November 2019

Bass Solid State

ARTICLES

Quick Hit: Vox Mini Superbeetle Bass Review

October 23, 2019
Sure, it’s a cute little rig, but it can speak quite loudly for its size.
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Quilter Labs Introduces the BassDock System

July 26, 2019
The class-D modular amp that's paired with one of two ultra-compact cabinets both capable of sustaining 400 watts of power.
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Bass Bench: How Low Can You Really Go?

June 7, 2019
The tube-vs.-solid-state debate lives on.
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Taurus Vandall-500 Review

May 6, 2019
This dual-preamp class-D bass beast boasts toughness through its build and finesse with its EQ.
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GR Bass ONE800 and GR 212 Review

April 14, 2019
A bass rig from Italia that cooks up a tonal dish of tasty low-end flavors with plenty of power.
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Aguilar Tone Hammer 700 Review

March 20, 2019
This svelte class-D powerhouse churns out 700 watts, yet keeps it light and tight at less than five pounds.
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Quick Hit: Ashdown Tone Pocket Review

February 17, 2019
Paired with headphones and a bass, this little black box can create a freeing experience.
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Bergantino Releases the Forteʹ HP

February 6, 2019
The newest member of their low-end family features 1,200W of class-D power that offers a walloping “slam” in a lightweight, portable package.
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Orange Terror Bass and OBC112 Review

October 8, 2018
This one-two combination for bassists doles out the thunder, but takes almost no room in the band van.
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Blackstar Unity 500 Review

July 4, 2018
After more than a decade serving the needs of guitarists, U.K.-based Blackstar opens their doors to bassists with a new series of amps.
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NAMM '18 - Genzler BA12-3 SLT Demos

February 15, 2018
A powerful and unique bass-speaker array joins the family of ultra-reasonably priced amps.
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NAMM '18 - Fender Rumble Studio 40 Demo

February 8, 2018
Listen to the company’s new line of feature-packed combos aimed at bassists who like to experiment.
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NAMM '18 - Blackstar Unity Bass Series

February 6, 2018
After years of requests, the British amp builders release a line of power-packed bass combos.
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David Nordschow Amplification DNA-800 Review

August 9, 2017
A light and tight bass powerhouse with an impressive design pedigree.
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Quick Hit: Traynor SB106 Review

July 5, 2017
Clean bass tones from a small, stout combo that can go from desktop to practice to gig with grace.
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Glockenklang Steamhammer Review

July 4, 2017
Glockenklang brings down the bass sledge with a precision-engineered, 700-watt class-D powerhouse.
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Trace Elliot ELF Review

June 7, 2017
The wee ELF is small enough to fit in your back pocket, but possesses a voice that defies its size.
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Phil Jones Bass Session 77 Review

March 14, 2017
A pair of 7" ferrite drivers helps a wallet-friendly 100-watt bass combo deliver the goods.
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Darkglass Electronics Microtubes 900 Review

March 3, 2017
This Finnish company’s debut bass amp harnesses thunder aplenty in a smart-looking, light package.
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NAMM '17 - Eich Amplification T-1000 Demo

February 9, 2017
Listen to Ida Nielsen from Prince's 3rdeyegirl demonstrate the latest amp from the German company.
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