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  • DOD Announces The Boneshaker Distortion Pedal

    DOD Announces The Boneshaker Distortion Pedal

    DOD is getting heavy with the new Boneshaker, a distortion pedal aimed at bass, baritone, and extended-range guitars. The circuit was designed by Black Arts Toneworks to focus on anything “heavy, loud and low.” The Boneshaker has Distortion, Depth and Level controls for dialing in the type of distortion. Its twist is a 3-band parametric... »

  • Boss Announces BB-1X Bass Driver Pedal

    Boss Announces BB-1X Bass Driver Pedal

    Boss has introduced the BB-1X Bass Driver, a compact pedal that employs the company’s MDP technology to offer sounds ranging from natural clean tone to a heavy distortion. Beyond a drive pedal, the BB-1X has EQ controls and a 1/4-inch line output to add preamp and DI functionality. The pedal’s distortion circuit analyzes your bass... »

  • Morley Announces Cliff Burton Tribute Series Power Fuzz Wah Pedal

    Morley Announces Cliff Burton Tribute Series Power Fuzz Wah Pedal

    Morley debuted the Cliff Burton Tribute Series Power Fuzz Wah at the Winter NAMM Show this year. Introduced in part with the bassist’s father Ray Burton, the pedal is a tribute that blends aspects of the 70’s model used by Burton on the early Metallica recordings and the company’s modern models. The Power Fuzz Wah’s... »

  • Ampeg Unveils SCR-DI Bass DI Pedal at NAMM

    Ampeg Unveils SCR-DI Bass DI Pedal at NAMM

    Ampeg’s booth at NAMM this year featured their new revamped BA combo series, but it centered around the unveiling of their brand new SCR-DI. The bass-friendly direct box is their first new pedal in years and brings together an Ampeg preamp, EQ section, and their Scrambler Overdrive. The SCR-DI starts with a legacy Ampeg preamp... »

  • Aguilar Introduces Fuzzistor Bass Fuzz Pedal

    Aguilar Introduces Fuzzistor Bass Fuzz Pedal

    Aguilar unveiled a new pedal at this year’s NAMM Show this year called the Fuzzistor. The bass fuzz pedal features a classic silicone transistor distortion circuit for a retro, fuzzy ’70s tone. The Fuzzistor allows for dialing in your tone with Level, Blend, Tone, and Fuzz controls. Aguilar says the Fuzz control ranges from “subtle... »

  • Electro-Harmonix Introduces Bass Soul Food Pedal

    Electro-Harmonix Introduces Bass Soul Food Pedal

    Electro-Harmonix has announced a bass-specific version of their Soul Food natural overdrive and clean boost pedal. The company describes the pedal as designed to enhance the original sound of your instrument while retaining its essential character. The Bass Soul Food is set apart with a gain stage, treble control and signal path optimized for bass... »

  • Red Panda Introduces Bitmap Bitcrusher Pedal

    Red Panda Introduces Bitmap Bitcrusher Pedal

    Red Panda has introduced the Bitmap, a bitcrusher pedal designed to work with bass, guitar, synthesizers, drum machines and more. The stompbox features fractional bit reduction with a new bit crushing algorithm that the company says adds the warmth and grit of classic 8- and 12- bit samplers. It also goes down to 1-bit resolution... »

  • Devi Ever: FX Announces Big Distortion Sound Machine

    Devi Ever: FX Announces Big Distortion Sound Machine

    Devi Ever: FX has unveiled the Big Distortion Sound Machine, a parallel distortion that combines their Ruiner and Torn’s Peaker fuzz circuits. The company, which is now owned by the same people that run Dwarfcraft Devices, says the pedal was designed for bass guitar but is applicable to guitar or keyboard as well. It is... »

  • Keeley Electronics Releasing Bassist Compressor Pedal

    Keeley Electronics Releasing Bassist Compressor Pedal

    After introducing it at the NAMM show this year, Keeley Electronics is now readying to ship the Bassist Compressor. Described as an affordable studio-grade dbx compressor in stompbox format, the pedal is built around the THAT Corporation 4320 integrated circuit that utilizes voltage controlled amplifiers, an on-board true-RMS detector, and high performance op-amps. The Bassist... »

  • Aguilar Amplification Announces Chorusaurus Bass Chorus Pedal

    Aguilar Amplification Announces Chorusaurus Bass Chorus Pedal

    Aguilar is expanding their effects lineup with the introduction of the Chorusaurus Bass Chorus. The pedal, which employs analog bucket-brigade technology, offers stereo or mono signal outputs. The Chorusaurus has a four knob layout with Blend, Rate, Intensity, and Width controls to dial in your tone from subtle swirling to extreme chorusing. Other features include... »