The best beginner basses for young players, newcomers and the budget-conscious – featuring Yamaha, Squier, Ibanez and more
With onboard tube emulation and effects, does the Unity Elite represent a changing of the guard for pro-quality bass amps?
The 10-year-old music sensation tries a Red Hot Chili Peppers track on for size after nailing Dave Grohl, Audioslave and Led Zeppelin hits
Mbappé shares his playing philosophy, talks influences and explains the benefits of a large bass collection
The 25-fret, short-scale four-string Strat-a-like boasts like-for-like aesthetic and functional appointments, and incorporates features never before found in an electric bass guitar.
From thrash classics to solo projects and high-profile collaborations, the Jackson-toting bass supremo looks back at his recording history
The ergonomic models can be constructed from a choice of woods and are available in three different string configurations
The effects-keen bassist brings a huge tone – and attitude – to modern rock music. We find out (partly) how it’s done
App uses artificial intelligence to record, save and share the settings of your prized effects pedals
The ultra-affordable passive router encourages guitarists to get creative by allowing them to split their signal path in myriad different ways
Small but perfectly formed, these affordable bass guitars bring a touch of fun-sized charm to the table