​​​​Bass Gear & Tone Tips

Tone does come from the hands but it also has a lot to do with your gear. These lessons contain bass guitar gear reviews, tips, and advice on how to find the tone you love.

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Part 2 - 1982 MODIFIED Ibanez Roadstar (Great Bass, Great Sound!)

Part 2 – 1982 MODIFIED Ibanez Roadstar (Great Bass, Great Sound!)

A while ago, I bought a 1982 Ibanez Roadstar bass on something of an impulse. It played so well and felt so good (and was cheap – around £330) I had to have it. I’m glad I did, as it’s now probably my favourite bass out of all the ones I own, including vintage Fenders

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1982 Ibanez Roadster PRE MODIFICATION (Great Bass, Terrible Sound!)

1982 Ibanez Roadster PRE MODIFICATION (Great Bass, Terrible Sound!)

When you buy a bass you shouldn’t be swayed by looks. Play the thing and if you love it then that’s the one. I don’t particularly like the look of this 1982 Ibanez Roadster bass guitar but I fell in love with it after playing it in the shop. View this post on Instagram A

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Cheap But Amazing Basses You Should Try!

5 Incredible Bass Players Using A Cheap Bass

My most expensive basses are worth over £3000. My cheapest, and most recent addition, cost just over £300 (a 1982 Ibanez Roadster). In my opinion, it’s the most playable bass I own. I just feel like I can play anything with it. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Bass Guitar Tips &

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10 Bass Guitar Tone Tips

10 Bass Guitar TONE Tips

Play in time, with gigantic groove, great taste, and gorgeous bass tone and you’ll have your listeners enraptured by your playing. This video contains LOADS of tips you can use straight away as well as some food for thought regarding your quest for killer bass guitar tone. 1. Hand Placement/AttackYou can change your tone drastically

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12 Famous Bass Tones, 1 Cheap Bass Effects Pedal (Zoom B3N)

12 Famous Bass Tones, 1 Cheap Bass Effects Pedal (Zoom B3N)

You should know how to create different tones just using your hands. In fact, here’s a lesson just on that: How To Get Different Tones On A Bass Guitar Using Just Your Hands If you want a variety of rock, metal, pop, and other modern (and classic) tones, you’ll need some effects. I just got a Zoom

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Totally Portable Remote Session Bass Guitar Rig

Totally Portable Remote Session Bass Guitar Rig

We live in incredible times. I write this post whilst holed up in a Singapore hotel room on compulsory quarantine. I’m not allowed to step out of the room and if I do it’s a possible prison sentence and large fine! All in the name of curbing Covid so I’m all for it. But this presented

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