The No.1 website for musicians
Fifties fun with a modern twist
Pro-quality gear for less than a grand
Ask MusicRadar: your ultimate sub-£300 bass revealed
This stripped-down version of Fender's Jaguar bass offers a radical change
The Verythin bass makes a welcome return
The Junior Jet Bass II's beefy neck profile and classic tones score it a place in our good books
Undeniably attractive, the appeal of this over any of the other Precision models lies in its looks and excellent feel
Roger Newell (Guitarist)December 31, 2013, 12:00 GMT
The rudimentary ethos won't suit everyone but if simple is your thing, here's a very cool-sounding place to start.
Roger Newell (Guitarist)December 5, 2013, 12:04 GMT
Yamaha's latest bass takes some beating; great playability and a broad range of passive and active sounds.
Roger Newell (Guitarist)November 13, 2013, 16:00 GMT
If you use two different basses or need an optional sound/boost for your solo bass, this is the pedal.
Roger Newell (Guitarist)September 11, 2013, 13:00 GMT
LTD is not always on the radar for us bassists, but on this performance it most definitely should be.
Roger Newell (Guitarist)August 6, 2013, 9:30 GMT
A real time warp - it's no cheapie, but dangerously close to the original and just as valid today as it ever was.
Roger Newell (Guitarist)July 9, 2013, 8:20 GMT
A simple bass amp with solid build quality, that's powerful enough to take you through small gigs. The EQ section is a highlight.
Roger Newell (Guitarist)June 27, 2013, 12:45 GMT
A new kind of bass distortion that offers some of the best sounds around, with top-notch build and reliability. Guitarists should try it, too!
Roger Newell (Guitarist)June 13, 2013, 12:35 GMT
A fine bass that looks and sounds much more expensive than its price suggests.
Roger Newell (Guitarist)May 14, 2013, 8:30 GMT
Peavey amp designs just seem to be able to deliver more power, and this packs a lot of punch.
Roger Newell (Guitarist)April 25, 2013, 8:30 GMT
Visually appealing, comfortable to play and capable of great sounds, the Esprit I has much to offer the most discerning of bass players, and even comes with a deluxe gigbag.
© Future Publishing Limited, Beauford Court, 30 Monmouth Street, Bath BA1 2BW. All rights reserved. England and Wales company registration number 2008885.