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Bass Solid State

5 Surefire Ways to Vintage Bass Tone

September 20, 2011
Vintage bass tone comes from a combination of three things—the bass, the amp, and the player’s hands.
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Ampeg Portaflex PF-350 Head and PF-210HE Cab Review

August 16, 2011
Like the B-15, Portaflex cabinets feature a flip-top design for storing the matching heads during transport, and they provide rugged reliability and serious tone.
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Kustom Amplification KXB500 Bass Amp and DE115NEO Bass Cab Review

July 19, 2011
This bass rig contributes big power in a lightweight form.
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Genz Benz Streamliner 900 Bass Amp Review

June 14, 2011
The Streamliner holds true to its name with a simple, user-friendly control configuration and an all-tube, class-A preamp section.
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Amp Brand Bass Amplifier

June 14, 2011
AMP brand amplifiers seem to have a cult-like status and a small, but loyal following.
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Mesa/Boogie M3 Carbine Bass Amp Head Review

December 21, 2010
The 300-watt/4-ohm, solid-state/ tube hybrid M3 is the latest addition to the company’s Carbine series, which includes the 600- watt M6 and the 900-watt M9.
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Amp or No Amp: The Great Debate Continues

November 16, 2010
Pros and cons of going straight through the PA
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Get To Know Your Bass Amp, Part 2

January 14, 2010
More steps to become acquainted with your bass amp: improving your cables, balancing your levels, and backing off the EQ.
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Unsung Heroes of Tone: The End of an Era

October 21, 2009
Kevin Borden finishes his journey through vintage bass amplification history with early ''80s Peavey combos
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Get To Know Your Bass Amp, Part 1

October 21, 2009
Knowing a little extra about your bass amps and cabs can go a long way to smooth gigs.
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