Fender’s Player Series and Player Plus Series have been updated for 2023 with new colors and left-handed models.
Mastodon’s Troy Sanders has once again teamed up with Fender to create a signature axe. The company describes the new Fender Troy Sanders Precision Bass as the “ultimate weapon for heavy metal enthusiasts.”
MTD has introduced a new Kingston Series model with the Lynn Keller Signature. Previously available as an artist bass from their USA shop, the Kingston model carries similar design aspects while being a production model at a lower price point.
Jackson has updated their head-turning X Series Concert Bass CBXNT DX IV with two new color schemes for 2023. The bass, which draws on aspects from several classic designs, will now have the option for Matte Army Drab and Ice Blue Metallic.
Sandberg Guitars has added a new four-string to their lineup with the Florence Bass. Based on their Florence Guitar, the new bass captures a vintage feel with retro tones to boot.
Back in 2020, Nordstrand Audio released a new bass model called the Acinonyx, which takes its cues from the vintage Goya Panther. Now Carey Nordstrand and crew have unveiled the V2 Acinonyx.
The online musical marketplace Reverb has many thousands of listings, and every so often, something very special pops up. This week they found a remarkable bass that they featured as their find of the week: a 1954 Gibson EB-1.
LeCompte Electric Basses has introduced two new bass models for 2023 with the P-31 and the J-31. Named after their shorter 31.18-inch scale lengths, the basses were dreamed up with the collision of two classic instruments.
Epiphone is launching two new bass offerings for 2023 with the Newport Bass and the El Capitan J-200 Studio Bass. Both take their cues from vintage instruments.
Ibanez has two new singlecut BTBs this year with the BTB865SC and BTB866SC. The neck-through basses are five and six-string models, respectively, and have a new wood combination.
Dingwall Guitars has unveiled a new model to its signature line with the Kyle Konkiel Signature Combustion. The Bad Wolves bassist’s new 5-string sports a killer purple and green color-shift finish.
Fender has unveiled the Gold Foil Collection, which was inspired by the garage rock bands of the sixties and the instruments they played. The three-piece set includes one bass called the Gold Foil Jazz Bass.