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  • Cog Effects Expands Octave Pedal Series

    Cog Effects Expands Octave Pedal Series

    Cog Effects has expanded their analog octave pedal lineup with two new pedals – the T-47 and T-70 – and an update to the T-65 model. “I wanted to make a range of octave pedals that provide valid solutions to guitarists and particularly bassists who are being more and more innovative with the pedals that... »

  • Radial Engineering Revamps Bigshot i/o

    Radial Engineering Revamps Bigshot i/o

    After introducing the EFX version earlier this year, Radial is continuing to work on its Bigshot pedal series with a new redesign of the Bigshot i/o. The stompbox is a instrument selector that allows for switching between two basses plugged into the same amp. Each input can be selected quickly via footswitch. Input 2 is... »

  • Tech 21 Unveils SansAmp Bass Driver DI Version 2

    Tech 21 Unveils SansAmp Bass Driver DI Version 2

    Tech 21 has announced a new version of their flagship SansAmp Bass Driver DI. The Version 2 model retains all of the functionality of the original while adding features to better suit modern players. The all-analog pedal now has a switch for the bass frequency to select between 80Hz and 40Hz, which the company says... »

  • Crazy Tube Circuits Unveils the Golden Ratio Phi Compressor

    Crazy Tube Circuits Unveils the Golden Ratio Phi Compressor

    Crazy Tube Circuits has unleashed the Golden Ratio Phi, a stompbox that features two compressors in one. The pedal can switch between an optical compressor and a FET compressor, each of which have their own distinct style. Crazy Tube says the optical compressor is a “hand selected photocell [that] offers distinctive attack and release characteristics... »

  • Radial Engineering Adds Bigshot EFX to ToneBone Series

    Radial Engineering Adds Bigshot EFX to ToneBone Series

    Radial Engineering has announced the BigShot EFX, a true-bypass dual effects loop. The device lets you set up two separate effects loops to have two distinct and selectable pedal chains. This also helps to reduce tone-robbing and noisy by-products of certain non-true bypass pedals. Both loops are in series, allowing you to feed loop-A into... »

  • Greer Amps Introduces the Super Hornet Octave Fuzz Pedal

    Greer Amps Introduces the Super Hornet Octave Fuzz Pedal

    Greer Amps has released a new octave fuzz pedal called the Super Hornet, which they say works great on guitar and bass. Based on a Foxx Tone Machine, the pedal tweaks the vintage-style circuit by using NOS BC-107B transistors and adding a feature to the octave section. The octave switch can be set to On... »

  • Fuzzrocious and Electro-Faustus Team Up for Greyfly Pedal

    Fuzzrocious and Electro-Faustus Team Up for Greyfly Pedal

    Fuzzrocious Effects has teamed up with Electro-Faustus to create a unique “noisemaker” called the Greyfly. The pedal combines the Fuzzrocious Grey Stache fuzz with the Electro-Faustus Blackfly spring-activated noise generator for a whole new pedal experience. The Greyfly can be used on its own with three springs that can be plucked, scraped, and twanged to... »

  • Amptweaker Introduces Bass Jr Distortion Pedal Series

    Amptweaker Introduces Bass Jr Distortion Pedal Series

    After years of requests, Amptweaker recently added a Dry Low knob to their TightMetal and TightRock pedals. Now the feature is available in a new bass friendly range called the Amptweaker Bass Jr Distortion Series. Each of the models share most of the features of their guitar counterparts but with the new Dry Low knob... »

  • Ernie Ball Introduces Overdrive and Ambient Delay Expression Effects Pedals

    Ernie Ball Introduces Overdrive and Ambient Delay Expression Effects Pedals

    Ernie Ball introduced a pair of expression pedals for bassists and guitarists at the Summer NAMM show this year. The Expression Overdrive and Ambient Delay pedals, which will be available later this year, offer dynamic foot control for on-the-fly tweaking. The Expression Overdrive is described as tonally versatile, delivering “everything from a hint of natural... »

  • Providence Releases the Brick Drive BDI-1

    Providence Releases the Brick Drive BDI-1

    Providence has expanded their line of bass preamp pedals with the Brick Drive BDI-1. The comprehensive unit brings together a 3-band EQ with sweepable mids and Presence control, an overdrive, and a DI featuring their Vitalizer B circuit. The overdrive is engaged via footswitch and is blended with the clean signal with a mix knob.... »