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Sire Guitars Unveils Z-Series Basses
Basses

Sire Guitars Unveils Z-Series Basses

Sire attended the 2024 NAMM Show to launch several new lines of basses, including the Z Series. It has two basses – the Z3 and the Z7 – that are their take on a classic bass design.

Ashdown Introduces Affordable Roasted Series Basses At NAMM 2024
Basses

Ashdown Introduces Affordable Roasted Series Basses At NAMM 2024

Ashdown is most known for their bass amplifiers and pedals, but in 2020, it introduced a line of bass guitars. This year at NAMM, they unveiled the next generation of their basses with the Roasted Series.

Eastwood Guitars Announces the Jet Star Bass
Basses

Eastwood Guitars Announces the Jet Star Bass

Eastwood Guitars has a knack for reviving instrument designs of the past. The latest is their newly announced Jet Star Bass, which pays homage to the DeArmond Jet Star from the ’60s.

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Ernie Ball Adds to Flatwound Bass Strings Line
Accessories & Strings

Ernie Ball Adds to Flatwound Bass Strings Line

Ernie Ball is expanding their lineup of Flatwound Bass Strings for 2024 with three new gauges including two short scale sets. As part of the line, they feature polished stainless steel ribbon winding and a custom core-to-wrap ratio.

Ashdown Revamps The Rootmaster Series with EVO III
Amps

Ashdown Revamps The Rootmaster Series with EVO III

Ashdown introduced several new products at NAMM 2024, including the Rootmaster EVO III range of bass amps. The latest update to the Rootmaster series adds rackmount options to the head units, which come in 500 or 800 watts.

Sterling By Music Man Introduces Sterling Bass, Updates StingRay Short Scale for 2024
Basses

Sterling By Music Man Introduces Sterling Bass, Updates StingRay Short Scale for 2024

Sterling By Music Man was at NAMM this year to introduce a new bass and revamp a classic. First is the limited edition Sterling Bass, followed by an updated StingRay Short Scale bass model.

Bass of the Week: JClef Basses Heirloom Bass
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: JClef Basses Heirloom Bass

This week, we’re checking out a beautiful Heirloom model bass from New York’s JClef Basses. Billed as their most exclusive bass build yet, this bass celebrates the company’s fifth anniversary.

Thumb Fin Offers a Fresh Take on the Thumb Rest
Accessories & Strings

Thumb Fin Offers a Fresh Take on the Thumb Rest

Many products were launched at NAMM, from monster rigs to elegant new bass guitars. However, one new gadget that caught our eye was the Thumb Fin. The thumb rest uses suction cups to easily be placed and removed on any bass without any alterations.

Darkglass Electronics Launches Digital and Analog Combo Amps at NAMM
Amps

Darkglass Electronics Launches Digital and Analog Combo Amps at NAMM

Darkglass Electronics has expanded their lineup of bass amps with four new combos this year including two analog models and two digital models. Each amp type has two configurations – 2×10? and 1×12? – while all four models are rated at 500 watts.

Cortex Bass Unveils the Ganesha 5-string at NAMM
Basses

Cortex Bass Unveils the Ganesha 5-string at NAMM

Cortex Bass attended the 2024 NAMM Show in part to introduce the latest in its lineup. The Ganesha Bass, the company says, was designed to “suit all players ” and comes in four, five, or six-string versions.

Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in January 2024
Gear Roundup

Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in January 2024

We were thrilled to see the Winter NAMM Show happen in January once again. And that means plenty of new gear coverage to kick off the new year. Here are the top 10 reader-favorite bass gear stories for the month on No Treble.

EBS Announces the ClassicLine 212 Mini-Tower Bass Cabinet
Amps

EBS Announces the ClassicLine 212 Mini-Tower Bass Cabinet

EBS announced the ClassicLine 212 Mini-tower bass cabinet at the 2024 NAMM Show. The new cab is fitted with two 12-inch drivers in a compact enclosure. It is rated at 500 watts and is described as a perfect complement to the EBS Classic 500 head.