Ibanez AGB205 5-String Bass Review

May 8, 2014
A short-scale, 5-string semi-hollowbody bass that delivers deliciously deep lows without breaking the bank.
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Musicvox MI-5 Custom Special Review

May 1, 2014
A vintage-vibed rocker with solid craftsmanship, retro tones, and an approachable price tag to boot.
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NAMM '14 - Carvin BX700 Bass Amp & PB5 5-String Bass Demos

February 24, 2014
The California-based company keeps the low-end fresh by adding three new bass heads and a several 5-string basses to its highly-customizable catalog.
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Sandberg Guitars Announces MarloweDK 5-String Bass

November 28, 2013
MarloweDK's new 5-string is based on the previous 4-string model, but with a 35" scale length and a few other special features.
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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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PRS Grainger 5 Review

November 6, 2013
A beautiful 5-string bass with innovative features and a unique voice.
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NS Design CR5 Radius Review

October 9, 2013
Ned Steinberger is known for his pioneering designs and meticulous execution, and his latest 5-string bass continues this tradition of engineering excellence.
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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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Summer NAMM '13 - Lakland 55-14 5-String Demo

July 13, 2013
Hear a demo of Lakland's newest bass -- the 55-14 5-string model.
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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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Musikmesse '13 - Spector Basses ReBop-5MM Demo

April 23, 2013
Shawn Hammond is on location in Frankfurt, Germany, for the 2013 Musikmesse show, where he visits the Spector booth for a demo of their ReBop-5MM 5-string bass.
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Ruokangas Guitars Introduces Unicorn Artisan and Steambass 5 Models

April 9, 2013
Ruokangas Guitars has launched a semi-hollow version of their Unicorn model–a singlecut carved top electric and a 5-string version of their Steambass.
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NAMM '13 - NS Design NXT Omni Bass Demo

March 1, 2013
Premier Guitar is on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show, where PG's Rich Osweiler visits the NS Design booth. In this segment, we get to hear the NXT Omni Bass.
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NAMM '13 - NS Design CR5 Radius Bass Demo

February 27, 2013
Premier Guitar is on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show, where PG's Rich Osweiler visits the NS Design booth. In this segment, we get to hear the CR5 Radius Bass.

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Builder Profile: Fodera Guitars

December 10, 2012
Shrewd bargaining, a little white lie, and a series of serendipitous connections paved the way for Vinny Fodera to rub shoulders with some of the most esteemed bass builders in the business. When he’d learned all he could from his mentors, he set out on his own and ended up being the luthier of choice for iconic players like Victor Wooten, Oteil Burbridge, and Anthony Jackson.
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Yamaha BB1025X Bass Guitar Review

October 8, 2012
The Yamaha BB1025X has practical features, nice looks, and solid playability, and its versatility makes it an ideal choice for players who prefer to use one bass for an entire show, or bassists who have to change styles quickly.
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Mike Lull JT5-24 Bass Review

July 9, 2012
Mike Lull has been flying under the mainstream radar and making superb basses and guitars for almost two decades now. His basses are revered in the low-end community and
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Scott Walker Guitars

October 18, 2011
Master craftsman Scott Walker is a Santa Cruz-based luthier who cut his teeth in the business working for Santa Cruz Guitar Company alongside Richard Hoover
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Dingwall Guitars Z3 5-String Bass Review

September 20, 2011
The Z3 is a striking bass that challenges convention with thoughtful features and versatile sounds.
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