October 2016

4-string

MTD Kingston Unveils the Saratoga Deluxe Jazz Bass

December 22, 2014
The Saratoga Deluxe can operate in either an active or passive mode and a Bartolini pickup upgrade option is also available.
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PRS SE Kingfisher Review

December 15, 2014
A modern 4-string offering from PRS that serves up the low end without busting the bank.
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Fender Introduces the Dee Dee Ramone Precision Bass

December 9, 2014
The bass will debut at the “Dee Dee Ramone Exhibition” located at New York City’s famed Hotel Chelsea.
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Brubaker JXB Standard Review

December 8, 2014
A respected luthier’s take on the classic J-style recipe—with added modern flavor.
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Fender Rascal Review

November 28, 2014
A vibey, one-off short-scale bass from Fender’s Custom Shop is now available as a production model.
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Electra Phoenix Review

November 4, 2014
A cult brand rises from the ashes with a versatile P-style bass.
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Fender Unveils the Adam Clayton Signature Bass

October 15, 2014
The new model is based off of Clayton's 1965 Jazz bass.
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Fender Expands American Standard Series

October 7, 2014
Seven new models are added to the lineup.
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Quick Hit: Breedlove Pursuit Bass

September 29, 2014
An attractively priced new acoustic bass guitar from Breedlove that projects warm and woody tones, and good looks to boot.
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ESP E-II Stream Bass Review

September 7, 2014
A modern take on a classic reverse-style bass design that’s packed with quality components and capable of big tones.
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Tanglewood Guitars Updates its Premier Series

August 20, 2014
The guitars are fitted with NuBone nuts and saddles, D'Addario EXP strings, and a B-Band Crescent pick-up system.
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Quick Hit: Cort Jeff Berlin Series Rithimic Bass

August 12, 2014
A new bass conceived by one of the masters of the 4-string and manufactured by Cort.
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Summer NAMM '14 - La Bella Olinto Bass Demo

August 7, 2014
The La Bella family introduces a handmade 4-string model that was made in their Lower East Side shop.
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Bass Bench: Introducing the Headless Bass

August 1, 2014
Once in a great while, true innovation rears its head. Or perhaps lack thereof.
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Peerless Guitars Retromatic B2 Bass Review

July 21, 2014
A dual-humbucker semi-hollowbody bass with a vintage vibe and plenty of onboard tone-shaping potential.
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Reverend Fellowship Bass Review

July 4, 2014
A sleek take on a time-honored bass design—with some interesting twists.
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PRS Introduces the SE Kingfisher and SE Kestrel

June 25, 2014
These two models will be the first SE basses offered by the company.
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Fender Dimension Bass Review

June 22, 2014
The iconic bass manufacturer introduces a new low-end machine.
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Fender Releases American Standard Jaguar Bass

June 17, 2014
The first U.S.-made Jaguar bass features a P/J pickup configuration with an alnico 5 Precision bass pickup.
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