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4-string

Warwick RockBass Star Bass Review

April 9, 2014
A vintage-flavored semi-hollowbody 4-string with some modern charm.
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Musikmesse '14 - Marleaux BassGuitars Jay-Tee Custom Bass Demo

April 8, 2014
German bass shop introduces a new signature model for Netherlands bassist who comments and plays his new low-end beast.
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D. Lakin Basses Introduces the Joe Osborn and Bob Glaub Signature Models

April 1, 2014
Both models will feature D. Lakin pickups and Hipshot hardware.
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Musikmesse '14 - Hagstrom Super Swede Bass Demo

March 31, 2014
See and hear the Swedish instrument maker's newest solidbody bass.
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Carvin PB4 Review

February 21, 2014
A sleek, light, and versatile take on the P-style bass.
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Spector Basses Announces Helium Series

February 18, 2014
The back of the body is made from reclaimed redwood that was originally harvested in California between 75 and 100 years ago.
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G&L LB-100 Review

January 27, 2014
G&L refreshes one of their classic P-style models.
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Cort Introduces the Jeff Berlin Signature Bass

January 13, 2014
Called the RITHIMIC, the bass features an alder body with a spalted maple and padouk top.
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Xotic Releases Chuck Rainey Signature Bass

December 27, 2013
Legendary bassist Chuck Rainey collaborated with Xotic for the XPJ-1T, which is based on the XP-1T.
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Fender Pawn Shop Mustang Bass Review

December 23, 2013
Fender’s new humbucker-powered take on their short-scale 1960s design.
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Kala Announces Bakithi Kumalo Signature U-Bass

December 13, 2013
The B.K. U-Bass sports a custom L.R. Baggs active EQ along with a select maple neck.
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Bass Bench: Dropped-Tuning Delirium

November 22, 2013
Hey, low-enders! Discover the sonic and creative benefits of detuning your bottom string.
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Guild Starfire Bass Review

September 27, 2013
Fans of the warm, round bass tones that powered many ’60s rock and psychedelic bands will find much to admire in this short-scale, semi-hollow 4-string.
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Fender Releases Dimension Series Bass

September 19, 2013
Available in four-string and five-string versions, the American Deluxe Dimension Bass and American Deluxe Dimension Bass HH feature an ash body and an asymmetrical neck heel.
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Music Man Classic Sabre Review

September 15, 2013
The new Sabre is an excellent all-around workhorse for bassists with a taste for zing and slap.
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DBZ Barchetta SM Bass Review

August 6, 2013
The visually arresting Barchetta SM bass, their top-of-the-line model, comes equipped with all DBZ/Diamond’s bells and whistles.
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Carvin Announces PB4 and PB5 Classic Bolt-Neck Basses

July 10, 2013
These exciting new instruments take the looks that bassists appreciate, and combines them with contemporary features as found on other Carvin basses.
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Sandberg Electra TT4 Bass Review

June 29, 2013
A J-style that offers a lot of the features Sandberg is famous for but at a more wallet-friendly price.
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Höfner Releases Gold Label Edition Violin Beatle Basses

June 7, 2013
The basses are intended to appeal to a new generation of bass players who appreciate the unique qualities of a Höfner bass but would like it in a finish other than sunburst.
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VINTAGE VAULT

1952 Fender Precision Bass

May 13, 2013
This well-played, yet beautifully preserved 1952 Fender Precision Bass—serial #0215—rests against a 1952 TV front Fender Bassman 1x15 combo.
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