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Bass Solid State

TC Electronic Releases the BH550 and BH800 Bass Amps

October 2, 2014
Both feature a built-in tuner that handles up to six strings and a 4-band Intelligent EQ-section designed to cut and boost at specific frequencies.
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EBS Classic 500 Head and ClassicLine 210 Cabinet Reviews

May 29, 2014
This solid-state bass rig from Sweden serves up convincing tube-like tones.
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On Bass: Let's Go Amp Shopping

April 14, 2014
In the market for a new bass rig? Before you plunk down the coin, ask yourself a few questions.
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Musikmesse '14 - TecAmp Black Jag 2000 Demo

April 13, 2014
The German pleased low-enders by unleashing their beefiest Black Jag head to date—a 900-watt rocker with 4-band tone control and a nifty taste nob.
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Musikmesse '14 - Engl Bass Rackhead 1020 and 1030 Demos

April 9, 2014
The German amp company split the two channels from the popular E1060 into two rackmount units. See and hear them both in action.
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NAMM '14 - Warwick Fortress LTD 2014, LWA 1000 & LW Series Cab Demos

March 4, 2014
The low-end warriors from Germany introduced a new bass, amps, and cab at this year's show. Hear 'em all in action!
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Markbass Multiamp Review

March 3, 2014
A great-sounding, feature-rich bass modeling amp.
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NAMM '14 - Demeter Amplification TGA-1-180D & VTBP-M-800D Demos

March 1, 2014
Covering bases for 4-strings and 6-stringers, they brought a pedalboard-ready amp and a heavy-duty thumping bass head.
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NAMM '14 - Carvin BX700 Bass Amp & PB5 5-String Bass Demos

February 24, 2014
The California-based company keeps the low-end fresh by adding three new bass heads and a several 5-string basses to its highly-customizable catalog.
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NAMM '14 - EBS Sweden Classic 500, ClassicLine 210 & Fuzzmo Demos

February 20, 2014
At this show, they brought a trifecta of new gear—a bass amp, 2x10 cabinet, and fuzz pedal.
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NAMM '14 - Markbass Bass Multiamp S Demo

January 26, 2014
See a run-through of the Italian company's latest bass amp offering.
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Ashdown MiBass 2.0 and Mi 12 Cabinet Reviews

January 3, 2014
A micro rig with beefy lows and stripped-down controls.
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Phil Jones Double Four Bass Amp Review

November 7, 2013
A microscopic bass amp with an unbelievably big sound.
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Traynor SB115 Review

October 29, 2013
Massive lows from a modestly sized 1x15 combo.
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TC Electronic Releases BG250 Bass Combos

October 4, 2013
All four BG250 combos offer 250 watts but each features a different speaker configuration.
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Peavey Vypyr VIP 2 Amp Review

July 10, 2013
This latest iteration of the Vypyr line of amps is designed and built to handle electric 6-string, acoustic, and bass guitars.
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Epifani AL 112 Combo Amp Review

July 8, 2013
A futuristic-looking hybrid of Epifani’s past and present innovations that’s capable of delivering a ton of tone.
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Tech 21 VT Bass 1000 & B410-VT Bass Rig Review

March 11, 2013
The combination of a VT Bass 1000 head and B410-VT cab makes for a pretty incredible bass rig that gets very, very close to the sound and feel of a classic Ampeg SVT.
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Overton Flyweight 500 Micro Amp Review

January 9, 2013
With so many well-thought-out features in such a budget-friendly package, Overton has taken a step in the right direction with the Flyweight 500 micro amp.
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Aguilar Amplification NYC Shop Tour

December 12, 2012
PG's Rebecca Dirks is on location in New York City, New York, where she visits the Aguilar Amplification shop. In this segment, we get a tour of Aguilar Amplification's NYC Shop where we learn how they build their bass amps, including the Tone Hammer 500, bass effects pedals, and bass guitar replacement pickups.
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