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The Ampeg V4B Can’t Be Killed

By Scott Woodward

BY SCOTT WOODWARD Anyone who knows me knows I love this amp! I baby it I put a t-shirt over it and it rides in my SUV and not in the trailer for gigs. I baby this amp more than my basses. So, I accept a sub gig with a band I have played with […]


Beat the Buzz: How To Shield Your Bass pickups

By Scott Woodward

BY SCOTT WOODWARD Well this is an area I’m not too familiar with but–par for the course–that didn’t stop me from just diving in. Let me start from the beginning… I bought a very inexpensive Fender Squire 5 string bass. Now, this bass costs around two hundred dollars. I got it to use as a spare […]


Always Be Humble…humility goes a long way

By Bill Evans

BY PAUL MILLS Always Be Humble…humility goes a long way The teenaged cashier saw a guitar pick mixed in with the coins as I was paying for groceries at Smiths and asked me if I was a musician. I said yes, hoping that would be the end of it. But then he asked how I […]


The Ampeg V-4B – Hands On Demo

By Scott Woodward

For years I have wanted to have an Ampeg tube amp so naturally when this opportunity came up I jumped at the chance. The new Ampeg V-4b is a reissue of the old seventies one but with some modern updates. Make no mistake this thing still kicks major ass!


My Home on the Road – Touring Musician

By Scott Woodward

Most of my year is spent staying in casino hotels and doing my lounge gig with a country-rock band, The Voodoo Cowboys. I spend a lot of time in hotel rooms and after a while they all start to look the same. Sure, some are nicer than others, but all in all, it’s still a […]


Review: Tech 21 Bass Boost Fuzz

By Scott Woodward

This time around we will be talking about Tech 21’s Bass Boost Fuzz. Again I’m taking a huge amount of razing from the guys in my band about using a fuzz pedal. Most people think you’re the bass player you don’t need any pedals you just plug into your amp and go. For a lot […]