Lee Sklar
Studio Legend

“For years I had been looking for a 5-string bass guitar that had some clarity in the bottom end, and with Dingwall I found exactly what I was looking for. I will be playing these basses for the rest of my life.”

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Adam “Nolly” Getgood

“As soon as I tried a Dingwall I knew right away this was the sound I wanted to have with Periphery. The low strings have clarity beyond anything I’ve ever heard before. You owe it to yourself to try one! I guarantee you’ll be blown away.”

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Rob Van der Loo

“Sheldon is such a visionary and I love how he’s open to experiment with ideas that most people wouldn't even dare to try. I had a great time working with him on the D-Roc, which is definitely a game changer.”

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“With Duran Duran, I need a very direct bass sound and I’ve found the Combustion just delivers that. I’m a sucker for the fanned frets, and there’s this whole other level of tone and aesthetic beauty. I said to my tech right away, we’ve got to get one!”

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Jacob Umansky

“My Dingwall Z3 is the most versatile and playable instrument I’ve ever come across. It’s truly my dream bass. The team at Dingwall brought my vision to life in every way possible.”

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“I had seen some pictures of the different configurations of the Dingwall Z model and when I eventually got one I was blown away. I’ve owned a lot of basses, but I’ve never felt so immediately connected to bass as I did when I got my custom Z.”

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“There are many instruments out there with fanned frets, but there’s something about how Dingwall builds their basses that just feels better. They’re the best basses I’ve ever played.”

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“You know that feeling you get when you pick up a bass and it's like, “WOW! This is the one!” I’ve felt that with every Dingwall I’ve ever played. My D-Roc and my Super P constantly remind me that I still love playing bass, which is priceless.”

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“The Dingwall speaks really well in the low end, and even though I’ve always stuck with the same instruments, I do like knowing what’s out there and what other options there are. So the Dingwall was a really nice discovery.”

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Ali Dean

“I've been playing Dingwall basses for almost 10 years now, and I still find myself amazed at how incredible they sound. They've served me incredibly well both on the road and in the studio. The design and build quality is second to none”

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“The Combustion is a modern workhorse for touring musicians. I really don’t see a need to play any other bass. They’re diverse and unique and I know they will take care of any gig that’s put in front of me.”

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“The words 'next generation bass' are right for my Afterburner. The design is very futuristic and the notes sustain like on a piano.”

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Andrew Kim

“I've traveled the world playing hundreds of shows on my Dingwall basses and never once have I had an issue with them. They are designed with a level of detail that is unparalleled. Dingwall has set a new standard for bassists across the board.”

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Amos Williams

“The clarity and consistency in the lower strings has made the Dingwall Combustion my go-to bass. I can get pretty much any profile I want from it. It sounds clean, powerful, and I felt a comfort and ease of playing that I’d struggled to find with other basses”

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Jon Eberhard
I Prevail

“I got the basses all set up and rocking! They sound and play phenomenally, and I’ve never seen bass guitars that hold tuning this well. You guys do an incredible job. Absolutely LOVE them. They play and sound amazing. Big fan”


“I admire the work and thoughtfulness that Sheldon puts into each of his designs. Dingwall basses offer exceptional low end clarity, perfect weight distribution, and an electrifying playing experience. And of course, they look awesome.”

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Lisa Dodd
Gord Bamford

“The Z Series basses are simply the most natural feeling basses I have ever played... a perfect fit.”

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Claudio Rocha
X Factor & Brazilian Idol

“When I first picked up Dingwall, I was amazed by the low B tone and great definition. Owning a Dingwall was one of the best choices in my career”

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Zander Zon

“My NG is so playable, and it looks awesome! I’m so impressed with how light and streamlined it feels for a 5-string. Manoeuvring around the neck is really smooth, and the fanned frets are incredible”

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Pete Griffin
Zappa Plays Zappa - Dethklok

“I’ve played “classic” style basses for my whole career so I was surprised just how natural the D-Roc felt in my hands, and the tone is to die for!”

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Toby Peterson Stewart

“Dingwall has allowed me to explore a completely new dynamic with my bass playing. The consistent, aggressive sound allows for a lot of creativity on any part of the fretboard. When you’re layering bass tracks like we do, you can get a heavier, more crunchy sound across the whole instrument.”

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Richard Boucher
Funeral For A Friend

“The D-Roc is a thing of beauty. The look, the tone.. it literally rocks every show, and with buckets of style.”

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Matt Fack

“I used to almost exclusively play an Ernie Ball Bongo, but the Dingwall has opened up a lot of new things for us. I find the Dingwall lends itself a little bit more to slap bass, and it has a different character. We also have Darkglass pedalboards, which are amazing”

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Mason Nagy

“The D-Roc is everything I need in bass and has unlocked new potential for my playing. It is truly inspiring every time I play it and has all my other basses in the corner gathering dust. I couldn't be more honoured to play Dingwall basses!”

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Josh Gilbert

“No other bass holds down the fundamental notes as evenly as a Dingwall, especially in the super-low tunings that are required for Spiritbox.”

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Kami Bass

“I really put the Dingwall NG basses to the test with BABYMETAL, touring +20 countries for over 12 weeks. Night after night, they delivered. They have a modern and aggressive tone that everyone was very excited about. These instruments made the tour for me as a player!”

Phil Rehm

“The noble tone of my SuperJ offers a precise response in the lower end and a pleasant, flowing, and silky sound on the high strings, making it ideal for fast percussive playing. This fan-fret reinvention of the jazz bass is truly amazing. Sheldon and his team, being devoted fan-fret enthusiasts, have meticulously crafted an instrument of absolute high-end quality”

Pablo Motyczak
Rata Blanca

“I got my Dingwall the day before we went on tour, and playing it was instantly second nature. I was completely amazed with the tone and how it cut through the mix with the band. I think my quest for the ultimate B string has finally ended.”

Jean-Michel Labadie

“My Dingwall Super P is a truly superb instrument. It’s extremely versatile, super precise and really fun to play. It sounds great in every musical genre. If you haven't tried one yet, don't hesitate. You won't be disappointed! This bass has no limits!”

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America Paz

“Dingwall's ergonomics and versatile tone allows me to get that sound that I always dreamed of”

Ken “Spider” Sinnaeve
Loverboy- Streetheart

“The balance and build of my NG bass is impeccable, sounds great and looks super cool. Plus, it's designed and set up in Saskatoon by Sheldon and his handpicked team.”

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Chris Van Der Walt

“Dingwall basses are on another level. They sound great, they feel amazing, they look beautiful, and they handle the touring and studio life better than any bass I've ever played. From the first time I played one, I knew I'd be playing these basses for the rest of my life”

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Raad Soudani

“With my NG2 every note is present, responsive and consistent. It holds the low tuning and responds so well that it almost sounds like MIDI bass! I finally have something that can do the job that’s required of the genre.”

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Fredrik Lennartsson
Orbit Culture

“The Dingwall NG3 is such a reliable, comfortable and great looking instrument that I can always count on. When I first picked it up, I knew this was the one. I just love playing this instrument”

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Michel Laredo (Momo)

“I met Sheldon at his very first show and have been a loyal believer , fan and player from this class act human being and company from the very start. i Love my Basses ,and a dingwall bass is a Bass For Life that will make you a better player and become a life long Partner in you creative process. Thank you Sheldon and the team at Dingwall for all you do for the world of Bass !!!!!! Momo”

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Rich Gray

“Touring with Annihilator is demanding for any instrument, but my Dingwall Combustion has outdone every show. Since playing Dingwall Guitars my session recording requests have also doubled. Do yourself a favour and get your hands on one! They have made life so much easier”

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Nick Campbell
Scary Pockets

“As someone who usually plays old 4-string basses, finding 5-string basses I connect with has always been a challenge, but I was blown away when I played my Dingwall D-Roc 5 for the first time. It has a warm passive tone, a well-defined top end and a crystal clear B-string that's extremely versatile for all kinds of gigs and recording sessions. It is an awesome green funk machine!”

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Werner Erkelens
Monuments & Aviations

“There’s no bass in the world that sounds as clear and punchy as a Dingwall. Once you pick up one of these instruments, you’ll never want to play anything else again”

Georg Baldwin

“These basses have a playing consistency across the neck and in every register that I have never come across before.”

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Jermaine Blandford

“Touring with these basses is an amazing experience! Dingwall has made it easy for me to always provide an epic bass tone. From hip-hop to R&B to pop or even jazz/fusion, the Combustion fits every genre, with plenty of low-end, coupled with presence in the mids and clarity on the high-end. The team at Dingwall has also been amazing. It’s felt like a family since day one”

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Earl Pereira

“I have been playing Dingwalls since 1998 and to me, they are the best basses in the world. I own a one-of-a-kind 4-string which was the predecessor to the Super J. I can't wait to get another bass hopefully”

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Sebastien Laurendeau
Cirque du Soleil

“These are amazing multi-scale basses. I am very happy to have an NG 6-string in my arsenal for Cirque du Soleil’s LUZIA world tour.”


“John is bass player for the Japanese Metal Core Band “Paledusk” Paledusk have played with Periphery, Born of Osiris, Chelsea Grin, Sylar, NAPOLEON, and so on. Paledusk is an upcoming band.”

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Ka Wang

“Ka Wang is the bassist of EMERGING FROM THE COCOON, one of Taiwan's most famous death metal/deathcore bands. He’s known for his raging performance style, booming bass sound, and outstanding playing skill among”

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Cowgirls from Hell

“Once I got my hands on a Dingwall bass, I knew my search for the perfect bass has come to an end. My custom Dingwall bass was crafted with precision and the team went out of their way to surpass my expectation.”

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Christian Sturgess

“I first became aware of Dingwall basses over five years ago, and since playing one for the very first time at the London Bass Guitar Show”

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Michael Spencer
Flotsam and Jetsam.

“Michael is the bassist for Flotsam and Jetsam.”

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Patricia Ligia
Karen G

“I’m in love with my Dingwall NG3! It blends comfort and playability effortlessly, especially in the lower register. It gives me that sweet, deep bottom-end while also cutting through with sharpness and heaviness. Plus, it feels fantastic in my hands.”

Gary Lalonde
Honeymoon Suite

“I’m getting great response from everyone seeing and hearing it in action. Cheers ... Gary Lalonde”

Brandon Giffin
The Zenith Passage

“I've been playing bass for years, but when I first got my hands on a Dingwall NG3 it truly felt like a whole new instrument. The playability is phenomenal and the extended scale provides so much clarity in the lower register. It blew me away”

Pedro Vera

“When I first discovered Dingwall Guitars I was blown away by the designs and aesthetics. My Afterburner is what I've always been looking for, both in the recording studio and live. Thank you to the team for capturing who I am and what I do”

Jase Sng
The Steve McQueens

“The Dingwall concept is quite frankly a clear solution to any reservations one might have about owning a bass with a B string; think deep, detailed & functional to the highest position on the fretboard.”

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Ryan Oxford

“I remember the first time I laid eyes on a sparkling new Dingwall bass. It danced and flew itself around the stage attached to Alex Milovic, who helped me first get in contact with Dingwall”

Glen Mollen
Circus Maximus

“Throughout my bass playing career, I rarely have mind-blowing experiences picking up new basses. The first time sitting down with the Combustion model gave me just that.”

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Patrick Laplan
Los Hermanos, Rodox

“Patrick is one of the most in-demand rock bassists in Brazil. Patrick gets all the cool gigs. Record producer and multi-instrumentalist from Brazil”

Otto Schimmelpenninck

“ Born in Utrecht, the Netherlands, in 1982, Otto Schimmelpenninck started playing bass guitar at the age of 14, after having played numerous classical instruments.”

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Sion Chen

“The super long scale of Dingwall allows me to keep a clean sustain even during a complicated riff. The fan fret is not as difficult to play as it seems, rather it allows a faster and more intuitive play in high notes position.”

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Hank Insell
Rosewood Hotel Beijing

“When I use the Dingwall live, I can feel the floor move, the energy of the crowd just skyrockets!”

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“Sheldon & Co. have a truly unique bass design philosophy over at Dingwall, the most obvious aspect of which is their use of the Novax fanned-fret system; in addition to being visually striking, it creates perfectly even tension and timbre, as well as uncannily accurate intonation, throughout the entire neck.”

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“I have been playing bass for a long time and nothing compares to Dingwall Basses. From the minute I played my first Dingwall I knew I had found the Answer to my tone quest. Flawless craftsmanship and jaw-dropping tone”


“When I first tried them, I knew this is it. For me, they are the best basses out there. So easy to play and control and the sound is just amazing. Sheldon and the whole team - thank you for everything!”


“Before picking up Dingwall basses, I had no real experience with fanned fret basses or the pro's to them. From the first play, I was blown away at how in tune my Dingwall Combustion was. Being tuned to drop F.”


“I’ve been playing Dingwall bass guitars since 2000. It’s a great feeling when you have an instrument that performs at such a high level. It gives you the complete freedom of expression.”



Boyz II Men

“The first time I played a Dingwall, my mind was blown! At the turn of the pickup selector I could select from P-Bass-, Jazz Bass-, or MusicMan-style bass tones! The clarity and playability is incredible, and the contour of the neck really lends itself to my fretting hand. It’s the perfect tool to accommodate the wide variety of styles that the artists and producers I work for need.”

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“Bertrand Allaume is a french bass player, composer, producer and label manager. Actually, besides his solo projects, he works on different musical projects like Beltuner, basT, or Ouroub'. Before that, he was bass”

Root Shock

“Bill Eppel has been playing bass for over 30 years and has enthusiastically embraced reggae & its associated bass-centric sub-genres for the past two decades. After a number of years playing in punk, hardcore,”


“Chih Yao Huang, who mastered applying slap and tapping techniques into metal music, is among the best bass players of the young generation in Taiwan. He was officially joined”




“Recording bands for a living I need a bass that will never waiver in delivering quality and consistency. No matter what genre, my 5 string Combustion never fails”

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“Sheldon Dingwall’s approach to the bass guitar has forever changed my sound. Every time I look at my NG-2 I just have to play it!

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Gualo Garcia
Ninel Conde

“I’ve played many different basses and I can say that aside from feeling like family with Dingwall, this is the coolest evolution of the bass guitar in every aspect. There’s no going back”




“Dingwall basses are easily the best I've ever used. No other basses get the low strings quit right like there. The Physics don’t lie. Not to mention the insane electronics that allow”

Shadow of Intent

“Dingwall basses have changed the way I approach my bass playing. From the perfect feel of the neck to the comfortability and feel of the string attack, from the unique fanned fretting. I am able to approach”

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Caligula’s Horse

“Dingwall basses will blow you away from your first play, ticking every box for my playing: weight, aesthetics, ergonomics, low-end and sub consistency in the upper frets, to presence and attack frequencies made”

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Conner Green

“I’ve played so many different basses in my lifetime, and my Dingwall is the only one that keeps me coming back. In fact, no other bass really compares. It’s built impeccably, and the fanned fret design helps me to facilitate any style. It’s a dream bass!”

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“My Dingwall sounds so badass! I love the feel of the fretboard and the range of tones is perfect. I can get it to sing like a humpback whale or purr like an aggressive black panther!”


“DINGWALL has drastically changed my perception towards bass instruments. It has a LowB/clear sound, and when playing it, it leaves behind a ring similar to that of a piano.”

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Ivan Carranza

“I love Dingwall's commitment to quality and performance. My Super P is an exceptional instrument with superb playability and a tone that sits just right in the mix.”

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“Dann is best known for his virtuosity, fearless approach to harmony, and an instantly recognizable signature style. His mentor was the late-great Monk Montgomery; first to record Electric Bass, on a Jazz recording.”

Ludovico Cioffi

“When I tried the NG3 for the first time, I was shocked for how easily it sounded perfect in the mix. It just gives you the right feeling, and it plays incredibly effortless so I can really focus on the show!”

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“I just love my Dingwall - it has proven itself both in the studio and on the road every time. That extra length truly makes a difference with low tunings.”

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“After many years of searching I have finally found a bass that ticks every box. Insane tone with a tight and punchy 5th string and excellent comfort and playability. This is my forever bass!”

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“I spent two decades hunting for the perfect bass and then in 2016 I had the chance to play a Dingwall. I could not believe the massive sound coming out of the PA. These are the best bass guitars in the galaxy!”

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“20,000 km carrying my Dingwall on a bicycle, more than 300 shows, and still sounding and playing amazing.”

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“Dingwall Basses provide the low-end definition and tone I was looking for to help me stand out in the mix. I knew instantly that sonically and visually I had found the perfect bass.”

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“I’ve finally found the instrument for me. It’s truly unlocked a whole new level of potential in my bass playing”

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“Comfortable weapon, amazing tone, great performance and stability, gorgeous look, do I need something more?”

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“I was fascinated by the beautiful appearance of the instrument, and after that, I immediately fell in love with the sound of Dingwall bass. In particular, NG2 has an intense sound.”

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Matteo Raccone

“Dingwall basses have an amazing feel and offer a unique low-end definition, in addition to being the most versatile basses I’ve ever played. Since the first time I plugged in my NG3, I decided that it was the one”

Ken Reed
Seven Day Slumber

“Being a full time touring musician, I catch myself going back in after soundcheck to play this Dingwall. I have been blessed to be a part of some great bass companies, and by far Dingwall has been the most inspiring. I've never been this excited about playing a bass.”

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Jake Steinhauser

“Dingwall have changed the game, providing an unmatched level of clarity in even the lowest of tunings without compromising stability, feel or comfort. These instruments are the foundation for my sound in Polaris and a must-have for metal bassists.”

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