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NAMM 2014: Editors' Picks Day 3


Lakland Geezer Butler Signature Model

Lakland's new Geezer Butler signature bass has an alder body, quartersawn maple neck, and a rosewood fretboard. Co-designed with the Sabbath bassist, features include Geezer Butler custom inlays, his signature engraving on the back of the headstock, an EMG vintage split-coil, and a striped black/gray aluminum pickguard.

Ashdown PiBass-240

Ashdown Engineering showed off the new PiBass-240 at NAMM 2014. It's an uber-compact and light (7.7 pounds) 240-watt digital amp that was designed to the exacting specs of bassist Wojtek Pilichowski.

RainSong Concert Series

RainSong introduced their new Concert Series CO-WS1005NS to NAMM attendees this week. Like other models in RainSong's Concert Series, this model has an all-graphite body and a unidirectional carbon soundboard. New is the offset soundhole and a 12-fret, short-scale neck. Stage-ready, the CO-WS1005NS is loaded with Fishman Prefix electronics.