Bass Gear: The Latest Basses, Amps, Effects & More
Modern Vintage Guitars has expanded its lineup with the MVJ5-75, which is the company’s first five-string offering. Based on a ‘70s style, the bass comes in several configurations of colors and fingerboard choices.
Mojo Hand FX has announced the Octaverse, a dedicated reverse octave delay. The “cinematic and expressive effect” offers creative textures to create ambience in a standalone unit.
Sandberg Guitars and BassTheWorld.com’s Gregor Fris have teamed up to release a special series based on his original Sandberg TT4 Passive Masterpiece Aged bass.
Ashdown Engineering has rolled out another new bass amp for 2022. The LB-30 2.N head is a 30-watt all-tube head that has traditional speaker outputs as well as on-board IR emulations of six cabinets.
We have featured a lot of unique and interesting basses over the eleven years since we started this column, but this extended range bass will certainly go down as one of the most amazing.
This week, we’re checking out a stunning Falcon II Fretless five-string by Barlow Guitars. Luthier Ricky Barlow shared the new build with all the specs.
Late last year, Fodera revealed a new signature bass for Ryan Martinie of Mudvayne and Soften the Glare. Now they’ve extended the model to their standard line with the Ryan Martinie Blondie Standard.
Trickfish Amplification has added a new product to their lineup with the Internal Pre Amp, aka the IPA. The company says they designed the system on two ideas: tonal flexibility and effortless installation.
Gibson has unveiled a new signature bass with former Pantera and Down bassist Rex Brown. The custom Thunderbird comes with a mahogany neck and body featuring a slimmer neck profile and a Drop D Xtender.
Faray Guitars recently shared their latest completed instrument called the LB-5. Handcrafted in Indonesia, the multi-scale five-string bass is built with a chambered ash body in a striking black and white finish.
Darkglass Electronics has been working on streamlining their designs, and now they’re launching an all-new lineup with the Microtubes B1K.
Strymon has announced an update to six of their most popular pedals. The DIG, Flint, El Capistan, Deco, Lex, and blueSky have all been upgraded with a boatload of features.