Xylem Custom Basses at Chicago Music Exchange
Jazz Demos of Xylem Custom Basses & Guitars
Xylem instruments are custom-built to your specifications.
At Xylem, "custom" does not just mean a standard-model instrument with a fancy paint job and boutique pickups; Anthony creates truly custom basses and guitars. From Fender and Gibson style instruments to more exotic designs, Xylem can create the instrument you have always been searching for!
Check out the orders page for more information on designing the instrument of your dreams!
2-24-14: See the custom inlay on the new four-string! Inlaid Nordic runes say "we are strong, we will stand and fight." The tree is Yggdrasil, from Norse mythology.
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2-19-14: Custom block inlays have been installed on the 8-string custom bass.
12-23-13: More progress on the new custom basses!
12-9-13: Check out the new custom basses in progress!
10-14-13: See the finished six-string custom bass with Villex pickups!
8-5-13: Check out the jazz trio playing a latin song on the ash bass "Kasia" and the jazz guitar "Aurelia."
Plus, new custom bass designs are available for your viewing pleasure! The new designs include a five-string single-cut bass, a Vester Argus-inspired four-string and an MTD-inspired 8-string.
6-10-13: The rough carving is done on the three new custom basses!
4-15-13: Three new custom basses are under way! The basses include a single-cut fretless five string, a six string with dual scrolls, and a four string with EMG pickups and Mike Pope preamp!
3-25-13: Specs, images and sound samples of the new custom 5 string bass are now available!
3-16-13: Want to know what to look for when buying your first guitar? Read How to Buy a Guitar or Bass.
8-22-12: The curly maple five string bass is currently available at Chicago Music Exchange!
4-16-12: Check out Premier Guitar Magazine's article on Xylem!
12-6-11: Want a better slap bass tone? Check the new Xylem article: