Review: New York Bass Works Reference Series RS4-P Bass

We take a look at the latest P-Bass creation from New York Bass Works with their Reference Series RS4-P

Review: New York Bass Works Reference Series RS4-P Bass

We take a look at the latest P-Bass creation from New York Bass Works with their Reference Series RS4-P

It’s no secret that the most revered bass tones on the most revered records come from early Fender Precision Basses. Because of this, manufacturers over the past several decades have made many attempts to bottle that lightning, often adding specific details to meet contemporary popular demands. I’ve personally had the luxury of being surrounded by the classic originals, and over the years I’ve found that it’s difficult to find the perfect instrument. I’d often think to myself, “This would be perfect for me, if. . .” which makes sense, as the electric bass in the 1950s and ’60s was still in its infancy. The beauty of having so many luthiers attempt to reinvent the wheel is that you are able to see their passion and skill come to life, improving some aspects of the great template Clarence Leo Fender laid out for them. In many cases, it’s like when Apple comes out with a product that you didn’t think you needed, until you have it in your life.    Enter New Y
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