Blackstar Fly Bass Amp review

Need a tiny bass amp to accompany your travels? Blackstar has the answer

Blackstar Fly Bass Amp
(Image: © Blackstar Amps)

Guitar World Verdict

The handy-dandy Fly Bass doubles as a competent practice amp and portable music-playback device. A lot of fun for minimal dough.


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    Surprisingly loud and variable tone


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Regular BP readers know that I’m constantly celebrating this era of amp design, what with the abundance of phenomenal 800-watt heads weighing less than six pounds.

While the lightweight revolution is a big deal, the Blackstar Fly Bass takes it to another level. Granted, this bass amp puts out only three watts, but I’d offer that this remarkably flexible little amp is every bit the capable companion as the average lightweight head. It just exists in a different ecosystem.

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