I'm lucky to own a 1968 Fender Precision bass. It's one of the holy grails of bass tone and has been heard on countless albums over the decades. James Jamerson perhaps, did more than anyone to popularise the P bass ...

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The Fender Mustang is the unsung hero of the Fender bass range. Everyone knows about its more celebrated siblings; the Jazz and the Precision. But not enough people know that this bass packs a huge punch. Don't be fooled by ...

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Using a blender pedal with an old pedal or one that does not have a blend knob can really help retain your low end. Don't forget that this is one of your main considerations. Watch the video below for a ...

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Putting together a bass guitar pedalboard is fun and - these days - bass players are required to make all kinds of weird and wonderful noises from effects pedals. The problem is that going through pedals degrades your tone; especially ...

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You really don't need as much gear as you might think to record quality bass tones at home. I've recorded professionally for hundreds of people all over the world, playing on well over a thousand tracks. Check out www.onlinebassplayer.com for ...

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Chris Chaney is a rarity when it comes to bass players. He is both a first call LA session player as well as an established member of a genuine mega rock band: Jane's Addiction. He cut his teeth in Alanis ...

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Upgrading Or Modifying Your Bass GuitarModding your bass is a fantastic way to get it sounding, looking and playing exactly how you want it to. You can even take a relatively cheap bass and customize it fully to your specifications. ...

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You've saved up your hard-earned cash and you're ready to take the plunge. However, there are many factors to consider when buying your bass guitar and you don't want to be lumbered with an unplayable dud. Read on to learn ...

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Wood, leather, nickel, felt, celluloid, nylon, tolex, delrin, delrex. Who knew plectrums could be made from such a wide array of materials? And who cares; does it actually make a difference in tone?Find out in this short comparison video. I ...

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To many, the Ampeg B15 and SVT amps represent the pinnacle of bass tone. Any serious bass player would do well to consider one or both for recording and live work. But, let's face it, who has the money or ...

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