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New Gear from Keeley, Markbass, Phil Jones and More

PHIL JONES BASS Session 77
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PHIL JONES BASS
Session 77

With its two 7" speakers and 3" tweeter, the 28-pound, 100-watt Session 77 has everything you’d need from a practice amp, including a 3-band EQ, a separate auxiliary input for backing tracks, and active/passive settings.
Street $400
Contact pjbworld.com

SOLIDGOLDFX
Apollo II Phaser pedal

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Far more than just an all-analog, four-stage phaser, the Apollo II screams out of the gate with a tap-tempo microprocessor, an 11-position detent knob that controls a variety of distinct waveforms, three different rhythmic patterns, and cool expression-pedal options.
Street $250
Contact solidgoldfx.com

ALUSONIC
Django Bass

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This 9-pound, 34"-scale bolt-on 5-string features everything you’d expect from this familiar shape: hard-rock maple neck on an alder body, matching headstock, ebony fingerboard with 24 frets, graphite nut, double-action trussrod, five-bolt neck plate, Alnico V humbuckers at the bridge, and Alnico V stacked-coils at the neck, with a 5-way selector switch.
Street $1,200
Contact alusonic.com

MARUSZCZYK
Jake 5a Basses

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Besides their standard 21-fret, 34" hard-rock maple necks and ash or alder bodies, these Polish wonders are all about options. Choose between maple, rosewood, or ebony fingerboards; mother-of-pearl, acrylic, or wood inlays; a variety of active and passive electronics and pickups; and black or chrome hardware.
Street $1,200
Contact public-peace.de

SEYMOUR DUNCAN
Quarter Pound pickup for P-style 5-strings

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Boasting the classic upper-midrange power and punchy attack of the original Quarter Pound P-Bass pickup, this new arrival is designed to retrofit into any Precision-style 5-string.
Street $120
Contact seymourduncan.com

KEELEY
Seafoam Vibrato/Chorus Plus

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Use the internal switch to put the Seafoam Plus into bass mode, and it’ll shift the frequencies while giving you a juicy selection of chorus, flanger, and tremolo flavors.
Street $190
Contact robertkeeley.com

MARKBASS
New York 122 Ninja Richard Bona Signature cabinet

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Like its older brother, the New York 122, this 40-pound 2x12 can handle up to 800 watts, but the 8Ω, rear-ported Ninja can be matched with another cab.
Street $800
Contact markbass.it

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