What sounds better: A bass that costs $20 or one that costs $5,000? Let’s find out

Here’s an interesting experiment in musical instrument quality. About 18 months ago, Dave504 compared the sounds he could get from three bass guitars, each available at wildly different price points. The results were…surprising, to say the least. (Via Laughing Squid.)


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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