Tech 21 Hot-Rod Plexi Review - Stack Attack
Although most amp modeling is digital, Tech 21 has always created its amp emulations using analog circuitry. The Hot-Rod Plexi pedal ($179) is the latest example. It’s an effects processor that’s des…
Ashdown Pibass -240 and Mi 12 Speaker Review - π = 240 Watts
Ashdown Engineering's PiBass head is the signature model of Polish bass legend Wojtek Pilichowski. I tested it along with the Mi12, a cabinet featuring a 12" speaker. The two products combine to make…
TC Electronic BG250-210 Bass Combo Review - Please Turn on Your Cell Phones!
Yesterday I downloaded the free version of a mobile application that makes cats fly!
Tech 21 VT Bass DI Review - A New Bass Pedal in Town
The VT Bass DI offers vintage tone and lots of handy features. How does it compare to Tech 21's other VT Bass products?
EBS Classic Session 120, Ibanez Promethean P3115 and Pe… - Only One Can Survive
Imagine for a moment that a fellow dressed as the mailman shows up at your door when you are about to start playing your favorite instrument: "Ding-dong! It's the mailman! I've got a parcel for you!,…
Gibson ES-335 Bass Review - All Ears
Kalamazoo isn't the name of a strange bird. It's a town in Michigan where Gibson was founded. While the brand is very present among six-string colleagues─ to the point of fanatism sometimes ─ it neve…
Fender Bassman Pro 100T Amplifier Head Review - Heavy Weight
Tubes are the El Dorado for all people who think that bass amps were better before. Nostalgics can take their bell-bottoms out of the closet and grow their hair long because all-tube technology is ba…
Fender Bronco Bass Combo Review - Rodeo
Do you feel like a cowboy? Do you like the smell of ponies and old leather? Do you like riding on a weird mount and sweltering under an old stinking hat?
Sterling Ray 34 CA Mini Review - Ray Issue…
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 cur…
Fender Modern Player Jazz Bass & Telecaster Bass Review - Both or Nothing At All
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, Vi…