Tag archive for ‘Bass Guitars’
By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, April 27th, 2017

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 Thursday, October 6th, 2016

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

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

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

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...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Italia Maranello Z review

Trev Wilkinson’s eye-catching Italia basses have found favour with the likes of Manic Street Preachers’ Nicky Wire. Gareth Morgan puts the Maranello Z to the test Regular Guitar & Bass readers will be More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Hartke HyDrive HCH210 500W Bass Cabinet review

Popular for their bright clean sound, Hartke amps date back to the 1970s. Gareth Morgan looks at the company’s new 500-watt cab. Hartke Systems was established in the late 70s by schoolmates Larry Hartke and More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, October 26th, 2015

Sandberg California II VM4 & TM5 review

Here’s a pair of new basses from German company Sandberg; one pristine, one less so… Gareth Morgan investigates It’s been two decades since Fender launched its first Relics at NAMM, and the years since More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Six of the best… bass gigging combos

When it comes to bass combos, there are heaps of options out there. Here are some of the best ones…   PJB Suitcase Compact Price £799 Contact www.pjbworld.com PJB’s 300-watt Suitcase Compact is More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Six of the best… Bass Gigging Accessories

Arm yourself with these bass essentials before you hit the gigging circuit. It’s a jungle out there… Hercules GS415B Stand PRICE £39.99 Contact herculesstands.co.uk In the debate between A-frame or tripod More...