Review: Amfisound Raudus Bass
Amfisound Guitars is a small company from the northern Finnish town of Oulu. Run by two master luthiers, Amfisound offers a surprisingly wide variety of different guitar and bass models, as well doing a lot of customising and repair jobs. Kitarablogi visited Amfisound’s workshop late last year – read all about it HERE.
Amfisound have introduced a new bass model recently, called the Raudus Bass, which is the subject of this review.
The Amfisound Raudus Bass (prices for EU-customers starting from 2,520 €) clearly takes its inspiration from Fender’s classic Jazz Bass, but this new Finnish (passive) bass offers a number of modern updates and improvements. The easiest things to notice on first sight are probably the added 21st fret and the much deeper cutaway.
The Raudus sports a body made from Finnish alder and a bolt-on maple neck.
The neck comes finished in a very thin satin…
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