Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Fretless

ARTICLES

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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Squier by Fender Announces New Vintage Modified Models

August 5, 2013
Squier by Fender adds 15 new models to their Vintage Modified line.
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Bringing Back the Fretless

April 15, 2013
Perhaps the saddest loss of a musical sound that was once frequently heard on the radio is the fretless bass.
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Waterstone Meaden FL Fretless Bass Review

March 11, 2013
One of their most recent offerings, the Meaden bass (named after ’60s British mod icon Peter Meaden), is a fine example of familiar, new, and vintage—all rolled into one.
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Video Lesson - The Rumble Seat: A Fretless Bass Manifesto by Juan Alderete

November 21, 2011
PG columnist Juan Alderete (The Mars Volta, Racer-X, Big Sir) talks about the basics and philosophy of approaching the fretless bass in his December 2011 print magazine column, which can be read in its entirety online and for free here.
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All You Need is... Bass!

August 19, 2009
A pretty pile of basses
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