New Gear from ESP, GHS, TWA, and More

Thanks to its e" plywood body, ported configuration, and frequency-filtered downward-firing sub, this 18" by 18" cab—which boasts a pair of 8" Ciare ferrite drivers—handles up to 600 watts.
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KW Cabs
Super 8 Bass Cabinet

Thanks to its e" plywood body, ported configuration, and frequency-filtered downward-firing sub, this 18" by 18" cab—which boasts a pair of 8" Ciare ferrite drivers—handles up to 600 watts.

Street $900a
Contact kwcabs.com

GHS Strings
Limited Edition Infinity

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Steels GHS’ update of its Infinity Steels, which now come coated and tapered, are built for 4-strings (in light, medium light, and medium gauges) and 5-strings (medium light).
Street 4-string, $30; 5-string, $35
Contact ghsstrings.com

New York Bass Works
Reference Series RS5 5-string

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These 34.5"-scale beauties come with an alder or mid-weight ash body and maple neck, an Aguilar OBP-3 preamp, Hipshot tuners and bridge, and a host of options.
List $3,950; with block inlays, $4,300
Contact newyorkbassworks.com

ESP
Marco Mendoza LTD MM-4FM Signature Bass

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Modeled after an ESP Vintage-4 and bolstered with EMG X-series P/J pickups, the MM-4FM boasts an alder body, five-piece neck, maple fingerboard, Hipshot Xtender, Gotoh bridge, and black hardware.

Street $1,000
Contact espguitars.com

TWA
WR-3 Wah Rocker

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Guyatone’s classic Wah Rocker is reborn with the original threshold and decay controls, as well as a range knob for the filter’s frequency band, a gain knob, and extra low-end circuitry from the Bottom Wah Rocker.

Street $190
Contact godlyke.com

KYSER
String Cleaning, Polish & Lem-Oil wipes

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Make sure your bass bodies, fingerboards, and strings are as shiny as they can be with this trio of gig-bag-ready cleaning goods.

Street $10 each
Contact kysermusical.com

TC ELECTRONIC
K-115 Bass Cabinet

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TC’s newest 1x15, the 64-pound K-115, is a plywood cab that can handle 600 watts at 8Ω. It comes with a titanium diaphragm tweeter, dual Speakon jacks, and a Tolex cover.

Street $500
Contact tcelectronic.com

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New Gear from Cort, GHS, Electro-Harmonix, and Korg

Cort’s new GB74JJ has everything you’d ask from a 21-fret, 34"-scale 4-string: two VTB-ST pickups, swamp-ash body, two bands of tone control, master volume and pickup blend controls, active/passive push-pull pot, zinc Omega bridge, maple neck and fingerboard, and Hipshot Ultralite tuners. Get it in amber or aqua blue.