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  • 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... »

  • Darkglass Electronics Introduces the Alpha Omega Distortion Pedal

    Darkglass Electronics Introduces the Alpha Omega Distortion Pedal

    Darkglass Electronics wowed NAMM attendees this year with a brand new pedal called the Alpha Omega. Co-designed with Karnivool’s Jon Stockman, the stompbox is a departure from their previous circuits and preamplifiers. “[The Alpha Omega] is fully operational amplifier based and has two distinct distortion circuits (Alpha and Omega) which can be selected or blended... »

  • Sadowsky Introduces Compact SBP-2 Preamp Pedal

    Sadowsky Introduces Compact SBP-2 Preamp Pedal

    Sadowsky Guitars has released a compact version of their preamp pedal called the SBP-2. The new outboard preamp has the same circuitry that the company fits into their basses but in a slimmed down design. “[The SBP-2 is] perfect for crammed pedalboards as well as vintage basses where onboard preamp installation would affect resale value,”... »

  • 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... »

  • Zorg Effects Introduces Oppressor Compressor

    Zorg Effects Introduces Oppressor Compressor

    French pedal company Zorg Effects has unveiled the the Oppressor, an optical compressor they say packs tons of control into a small footprint. Alongside Volume, Gain, and Compression knobs, the pedal has a pair of three-way switches for attack and release to give up to nine combinations of values. It also has a “BAD” switch... »

  • 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... »

  • Cog Effects Introduces the Rogue One Bass Octave/Fuzz Pedal

    Cog Effects Introduces the Rogue One Bass Octave/Fuzz Pedal

    The octave pedal specialists at Cog Effects have unleashed a new octave/fuzz called the Rogue One. The flexible pedal combines two of the company’s Grand Tarkin bass fuzz channels with a third parallel sub-octave channel found in their T-70 for a huge sound. “Each fuzz channel is supplemented with additional controls to further refine the... »

  • OnkartGromt Unveils Grombass V2 Overdrive Pedal

    OnkartGromt Unveils Grombass V2 Overdrive Pedal

    Norway’s OnkartGromt has released the Grombass V2, an overdrive/distortion pedal made for bass. The innovative pedal has an analog circuit with a microcontroller inside that controls the gain stages. The microcontroller is Arduino compatible with open code that can be modified by the user via USB cable. The Grombass V2 has three distortion modes: Germanium,... »