Bass

Fender Duo-Sonic HS, Mustang 90 & Mustang Bass PJ Reviews

Student guitars reinvented for a new generation? Chris Vinnicombe gives them a workout…

Sandberg Forty Eight Bass Review

Sandberg’s striking new boutique bass is named after a classic motorcycle engine. Gareth Morgan takes it for a ride…

Höfner Verythin HCT 500/8 Long Scale Bass review

Ultra-slim with long-scale punch, does this four-string offer the best of both worlds?

B&G Big Sister bass review

Israel’s B&G Guitars turned heads with its awesome Little Sister six-string last year. We meet its four-string sibling…

Italia Maranello Z review

Trev Wilkinson’s eye-catching Italia basses have found favour with the likes of Manic Street Preachers’ Nicky Wire.

Sandberg California II VM4 & TM5 review

Here’s a pair of new basses from German company Sandberg; one pristine, one less so…

Chowny Bass CHB-1 review

Affordable short-scale semi with retro stylings…

Rickenbacker 4003S 4-string bass review

One of the world’s most individualistic brands refreshes a model that will forever evoke Paul McCartney.

Fender Deluxe Active Jazz Bass Okoume review

This updated take on the Jazz Bass format isn’t flashy, but it’s a worthy, understated, all-rounder.

Music Man Classic Sabre Bass Review

Pining for the ’80s? Reintroduced in 2013, the Music Man Sabre brings back double humbuckers and even the string mute.
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