Fretless Bass Man

The Fretless Bass Man is the first bass played by one of the most iconic bass players who inspired a style that became popular throughout his career. It’s perfect for top notes, lead tones and melodic parts for which its owner is famous. Its fretless tone is perfect for soul, funk, pop and new wave genres and also for expressive bass soloing.


Macbook MODO BASS 2

Inspired by the Pino Palladino Fretless Music Man® StingRay Bass

The Mojo of MODO

Still the first and only technology that models the entire process of playing bass, MODO BASS recreates each string’s response to the action of the “player” and the interaction of the string with the fretboard, body and pickups of the bass instrument. Then using IK’s analog modeling expertise, the amp and effects of an electric bass rig are added to the sound chain.


All of this gives MODO BASS the ability to create sound in real time providing you the ever-changing, hyper-realistic bass sound your music needs to reach the next level. And since each individual bass doesn’t use samples, there’s more hard-drive space dedicated to recording your masterpieces.



Fretless Bass Man fretless electric bass


  • Body: Ash
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fingerboard: Maple
  • Scale: 34”
  • Frets: 21
  • Circuitry: Active
  • Bridge Pickup: ‘70s J BSC
  • Neck Pickup: ‘70s J NSC

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