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Bass of the Week: GV Guitars Fang – Chaozz Funk
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: GV Guitars Fang – Chaozz Funk

This week we’re checking out a bass by GV Guitars called the Fang – Chaozz Funk. With its striking angles and finish, the instrument is the first in their Fang line to have five strings.

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PHD Bass Guitars Introduces Ergonomic Lightweight Bass (ELB)
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PHD Bass Guitars Introduces Ergonomic Lightweight Bass (ELB)

PHD Bass Guitars has unveiled a new model to their lineup called the ELB, or Ergonomic Lightweight Bass. The instrument was designed by luthier Parizad Hatcher to include several unique features that benefit playability as well as health.

Dean Guitars Introduces Newly Designed Edge Select Bass
Basses

Dean Guitars Introduces Newly Designed Edge Select Bass

Dean Guitars has released a redesigned version of their Edge bass in the Select series. The Edge Select Burled Poplar Satin Natural bass is built with a mahogany body, figured poplar burl top, and a walnut center.

Bass of the Week: Blast Cult Gateway
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Blast Cult Gateway

Jason Burns of Blast Cult has been building upright basses for years, but lately, he’s been getting more into the electric side of things. His latest creation is the Gateway Bass, a bass guitar that carries many of the aspects of a double bass.

Ernie Ball Music Man Unveils Artist Series John Myung Bongo 6 HH
Basses

Ernie Ball Music Man Unveils Artist Series John Myung Bongo 6 HH

Ernie Ball Music Man has unveiled a new model in their Artist Series with the John Myung Bongo 6 HH. The Dream Theater bassist collaborated with the company on his new signature axe to make it his own.

Fuzzrocious Pedals Announces the Cicada Fuzz V6 Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Fuzzrocious Pedals Announces the Cicada Fuzz V6 Pedal

Fuzzrocious Pedals has released the latest version of their annual Cicada Fuzz. As an homage to its namesake, the 17 Year Periodical Cicada, the company only produces 17 of the pedals per year.

Sandberg Guitars Upgrades the Electra Series Basses
Basses

Sandberg Guitars Upgrades the Electra Series Basses

Sandberg Guitars has updated its Electra series of basses for 2020 with a hardware upgrade and a new color option. The line includes the VS and TT models, each of which is four-string basses.

Fender Announces the Trapper Bass Distortion Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Fender Announces the Trapper Bass Distortion Pedal

Last year marked the first-ever bass-specific pedal from Fender, and now they’ve revealed another for later this year. The Trapper Bass Distortion is a modified version of their Trapper that features two distortion circuits.

Bass of the Week: Fleishman Guitars “Big Bass” Multi-Scale Acoustic Fretless Bass
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Fleishman Guitars “Big Bass” Multi-Scale Acoustic Fretless Bass

Harry Fleishman has been building instruments for over fifty years. Although he spent time working for large companies like Fender, he’s always kept designing on his own. This week we’re taking a look at an amazing acoustic fretless bass he built.

Warwick Unveils Gnome Micro Bass Amp Series
Amps

Warwick Unveils Gnome Micro Bass Amp Series

Warwick has stepped into the world of micro amps with the Gnome series of pocket-sized bass amplifiers. The lineup includes three models – the Gnome, Gnome i, and Gnome i Pro – that step up features.

Darkglass Electronics Unveils Limited Edition Microtubes B7K Ultra V2 Pedal, “The Squid”
Pedals & Effects

Darkglass Electronics Unveils Limited Edition Microtubes B7K Ultra V2 Pedal, “The Squid”

Darkglass Electronics once again collaborated with artist Ignacio Bazán Lazcano to create a new limited-edition pedal. The Microtubes B7K Ultra V2 “The Squid” features the company’s all-time best-seller with an auxiliary input in a special enclosure.

Luna Guitars Introduces the Tribal Tobacco Sunburst Acoustic-Electric Bass Guitar
Basses

Luna Guitars Introduces the Tribal Tobacco Sunburst Acoustic-Electric Bass Guitar

Luna Guitars will be keeping the summer going this year with a new acoustic-electric bass. The Tribal Tobacco Sunburst acoustic-electric bass guitar is built with a mahogany body and a spruce top with a tribal motif around the soundhole.