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Ernie Ball Music Man Reintroduces Joe Dart Signature Bass

Ernie Ball Music Man Reintroduces Joe Dart Signature Bass

After unveiling a limited run of the instrument last year, Ernie Ball Music Man has brought back the Joe Dart Signature Bass. The instrument is based on a Classic Sterling lightweight ash body with a natural finish.

Best of 2019: The Top 10 Basses

Best of 2019: The Top 10 Basses

We covered the news of more than 80 new bass models coming out in 2019. These 10 got the most attention (and views) from No Treble readers throughout the year.

Kiesel Guitars Adds to Multiscale Vader Bass Series

Kiesel Guitars Adds to Multiscale Vader Bass Series

Kiesel Guitars has expanded its Vader bass lineup with five and six-string models of their multi-scale version of the bass. The new headless basses, dubbed the VBM5 and VBM6, come with lots of options.

Strandberg Announces 10th Anniversary Boden Bass Models

Strandberg Announces 10th Anniversary Boden Bass Models

Strandberg is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a series of limited-edition versions of each of their models, including the Boden Bass. Each of the instruments have specially developed finishes and hardware.

Mayones Unveils the Jabba Hadrien Feraud PJ 4 Signature Bass

Mayones Unveils the Jabba Hadrien Feraud PJ 4 Signature Bass

As they prepare to show off their new models at the 2020 Winter NAMM Show, Mayones has unveiled a new signature bass with Hadrien Feraud. The Jabba Hadrien Feraud PJ 4 sports a set of passive Delano P/J pickups matched to a Mayones M-BP3 3-band EQ.

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The Bass Centre Unveils the Guy Pratt “Betsy” Bass

The Bass Centre Unveils the Guy Pratt “Betsy” Bass

Guy Pratt has teamed up with The Bass Centre to introduce the Guy Pratt Betsy Bass. A part of their British Bass Masters series, the instrument is based on Pratt’s 1964 Jazz Bass he named “Betsy,” which he originally bought from John Entwistle in 1987.

D. Lakin Basses Unveils New Line of Basses

D. Lakin Basses Unveils New Line of Basses

Dan Lakin has launched a new line of basses with his company, D. Lakin Basses. Lakin, who founded Lakland Basses, offers one-on-one consultation for every bass that’s made.

Fodera Unveils New Masterbuilt Bass, The Crescent

Fodera Unveils New Masterbuilt Bass, The Crescent

So far, Fodera’s Masterbuilt series has used their existing bass shapes as a canvas for ornamental design. The latest in the line changes that. The Masterbuilt Crescent is inspired by the company’s AJ Presentation Hybrid but with some drastic changes.

Eastwood Guitars Unveils the Rivolta Combinata Bass VII

Eastwood Guitars Unveils the Rivolta Combinata Bass VII

Eastwood Guitars is expanding its Rivolta line with its first bass guitar, called the Combinata Bass VII. Designed by Dennis Fano, it is based on the same body shape as their six-string Combinata.

G&L Unveils the Fallout Bass Launch Edition

G&L Unveils the Fallout Bass Launch Edition

G&L Guitars has unveiled a new short-scale four-string called the Fallout Bass Launch Edition. The 30-inch scale instrument comes in three colors – British Racing Green, Miami Blue, and Racing Yellow – each with competition stripes.

Fender Unveils the American Ultra Series Basses

Fender Unveils the American Ultra Series Basses

After teasing it for several days, Fender has unveiled the American Ultra Series, which they call their “most advanced” line of basses. The series is defined by new Ultra Noiseless Vintage pickups, newly-designed body contours, and faster playing necks.

Fodera Unveils Masterbuilt Gothic Stained Glass Bass

Fodera Unveils Masterbuilt Gothic Stained Glass Bass

Fodera has unveiled the latest in their one-of-a-kind Masterbuilt series with a bass called “Gothic Stained Glass.” The bass gets its name from its design features.