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The Famous Five
Bass Guitar Magazine, Summer 2003
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Lakland Jerry Scheff Signature Bass Review
Bass Player Magazine, November 2001
Excerpt: "The broad range of unique tones makes the Scheff particularly useful in special situations that call for distinctive sounds..."
Lakland Hollowbody Deluxe Review
Bass Player Magazine, May 2001
Excerpt: "If you're getting that hollow feeling ... check out the Lakland..."
Lakland Bob Glaub Signature Bass Review
Bass Player Magazine, July 2000
Excerpt: "Lakland hasn't reinvented the wheel with the Bob Glaub Signature, but the wheel rolls better than ever..."
Getting To First Bass: Dan Lakin
Bass Player Magazine, January 2000
Excerpt: "The first Lakland bass spent a fair amount of time on the bandstand. 'I was playing in a Grateful Dead cover band,' notes Dan, 'and we were gigging fairly often. Right from the start I was pleased with the wide range of useable sounds. It could get close to both a Jazz Bass and a Stingray, but it also had a sound of its own...'"
Lakland Joe Osborn Signature Bass Product Profile
Bass Player Magazine, February 1999
Excerpt: "Close inspection of our test bass revealed finicky attention to detail..."
Lakland Standard 4-94 Review
Gitarre & Bass, December 1997
Excerpt: "Without question, the Lakland reaches the highest level of quality and is made with the best woods..."
Lakland Deluxe 55 5-String Review
Bass Player Magazine, January 1997
Excerpt: "A versatile bass with a killer B..."
Lakland Deluxe 55 Series
Gitarre & Bass, December 1996
Excerpt: "In short, it's a terrific bass guitar, and by no means just for the cognoscenti."
Lakland Deluxe 4-String Review
Bass Player Magazine, May/June 1995
Excerpt: "The Lakland has an ultra-smooth, already-broken-in feel that melts in your hand. With its resonant body, custom-built bridge, and responsive string-through-body design, the Deluxe is a player's dream..."
Lakland 55-94 Review
Australian Guitar Magazine
Excerpt: "Well done Dan Lakin - you da man! The Lakland 55-94 is, without a doubt, the best realized bass guitar (and quite possibly the best realized solid body electric instrument) I have ever encountered..."
Decade and Hollowbody Review
Bass Guitar Magazine
Excerpt: " With a set of Lakland flatwound strings, the Decade had a glassy top end reminiscent of a warm tube amp, with strong midrange presence and bottom. Switching over to Lakland stainless steel roundwounds, the bass developed an mean streak..."