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  • Nordstrand Releases Pre-Ernie Ball Music Man-Inspired 2B-MM Preamp

    Nordstrand Releases Pre-Ernie Ball Music Man-Inspired 2B-MM Preamp

    Nordstrand has released the 2B-MM preamp, an accurate reproduction of an early pre-Ernie Ball Music Man 2-band preamp. The preamp comes prewired, and while it works as a direct replacement for early Music Man basses, the company explains it works well for many instruments. As with the original design, the 2B-MM’s bass control only boosts... »

  • Roland Introduces R-26 Field Recorder

    Roland Introduces R-26 Field Recorder

    Roland has released the R-26 Portable Field Recorder featuring dual built-in stereo microphones, two XLR/TRS inputs, and an input for a stereo plug-in powered mic. The device allows for up to six channels of simultaneous recording and has Roland’s patented IARC circuitry on the inputs to reduce interference. While the R-26 supports 24-bit/96 kHz linear... »

  • Zoom Upgrades Recorder Line with the H2n Handy Recorder

    Zoom Upgrades Recorder Line with the H2n Handy Recorder

    Zoom is now shipping their new H2n Handy Recorder, a device related to the company’s original H2 design. The H2n features five studio-quality mics, onboard with several modes to employ different micing techniques, including Mid-side, 90-degree X/Y stereo, 2-channel and 4-channel surround. This updated version has more controls added to the sides of the unit... »

  • Essential Sound Products Announces Victor Wooten and Gerald Veasley Signature MusicCord-PRO Power Cords

    Essential Sound Products Announces Victor Wooten and Gerald Veasley Signature MusicCord-PRO Power Cords

    Essential Sound Products has introduced two new Signature MusicCord-PRO power cords: the Victor Wooten and Gerald Veasley models. The new cords have colors chosen by the artists, with Wooten’s cord being purple with clear crisscross tracer and Veasley’s being red with black crisscross. Brochures with unique photographs, pictorial discographies, and biographic information are included in... »

  • CruzTOOLS Introduces Groovetech Truss Rod Drivers for Vintage Style Truss Rod Nuts

    CruzTOOLS Introduces Groovetech Truss Rod Drivers for Vintage Style Truss Rod Nuts

    CruzTOOLS has announced their new Groovetech Truss Rod Drivers, designed specifically for vintage-style truss rod nuts on basses and guitars. As the company explains, early Fender instruments and subsequent modern reproductions use a “cross screw” nut, which has two slots in a cross pattern. Though the innovation was popular in years past, they often cause... »

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  • Providence Introduces Provolt 9 Power Supply

    Providence Introduces Provolt 9 Power Supply

    Providence has introduced the Provolt 9, a compact power supply with six 9 volt outputs, each output giving up to 100mA. The box features an auto voltage controller, which supplies the ideal output for each device you connect to it. Providence says even a brand new battery can vary from 9.4 to 9.8 volts, causing... »

  • Fender Introduces New Gig Stand

    Fender Introduces New Gig Stand

    Fender has introduced a new instrument stand designed to end the bulkiness of traditional instrument stands. The compact stand was created to be as unobtrusive as possible by folding up in two steps and weighing just a little more than the average instrument cable. The stand’s slim design fits most basses and guitars, while rubber... »

  • Line 6 Releases Mobile POD Software and Mobile In Hardware for iOS Devices

    Line 6 Releases Mobile POD Software and Mobile In Hardware for iOS Devices

    Line 6 has expanded their line of amp modeling devices to include a new iOS adaptor and corresponding software. Mobile In is a digital input adaptor allowing bassists and guitarists to plug their instruments into their iPhone or iPad. Adding the company’s new Mobile POD software to the mix transforms the pair into a multi-effects... »

  • BandStorage.com Introduces the Band Room Double Bass Rack

    BandStorage.com Introduces the Band Room Double Bass Rack

    BandStorage.com has unveiled the Band Room Double-Bass Rack, built to hold up to three 3/4 sized double basses and three bows. The rack is constructed of hardwood rails with brushed aluminum melamine sides that are shaped like a bass’s body. All contact points are covered in felt to prevent scratching and scuffing. The rack measures... »

  • GoGo Tuners Releases Caliber Clip-On Tuner

    GoGo Tuners Releases Caliber Clip-On Tuner

    GoGo Tuners has introduced the Caliber, a new multi-instrument clip-on tuner. The Caliber is similar to the company’s TT-1 tuner, and features their “Green you’re in tune, Red you’re out” display for easy visualization of pitch. Improvements its predecessor include a heavier duty rubber construction and an enhanced vivid screen display. The Caliber has five... »