From 1/1/2019 and onward all Soulmate basses will receive a new headstock, namely the same headstock as BeBop basses have. When I designed Soulmate I wanted to have a headstock that was a crossover between the BeBop headstock and a Tele bass headstock. All these years I had a love/hate feeling for that headstock. I [...]
We have added a History page to the website. Soon we will also add a new gallery of discontinued models. We have discontinued Authority and Junior, but before that several other models have existed that we no longer offer. I think it would be nice to have a least a record online of some of [...]
The guitar models Authority and Junior are no longer available. Currently I offer only the Surfer guitar model and the rest are basses. I intend to offer fresh guitar designs later on to replace Authority and Junior. I still have a few demo models for sale, with huge discounts, if anyone is interested.
Good news! We found a supplier who's happy to build our own custom Lowlander case for us. It is a traditional plywood case, with dark green pluche inside, completely form fit to our Lowlander model.
Maarten Bakker is a great musician. His playing sounds mature, steady, dynamic, in time, and above all with soul. He's not throwing notes out there, he is making music. We're very happy that he choose De Gier basses. 'But wait', someone might say, 'I thought you didn't do endorsements?' That's true. But I do friendships. [...]
So Rene van Schijndel had this crazy idea to order a BeBop with Buckeye top.... It looks killer! And sounds killer too :) It is a 5 string version of our BeBop 70's model. It has the brand new De Gier preamp (designed in close collaboration with Vanderkley), custom wound Lollar pickups and ultra low [...]
When I am back from a holiday break I will post full info and pics of the new BeBop 70's. I can tell you right now that it's a monster! Yeah!
We will be at the London Bassguitar Show! You can find us in the shared booth of EGB, together with Rikkers, Manne and LeFay. We're looking forward to a great show! London Bassguitarshow, 12-13 march, Olympia London.