New to the bass? Perhaps the first thing to do is get your hands on a new bass guitar. Here are the best beginner bass guitars we could find.
Across all styles of music, the iconic duo of bass guitars that Fender introduced in the early days of modern music are the gold standard for bass tones. Bass players are often faced with the dilemma over which model is the best for them. While they do have similarities, there are some key differences in features and tones in the Precision vs. Jazz bass debate. This article breaks down the fundame...[Read More]
The budget friendly, yet quality focused line is now offered in Capri Orange and Silver. The made in Mexico series provides a wide range of aesthetics.
Blackstar has released a series of two new headphone amplifiers, the amPlug 2 "guitar" and "bass," to bring a classic tone straight to your ears.
STL Tones and Will Putney have released possibly the greatest amp modeling suite for metal -- and it's now available for $149.99.
IK Multimedia is now giving potential users the opportunity to download the Syntronik Bully Synth for free. Here's what you have to do to pick it up.
Audified dropped its brand new ToneSpot Bass Express plugin that promises an aid in finding your ideal bass tone under one powerhouse plugin.
Fender and Flea have teamed up once again for the new Fender x Flea Signature Active Jazz Bass. The new bass builds on Fender's classic Jazz Bass.
Rob Papen released their SubBoomBass back in 2009, and it was their first non-generic synthesizer, that focused almost exclusively on being a great bass synthesizer. SubBoomBass is included in Rob Papen‘s Explorer-III bundle which was released earlier this year, so we took the time to have a look at the synth. User Interface The UI of SubBoomBass is very unique and distinctive. Love it or ha...[Read More]
Another huge release from NAMM is Peaveys new Vypyr VIP series of amps. But here’s the catch. These amps can handle electric guitar, acoustic guitar AND bass. All in one amp. Now, is this just a gimmick and it’s really a low quality amp? Maybe. We will find out. Peavey certainly has its fair share of quality products, such as the Peavey Triple XXX II and the Peavey 6505+. Obviously the...[Read More]
A couple years after the release of Pearls Demon Drive pedal, their first endeavor into the direct drive world, we now see the Pearl P-930 Demonator, a chain driven Demon style bass drum pedal. The Pearl Demonators features include interchangeable cams and a Powershifter pedal board. Now, my first thought about this pedal when I saw it was, that looks great but what makes it any different from pre...[Read More]