Auden Bowman Bass

Auden’s impressive range of retro-vibed, quality acoustic instruments gets a four-string addition to handle the low-end duties. Michael Heatley tunes in… Many bassists consider an acoustic four-string a luxury rather than a necessity, even in this unplugged age. If so, then Auden’s Bowman (named after head luthier Rob) is among the ultimate More...

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By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, December 21st, 2017
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Gear Of The Year 2017: Best Bass Product

When it comes to taking things down low, sometimes all we need is the classics, but that hasn’t stopped some brands getting inventive with their bass gear in 2017… Winner Fender American Professional Precision More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
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Fender Teams Up With Justin Meldal-Johnsen for Signature JMJ Mustang Bass

The latest addition to the Fender Artist Signature Series embodies vintage-inspired tone, look and feel of Justin Meldal-Johnsen’s treasured 1966 Mustang Bass. Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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Dunlop CBM105Q Cry Baby Bass Mini Wah

Want to add funky wah to your bass sound without sacrificing pedalbord space? Gareth morgan reports Wah has been a popular effect with both funk and rock bassists since Bootsy Collins and Geezer Butler turned More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, August 24th, 2017
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Taylor GS Mini-e Bass

Taylor’s successful GS Mini range gets a four-string bass. Gareth Morgan finds out if small is beautiful… Taylor’s travel and beginner-focused GS Mini range has been a massive boon for the Californian More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Fender American Professional Jazz Bass & Precision Bass

You’ve met the guitars, now meet the new Standard for bassists as Gareth morgan checks out Fender’s 2017 American Pro Series…             In times past, the words ‘upgrade’ More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Fender Duo-Sonic HS, Mustang 90 & Mustang Bass PJ Reviews

Student guitars reinvented for a new generation? Chris Vinnicombe gives them a workout…             If you’ve spent any time browsing guitar gear on your smartphone or computer More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Gear Of The Year 2016 – Best Bass Product

From boutique retro four-strings to affordable and credible-sounding small amplifiers, bassists have had a very good 2016 indeed. Here’s our pick of the bunch for lovers of all things bass… Winner – More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, October 6th, 2016
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Sandberg Forty Eight Bass Review

Sandberg’s striking new boutique bass is named after a classic motorcycle engine. Gareth Morgan takes it for a ride… We first encountered Sandberg basses 12 years ago, and since then we’ve been treated to More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, August 22nd, 2016
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Höfner Verythin HCT 500/8 Long Scale Bass review

Ultra-slim with long-scale punch, does this four-string offer the best of both worlds? Chris Vinnicombe gets low… Höfner basses are synonymous with Paul McCartney, but this new, long-scale Verythin is a different More...