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Ernie Ball Music Man Ball Introduces the Family Reserve Nitro StingRay Retro ’76 Bass
Ernie Ball Music Man unveiled the latest in their limited edition Ball Family Reserve instruments. The Spring 2023 drop includes the Ball Family Reserve StingRay Retro ’76 bass.
Fender Announces the Squier Sonic Series Basses
Fender’s entry-level Squier Bullet series has been replaced by a new line called the Sonic Series. The new instruments carry similar attributes to their predecessors with new colors and new models.
SolidGoldFX Unveils the Beta-V Bass Preamp Pedal
SolidGoldFX has revamped one of their bass pedal offerings with the Beta-V, which they call a preamp that kicks. The Beta was their first bass-specific pedal, and the latest edition continues the model’s take on capturing the warmth and grit of vintage tube amps.
Bass of the Week: Neal Heppleston Solo Model
This week we’re checking out a gorgeous new double bass from Neal Heppleston called the Solo Model. Based in West Yorkshire, the luthier created the specs to benefit solo bass playing, hence the name.
Acorn Amps Introduces the Solid State Preamplifier
Acorn Amps has introduced the Solid State Preamplifier, which takes the normal and saturated channels from their Solid State amp and puts them into a compact preamp pedal.
Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in March 2023
Our bass gear stories received tens of thousands of views in March, and some of them were really off the charts. Here are the top 10 most-read gear stories for the month.
Ampeg Introduces the SGT-DI Bass Preamp/DI Pedal
Ampeg is gearing up for the NAMM Show in April by revealing a new pedal called the SGT-DI. The company calls the unit an “entire rig in a single stompbox.”
Kiesel Guitars Unveils the A2 Bass
Kiesel Guitars has updated its Aries model to introduce the A2, aka the Aries 2. Hailed as a complete revamp of the instrument, the A2 is offered as a guitar or a bass model.
Bass of the Week: Seldon Guitars Scout 434
Chris Seldon’s bass designs are always so striking. This week we’re checking out his Scout 434 model, which he says was designed to be a “straightforward yet well-appointed workhorse.”
Positive Grid Unveils Pocket-Sized Spark GO Amplifier
Positive Grid has expanded its Spark lineup of portable amps with the Spark GO. The pocket-sized guitar/bass amplifier and Bluetooth speaker feature smart app integration for a variety of tones and practice tools.
Darkglass Electronics Introduces Noise Gate Pedal
Darkglass Electronics has added a new pedal to its lineup with the Darkglass Noise Gate. Designed with simplicity in mind, the single-knob stompbox quickly cleans up your signal.
Dunable Guitars Asteroid Bass Now Available
Dunable Guitars has been tinkering with the Asteroid model bass for years to perfect its balance, hardware, case, and more. Now that they’ve got it squared away, they’ve introduced it into their lineup of standard models.