November 2018

Bass Solid State

ARTICLES

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

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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NAMM '17 - Epifani Amplification Piccolo 333 Demo

February 3, 2017
Three bass micro heads are ready for the stage with class-D power and a "vintage" circuit that aims for '60s-style tube tones.
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Epifani Piccolo 999 Review

February 1, 2017
This 1,000-watt head won’t break your back at 4 1/2 pounds, but it might add molto bene to your vocabulary.
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Trace Elliot Introduces the ELF

January 19, 2017
Weighing in at just about 1 1/2 pounds, this ultra-mini bass amplifier is small enough to fit in a back pocket.
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Hartke TX600 Review

December 21, 2016
This 7-pound amp rewards bassists with an easy-to-carry design, a tube preamp, and a very nice price.
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EBS Magni 500 MA15 Review

November 9, 2016
EBS delivers a new bass combo aimed at working musicians keen on a light load.
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Ashdown Rootmaster RM-500-EVO and RM-210T-EVO Review

August 15, 2016
Ashdown’s new 500-watt, 11-pound bass amp brings tweakability aplenty for less than 500 bucks.
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Peavey MiniMEGA and Headliner 410 Review

July 14, 2016
Peavey packs 1,000 watts and tone-shaping galore into a 9-pound bass head.
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Genzler Amplification Magellan 800 and 112T Review

July 7, 2016
Jeff Genzler’s return to bass amplification with a rig offering boutique-like construction and tone, minus the boutique price.
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