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Sunn Coliseum

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Chris Hanby recalls the dawn of the Sunn Coliseum in 1970.

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Gear review: DB Bass Embee and Elbee Cabinets range

Stuart Clayton road-tests DB’s new cabs. Turn it up, that man!

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Hartke HD25 And HD50 Combos

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Dave Clarke has a heart to Hartke with a new range of highly portable combos. Rightly or wrongly, combos falling into the category of ‘practice amps’ tend to be used in small rehearsal spaces, intimate live settings for acoustic gigs

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Fender Jazz Custom Shop 1964 ‘New Old Stock’

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The most popular, most copied bass in the world: why change a winning formula, says Mike Brooks. What is there to say about the Fender Jazz that hasn’t been uttered thousands of times before? It’s one of the most successful

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Ashdown AAA Vintage 12, MAG C112-220 Combos

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Kev Sanders road-tests two new budget combos from Ashdown. Will they emerge unscathed?

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F Bass BN5

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At close to three grand, this five-string ought to be pretty F-ing special. Joel McIver gets to grips with this classy Canadian…

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Warwick LWA 1000

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Loud, lightweight and liftable, Warwick’s new LWA 1000 head and cabs land on Chris Hanby’s doorstep for a road test…

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Anaconda Tribute J4E Elite, Crusher CXE6 Elite

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There’s a new, serpentine bass-maker on the block. Does this snake rattle, asks Mike Brooks.

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Creation Audio Labs Holy Fire Bass Overdrive

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Creation Audio Labs have a track record of producing innovative, stylish foot pedals. Is the Holy Fire overdrive what you need to give your bass some Gothic grind, asks Kev Sanders.

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Lovetone Ring Stinger

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In his last column, Chris hails the Lovetone Ring Stinger.

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