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Squier Contemporary Series Gets Four New Bass Models
Fender has expanded on the Squier Contemporary Series with two guitars as well as four new bass models. Both the P and J Basses have four and five-string versions.
Fender Custom Shop Unveils 2022 Annual Collection and Prestige Collection Basses
The Fender Custom Shop has unveiled their Annual Collection for 2022, including two basses, as well as the launch of the Prestige Collection which has a one-of-a-kind masterbuilt bass.
Charvel Guitars Introduces Five-String Pro-Mod San Dimas Bass PJ V
Charvel has expanded its bass lineup by introducing the Pro-Mod San Dimas Bass PJ V. The five-string bass follows in the footsteps of its four-string predecessor, which is also getting two new finishes this year.
Solar Guitars Introduces Three New Bass Models
Ola Englund’s Solar Guitars has unveiled three new basses to their lineup for 2022 with the AB2.4ON, the AB2.4S, and the AB2.5GN. Each bass is part of the AB series and carries the same body shape, active Solar pickups, and 2-band preamp.
Hoshino U.S.A. Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Ibanez Custom Shop Basses
Hoshino U.S.A., the U.S.-based distributor of Ibanez Guitars, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with the creation of limited collection of “extremely special, hand-crafted, custom instruments.”
Ibanez Introduces New SR Premium Bass Guitars
Ibanez has a lot cooking for this year, including three new SR Premium models. The limited-edition instruments help to mark the 35th anniversary of their flagship SR design.
Fender Celebrates Squier with 40th Anniversary Bass Models
It’s been forty years since Fender launched the Squier brand and they’re marking the occasion with a line of 40th Anniversary instruments. There are four basses, including versions of the Jazz Bass and Precision Bass in Gold and Vintage editions.
Fodera Introduces “34×24” Emperor 4 Standard Bass
Fodera is kicking off 2022 with the mantra “new year, new model.” They’ve just unveiled a new edition of the Emperor 4 Standard that features a 34-inch scale and 24 frets.
Sandberg Announces the Greenline Series Basses
Sandberg Guitars has announced the Greenline Series, an eco-conscious initiative that utilizes “woods of character.” They’re also collaborating with United Kids Foundations Forest to plant a tree for every Greenline bass built.
Tao Guitars Unveils the Hansford Rowe Signature HR Superleggera Bass
Bassist Hansford Rowe has teamed up with Tao Guitars to create a new signature bass called The HR Superleggera. The high-end instrument is fully handcrafted in Brussels, Belgium, and takes some cues from Italian luxury sports cars.
Ibanez Adds Three Multi-Scale BTB Bass Models for 2022
Ibanez is introducing several new iterations of their bass models this year including three new multi-scale versions of the BTB. The BTB805MS, BTB806MS, and BTB605MS all have an extended 37-inch scale on the B-string.
Best of 2021: The Top 10 Basses
One of the most popular categories on No Treble is the Bass Gear one. Specifically, new basses. Of all the new basses we covered in 2021, here are the top 10 No Treble reader favorite stories for the year.