August Issue

Bass Tube Heads

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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Ashdown Engineering Unveils Rootmaster Series, PiBass-240, and AAA Series

January 23, 2014
The Rootmaster line consists of two powered amplifier heads, three full-range combo amplifiers and five speaker cabinets.
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Ampeg V-4B Review

January 16, 2014
The bass-amp giant updates one of their classic designs.
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Matchless Thunderman Review

November 18, 2013
The triumphant return of a classic bass amp inspired by another classic bass amp.
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Ampeg Introduces V-4B 100W All-Tube Bass Head and New SVT Cabs

August 12, 2013
Ampeg introduced a new version of their V-4B 100-watt all-tube bass head in addition to some new SVT cabs.
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Summer NAMM '13 - Little Walter Twin 50/22 and Tube Bass/Guitar/Steel-Guitar Head

August 9, 2013
Visit the Little Walter booth and learn about their newest tube amps, the Twin 50/22 and Tube Bass/Guitar/Steel-Guitar Head.
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1969 Ampeg SVT Head and 8x10 Cabinet

May 11, 2013
The backline choice not just for bassist Bill Wyman, but also for Mick and Keith Richards during the band’s 1969 U.S. winter tour.
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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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