Bass Guitar Obsession? Three Ways to Fritter Away Your Day

If you love guitars, bass guitars and other cool musical instruments, Bass-Aholic is here to help fuel your obsession and give you GAS.  If you have ADHD, (or ADOS – Attention Deficit–Oh Shiny) we’re most happy to help get lost in the endless plethora of beautiful and interesting bass guitars. … Continue reading

The Confusion on Shopping For Bass Guitar Strings – We Have a Handy String Finder

Terri’s D’Addario Bass Guitar String Shop Shopping for any kind of strings for for a guitar, mandolin or really any string instrument can be a bit tricky.  You wouldn’t think it should be, but for any instrument there are various gauges, (thicknesses) types of material and so on. This gets … Continue reading

Planes, Trains & Basses… Is it Safe to Travel with Your Guitar on an Airplane?

One of the questions that comes up from time to time is about travelling on an airplane with your beloved bass.  It is safe to take a your bass guitar on an airplane and what’s the best way to make sure it arrives undamaged?  It’s a really a good question … Continue reading

Cool Website – Build Your Own F-Bass Bass Guitar

What could be more fun for the serious bass-aholic, but to spend your day designing your very own high end boutique bass guitar? In my cyber travels I’ve visited literally thousands of websites that have had something to do with musical instruments.  All too often I’m disappointed by poorly designed … Continue reading

New Atlansia Breeze Bass Guitar – The Newest Bass Guitar from H. Noble

Atlansia Breeze Bass Guitar Hot off the press.  The newest bass guitar on planet earth from Nobuaki Hayashi (aka H. Noble) of Altansia, has a new name.  Previously unnamed, H. Noble announced yesterday that new bass guitar would be called the Atlansia Breeze Bass Guitar. (This post is a followup to … Continue reading

What is the F Word in F Bass Guitars?

You have to wonder why somebody would name their company “F Bass”  For most people the “F” word has certain connotations.  Even for bass players you might think of F as a key.  Oddly, the F clef is also known as the bass clef so maybe it all makes sense. … Continue reading

If Gibson is a World Leader in Guitars Why Aren’t Gibson Basses More Popular?

About Gibson Basses, Without question Gibson is a world leader in building guitars, mandolins and other stringed instruments. When you think of acoustic guitars Gibson is one of a few brands that immediately come to mind as being the best quality big brand acoustics around.  When it comes to electric … Continue reading