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  • Trace Elliot Announces the Transit B Bass Guitar Preamp Pedal

    Trace Elliot Announces the Transit B Bass Guitar Preamp Pedal

    Along with the launch of their micro ELF bass amp at the NAMM Show this year, Trace Elliot returned with the Transit B Bass Guitar Preamp Pedal. The versatile preamp offers a host of controls with a pre-shape to dial in the classic Trace Elliot EQ curve, a dual-band compressor, a drive section, and a... »

  • EBS Launches Blue Label Pedals and Premium Gold Flat Patch Cables

    EBS Launches Blue Label Pedals and Premium Gold Flat Patch Cables

    EBS unveiled a new line of pedals called the Blue Label Series at NAMM this year. It’s starting this year with three analog overdrive models called the Drive Me Crazy, The Black Haze, and The Drive. While EBS makes everything work well for bass, these pedals are made specifically to work well on bass and... »

  • Electro Harmonix Unveils SYNTH9 Pedal

    Electro Harmonix Unveils SYNTH9 Pedal

    Electro Harmonix has expanded their line of synthesizer pedals with the SYNTH9. Suited for bass and guitar, the stompbox emulates classic electronic synthesizers with nine settings: OBX, Profit V, Vibe Synth, Mini Mood, EHX Mini, Solo Synth, Mood Bass, String Synth, and Poly VI. “Using the same innovative technology that powers the award-winning B9 and... »

  • Fuzzrocious Unveils Baxstabber and Blast Furnace Pedals

    Fuzzrocious Unveils Baxstabber and Blast Furnace Pedals

    Fuzzrocious Pedals unveiled two new creations at the 2017 NAMM show with the Baxstabber and Blast Furnace pedals. Both pedals, which are made in New Jersey, will be shipping later this year. We caught up with Fuzzrocious’s Ryan and Shannon Ratajaski at the show to get the scoop. “The Baxstabber is a tone shaper and... »

  • Ashdown Introduces Stuart Zender Funk Face Twin Dynamic Filter Pedal

    Ashdown Introduces Stuart Zender Funk Face Twin Dynamic Filter Pedal

    Ashdown Engineering has teamed up with bassist Stuart Zender to introduce the SZ Funk Face Twin Dynamic Filter Pedal. The pedal is designed for simplicity in getting a funky sound that Zender, who was the original bassist for Jamiroquai, is known for. Its filter section has a Sensitivity knob to control the effect’s response, while... »

  • Digitech Announces FreqOut Feedback Pedal

    Digitech Announces FreqOut Feedback Pedal

    Digitech has unveiled the FreqOut, a pedal for bass and guitar that creates controlled feedback. The stompbox uses pitch-detection technology to identify the harmonic content of notes and chords then makes those frequencies feedback in a musical way with several settings. “Roaring feedback from an amp can add intensity and musicality to a live performance... »

  • Ampeg Introduces Two New Bass Pedals at NAMM

    Ampeg Introduces Two New Bass Pedals at NAMM

    Ampeg launched two new pedals at the Winter NAMM Show this year with the Classic analog bass preamp and Scrambler bass overdrive. The pedals represent either side of Ampeg’s other pedal offering, the SCR-DI, into two smaller focused pedals. The Classic pedal allows for dialing in an Ampeg tone with its three-band tone stack as... »

  • Stomp Audio Labs Introduces Octopus Octave Pedal

    Stomp Audio Labs Introduces Octopus Octave Pedal

    The Brazilian effects specialists at Stomp Audio Labs has unveiled the Octopus, an analog octave pedal with up and down octave controls. Apt at bass and guitar, the Octopus is set up for ease with knobs for both up and down octaves plus a mix knob for dialing in your clean signal. Each direction also... »

  • Morley Announces Limited Edition Cliff Burton Tribute Power Fuzz Wah

    Morley Announces Limited Edition Cliff Burton Tribute Power Fuzz Wah

    Morley has announced a new limited edition of the Cliff Burton Tribute Power Fuzz Wah. The pedal, which has independent fuzz and wah effects, will come in a chrome finish similar to the original Tel-Ray Morley model. It will be limited to 500 units with some of those being signed by the late Metallica bassist’s... »

  • FEA Labs Unveils Photon Fuzz II Pedal

    FEA Labs Unveils Photon Fuzz II Pedal

    FEA Labs has updated their flexible Photon Fuzz pedal with a second version. The Photon Fuzz II includes the original pedal’s tones with added functionality. Made for both bass and guitar, the pedal is named due to a component in the circuit that utilizes infrared light to control the FET used in the fuzz. Its... »