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  • Dunlop Announces the MXR M81 Bass Preamp Pedal

    Dunlop Announces the MXR M81 Bass Preamp Pedal

    Dunlop has expanded the MXR Bass Innovations series with the M81 Bass Preamp, a pedal that packs a preamp into a stompbox the size of the company’s Phase 90. Similar to a studio preamp, the Bass Preamp has level controls for its input and output. The EQ section has bass, mid, and treble controls with... »

  • Fuzzrocious Pedals Introduces There Is No Dana… Only ZUUL Pedal

    Fuzzrocious Pedals Introduces There Is No Dana… Only ZUUL Pedal

    Fuzzrocious Pedals has unleashed a new pedal called “There is No Dana… Only ZUUL.” Named after a line in the movie Ghostbusters, the pedal is an oscillator that is semi-clean blended and driven into an overdrive. It has three controls: Volume, Blend and Oscillator. Turned to the left, the Blend knob mixes your signal in... »

  • Radial Announces Bassbone OD Pedal

    Radial Announces Bassbone OD Pedal

    Radial Engineering has updated their ToneBone series of pedals with the Bassbone OD, a bass preamp with two input channels and a built-in overdrive. The new pedal builds on the original Bassbone with several new features in addition to the overdrive such as a mute footswitch and the option to keep the effects loop active... »

  • Source Audio Introduces the Soundblox 2 Manta Bass Filter

    Source Audio Introduces the Soundblox 2 Manta Bass Filter

    Source Audio debuted the latest in their line of bass envelop filters at the NAMM show this year with the announcement of the Soundblox 2 Manta Bass Filter. The Manta is the next generation, following the company’s Soundblox Pro Bass Envelope Filter. The Manta offers 12 filter effects, plus a new edition for the Soundblox... »

  • Digitech Reintroduces Bass Whammy Pitch Shifting Pedal

    Digitech Reintroduces Bass Whammy Pitch Shifting Pedal

    Years after the original was discontinued, Digitech is reintroducing the Bass Whammy pedal. The updated pitch-shifting pedal is optimized for bass guitar tones and retains its classic settings while introducing new true bypass and MIDI operation. Digitech says the Bass Whammy is ideal for 4-, 5-, or 6-string basses and has very accurate pitch detection... »

  • Malekko Introduces Justin Meldal-Johnsen Signature Diabolik Fuzz Pedal

    Malekko Introduces Justin Meldal-Johnsen Signature Diabolik Fuzz Pedal

    Malekko Heavy Industry has introduced the Justin Meldal-Johnsen Signature Diabolik harmonic analog fuzz pedal. The pedal is based on the Malekko’s B:assmaster circuit but is housed in a more compact chassis. Diabolik features a preset harmonic spectrum setting that the company says gives “crisp octave overtones and a very aggressive tone setting.” Its controls include... »

  • Mooer Introduces Noise Killer Micro Pedal

    Mooer Introduces Noise Killer Micro Pedal

    Mooer has introduced the Noise Killer, a noise gate fitted into a micro pedal configuration. The Noise Killer eliminates noise and feedback in signal chains. It has a simplistic control layout with a single rotary knob to set the threshold and a two-position switch to toggle between a hard or soft knee. The threshold can... »

  • JHS Pedals Announces Moonshine Overdrive Pedal

    JHS Pedals Announces Moonshine Overdrive Pedal

    Kansas City’s JHS Pedals has unveiled the Moonshine Overdrive. Designed for bass and guitar, the stompbox is described as a “massively tweaked version of the most famous overdrive ever created.” The Moonshine has standard Volume, Drive, and Tone controls that are augmented with a “Proof” toggle switch. When switched down, the Proof toggle pus the... »

  • EC Pedals Releases Michael Benson FuzzDriver Pedal

    EC Pedals Releases Michael Benson FuzzDriver Pedal

    EC Pedals has joined forces with bassist Michael Benson to released the FuzzDriver, a stompbox that combines the company’s Bass Overlord and Angry Ape Gated Fuzz effects into one. The effects can be activated separately or together to create new textures. The Fuzz side of the FuzzDriver has Level, Tone, Gain, and Growl controls. Its... »

  • Lehle Now Shipping Julian Parametric Booster Pedal

    Lehle Now Shipping Julian Parametric Booster Pedal

    Lehle is now shipping the Julian, a preamp pedal with parametric mids and treble controls for tonal shaping and recreating sounds of classic treble boosters. Its booster offers up to 15dB of boost or cut. Since the vintage boosters had low input impedance, the Julian is equipped with a switch that reduces the impedance from... »