December 2016

4-string

Reverend Fellowship Bass Review

July 4, 2014
A sleek take on a time-honored bass design—with some interesting twists.
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PRS Introduces the SE Kingfisher and SE Kestrel

June 25, 2014
These two models will be the first SE basses offered by the company.
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Fender Dimension Bass Review

June 22, 2014
The iconic bass manufacturer introduces a new low-end machine.
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Fender Releases American Standard Jaguar Bass

June 17, 2014
The first U.S.-made Jaguar bass features a P/J pickup configuration with an alnico 5 Precision bass pickup.
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Aristides Instruments Introduces 050 Bass

May 28, 2014
The 050 is a semi-monocoque 34” scale electric bass guitar with a 12” radius fretboard, C shaped neck and 1.85” GraphTech nut weighing in at 9.26 lbs.
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Breedlove Introduces the Studio, Solo, and Pursuit Basses

May 6, 2014
The Pursuit models offer Fishman ISYS+ electronics and built-in USB ports.
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Warwick RockBass Star Bass Review

April 9, 2014
A vintage-flavored semi-hollowbody 4-string with some modern charm.
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Musikmesse '14 - Marleaux BassGuitars Jay-Tee Custom Bass Demo

April 8, 2014
German bass shop introduces a new signature model for Netherlands bassist who comments and plays his new low-end beast.
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D. Lakin Basses Introduces the Joe Osborn and Bob Glaub Signature Models

April 1, 2014
Both models will feature D. Lakin pickups and Hipshot hardware.
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Musikmesse '14 - Hagstrom Super Swede Bass Demo

March 31, 2014
See and hear the Swedish instrument maker's newest solidbody bass.
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Carvin PB4 Review

February 21, 2014
A sleek, light, and versatile take on the P-style bass.
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Spector Basses Announces Helium Series

February 18, 2014
The back of the body is made from reclaimed redwood that was originally harvested in California between 75 and 100 years ago.
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G&L LB-100 Review

January 27, 2014
G&L refreshes one of their classic P-style models.
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Cort Introduces the Jeff Berlin Signature Bass

January 13, 2014
Called the RITHIMIC, the bass features an alder body with a spalted maple and padouk top.
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Xotic Releases Chuck Rainey Signature Bass

December 27, 2013
Legendary bassist Chuck Rainey collaborated with Xotic for the XPJ-1T, which is based on the XP-1T.
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Fender Pawn Shop Mustang Bass Review

December 23, 2013
Fender’s new humbucker-powered take on their short-scale 1960s design.
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Kala Announces Bakithi Kumalo Signature U-Bass

December 13, 2013
The B.K. U-Bass sports a custom L.R. Baggs active EQ along with a select maple neck.
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Bass Bench: Dropped-Tuning Delirium

November 22, 2013
Hey, low-enders! Discover the sonic and creative benefits of detuning your bottom string.
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Guild Starfire Bass Review

September 27, 2013
Fans of the warm, round bass tones that powered many ’60s rock and psychedelic bands will find much to admire in this short-scale, semi-hollow 4-string.
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