Category: Bass

Bass Pedal Effects Summer NAMM 2018 Bass Gear

Pigtronix Introduces the Philosopher Bass Compressor Micro at Summer NAMM 2018

The brand-new Pigtronix Philosopher Bass Compressor Micro brings the heralded Philosopher’s Tone compressor circuit to bassists in a micro-sized stompbox format. The SUSTAIN control on this pedal varies the compression threshold to provide everything from subtle peak limiting to infinite clean sustain, all with incredible low-end response. The Philosopher Bass Compressor also sports a BLEND […]

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Bass Summer NAMM 2018 Bass Gear

G&L Introduces the CLF Research L-1000 at Summer NAMM 2018

In the late 1970s, Clarence Leo Fender† was looking forward to launching his new G&L brand featuring his latest innovations including Magnetic Field Design pickups and the Saddle Lock bridge.  Leo developed these technologies at his CLF™ Research company, and production of the new G&L instruments took place in the CLF Research factory on Fender […]

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Bass Summer NAMM 2018 Bass Gear

Guild reintroduces the b-240e & b-240ef fretless at Summer NAMM 2018

In the mid-1970s, Guild pioneered acoustic bass guitar design with the introduction of the B-50 model, which featured a jumbo body shape, arched mahogany back, and an easy to play, 30 3/4” scale length. Guild has reintroduced these vintage features with the new Westerly Collection B-240E & B-240EF, offering bassists a workhorse acoustic instrument with […]

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Bass Pedal Effects Summer NAMM 2018 Bass Gear

Summer NAMM 2018: Z.Vex channels legendary Sunn Concert Bass amp with Super Duper Concert Bass Mod pedal

Z.Vex has announced the Super Duper Concert Bass Mod, which promises to capture the sound of the infamous Sunn Concert Bass head in a dual-footswitch pedal. Utilising a modified Super Duper 2-in-1 circuit, the Concert Bass aims to nail the distinct solid-state distortion and low-end that’s found plenty of fans in the stoner and doom […]

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Bass Luthiers Reviews

Aquilina Basses Introduces Three New Basses at NAMM 2018 – Review With Video

French Luthier Sebastien Aquilina presents his designs with P bass and J bass pickup configurations Kevin Reveyrand Signature Model Sirius 34 KR Passive As with all Aquilina Basses the craftsmanship and attention to detail is superb. The main thing, as with any instrument, is how does it play and how does it sound? Fundamentals are strong […]

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Bass NAMM 2018 bass gear Press Release

Sadowsky’s New Line of MetroExpress Basses to be Unveiled at 2018 NAMM Show

Sadowsky Guitars is proud to announce the new MetroExpress​ line of affordable basses at the 2018 NAMM show in Anaheim, CA. The MetroExpress​ basses will include the legendary Sadowsky preamp as well as Sadowsky pickups, strings, and hardware. Instruments will be available in 4 and 5 string vintage models with the following finishes: black, olympic […]

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Bass Luthiers NAMM 2018 bass gear Press Release

Aqulilina Basses To Introduce Kevin Reveyrand Signature Model At NAMM 2018

Made in collaboration with Mr Kevin Reveyrand, the Sirius KR34 is a vintage inspired modern Jazz Bass derivative. The KR features 21 frets and a 34″ scale. Passive electronics include Aguilar 70 pickups in the classic 1970 position. Sunburst finish for a retro look. Bolt on US Maple Neck US Maple Fretboard Thin frets Carbon […]

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