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Warwick Introduces Artist Series Steve Bailey Bass

Warwick Introduces Artist Series Steve Bailey Bass

As part of their new line this year, Warwick has introduced the Artist Series Steve Bailey bass. Available in 4-, 5- and 6-string versions, the bass shares many of the specs of his Signature Series bass and is based on Warwick’s Streamer bass, with modifications to improve access to the upper register of the neck. The bass is built with...

Michael Kelly Introduces Sojourn 4 Acoustic Travel Bass

Michael Kelly Introduces Sojourn 4 Acoustic Travel Bass

Michael Kelly has unveiled the Sojourn 4 Travel Bass, a compact acoustic bass guitar with a 24.5? scale. Featuring a solid Englemann Spruce top, the company says the bass has a big sound for such a little bass. The Sojourn 4 comes equipped with a B-Band 22R UST (under saddle transducer) and B-Band A1.2 preamp, which provides superior frequency response...

Schecter Now Shipping Baron-H Vintage Semi-Hollow Body Bass

Schecter Now Shipping Baron-H Vintage Semi-Hollow Body Bass

Schecter has unveiled the Baron-H Vintage, a semi-hollow body bass with an f-hole that drips with old school vibe. Also available in a lefty version, the bass features a mahogany body with a bolt-on maple neck and rosewood fingerboard. The bass comes with a Seymour Duncan SMB-4D hum-canceling pickup paired with an active 2-band EQ. Hardware on the Baron-H Vintage...

Ibanez Introduces Maple Fingerboards to BTB Line of Basses

Ibanez Introduces Maple Fingerboards to BTB Line of Basses

Ibanez has added to their BTB series of basses with the BTB675M and BTB676M, which sport maple fingerboard and an natural finish. The neck-thru bass is comprised of a 5-piece maple/bubinga neck and a light ash body with a walnut top. Five and six-string basses respectively, the BTB675M and BTB676M sport all the features of their predecessors, including deep cutaways,...

Epiphone Introduces Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Basses

Epiphone Introduces Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO Basses

Epiphone is unveiling a new version of a classic with the Thunderbird Classic-IV PRO. The bass is set apart from its siblings by being equipped with a pair of Gibson TB Plus Humbucking pickups featuring ceramic magnets, which the company says produce “high gain, smooth tone and high-end definition.” The pickups are controlled with separate volume knobs as well as...

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Fender Introduces Pawn Shop Reverse Jaguar Bass

Fender Introduces Pawn Shop Reverse Jaguar Bass

Fender has introduced the 2012 line of Pawn Shop guitars, which they claim are inspired by their eccentric creations from the ’60s and ’70s and are “guitars that never were, but should have been.” Included in that lineup is the Fender Pawn Shop Reverse Jaguar Bass, an instrument that takes their classic design and flips the body as well as...

Warwick Introduces 6-String Rockbass Alien Deluxe Acoustic Bass Guitar

Warwick Introduces 6-String Rockbass Alien Deluxe Acoustic Bass Guitar

Warwick has added to their Rockbass Alien Deluxe line this year with a new 6-string model. The acoustic bass shares many features with its predecessors, including a laminated spruce top with laminated bubinga for the back and sides, and a mahogany neck with a rosewood fingerboard. The 6-string instrument departs from the 4- and 5-string models by utilizing Fishman’s Prefix...

Höfner Now Offering Ignition Series Club Bass

Höfner Now Offering Ignition Series Club Bass

Höfner has expanded their Ignition series with a new version of their Club Bass. First introduced in 1965, the Club Bass is is a hollow body, single-cut design, and the new Ignition model provides a cost-effective version for vintage bass lovers. Available in right and left-hand models, the bass has flame maple sides and a spruce top with a sunburst...

Epiphone Introduces Limited Edition Jack Casady Signature Bass

Epiphone Introduces Limited Edition Jack Casady Signature Bass

Epiphone has announced a new, limited edition of the Jack Casady Signature Bass in a rare Silverburst finish. Limited to 500 instruments, the semi-hollowbody bass is built with set-neck construction with a mahogany neck and laminated maple top, back and sides for the body. Designed by Casady in collaboration with Epiphone, the bass sports a low-impedance JCB-1 humbucker. “I went...

Fodera Announces Janek Gwizdala Signature Imperial Model Bass

Fodera Announces Janek Gwizdala Signature Imperial Model Bass

Fodera is now offering a Janek Gwizdala Signature Imperial model, based on Gwizdala’s own bass. Hand-built in Fodera’s New York shop, the 5-string bass sports a 33? scale and comes tuned E to C. The instrument has a walnut body with an alder tone block and a stunning non-solid Buckeye Burl top. The 3-piece ash neck is paired with an...

Ibanez Releases SR 25th Anniversary Limited Edition Basses

Ibanez Releases SR 25th Anniversary Limited Edition Basses

Announced at the 2012 Winter NAMM show, Ibanez is now shipping their 25th anniversary of their SR model basses. The SR 25th Anniversary Limited Edition bass series includes a 4- and 5-string edition, both premium model basses built at Ibanez’s “Premium factory”. The basses sport a Padauk top. The company says the wood’s “subtle reddish hue has long captivated fine...

Ibanez Introduces SGBE Acoustic Series Basses for 2012

Ibanez Introduces SGBE Acoustic Series Basses for 2012

New for 2012 is the Ibanez SGBE series acoustic bass guitars, available in Natural and Sunburst finishes. Also fit for electric sets, the basses feature under-saddle piezo pickups and Ibanez’s AEQ202T Preamp with a 2-band EQ as well as an onboard tuner. Featuring a grand concert body shape, the SGBE series is constructed with a mahogany neck, back and sides,...