Bass

StingRay Bass vs Sterling Bass Comparison
Bass

StingRay Bass vs. Sterling Bass Comparison

Ernie Ball first introduced the StingRay bass in 1976. It quickly rose to fame, becoming one of the most iconic instruments of its type in history. The StingRay became the first four-string production bass to feature on-board active equalization. It would become the flagship of the Music Man lineup. Today’s […]

Country Music’s Top 10 Bass Lines
Bass

Country Music’s Top 10 Bass Lines

The bass line is the backbone of almost every country music composition. It might not offer the glitz of a guitar solo or the glamor of the drums, but it is still noticeable when it is missing. You can tell a country song has a great bass line because it […]

Options for tuning 5-string bass
Bass

Options for Tuning a 5-String Bass

The 5-string bass provides a lot of versatility for guitar players. You can drive the beat, provide high-quality lower tones, and hit all of the frequencies that a composition needs. As with any guitar, you have several tuning options to use with a 5-string bass. It is remarkably versatile with […]