Upgraded Glarry GP II Bass Review: Is It Better Than The First One?

Will Glarry’s updates to their P-Bass copy be an improvement, or more of the same buzzy, thin, mod platform variety like the first? Grab your own from Glarry! When I first reviewed the Glarry GP Bass I didn’t realize that it would become one of my highest viewed articles of all time on this site.Continue reading “Upgraded Glarry GP II Bass Review: Is It Better Than The First One?”

Orangewood Oliver Jr Bass Live Acoustic Bass Review

An unexpected and exciting new addition to Orangewood’s line that makes practicing much easier. Cost: $345.00 new from Orangewoodguitars.com! Overview & Final Score: 7.6 Acoustic bass guitars have long been something I found incredibly fun. The Orangewood Oliver Jr Live takes that idea and brings it down to a more compact and affordable package. ThisContinue reading “Orangewood Oliver Jr Bass Live Acoustic Bass Review”

Squier FSR Classic Vibe ’70s Precision Bass Review

Cost: $399.99, new on Sweetwater or find one cheaper on Reverb.com! Overview and Final Score: 8.8 Squier’s FSR Classic Vibe ’70s P Bass got my attention within seconds of walking into my local guitar center. The surf green finish, black block inlays, and gloss polyester finish make this bass one of the best looking andContinue reading “Squier FSR Classic Vibe ’70s Precision Bass Review”

Glarry GP Electric Bass Review

Cost: $74.99, new from Amazon.com! Generously sent for review by the great support team at Glarry Music! Overview and Final Score: 4.3 The Glarry GP Electric Bass is their latest entry into their line of uber affordable electric guitars and basses. Coming in at around $75, the GP comes in 8 finish options, including thisContinue reading “Glarry GP Electric Bass Review”

Spector Legend 4 Standard Bass Review

Cost: $549.99 new or less from Reverb This stunning bass was very gratefully lent this for review by Jennifer and Corey from Korg and Spector! Overview and Final Score: 7.9 The pricier and prettier big brother of the Performer 4, the Spector Legend 4 did not disappoint. The guitar features an ash body, which makesContinue reading “Spector Legend 4 Standard Bass Review”

Spector Performer 4 Bass Review

Cost: $399.99 new or find it cheaper on Reverb Generously lent for review by Jennifer and Corey from the Korg and Spector companies! Overview and Final Score: 7.5 The Spector Performer 4 combines the companies the company’s intelligent design plans and ultra playability with a more traditional PJ tonal palette to create a lightweight, gigContinue reading “Spector Performer 4 Bass Review”

Squier Affinity Series Precision Bass PJ Review

Cost: $199.99 new, buy from Sweetwater or Reverb. This bass was purchased new from American Musical Supply for review and modifications! Overview and Final Score: 6.5 The Squier Affinity Series Precision PJ bass packs a variety of tonal options in a simple and familiar package. Within the streamlined, P Bass body and pick guard, playersContinue reading “Squier Affinity Series Precision Bass PJ Review”

Eastwood Airline Jetsons JR Bass Review

Cost: $499.00 new, find one on Reverb.com Huge thanks to Michael from Eastwood Guitars for lending this retro reissue for review! Overview and Final Score: 7.0 Eastwood’s Airline series seeks to recreate instruments forgotten in pawn shops and attics across the US. Re-popularized by revivalist garage rockers like Jack White (White Strips, Solo) and DanContinue reading “Eastwood Airline Jetsons JR Bass Review”