I recently switched over to playing bass as opposed to guitar, as I just love the bass more than guitar, and wanted to know what a good, non-expensive beginner amp would be?
The FAQ at the top of the forum has a few.
Go with a cube man. Unless you're gigging. Then just go with a used combo for starters. As far as brand, I don't know much about them, and I don't wanna give misleading advice.