The 5 Bass Gear Items I get asked about the MOST

Us bass players love bass guitar gear. I'm no different and you're probably not either!

The gear you invest in plays a big part in your tone; one of the most important aspects of bass playing. By the way, here are my four important 'T's of bass playing:

  1. Tone
  2. Timing
  3. Technique
  4. Taste

Anyway, here are the five items of gear I get asked most on my YouTube channel and Instagram page.

The Bass Gear I Get Asked About The Most

If you're short of time, very briefly, here is the gear I get asked about the most:

  1. By far the biggest question is about my slightly unusual (for a 'YouTuber' anyway) 1982 Ibanez Roadster. Here is it pre and post modifications. I love this bass.
  2. Elites bass strings. Reasonably priced, excellent strings from a brilliant iconic British company (they also ship worldwide for a low fixed cost).
  3. Spectrasonics Stylus for drum beats.
  4. Band In A Box for backing tracks.
  5. My signal chain: Avalon U5 thru out to Jules Monique into Universal Audio Apollo X6 into Logic Pro X (running on a 2021 iMac). Here's a video showing my exact set up.

Related Lessons On Bass Guitar Gear

I send 1 email every Sunday with free lessons, pro tips, gear, gig advice and more. Your details will not be passed on or shared with any other party. Privacy policy.

Online Bass Courses Dan Hawkins Bass Store

If you get any value from my lessons and would like to help keep this site running and the weekly lessons flowing, click the button below for a small donation. Even something small really helps me cover running costs!

{"email":"Email address invalid","url":"Website address invalid","required":"Required field missing"}