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Gear Watch: Kala Ukulele uBass

Kala Ukulele has just released their latest invention: the Ka uBass. The uBass is an instrumental fusion with surprisingly cool results. This instrument produces a full low end and even with the 16 frets and diminished size it functions just like a bass guitar. The uBass was formed as a collaboration between Kala and Road Toad music and is built...

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Epiphone 75th anniversary amplifier series

This year is the 75th anniversary of Epiphone, making them the oldest amplifier company in the world currently in production. To celebrate, Epiphone has been running “75 years of Great Tone” series every three weeks. The series is now up to four installments: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Epiphone currently produces multiple bass guitar series including: Allen...

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Gear Watch: TimeStretch

eMedia Music Corp, the group who brought us Band-In-A-Box, are delivering a cool new software package to improve your practicing: TimeStretch. TimeStretch lets you play back any piece of music at any speed without changing the pitch (sorry Mac users, this is Windows only). Additionally, the software can transpose a piece of music, so you can practice in all the...

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Gear Watch: NXT Double Bass

NS Design has announced that the NXT Double bass will be available on November 1st 2009. The NXT series is created in the Czech Republic by the same makers of the well known CR Series bass. The NXT will also make use of the NS standard dual-mode polar pickup, designed for lateral sensitivity to get the most out of the...

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Gear Watch: Lava Cable Retro Coil

You can have the best bass out there and an awesome amp, but a poor cable connecting the two will still affect your tone. To help get the best sound possible, Lava Cables is releasing a new version of their popular Retro Coil cable. One major change in the new Retro Coil is the cable length. Coiled cables use a...

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Gear Watch: Fender Bassman TV

Fender has brought out a blast from the past with a new spin in the Bassman TV series of combo amps and cabinets. The design is reminiscent of the original 1950’s style Bassman amplifiers but with new technology to help you create the best tone. The Bassman TV has a tube preamp and as well as two instrument inputs providing...

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Gear Watch: Wal Basses is back

After a time of uncertainty, Wal Basses is back in action, keeping their tried and true detail oriented approach to bass building and great tone. The company is once again accepting orders. Luthier Paul Herman, from Electric Wood, is now on board and is creating the instruments. Wal Basses and Electric Wood both began in England and were founded by...

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Limited Edition Gene Simmons Axe Bass

KISS fans, here is your chance: Gene Simmons is selling a limited edition Axe Bass designed, numbered and signed by the man himself in each city on their latest tour. The bass comes with a customized case and you get to meet Simmons in person on the tour. Each case is individually hand painted and is build to hold the...

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Gear Watch: Pedulla Nuance Bass Guitar

Pedulla has just announced a new line of bass guitar: the Pedulla Nuance. Like all Pedulla bass guitars, the Nuance line is also hand crafted in the USA by Michael Pedulla. This model was developed to respond the subtleties in a player’s technique and has been tested by bassists Tim Landers, Mark Egan, and David Buda, all of whom are...

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Gear Watch: Staccato’51 Bass Head

TC Electronic has customized their RH450 head with a new sound design specifically for Tower of Power bassist Francis Rocco Prestia. The Staccato’51 has the same look and feel of the RH450, but there are plenty of new features to differentiate this model. World Ready Power Supply – a built in power supply that operates from 90-240V, no need to...