Artists

Lee Sklar
Studio Legend

“For years I had been looking for a 5-string that actually 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.”

Adam “Nolly” Getgood
Periphery

“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.”

Rob Van der Loo
Epica

“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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JOHN TAYLOR
DURAN DURAN

““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
Intervals

“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.”

STEFAN LESSARD
DAVE MATTHEWS BAND

““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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JARED SMITH
ARCHSPIRE

“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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ASHLEY REEVE
CHER

“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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TONY LEVIN
LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT

““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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KYLE KONKIEL
BAD WOLVES

“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.”

AYUMU
SOLO ARTIST

“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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NATHAN NAVARRO
DEVIN TOWNSEND

“"Dingwall basses offer exceptional low-end clarity, the 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
ARTIST

““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
SOLO ARTIST

““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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TOBY PETERSON STEWART
THE OMNIFIC

““Dingwall has allowed me to explore a completely new dynamic to my bass playing. The consistent aggressive sound across the whole instrument allows for a lot of creativity on any part of the fret board.””

MASON NAGY
DEVIL WEARS PRADA

“"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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JEAN-MICHEL LABADIE
GOJIRA

“"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
SOLO ARTIST

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

RAAD SOUDANI
VOLUMES

““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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Rich Gray
Annihilator

“Rich is the bassist for Canadian metal legends Annihilator, as well as UK based progressive metal band Aeon Zen. Rich also runs a music production studio specializing in recording; mixing; and mastering”

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Werner Erkelens
ARTIST

“My Dingwall ABXXX has enabled me to stand out in a saturated, complex and competitive online landscape, through both tone and design. It is easily the most versatile instrument I have ever played.”

GEORGE BALDWIN
ARTIST

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

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Earl Pereira
ARTIST

“"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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John
ARTIST

“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
ARTIST

“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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WENA VELASCO
ARTIST

““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
ARTIST

“"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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GARY LALONDE
Honeymoon Suite

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

Pedro Vera
ARTIST

“When I first discovered Dingwall basses, I was extremely blown away by their great designs and beautiful esthetics and remember saying, “ I need to definitely try one of these incredible basses.”

Jase Sng
ARTIST

“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
ARTIST

“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
ARTIST

“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
ARTIST

“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
ARTIST

“ 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
ARTIST

““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
ARTIST

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

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MATTHEW DENIS

“"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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BOBBY FERNANDEZ
ARTIST

“"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”

DINO IVELJA
ARTIST

“"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!"”

ALEX MILOVIC
ARTIST

“"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,"”

ARLINGTON HOUSTON
ARTIST

“Arlington is a talented Bay Area player who has been playing Dingwall basses since 2000”

ED FAR
ARTIST

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WILLIAM SHIVELY
Boyz II Men

“Born in Hollywood, William Shively grew up in a musical household. One brother was a drummer, the other a guitarist, and keyboard player, so it was almost preordained that William would play bass.”

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BERTRAND ALLAUME
ARTIST

“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”

WILLIAM J EPPEL
ARTIST

“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
ARTIST

“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”

AIRI
ARTIST

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MICHAEL PALMQUIST
ARTIST

“"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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BILL CROOK
SPIRITBOX

““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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MITSURU
ARTIST

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SAM BECK
ARTIST

“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”

KEITH KOHLHEPP
ARTIST

“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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FUMI KOYASU
ARTIST

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DALE PRINSSE
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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SHINJI SEGAWA
ARTIST

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RAMONE VALERIO
DAYSEEKER

““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!””

NAOKI HAJI
ARTIST

“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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DANN GLENN
ARTIST

“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
Delain

“"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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LAURI SILVONEN
ARTIST

“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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DARREN CARIKAS
TEMPLES ON MARS

“"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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KAY BREM
ELUVEITIE

“"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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FELIPE THE EXPLORER
SOLO ARTIST

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

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RILEY FIELDS
FALSET

“"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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GAVIN THANE
POLAR

““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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LU SALINAS
QBO

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

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SIPOO
ARTIST

““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
ARTIST

““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
Polaris

““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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