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  • Rockready Introduces Volo Bass Gig Bag

    Rockready Introduces Volo Bass Gig Bag

    Rockready has unveiled the Volo series of gig bags including a model specifically for basses. The Volo Bass Gig Bag measures in at 50 inches high, 18 inches wide, and 4 inches deep to fit most basses. Featuring a durable outer covering, its design includes integrated ABS panels, a reinforced padded base, and a padded,... »

  • MJC Ironworks Launches New Bass Strings

    MJC Ironworks Launches New Bass Strings

    Michael Connolly has launched a new string company called MJC Ironworks, which the industry veteran describes as a company with “geek-like intensity to detail.” Its first products are a line of strings for bass players. The lineup includes stainless steel and nickel-plated versions in a variety of gauges. Available in 4, 5, 6, and 7-string... »

  • ObsidianWire Introduces J and P Bass Wiring Upgrades

    ObsidianWire Introduces J and P Bass Wiring Upgrades

    Attention mod junkies: ObsidianWire has just unveiled a J and P-bass upgrade wiring harnesses. Utilizing solder-less connectors, the sets are designed to be drop-in replacements for American and Mexican series Fender basses. Both harnesses are built with hand selected and matched CTS pots that ObsidianWire says offers greater clarity and consistent response. Other features include... »

  • Truetone Unveils 1 Spot Pro Power Supplies

    Truetone Unveils 1 Spot Pro Power Supplies

    Truetone has expanded their 1 Spot series of power supplies with the 1 Spot Pro line including the CS7 and CS12 models. Each of the new power bricks offer a variety of voltages with seven and twelve isolated outputs, respectively. The 1 Spot Pro CS7 features three voltage options – 9Vdc, 12VDC, and 18VDC –... »

  • TC Electronic Expands PolyTune Series Tuners

    TC Electronic Expands PolyTune Series Tuners

    TC Electronic’s PolyTune series is getting two new models added to the lineup with the PolyTune Clip and PolyTune 2 Blacklight. Both tuners support both guitar and bass tuning with polyphonic and chromatic modes. The PolyTune Clip clips onto the headstock of your bass and automatically switches between polyphonic and chromatic tuning modes. Its display... »

  • Gruv Gear Introduces Fump Bridge Muter/Dampener

    Gruv Gear Introduces Fump Bridge Muter/Dampener

    Music accessory company Gruv Gear has expanded their string dampening products with the Fump, a muting device that slides over the strings against the bridge of your bass. The Fump works with four- and five-string basses and can be applied or removed in seconds. Check out the company’s demo: The Gruv Gear Fump is available... »

  • S.I.T. Strings Introduces RB Bass Strings

    S.I.T. Strings Introduces RB Bass Strings

    S.I.T. Strings has introduced the RB line of bass strings, which will replace their current Rock Bright series. According to the company, the new set has been developed with an improved manufacturing process as well as a more balanced tension string formula. The RB Bass String is built with a 92/8 phosphor bronze under-wrap wire... »

  • Apogee Unveils Groove USB Digital-To-Audio Converter

    Apogee Unveils Groove USB Digital-To-Audio Converter

    Digital audio company Apogee has unveiled the Groove, a portable USB digital-to-analog converter and headphone amp for listening to music on your computer. The device utilizes their recording quality audio conversion to provide ample power and sound quality. “A [digital-to-analog converter] takes the digital information on your computer and translates it into analog sound you... »

  • Elixir Revamps Bass Strings

    Elixir Revamps Bass Strings

    After getting feedback from over a thousand bass players, Elixir Strings has announced they’ve revamped their Nanoweb coated bass strings. “We recently decided to broaden our range in both Nickel Plated and Stainless Steel Strings,” says application engineer Justin Fogelman. “New and refined gauges and single strings give bassists a tool to find what really... »

  • Ernie Ball Introduces Slinky Flatwound Bass Strings

    Ernie Ball Introduces Slinky Flatwound Bass Strings

    Ernie Ball is fusing the elements of two types of strings with their new Slinky Flatwound Electric Bass Guitar Strings. Developed with the company’s patented cobalt steel alloy, the strings are described as having the sound of round wound strings with the smooth feel of traditional flatwound strings. The strings are constructed with a cobalt... »