Full Circle: 360 Degrees of the Acoustic 360
4/25/2013 8:59:00 AM
ON A WARM SUNDAY MORNING LAST OCTOBER, A DOZEN OR SO BASS GEEKS SAT IN A ROOM AT SIR REHEARSAL STUDIOS IN LOS ANGELES WAITING FOR A BASS PLAYER LIVE! EVENT TO BEGIN.
New Gear from the 2013 NAMM Show
3/26/2013 4:55:00 PM
This month and next, we’ll be sifting through everything we saw at this year’s NAMM Show to bring you the best in bass.
Ampeg, January 1973
3/14/2013 2:36:00 PM
From the January 1973 issue of Guitar Player. They make hybrid rides now.
Soundroom: Tech 21 VT Bass 1969 & B410-VT
1/30/2013 12:00:00 AM
TO MANY OF US, THE ULTIMATE IN OLDschool soul and rock & roll bass tone was codifi ed back in the 1960s and hasn’t changed a whole lot since; hand a dude like me a P-Bass and the choice of an Ampeg B-15 combo or SVT stack,
Peavey Tour TNT 115, Headliner & Headliner 410
11/5/2012 12:00:00 AM
WHETHER YOU’RE A BRAND-SPANKING NEWBIE or a grizzled gig vet, Peavey’s got your back.
Markbass Big Bang
11/1/2012 12:00:00 AM
IN THE BEGINNING, THERE WAS BASS. AND IT WAS LOUD, and it was good.
Ampeg Micro-CL Stack
8/8/2012 12:00:00 AM
IN THE PANTHEON OF GREAT ROCK tones, the sound of a P-Bass driven through an Ampeg is high on the list of all-time classics.
Fender Super Bassman & Bassman 410 Neo
6/11/2012 12:00:00 AM
MR. BASS MAN / YOU’VE GOT THAT certain something / Mr. Bass Man / You set that music thumping.
Markbass TTE 500 & New York 151 RJ
6/11/2012 12:00:00 AM
Long before he was shouting “You’re going to Hollywood!” to would-be pop stars on American Idol, Randy Jackson was busy building a bass resume longer than an Idol audition line.
Genz Benz Shuttle 6.2-12T Combo
5/14/2012 12:00:00 AM
WHEN THE GENZ BENZ SHUTTLE 6.0 combo arrived on the scene in 2008, bassists took notice of the little box with the big sound.
Ashdown LB-30 Drophead 15H
3/20/2012 12:00:00 AM
TUBE—THE WORD ITSELF JUST SOUNDS sexy.
TC Electronic RH750 & Blacksmith
2/17/2012 12:00:00 AM
FOR THE LAST FEW YEARS, TC ELECtronic has been hard at work providing innovative amps and speaker cabinets for players across a variety of genres. Perhaps most popular among players has been the company’s RH series, with its
Warwick WA 600s, WCA 115 & WCA 410
9/2/2011 12:00:00 AM
WHEN WARWICK TEAMED UP WITH Jonas Hellborg a while back to produce a line of amps and cabinets, the resulting Hellborg Preamp, Power Amp, and cabinets made a big impression here at BASS PLAYER.
Fender Bassman TV Ten, Fifteen and Duo Ten
6/1/2011 1:00:00 AM
SINCE KNOCKING IT OUT OF THE PARK with its Precision and Jazz Basses, Fender has had a somewhat tougher go banking home runs in the bass amp field, bringing to the plate designs that have gotten more mileage among tone-savvy
Bag End PS18E-D
5/1/2011 1:00:00 AM
IF I WERE A BETTING MAN (AND MORE than a few fruitless casino encounters prove I’m not…), I’d wager powered cabinets become the next big trend in bass gear.
Blues You Can Use: Chuck Rainey's Rock Steady Blues
Basser Instincts: Time & Visualization
John Goldsby's Jazz Concepts: Hoe Down! No, The Jazzy Kind
Lessons from Bass Player Live! - Hadrien Feraud
John Goldsby's Jazz Concepts: Eddie Safranski
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