F Bass BN5


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

Anaconda Crusher CXE6 - Elite

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

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Alusonic Hybrid Alberto Rigoni 5

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Bassist Alberto Rigoni has bagged a wood/aluminium signature model from Italian luthiers Alusonic. Joel McIver puts the pedal to the metal.

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Creation Audio Labs Holy Fire Bass Overdrive


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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‘One For The Road: How To Be A Music Tour Manager’ hits UK bookstores


Mark Workman takes you behind the scenes of some of the biggest rock bands of the past 20 years

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Pedulla Rapture RBJ-2

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The mighty Pedulla returns. Ian Glasper feels the quality

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Skjold SS6

Skjold’s SS6 looks like a Klingon battle cruiser, but will the sound be otherworldly? Sam Wise finds out

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Steinberger Spirit XT-2

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Cricket season already? Ian Glasper steps up to the crease with an ergonomic design classic

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EHX and Darkglass Effects

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Joel McIver gets his size 10 Doc Marten ready to stomp on two luxurious effects pedals – one classic and one new

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