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  • Ibanez Expands SR Fanned Fret Line With New Finish

    Ibanez Expands SR Fanned Fret Line With New Finish

    After getting into the multi-scale bass market earlier this year, Ibanez is expanding their SR Fanned Fret bass line with a new finish. Available in five- and six-string versions, the bass will come in a Walnut Flat finish as well as its original black stain. The SRFF805 five-string and 806 six-string models are built with... »

  • Dunlop Announces MXR Iso-Brick Pedal Board Power Supply

    Dunlop Announces MXR Iso-Brick Pedal Board Power Supply

    Dunlop has introduced the MXR Iso-Brick Power Supply, featuring 10 fully isolated outputs. The compact, lightweight device can power a multitude of pedal types including digital and analog or positive and negative ground styles. The outputs are split into five sets: two 9V outputs at 100mA, two 9V outputs at 300mA, two 9V outputs at... »

  • Eastwood Guitars Aims to Revive 1968 Saturn IV Bass

    Eastwood Guitars Aims to Revive 1968 Saturn IV Bass

    Eastwood Guitars is bringing back another blast from the past with their own version of the Saturn IV Bass. The hollowbody model was originally introduced by Vox in 1968 and was only in production for one year, making it a rare instrument to come across. The bass will be constructed with a bound laminated maple... »

  • Fodera Unveils Lacewood Emperor 5 Deluxe Select

    Fodera Unveils Lacewood Emperor 5 Deluxe Select

    Fodera has announced the latest in their Select Series of instruments with the Lacewood Emperor 5 Deluxe Select. Similar to their Standard Series, the Select Series instruments are built in small batches of custom shop instruments with limited options to reduce on wait time and cost. As its name implies, the Lacewood Emperor 5 Deluxe... »

  • Rotosound Launches New Instrument Care Products

    Rotosound Launches New Instrument Care Products

    Rotosound has expanded their lineup of guitar and bass care products with a new guitar polish, a string lube, and a lemon oil. Each product can be used on both guitar and bass. The guitar polish is formulated to clean instruments of fingerprints, streaking, dust and grime. Rotosound says the polish continues to work after... »

  • Gizmotron Revived with Version 2.0

    Gizmotron Revived with Version 2.0

    A piece of the ’70s is being revived with the Gizmotron 2.0. Originally designed in 1973, the Gizmotron is an electro-mechanic device that attaches near the bridge of your bass or guitar and creates a sustained, bowed sound similar to a cello. It contains spinning wheels for each string that are engaged by pressing keys.... »

  • Source Audio Introduces Lunar Phaser, Gemini Chorus, and Mercury Flanger Pedals

    Source Audio Introduces Lunar Phaser, Gemini Chorus, and Mercury Flanger Pedals

    After teasing them earlier this year, Source Audio has officially released the Gemini Chorus, Lunar Phaser, and Mercury Flanger. The pedals, which are part of the One Series, are designed to have a streamlined surface with three effect flavors, but can be tweaked down to the nitty gritty using the Source Audio Neuro Mobile App.... »

  • Bass of the Week: Matteo Marziali “The Bad” Bass

    Bass of the Week: Matteo Marziali “The Bad” Bass

    This week we’re checking out an awesome instrument built by Italian amateur bass builder Matteo Marziali, who started building basses after being inspired by the work of Carl Thompson. His latest creation, which he dubbed “The Bad” bass, brings has a dark theme that draws on the work of several of his favorite luthiers. “I... »

  • Kiesel/Carvin Guitars Updates Icon Series Basses

    Kiesel/Carvin Guitars Updates Icon Series Basses

    Kiesel Guitars, formerly Carvin Guitars, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of their Icon series of basses with an upgraded version of the instruments. Available in four-, five-, and six-string models, the Icon 2.0 bass now features a deeper body cutaway for improved comfort, a three-piece headstock design, and an option for a chambered body. The... »

  • Darkglass Electronics Introduces Super Symmetry Compressor Pedal

    Darkglass Electronics Introduces Super Symmetry Compressor Pedal

    Darkglass Electronics has expanded their pedal lineup with the Super Symmetry, a compressor they describe as state of the art with a classic feel. “It sounds modern in the way that it doesn’t color your tone while compressing, but the way it reacts to your playing is simply natural and seamless,” they write. Designed and... »