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) today released the JMJ Road Worn® Mustang® Bass, the latest addition to the Fender Artist Signature Series that debuted at Summer NAMM 2017. More...

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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...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, July 29th, 2016
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Orange Crush Bass 100, 50 & 25 combos review

Following the recent update to its popular entry-level Crush guitar combos, Orange turns its attention to affordable Crush Bass amps. Gareth Morgan plugs in… After filling the gap in its range for a loud, More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, June 6th, 2016
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B&G Big Sister bass review

Israel’s B&G Guitars turned heads with its awesome Little Sister six-string last year. Rod Fogg meets its four-string sibling… B&G’s Big Sister bass is inspired by the Little Sister guitar, More...