Ernie Ball Music Man unveils the DarkRay bass – a StingRay with onboard fuzz and distortion from Darkglass Electronics

In a collaboration that makes so much sense you wonder why no-one had thought of it before, Ernie Ball Music Man and Finnish bass amp and effects titans Darkglass Electronics have teamed up for the DarkRay four-string bass.

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Jonathan Horsley

Jonathan Horsley has been writing about guitars since 2005, playing them since 1990, and regularly contributes to publications including Guitar World, MusicRadar and Total Guitar. He uses Jazz III nylon picks, 10s during the week, 9s at the weekend, and shamefully still struggles with rhythm figure one of Van Halen’s Panama.