SHOOTOUTS

BC Bass Amp Shootout (Updated Feb 2017)

So how does bass amp X, Y and Z compare in terms of tone? We decided to create a ‘controlled’ shootout between as many bass heads as possible for your comparison cravings…

Massive 19 Bass Shootout

Bart Soeters compiled 19 basses for a single track. It’s not a shootout where each bass is played on the exact same part, but more an example on how they sound and inspire Bart to play…

7 Studio Preamp Bass Shootout

If you do studio work,  check out this preamp shootout. It’s quite open, including audio interfaces with on-board preamps, dedicated rack units as well as a single preamp pedal…

Jazz vs Precision Shootout

Jazz or Precision? Fingers or pick? Democrat or Republican? There are so many fundamental questions out there, but right here and right now, the first one is the most important topic…

19 Vintage Bass Shootout

There are many great bass shootouts around, but this one features some of the more unusual basses such as Greco, Fernandes, Peavey and Aria, as well as some of the usual suspects…

DI Shootout | 7 DI Box Battle

We pay immense attention to our bass sound, but what about the crowd… Shouldn’t they get the very best of your glorious bass tone? Of course! And that is where a great DI becomes extremely relevant…

Precision Pickup Shootout

Pickups have a huge impact on your bass tone. But it can be hard to A/B test them directly as it obviously takes time to swap different sets of pickups. So, the solution seems to record the same bass with different pickups installed…

Davie504 Battles 4 Basses

Davie504 has done a bass shootout between a Fender Jazz bass (MIM), a Chowney CHB-1, a Fleabass and a Cruzer JB. Good fun, thumbs up!