Sire are a brilliant new manufacturer working alongside legendary players Marcus Miller and Larry Carlton to create incredible value-for-money basses, electric and acoustic guitars.
Sire are a guitar manufacturer who pride themselves on building their instruments in their own factory. They've teamed up with jazz & funk bass extraordinaire Marcus Miller to create basses that far exceed their price point, combining classic design with modern functionality.
They're a relatively new company but have made waves in the bass scene by creating affordable basses that easily stand up to expensive American-made models in sound, style and feel. With J-Bass, P-Bass and their very own M-bass shapes you'll find a bass that you love whether you're a traditionalist or err on the side of cutting-edge. They also proudly offer an excellent range of extended range, fretless and left handed models - there really is something for everyone!
Finally, they've applied their winning formula to the world of acoustic guitars with the A3 and A4 ranges. Featuring world-class preamps, solid tonewoods and cutting edge designs for under £500, these guitars are built to compete with the best - at a fraction of the price. Read more about the incredible Sire acoustics by clicking here.
For a full rundown of Sire's extensive bass offering, why not check out our buyers guide? It outlines the key elements of each series, helping you to select the one that's right for you!
If you've got a question about our Sire range, please don't hesitate to get in touch - in the meantime, browse the full selection below!
Sire Basses FAQs
Where are Sire basses made?
Sire guitars and basses are made in Indonesia using what they call “advanced automation technology”.
What are the dials on a Sire bass?
Sire basses contain an onboard preamp, allowing you to tinker with frequencies to suit your taste. Controls include volume, tone, pickup blender, treble, middle, middle frequency and bass.
How expensive are Sire basses?
Sire basses are high-quality and great value for money. You're getting plenty of high-end features, such as a fully adjustable preamp, rolled fretboard edges, luxurious woods and unique finishes.
What's the difference between a J and P style bass?
J and P style basses were designed to feel different and sound different. The former is versatile thanks to its pickup configuration and uses a comfortable tapered neck. The P bass sounds warmer, chunkier and has a thicker neck shape.