35th Anniversary StingRay 5 Bass

Three and a half decades ago, the Music Man Stingray 5 made its debut. Now, Ernie Ball Music Man is celebrating with the 35th Anniversary StingRay 5.

Jackson Guitars Expands X-Series with Spectra Bass SBX IV

Jackson Guitars Expands X-Series with Spectra Bass SBX IV

New for 2022, Jackson Guitars has added the Spectra Bass SBX IV to their X-series Basses. The company says the model has a body shape made for gigging musicians.

Spector Adds New Colors To NS Dimension Series

Spector Adds New Colors To NS Dimension Series

Spector’s NS Dimension Bass Series has gotten a refresh with new color options. The basses now come in Black & Blue and Inferno Red, which have high gloss finishes.

Jackson Introduces X-Series CBXNT DX V Bass

Jackson Introduces X-Series CBXNT DX V Bass

One of the most talked-about basses from NAMM 2021 was the Jackson CBXNT DX IV, which seemingly draws on several vintage basses with Jackson’s own spin. For NAMM 2022, they rolled out the five-string version of it.