Best bass amps for practice 2024: top combos for working on your chops at home

For bass players, it can be quite tough to play properly at home, as most bass rigs are not only huge in size, but deliver a volume that will have your neighbors complaining two bars into the slap riff from Around the World. For those who want to keep their chops sharp whilst keeping the peace with family and partners, you’ll want to take a look at our selection of the best bass amps for practice.

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Chris Schwarten

Chris is a contributor to Guitar World and MusicRadar with around 20 years of guitar playing experience – including writing for and recording various projects for around 15 of those. Outside of practical experience, he’s studied music throughout his life, with a particular focus on composition at university. He’s something of a 90s tragic and a sucker for anything with a groovy, metallic edge or psych and stoner vibes. Outside of music, he’s an avid cook, gardener, and rugby league lover.

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