THERE’S POWER IN THAT THING
Looking for a bass guitar? We are an Authorized Dealer for the brands we sell, and making an informed decision about the bass guitar you choose is very important. When you start shopping around you’re going to see what seems like endless choices. Our advice, play as many different brands within your budget and buy the one that plays and sounds the best to you.
BUYING A BASS GUITAR
INFORMATION IS CRUCIAL
You really need to play a variety of bass guitars before making a purchase. Every one can sound different in one way or another and only your ears can help you decide.
Choosing a great bass guitar can be a challenging task, but by considering a few key factors, you’ll be able to find the perfect instrument for your needs.
First, think about your budget. Bass guitars come in a wide range of prices, from beginner-friendly models that can be had for a few hundred dollars, to high-end instruments that can cost several thousand. Having a rough idea of how much you’re willing to spend will help you narrow down your search.
Next, consider the type of music you want to play. Different genres of music call for different types of basses. For example, jazz and funk players may prefer a bass with a more nuanced, subtle tone, while rock and metal players may want a bass with a more powerful sound.
It’s also important to think about the number of strings you want. Most basses have four strings, but five and six string basses are also available for those who want to expand their range and versatility.
The body and neck of the bass is also an important factor to consider. The body and neck of the bass can greatly affect the sound and playability. For example, a solid body bass will have a more pronounced sound, while a hollow body bass will have a more mellow, natural tone.
Also, consider the pickups. Pickups are the devices that capture the sound of the strings and transmit it to the amplifier. They play a huge role in the overall sound of the bass. You can choose from single-coil pickups, which are known for their bright and clear tone, or humbucking pickups, which are known for their warmer, more rounded tone.
Finally, it’s important to try out a few different basses in person before making a decision. Even if you’ve done your research and have a good idea of what you’re looking for, it’s essential to get a feel for the bass and see how it sounds and plays.
In summary, when choosing a bass guitar, consider your budget, the type of music you want to play, the number of strings, the body and neck, the pickups, and try it out in person before making a decision.
When You Truly Feel It
C’mon… we all like the feel of that low rumble of clean deep tone, the kind that you can feel in your chest when those low notes are played. The bass drives the rhythm with the drums and the whole thing starts coming together.
We have that tone in our stores. Come on in, choose a bass and play it through one of our many selective bass amps. The sound and feel alone will convince you that it was meant to be.