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  • IK Multimedia Introduces iLoud Portable Wireless Speaker

    IK Multimedia Introduces iLoud Portable Wireless Speaker

    IK Multimedia has expanded their series of musical mobile accessories with the iLoud portable wireless speaker. The battery-operated monitor supports Bluetooth for wireless audio as well as an 1/8″ input for MP3 players and a 1/4″ input for instruments. Rated at 40 watts, the iLoud features a a time-aligned 2-way system with neodymium loudspeakers, tuned... »

  • Ish Announces “Strap-On” Disposable Strap Locks

    Ish Announces “Strap-On” Disposable Strap Locks

    Ish has shared details on a new disposable strap lock they’ve developed named Strap-On. The simple design is made to work with nearly every strap and strap button combination for both bass and guitar. The Strap-On itself is a hard plastic washer that’s placed over top of your strap when it’s on your bass. They... »

  • Kala Introduces Stand Out Wall Hangers

    Kala Introduces Stand Out Wall Hangers

    UBass manufacturer Kala Brand Music has introduced a new line of wall hangers in their “Stand Out” series of instrument display accessories. The Stand Outs come in two sizes: one for basses and guitars and one for ukuleles and mandolins. Manufactured and assembled in California, the wall hangers are made with reclaimed wood, making each... »

  • La Bella Introduces 7710T White Nylon Tape Wound Double Bass Strings

    La Bella Introduces 7710T White Nylon Tape Wound Double Bass Strings

    La Bella has introduced the 7710T White Nylon Tape Wound Set as part of their revamp of the Double Bass Nylon Tape Wound Series of strings. Developed with Ron Carter and Attila Zoller, the series is aimed at jazz pizzicato players and described as capturing the rich tone of gut strings and the sustain of... »

  • Eventide Introduces PowerFactor 2

    Eventide Introduces PowerFactor 2

    Eventide and Danish company Cioks have teamed up to release the PowerFactor 2, a power supply that can run up to four Eventide pedals as well as up to four other pedals. It has eight regulated, isolated DC outlets – four rated at 400mA, two rated at 200mA, and two rated at 100mA – all... »

  • EARasers Introduces Instant Fit Musicians Earplugs

    EARasers Introduces Instant Fit Musicians Earplugs

    EARasers has a new set of earplugs for musicians which provides an instant fit to your ear. The plugs’ design features a soft medical-grade silicone that creates a “smart seal” instead of requiring impressions of your ear to be made. It also places the filter at the tip of the plug instead of the opening... »

  • La Bella Announces RX Series Bass Strings

    La Bella Announces RX Series Bass Strings

    La Bella has introduced the RX-series of bass strings, available in Stainless Steel and Nickel-Plated Steel versions. The sets are built with a hard temper wire that’s produced from American wire mills. The strings unique round wound construction is based around a hexagonal core to prevent buzzing and offer better intonation. The company describes the... »

  • DR Strings Introduces K3 NEON Hi-Def Multi-Color Bass String Sets

    DR Strings Introduces K3 NEON Hi-Def Multi-Color Bass String Sets

    DR’s NEON string series is now even more colorful with the introduction of the K3 NEON Hi-Def Multi-Color Bass String sets. The coated strings are bright in daylight as well as black light active and glow under UV lighting. DR points out that besides visual appeal, multi-colored strings are a good tool to improve learning... »

  • Korg Introduces Pitchblack Pro Rackmount Tuner

    Korg Introduces Pitchblack Pro Rackmount Tuner

    Korg has introduced the Korg Pitchblack Pro to their series of tuners. The 19-inch, 1U rackmount tuner is based around a large “3D” meter that allows for easy readability from any angle and has three modes: Regular, Strobe, and Half Strobe. Regular Mode replicates a needle-type tuner so the LED in the center of the... »

  • IK Multimedia Announces iRig PRO Audio/MIDI Mobile Interface

    IK Multimedia Announces iRig PRO Audio/MIDI Mobile Interface

    IK Multimedia has announced the latest in their mobile musical interfaces, called the iRig PRO. The compact device allows for connecting audio and MIDI to your iPhone, iPad, or Mac with a combo XLR/1/4″ input for connecting microphones, basses or guitars as well as inputs for MIDI controllers. The iRig PRO sports a single Gain... »