Read the December 2015 issue online


Retronix R-800B Bass Review

November 26, 2013
A remarkably affordable 4-string that delivers everything from quirky retro tones to vintage warmth and modern slap sounds
Read More

ZZ Top Gear Gallery

November 19, 2013
Guitarist Billy Gibbons’ and bassist Dusty Hill’s toys can be summed up by three Bs: bold, Bolin-made, and because they said so.
Read More

Aguilar Announces The AG 5P-60 and AG 5P/J-HC Precision/Jazz Bass Pickup Sets

August 23, 2013
The AG 5P/J-HC set brings together matched five-string Precision and Jazz-style pickups including Aguilar’s AG 5P-60 P-Bass pickup and an AG 5J-HC bridge pickup.
Read More

1952 Fender Precision Bass

May 13, 2013
This well-played, yet beautifully preserved 1952 Fender Precision Bass—serial #0215—rests against a 1952 TV front Fender Bassman 1x15 combo.
Read More

Dingwall Super P Bass Review

May 11, 2013
Onstage or in the studio, the Dingwall Super P''s modern take on a legendary design can and will tackle it all.
Read More

Fender Expands Cabronita, Standard, and Classic Series for Spring 2013

May 3, 2013
New instruments feature popular designs, and upgraded tops and period correct finishes
Read More

Fender Custom Shop Unveils New Instruments for Spring

May 2, 2013
The Fender Custom Shop’s new spring instrument selection presents some of its most sophisticated and meticulously crafted product offerings to date, including four guitars and one bass.
Read More

Normandy Alumicaster Bass Review

November 5, 2012
Offering exceptional sonic and visual quality, Normandy’s Alumicaster bass is a great combination of vintage and contemporary.
Read More

Fender Select Precision Bass Review

October 8, 2012
Serving up a straight, no-frills approach to tone that’s fit for any stage, Fender''s Select Precision is a showroom instrument that’s meant to be an everyday workhorse.
Read More

1965 Fender Precision Bass and '70s Ampeg B-15 S

January 10, 2012
When the Fender Precision bass was introduced in late 1951, almost immediately it had a dramatic and lasting effect on how music was heard and played.
Read More