New Gear from Ashdown, Kala, EBS, and More
4/21/2014 6:22:00 PM
EBS Classic 500
Tech Bench: Inside the New Fodera/Anthony Jackson Presentation II Contrabass Guitar
4/21/2014 6:10:00 PM
Anthony Jackson’s dogged determination to realize (and later, standardize) his dream instrument, the 6-string contrabass guitar, survived early detractors.
Review: Fender Starcaster, Coronado & Guild Starfire Basses
4/21/2014 5:29:00 PM
As a musical platform, the short-scale semi-hollow bass has launched some amazing performances.
New Gear from GHS, Takamine, MXR, and More
3/24/2014 7:48:00 PM
New Gear: January 2014
2/14/2014 4:28:00 PM
New Gear: December 2013
12/4/2013 5:14:00 PM
Gear Review: Fender Deluxe & American Deluxe Dimension Basses
12/4/2013 1:17:00 PM
Yes, we all can agree that Leo Fender got it right the first time in 1951 with the Fender Precision Bass.
Epiphone at 140
10/29/2013 12:25:00 PM
FOUNDED IN THE 1870S BY ANASTASIOS NIKOLAOS Stathopoulos, Epiphone Guitars marks 140 years of instrument making this year.
New Gear: November 2013
10/29/2013 11:46:00 AM
With their heavy-duty Neutrik connectors and fire-retardant sheath, FM Cables’ new Speakons are built to last, and if their three standard lengths—5’, 6.5’, and 10’—don’t work for you, go ahead and order a custom cable.
Gear Review: Blast Cult Thirty2
10/29/2013 9:35:00 AM
CALLING ITSELF “THE NEW FOUNDATION OF sonic religion,” the Blast Cult mission is nothing if not bold.
New Gear: October 2013
9/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
Spector adds another axe to its Korean Professional Series with the 34"-scale CK-4, a neck-through 4-string.
Soundroom: Ernie Ball Music Man Classic Sabre
9/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
INTRODUCED IN 1978 AND DISCONTINUED IN 1982, THE MUSIC MAN Sabre has for years languished in the land of discontinued basses, not quite popular enough to warrant a full-on rebirth, and not yet a coveted vintage collectable.
Soundroom: G&L MJ-4
9/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
AS THE YOUNGEST BRAINCHILD OF LEO FENDER, G&L Guitars has had to compete with older siblings Fender and MusicMan for its place in the market, but many of its instruments represent the great inventor’s last word on the subject of electric bass—words worth listening to.
Roundup: Semi-Hollow & Hollowbody Basses
8/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
D’Angelico EX-Bass Ibanez ASB180 & AGB205 Warwick RockBass Star Bass 4- & 5-Strings
New Gear: September 2013
8/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
With its stereo audio, MIDI in/out, and charging dock, the StudioConnect, an all-in-one audio interface for the iPad, makes it easy to plug in and jam along with whatever’s on your iPad.

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