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Articles by Dan Berkowitz

Reverend Justice and Thundergun Bass Reviews

July 19, 2011
Reverend basses are back, but are now being produced in a high-end Korean factory rather than their US headquarters.
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Builder Profile: Markbass

May 25, 2011
Marco De Virgiliis and Peter Murray from Markbass talk about the company’s history, what sets them apart, and their recent entry into the effects pedals and guitar amplification market.
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Ibanez SR Premium 1400E and 1205E Bass Reviews

May 4, 2011
This pair of new Ibanez basses feature high-end appointments tasteful finishes for both 4- and 5-stringers.
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Lakland 44-AJ Bass Review

April 19, 2011
Vintage looks, modern features, and impeccable build quality
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New Gear Time: Before You Buy

April 19, 2011
When G.A.S. gets the best of you—or maybe you actually need a new piece of gear—how can you ensure that what you’re hunting will become a keeper? The answer: Try it out the way it will actually be used.
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On Bass: Caring For Your Hands, Pt. 2

February 15, 2011
In caring for your right hand when playing bass, the foremost goal is to develop a relaxed and natural position.
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Caring For Your Hands, Part 1

December 21, 2010
Proper fretting hand placement and care for bassists
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Hahn Model 22 Bass Review

November 16, 2010
A ''50s-style bass with boutique construction
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Epiphone Zenith Fretted Acoustic/Electric Bass Review

November 5, 2010
The Zenith is an acoustic-electric semi-hollowbody at a reasonable price
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What Kind of Bass Are You?

October 20, 2010
A bass can be deeply telling about its owner
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