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SNAMM '16 - Roscoe Guitars SKB Signature Demo

July 7, 2016
The North Carolina crew bring a high-end, handbuilt 5-string to this year's show.
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NAMM '16 - MTD Guitars Kingston Super 5 Demo

February 28, 2016
Luthier Michael Tobias brings a new 5-string bass to this year's show.
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NAMM '16 - Sandberg 30th Anniversary Ken Taylor Demo

February 24, 2016
The German brand celebrates a milestone by adding some flair and fresh tonal options to one of its oldest 5-string models.
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NAMM '16 - Sadowsky Guitars Single Cut Bass, Satin Series, SA200 Bass Amplifier, LS 13, & SS 13 Demos

February 7, 2016
The legendary luthier presents a few new handmade instruments and a new bass amp.
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Kiesel Guitars Announces Icon 2.0 Electric Basses

August 24, 2015
The basses will be available with new features and in 4-, 5-, and 6-string flavors.
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Welcome to Thunderdome: Five 5-Strings Under $1,500

July 29, 2015
We spend quality time with sub-$1,500 5-string basses from Ibanez, Dingwall, G&L, Spector, and MTD.
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SNAMM '15 - Willcox Guitars Atlantis & Saber Bass Demos

July 10, 2015
See and hear the company's flagship 6-string and 5-string models equipped with their LightWave optical pickup system for maximum tonal flexibility.
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Quick Hit: Kala 5-String SUB U-Bass

June 7, 2015
A 5-string bass whose big sound belies its small size.
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Dream Studios M5 Review

June 1, 2015
Whether you favor passive or active electronics, this bold 5-string has you covered.
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Dean Zelinsky Guitars Debuts the Mule Bass

May 19, 2015
The company's first bass with a Z-Glide neck.
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Warwick Unveils the German Pro Series

May 5, 2015
The seven basses in the series includes 4-, 5-, and 6-string variations with several different wood options.
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Ibanez Unveils Talman Bass, Black Eagle Reissue, and More

February 23, 2015
Other new models include a fanned-fret model in 5- and 6-string versions.
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NAMM '15 - Fodera Monarch Standard Classic and Felix Pastorius Signature Emperor Demos

February 20, 2015
The boutique NYC-bass company shows off two new low-end monsters with the help of Jaco's son.
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NAMM '15 - Warwick LWA 500 Bass Amp & Streamer CV 5-String Demos

February 18, 2015
The German low-end company unveils a new, "smaller" head and offers a classic design in a 5-string configuration.
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G&L Guitars Introduces the MJ-5 Bass

January 28, 2015
The new MJ-5 brings all of the features of the MJ-4 into a 5-string platform.
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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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Dream Studio Guitars Introduces the M5 Bass

November 11, 2014
A 5-string with two Seymour Duncan Alnico active humbuckers.
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Yamaha TRBX505 Review

September 22, 2014
A solidly built, multitasking 5-string bass for under $600.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Swan Song Guitars 4Directions Bass Demo

July 29, 2014
Luthier Nelson Joyce welcomes a new 5-string to his arsenal of low-end monsters.
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