Bass Gear: The Latest Basses, Amps, Effects & More
Day two of the 2024 NAMM Show was packed, proving that the excitement for the event has not waned. We continued covering the floor aisle by aisle, finding the incredible and unique new offerings in the bass world.
EBS has revealed its next release for 2024. The EBS Black Haze 2 is a blended drive that lets you dial in overdrive while retaining your low end. A three-way mini switch selects between Deep, Normal, and Thin for three different types of drive.
The 2024 Winter NAMM Show marks the return of North America’s largest music trade show back to its January timeline for the first time since 2020. Here’s a recap from day one of the show.
Ashdown has unveiled the OriginAL EVO Mini Bass Head, which they say meets the demands of modern bassists with simplicity and sonic excellence.
The No Treble Crew is in Anaheim, California, to cover all the bass-related news from the 2024 Winter NAMM Show. Be sure to check in throughout the show and in the days following for the most complete coverage from the world of bass.
Tech 21 will be on hand at the 2024 NAMM Show to introduce their latest development: the SansAmp XB Driver. The “all-in-one” box brings together elements from their SansAmp Bass Driver DI, the Para Driver DI, the Q/Strip, and dUg Pinnick Ultra Bass 1000 into one unit.
Blake Burley of Burls Art states on his website that all of his instruments begin as an idea, “with some ideas being more daring than others.” This week we’re checking out a super cool build called the Burst 5-string bass.
Kiesel Guitars has announced a revision to their signature model with Dustin Davidson of August Burns Red. The second iteration of his model, dubbed the DDM4, is based on Kiesel’s A2 bass with some tweaks.
Longtime Orange endorser and former Deep Purple member Glenn Hughes has teamed up with the company to create a signature version of their O Bass. The Glenn Hughes Signature O Bass comes in a rich purple finish.
In 2022, amid the news of Pantera reforming to tour, Gibson unveiled a Rex Brown signature Thunderbird Bass. The signature model has now been added to the more budget-minded Epiphone brand.
Ernie Ball Music Man has added a third iteration to the Joe Dart Artist Series Bass Collection, fittingly called the Joe Dart III. The bass takes a wholly new approach from the previous two and features a short 30-inch scale with a passive split-coil pickup.
EBS has revealed the first of their new products for the 2024 Winter NAMM Show with the Runsten. The pedalboard power supply features ten isolated 9-volt DC outputs, eight of which can be switched to 12-volt operation.