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The Fender American Professional II instruments are the first models within this lineup in four years

Fender just announced its Professional Series II guitars and basses, the first wave of lineup models 2016. Including new Strats, Teles and Jazzmasters.

Ernie Ball Music Man launches five new instruments for its July 2020 Ball Reserve series

Two guitars, one baritone guitar, and two basses have been announced by Ernie Ball Music Man, as its July releases for the 2020 Ball Family Reserve series.

Best beginner bass guitars

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.

Jazz Bass vs. Precision Bass: What’s the difference?

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 Fender Player series is now offered in two stunning new finishes

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 launches line of amPlug2 Fly headphone guitar amplifiers

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.

New Will Putney STL Tones suite brings amp modeling to a new level

STL Tones and Will Putney have released possibly the greatest amp modeling suite for metal -- and it's now available for $149.99.

Here’s how you can get the IK Multimedia Syntronik Bully virtual synth for free

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.

The Audified ToneSpot Bass Express helps you quickly find the perfect bass tone

Audified dropped its brand new ToneSpot Bass Express plugin that promises an aid in finding your ideal bass tone under one powerhouse plugin.

Fender teams up with Flea for new Signature Active Jazz Bass

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 SubBoomBass [Review]

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]

NAMM 2013: Peavey Vypyr VIP

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]

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