Articles by : jonathan-herrera

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November 16, 2017 - 08:48AM

In the last inquirer, I Defined EQ, described its influence over a bass’s timbre, and outlined the types of EQ found on most amps and studio...

November 10, 2017 - 07:21AM

The electronic source of our instrument’s sound is a boon for tone shaping, but it’s also a minefield.

November 10, 2017 - 07:14AM

One of the most exciting trends in bass gear over the past decade has been the proliferation of high-quality pickups made in small shops.

November 10, 2017 - 07:02AM

I have a personal connection to the new Reverend Wattplower bass, and that connection reveals one of my all-time fave BP-staff moments.

September 1, 2017 - 06:41AM

The music man StingRay has been lauded continuously in these pages, most recently in 2016 when we reviewed the 40th-anniversary edition of t...

August 30, 2017 - 12:18PM

Something about the size and simplicity, coupled with the easy playability and strong and focused tone, made the Wattplower a grin-inducing ...

July 19, 2017 - 09:11AM

If I had to sum up my emotional reaction to a career in music … I couldn’t.

July 19, 2017 - 09:09AM

A nowadays the bass gear marketplace is so flooded with technology that it’s easy to forget just how primitive the instrument was a few deca...

June 28, 2017 - 10:55AM

In the previous edition of the inquirer, i outlined the technical tools that bass players confront in the average professional recording stu...

June 28, 2017 - 10:19AM

The Hartke TX600 is the venerable amp company’s first foray into the Class D/switchmode power supply (SMPS) revolution, a technology that no...

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