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  • EBS Reveals ReTracer Delay Workstation Pedal

    EBS Reveals ReTracer Delay Workstation Pedal

    EBS is celebrating 30 years in the business this year. While they have tried and true products, that doesn’t mean they aren’t innovating. This year at the NAMM Show they previewed the ReTracer Delay, a compact pedal that utilizes new hardware and software from the company. The ReTracer offers twelve distinct engines to produce different... »

  • Death By Audio Unveils the Deep Animation Pedal

    Death By Audio Unveils the Deep Animation Pedal

    Death By Audio was on hand at the 2018 Winter NAMM Show to show off their goods including the new Deep Animation, an envelope filter pedal that responds to your playing. “This crazy goofball responds to how you play, enveloping and filter sweeping and overdriving,” the company writes. “Finally, the perfect wave-thumping bass moving with... »

  • Darkglass Electronics Introduces Alpha Omega Ultra Pedal

    Darkglass Electronics Introduces Alpha Omega Ultra Pedal

    Last year, Darkglass Electronics wowed NAMM-goers with the Alpha Omega. Now they’ve built upon the model with Alpha Omega Ultra, which they describe as “the most versatile bass preamplifier we’ve designed.” Just like its predecessor, the Ultra has two distinct distortion circuits that can be selected or mixed as well as a dry blend knob... »

  • Ampeg Introduces Liquifier and Opto Comp Pedals

    Ampeg Introduces Liquifier and Opto Comp Pedals

    Ampeg launched two new pedals at the Winter NAMM Show this year: the Liquifier Analog Chorus and Opto Comp Analog Optical Compressor. The new pedals add to their existing preamp and overdrive pedals. The Liquifier features a dual chorus circuit, which Ampeg says offers deep potential. “This isn’t your typical chorus pedal,” Ampeg Product Manager... »

  • Fuzzrocious Pedals Unveils the Octave Jawn Pedal

    Fuzzrocious Pedals Unveils the Octave Jawn Pedal

    One of the cooler effects we got to check out at NAMM this year was the Fuzzrocious Pedals Octave Jawn. (Jawn is Philly slang for “thing”.) Builder Ryan Ratajski says the new digital octaver will be a drop-in mod for his pedals. “Octave Jawn is a digital octaver specifically made to track faster than many... »

  • Pigtronix Announces the Ringmaster Ring Modulator Synth Pedal

    Pigtronix Announces the Ringmaster Ring Modulator Synth Pedal

    During the Winter NAMM Show, Pigtronix introduced the Ringmaster, an analog ring modulator synth pedal that they designed to create analog harmonizer and tremolo effects to follow the notes you play. “Expanding on the “Intelligent Ring Mod” found in the original Mothership pedal, Ringmaster adds LFO and Sample + Hold modulation sources, pitch following tremolo... »

  • Aguilar Amplification Unveils Grape Phaser Bass Pedal

    Aguilar Amplification Unveils Grape Phaser Bass Pedal

    Aguilar Amplification has expanded their line of effects at the Winter NAMM Show this year with the Grape Phaser bass pedal. The all-analog pedal is designed for tone and simplicity. “The Grape Phaser provides lush, analog phase shifting courtesy of a simple, two-knob layout,” Aguilar writes. “RATE controls the speed of the modulation while COLOR... »

  • Way Huge Electronics Unveils The Pork & Pickle Bass Overdrive And Fuzz Pedal

    Way Huge Electronics Unveils The Pork & Pickle Bass Overdrive And Fuzz Pedal

    Way Huge Electronics has announced their first bass-specific pedal with the Pork & Pickle Bass Overdrive and Fuzz. Tuned for bass frequencies, the pedal combines their Pork Loin overdrive and Russian-Pickle Fuzz into one box. Players can toggle between the two effects with an OD/Fuzz switch. The pedal has three main controls – Volume, Tone,... »

  • Shin-ei Announces the B1G 1 Gain Booster Pedal

    Shin-ei Announces the B1G 1 Gain Booster Pedal

    Shin-ei has announced the B1G 1, a gain booster pedal that offers up to 30dB of boost. Useful for bass, guitar, and even vocals, the pedal is described as “totally transparent, non tone-coloring, and non tone-sucking.” “Featuring 100% pure, high fidelity, studio-quality boost, the B1G 1 explodes with power, fattens your tone, and sacrifices nothing... »

  • Tech 21 and dUg Pinnick Team Up For DP-3X Signature Pedal

    Tech 21 and dUg Pinnick Team Up For DP-3X Signature Pedal

    dUg Pinnick has a new signature pedal from Tech 21 called the DP-3X that will be debuted at the Winter NAMM Show. The unit is a compact adaptation of his Ultra Bass 1000 head from the company, who says that both pieces of gear recreate the sound Pinnick developed in the ’80s that merges high-end... »