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Rig Rundown Best-Ofs: Most Iconic Basses

June 26, 2020
Verdine, Flea, Sheehan, Josephine and six other legends show us their favorite earth-rumblers!
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Spector Euro Classic 4- & 5-String Bass Demos | NAMM 2020

January 18, 2020
In an homage to its '80s origins, the famous carved-top low-ender goes back to classic pickup and electronics configurations.
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Spector Legend 4 Standard: The Premier Guitar Review

January 10, 2020
This versatile, active P/J-configured 4-string comes in at just over five bills and absolutely earns its name.
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Summer NAMM 2019: Spector Bass Guitars Legend Standard Series Basses Demos

July 20, 2019
Boutique-level looks and quality abound in these shockingly affordable 4- and 5-string imports from the storied bass brand.
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Rig Rundown: Judas Priest

June 5, 2019
Watch the pioneering British heavy metal band share the stories and secrets behind the gear that’s banged heads for 50 years and sold over 50 million records.
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Diminutive Darlings: Short-Scale Bass Review Roundup

May 15, 2018
We check out three downsized rumblers—the Fender JMJ Road Worn Mustang, Spector Bantam 4, and Supro Huntington II.
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NAMM '18 - Spector Legend Classic, Bantam4 & Timbre Jr

February 6, 2018
Watch a demo of three new—and completely different—models from one of bassdom’s most revered names.
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Spector Bass Launches the Bantam 4

January 25, 2018
A short-scale bass with the classic NS body shape.
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SNAMM '17 - Spector Basses Euro 4LE 1977 Demo

July 19, 2017
The boutique-bass mainstays celebrate 40 years in the business with an homage to the 4-string that started it all.
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NAMM '17 - Spector Kenmare EU Demo

February 18, 2017
Bass luthier extraordinaire Stuart Spector shows off a lovely, Czech-made semi-hollow 6-string with a carved spruce top.
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NAMM '17 - Spector Rudy Sarzo Signature Bass Demo

January 26, 2017
The former Ozzy Osbourne bassist jams on and chats about his new signature 4-string.
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Quick Hit: Spector Timbre Review

January 9, 2017
An acoustic bass guitar from Spector that marries sophisticated looks with a build designed for responsiveness.
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Spector Announces the Timbre Series

October 20, 2016
The company's first line of acoustic basses.
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Rig Rundown: Living Colour's Vernon Reid and Doug Wimbish [2016]

April 20, 2016
Armed with a boatload of pedals of every size and shape, the funk-rock tandem demonstrates the sonic mayhem they create on a nightly basis. Bonus: Bass legend Billy Cox crashes the party!
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Spector Guitars Releases the Kenmare

September 18, 2015
The guitar is loaded with Lollar Imperial humbuckers and Gotoh tuners.
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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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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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Spector Coda Pro Bass Review

Spector Coda Pro Bass Review

June 11, 2013
Since setting up shop in 1975, master luthier Stuart Spector has since become something of a star in the bass community. Though he started out as a one-man operation,
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NAMM '12 - Spector Guitars Coda-4 Deluxe Bass, ARC6, RX, Webcaster, and Podcaster

February 26, 2012
PG's Rich Osweiler is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2012 NAMM Show where he visits the Spector Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see and learn more about their new instruments -- Coda-4 Deluxe Bass, ARC6, RX, Webcaster, and Podcaster.
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Spector Euro5LX EX & NS-5H2 FM Bass Reviews

Spector Euro5LX EX & NS-5H2 FM Bass Reviews

August 19, 2009
Spector''s Euro5LX EX and NS-5H2 FM offer two different sets of features for bassists to choose from
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