Bass Gear: The Latest Basses, Amps, Effects & More
Jeff Genzler of Genzler Amplification has expanded their Nu Classic series of bass cabinets with the NC-115T. The new lightweight enclosure continues its boutique take on a vintage design.
Mas Effects has introduced the Sona Fuzz, which they describe as an extreme, high gain fuzz pedal with a touch of class.
Popular YouTuber Davie504 recently passed 10 million subscribers on his channel, earning him a Diamond Play Button from the company. The creative bassist knew just what to do with it: turn it into a bass.
Taurus Amps has unveiled a new amp aimed at upright bassists. Although The Qube-350 Acoustic was made with upright in mind, it works great for bass guitars, making it a good option for doublers.
Ernie Ball unveiled a new set of their Slinky Bass Strings back in 2020, and now they’re available. The Hyper Slinky Bass strings offer a new gauge set of .040, .060, .080, and .100.
Kiesel has updated their JB bass lineup with the MJ, aka Modern J-Bass. The new take removes the pickguard to fully display each bass’s top woods.
Recently, I was able to check Consider the Source on their Hybrid Acoustic/Electric tour. John Ferrara told me about a bass he got to try by Dan Mangrum of Mangrum Basses. The bass builder picked Ferrara’s brain for what he calls the “Echo”.
Spector has launched a new set of basses in its NS Pulse series with the NS Pulse II. The four- and five-string basses now have three new matte finishes, while the new six-string model comes in Black Stain.
Another month is in the books, so it is time for the latest roundup of the top 10 most popular bass gear stories. Here are the top 10 No Treble reader favorites for the month of March 2022.
Ernie Ball Music Man’s seasonal Ball Family Reserve instruments have been unveiled for spring 2022 including a limited-edition bass. The BFR Short Scale StingRay 4 Bombshell is limited to 105 pieces worldwide.
This week we’re checking out a stunning build by Stankevicius Guitars out of Lithuania. The five-string “Vitoldas” was designed with bassist Lukas Damulis and features an amazing quilted AAAA maple top over a roasted alder body.
Each year, Fodera celebrates their anniversary with a limited edition model. The company is fêting their 39th year in business with a limited spec Bubinga Emperor 5 Deluxe Bass.