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A true classic returns
This stripped-down version of Fender's Jaguar bass offers a radical change
The Verythin bass makes a welcome return
Roger Newell (Guitarist)March 27, 2014, 12:00 GMT
Seems as though the whole world is downsizing, so why not the electric bass? This short-scale Classic 25 hits the spot, with plenty of retro appeal.
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.
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