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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)July 25, 2014, 14:01 GMT
If you want to apply some dirty edge to the sound of your bass, or down- tuned six-string, make the FuzzMo your first port of call.
Roger Newell (Guitarist)June 30, 2014, 11:00 GMT
A Fender bass in touch with the needs of today's players. Sleek, comfortable and full of sonic delight.
Michael Brown (Total Guitar)June 24, 2014, 11:49 GMT
It might not stay in your rig forever, but the G1Xon is a stellar introduction to effects.
Roger Newell (Guitarist)June 6, 2014, 15:39 GMT
An excellent and viable alternative to Fender's solidbodies, this comfortable and stylish bass will turn heads.
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.
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