Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea teams up with Fender for new signature bass

Courtesy of FenderFlea has joined forces with Fender to create the Flea Signature Active Jazz Bass.

The instrument, co-designed by the Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist, was built with a custom pickup and active preamp “designed to capture Flea’s hyperkinetic energy both on and off stage.”

“It’s really got the best of both worlds,” Flea says of the bass. “It’s a workhorse. You can beat the s*** out of it and it still rocks. But you can also articulate in a light and bouncy way, in a fast and vicious way or in a slow and warm way.”

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