4-string bass guitars articles
Classic Gear Spotlight: The Les Paul - Part 2 - And the Guitar Was Born!
The telephone rings. Pegg's back suddenly stiffens, she adjusts her glasses before picking up the phone. She can tell by the timbre of the voice that asks for Ted McCarty that it's bad news for her boss.
Classic Gear Spotlight: The Les Paul - Part 1 - History of the Les Paul
The tale begins in Winter 1951.
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 never really did, after its creation, stir the bass guitar world.
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 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 - 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, 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…
Fender 60th Anniversary Precision Bass Limited Edition … - Ultrasexy, 60-year Old Lady
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…
Fender American Special Jazz Bass & Precision Bass Revi… - Motorway Exit
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.
Schecter Diamond P Custom IV Review - Schecter Revisits the P Bass
Following the Schecter Ultra Bass review published last summer, here we have a brand new product from the Asian manufacturer.
MusicMan Classic Stingray 4 Mini-Review - Classic and Timeless
Today's review is dedicated to a master piece and a living legend — a totem in electric bass guitar history.
Ibanez Jet King JTKB300 Mini-Review - Everything Comes in Threes
We all know the classic Ibanez bass guitar series: the SR range with its thin neck and integrated active electronics; the more characterful BTB range; the ATK range with its triple pickup that has been rocking the world of music since the 90's; the EDB range launched first in composite synthetic materials and then revisited in wood... But the obje…