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Wild Customs Introduces Bass Version of Vulture Guitar

Wild Customs Introduces Bass Version of Vulture Guitar

Wild Customs has made a bass version of their Vulture guitar. The Vulture Bass’s retro design features a reverse headstock, angular body shape, and three pickups made by SP Custom. Stocked with passive electronics, each pickup has a volume control in addition to the master tone knob. The bass sports a sugar pine body with a maple neck and rosewood...

Duesenberg Celebrates Eagles’ 40th Anniversary with Signature Bass

Duesenberg Celebrates Eagles’ 40th Anniversary with Signature Bass

Forty years ago, The Eagles began their career with their self-titled debut album. During the four decades since, the band has earned six Grammys, sold over 120 million albums worldwide, and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. Anchored by bassist Timothy B. Schmidt, the Eagles celebrated the anniversary by teaming up with Duesenberg to...

Ibanez Introduces New Fretless SR Bass Models

Ibanez Introduces New Fretless SR Bass Models

Ibanez is now offering fretless versions of their SR370 and SR375 models. Aimed at providing fretless basses at a cost-effect price point, the company chose to start with the SR370 due to its maple body which they explain lends itself seamlessly to a fretless version. The SR370F and SR375F are 4- and 5-string basses, respectively, and are built with slim...

Fender Introduces Factory Special Run Antigua Jazz and Precision Basses

Fender Introduces Factory Special Run Antigua Jazz and Precision Basses

Fender continues to bring old school to the forefront with the announcement of a “Factory Special Run” of instruments with their retro Antigua finish. Introduced in the late 1960’s, the distinct color scheme was revisited in 1977 with more of a greenish shade. The new limited edition line includes both Jazz and Precision bass models. Both basses feature an alder...

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Eve Guitars Introduces Elite Line Fretted 4 Bass

Eve Guitars Introduces Elite Line Fretted 4 Bass

Eve Guitars, run by luthier Douglass Mullen, has introduced a new line of custom basses following a successful debut at the London Guitar Show in March of this year. The basses are constructed with hand-selected, sustainable materials from the east coast of Scotland. The company’s focus in instrument making is as much on ergonomics, weight and balance as it is...

Fender Custom Shop Introduces Dusty Hill Signature Precision Bass

Fender Custom Shop Introduces Dusty Hill Signature Precision Bass

The Fender Custom Shop has expanded its Artist Series instruments with the Dusty Hill Signature Precision Bass. Available in Black and Nocaster Blonde, the bass oozes old school with a road worn finish and reverse headstock. The ZZ Top bassist helped tweak the bass, which features a custom designed Seymour Duncan pickup, a custom neck shape, and rear-routed controls. The...

Fret-King Unveils Black Label Series with Perception Bass Guitar

Fret-King Unveils Black Label Series with Perception Bass Guitar

Fret-King has unveiled their new Black Label series of instruments, including the Perception Bass Guitar. Available in 4 and 5-string versions, the Perception sports a passive P/J pickup set made by Wilkinson. The body is made of two pieces of American Alder, while the neck is Canadian Hard Rock Maple topped with a rosewood fingerboard. Hardware on the bass is...

Spector Offering Coda Deluxe Bass Models for 2012

Spector Offering Coda Deluxe Bass Models for 2012

Spector has introduced a Deluxe version of their Coda bass series. Built in the U.S. by Stuart Spector and his team, the deluxe version of the vintage inspired bass is set apart by the inclusion of a AAAA quilted maple top and the removal of the pickguard. Many of the features of the Coda Deluxe remain the same, including a...

Overture Guitars Introduces Timothy Gaines Signature “TG” Stronghold Bass

Overture Guitars Introduces Timothy Gaines Signature “TG” Stronghold Bass

Overture Guitars has made a pretty rad signature bass for Timothy Gaines of Stryper. The “TG” Stronghold sports a poplar body with a Yellow Relic paint scheme hand-painted by artist Tim Beck. As each is done individually, every bass has a little different paint scheme and is unique to itself. The bass’s maple neck is topped with a unique 7-piece...

Warwick Updates RockBass Corvette Basic Line of Basses

Warwick Updates RockBass Corvette Basic Line of Basses

Warwick’s Corvette Basic lines include three new editions this year with the introduction of a short-scale 4-string, a medium-scale 4-string and an active 6-string bass. These basses are part of the company’s low cost instruments and are made in China. The Corvette Basic Short Scale bass is a 30¾? scale bass, the medium scale is 32?, and the 6-String is...

Overwater Announces Inspiration Series Basses

Overwater Announces Inspiration Series Basses

Overwater has introduced the Inspiration Series, a new range of basses built in their custom shop that are made in batch to keep prices down. Available in 4 and 5-string versions, the basses come in solid color and Metallic Flare finishes, though Deluxe versions sport figured maple tops. Common features to all the Inspiration Series are 3-piece maple necks, rosewood...

Modulus Introduces Funk Persuasion Model Bass

Modulus Introduces Funk Persuasion Model Bass

Modulus Guitars has released their 2012 product catalog including the new Funk Persuasion, which the company describes as having “Funk Unlimited Feel with the classic P sound.” The design includes the same top routed body as their Funk Unlimited model equipped with a Bartolini P pickup. The Funk Persuasion features bolt-on construction with an alder body and carbon fiber neck....