Everyone is talking about extended range basses these days, but I spotted this custom made 2 string bass on eBay – because sometimes more strings is just confusing ;).
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A rather nice announcement for bassists who want to keep the traditional sound of their Jazz Bass, but not that hum :- the Apollo Jazz Bass Linear Humbucker from the good folks at Seymour Duncan. Hear’s a demo, and video interview with Kevin Beller (Vice President of Engineering / Head of R&D at Seymour Duncan – […]
So, Ned has been at it again. NS Design have just announced a 4 string sibling to sell along side their recently introduced CR5. The new CR4 RADIUS bass guitar by Ned Steinberger is produced in in the Czech Republic. Hot features are: Fusion™ neck Diradial™ body shape NS tuning system NS/EMG pickup system. It is a headless bass […]
The folks over at TC Electronic have been busy again. I’m still enjoying playing through the TC Electronic RG450 rig, but things have moved on in that range, with the custom Staccato’51 model, created for Rocco Prestia, and the BG250 bass combo. TC Electronic have added to this 1×15” ultra-light bass combo, with additional TonePrints from […]
Ah, this via Twitter from @FretZeroMusic and @martyschwartz – a great video review of the Hofner Bass. Made famous my Beatles Bassist, Paul McCartney, this hollow bodied bass has a sound all of it’s own! Not to all tastes, but definitely hightly distinctive and still produced today:
Jens Ritter has released a new model, designed together with Josh Dunham (the Bass Player for Prince). The “CORA” – click on the images to see more full size pictures on the Ritter site. It is rather conventional for a Ritter Bass, given the wild bass designs that have come out of the German-based luthier.