■Stem 「Ove4 Ayakono Custom」
Bassist Ayakono bass model, which has been gaining popularity on Twitter, has arrived! Stem/Ove4 is a domestic brand produced by well-known guitar & bass studio Sago. The carefully selected wood is outsourced and equipped with L(x) Alnico5 pickups. The hardware also uses reliable GOTOH products. In addition, the slim body shape makes it lighter than a typical Jazz Bass. It is easy to handle, reducing stress during performances. Controls include a passive Master Volume, Balancer, Master Tone, and a Hum Switch that allows series & parallel switching of two pickups. The design is a wrap painting inspired by Ayakono's dog "Hikaru", with an original design pickguard. The matching head, which features a beautiful brown burst color on a gray background, is also attractive. In addition, one of the great attractions of Stem products is that the Luminray phosphorescent material used for the side position markers. They absorb light and the side position markers glows gently in the dark. A piece filled with the confidence of Sago has a unique presence. If you are interested, please get yours as soon as possible!