Bass Guitars articles

  • Sterling Ray 34 CA Mini Review
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    Sterling Ray 34 CA Mini Review - Ray Issue…

    03/15/12

    Almost exactly one year ago, I wrote a review about the Music Man Classic Stingray bass guitar. One year later, Sterling, another brand of the Ernie Ball group, presents the budget version. So my curiosity led me to review this instrument. A review that will be of interest to all of you who dream about buying a legend for half the price.

  • Fender Modern Player Jazz Bass & Telecaster Bass Review
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    Fender Modern Player Jazz Bass & Telecaster Bass Review - Both or Nothing At All

    02/06/12

    When I went to pick up these beauties at AudioFanzine's editorial office, I asked myself how many Jazz and Precision basses I had already reviewed in my life as an editor. From Standard to Deluxe, Vintage, Special and Classic versions, from US to Mexican and Japanese, not to mention the Korean Series and Squier — Fender's offer is very wide and al…

  • Eden Electronics WTX-500 Amplifier Head and EX110 Speaker Cabinet Review
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    Eden Electronics WTX-500 Amplifier Head and EX110 Speak… - Care For Your Garden

    11/21/11

    When I was starting out as a bass player I didn't dream about the ideal amp. Of course, I fantasized about bass guitars but I can't remember being excited by a great combo or a bulky stack. For me, amplifiers were only useful tools: you had to plug into one to get a sound. And the most important thing was to have enough output volume, regardless o…

  • Roland CB120XL Cube Bass Review
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    Roland CB120XL Cube Bass Review - Roland's Song

    10/23/11

    If Ikutaro Kakehashi named his company with this typical European name, it wasn't to honor the famous traditional song of heroic deeds. Since its inception the company has been committed to export, and the first goal of its founder was to find a name that was easy to spell and original enough to attract attention.

  • Fender 60th Anniversary Precision Bass Limited Edition review
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    Fender 60th Anniversary Precision Bass Limited Edition … - Ultrasexy, 60-year Old Lady

    08/15/11

    We don't turn 60 everyday, and we don't always have the opportunity to celebrate the advent of our species to this planet: the "Homo Sapiens Bassistus-Electricus." Although Leo Fender was not the inventor of the electric bass, he found out how to make a great success out of the forgotten concept developed by Audiovox 14 years earlier. And this all…

  • Tech 21 Characters Series VT Bass Deluxe Review
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    Tech 21 Characters Series VT Bass Deluxe Review - At Your Beck and Call...

    05/29/11

    Following the Red Ripper, let's check out the new VT Bass version released by Tech 21. The unit is a preamp in stompbox format. It simulates the sound of the legendary SVT amps from a manufacturer whose name is unnecessary to mention. since you are all very cultivated. Many AF members have praised this system in the forums and asked for a review o…

  • TC Electronic BH500 and BC210 Review
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    TC Electronic BH500 and BC210 Review - Red Peril in Denmark

    05/15/11

    Ever since the futuristic RH450 came out (directly from a Georges Lucas film), the viking manufacturer has kept on developing products for bass players.

  • Fender American Special Jazz Bass & Precision Bass Review
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    Fender American Special Jazz Bass & Precision Bass Revi… - Motorway Exit

    05/11/11

    After the Highway One, updated in 2006, Fender comes back again with new affordable products from its American production center: the revisited versions of the Precision Bass and the Jazz Bass.

  • Tech 21 Red Ripper Review
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    Tech 21 Red Ripper Review - Profile of a Killer

    04/17/11

    Today, I won't be gentle: kill the Care Bears, throw the wooden cross of the "Little Singers of Paris" into the fire and make place for the distortion god.

  • Schecter Diamond P Custom IV Review
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    Schecter Diamond P Custom IV Review - Schecter Revisits the P Bass

    03/06/11

    Following the Schecter Ultra Bass review published last summer, here we have a brand new product from the Asian manufacturer.