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  • Fender Introduces 800-Watt Bassman Head

    Fender Introduces 800-Watt Bassman Head

    Fender’s Bassman series of bass amplifiers has gotten bigger with the introduction of the Bassman 800 Head. The 800-watt, dual channel amp features a hybrid design with a tube preamp matched to a Class D power section. It weighs 17 pounds. Its two-channel tube preamp has Vintage and Overdrive voicings. The Vintage channel provides a... »

  • Positive Grid Announces the BIAS Rack Amp

    Positive Grid Announces the BIAS Rack Amp

    Positive Grid has expanded their BIAS Amp lineup with a new rackmount version. The BIAS Rack integrates hardware and software to allow bass and guitar players to capture “any amp tone in the world.” The unit ships with BIAS Amp Pro software for Mac and PC, which allows users to capture and load simulations of... »

  • Bergantino Audio Systems Announces the HG310 “Holo-Graphic” Loudspeaker

    Bergantino Audio Systems Announces the HG310 “Holo-Graphic” Loudspeaker

    Bergantino Audio Systems has announced the HG310 “Holo-Graphic” loudspeaker. The forward-thinking cabinet, which features three ten-inch neodymium magnet woofers and a tweeter, is designed to create a 360-degree sonic experience. “Three woofers are mated to a lightweight sealed cabinet with 2 facing forward and a third facing rearward,” the company writes. “This speaker orientation generates... »

  • Orange Amplification Introduces The Crush Bass Combo Series

    Orange Amplification Introduces The Crush Bass Combo Series

    Orange redesigned their entry-level bass combo range with the Orange Crush Bass series. The line – consisting of 25, 50, and 100-watt combos – upgrades their most accessible bass amps with a parametric EQ circuit inspired by their new 4 Stroke bass amp. They also feature analog circuitry, redesigned speakers and ported cabinetry, an onboard... »

  • Genzler Amplification Expands Bass Array Cabinet Series with 2×10

    Genzler Amplification Expands Bass Array Cabinet Series with 2×10

    Genzler Amplification’s Bass Array cabinet series has gotten a little bigger. Building on the 12-3 design, the BA210-3 features two 10-inch neodymium drivers in a vented bass reflex enclosure and four 3-inch neodymium drivers in a line array element. The company says the combo of drivers helps deliver full, deep, low frequency response from the... »

  • Wounded Paw Effects Launches the Bass701 Amplifier

    Wounded Paw Effects Launches the Bass701 Amplifier

    Wounded Paw Effects is now shipping the Bass701, a head unit they describe as a “compact but powerful bass amp with a ton of of overdrive.” The 700-watt amp boasts a 6-band overdrive that splits the signal into six frequency bands, each with its own overdrive channel complete with separate drive and level controls. “All... »

  • Noggin Rockers Practice Amp Now Available

    Noggin Rockers Practice Amp Now Available

    Bassists looking for a quiet practice session have a new option with Noggin Rockers. The new “stethoscope-style” amplifier requires no power to get you jamming. The device, which work with guitar or bass, attaches to the surface of your instrument to deliver the vibrations to your ears via tubing and a pair of soft gel... »

  • Barefaced Audio Introduces Four10 Bass Cabinet

    Barefaced Audio Introduces Four10 Bass Cabinet

    Barefaced Audio has added a 4×10″ bass cabinet to their lineup, aptly named the Four10. Rated at up to 1000 watts, the company says their take on the classic speaker configuration ups the game with their custom drivers and Hybrid Resonator enclosure design. “The characteristics of most 10″ speakers require a smaller sealed cab or... »

  • Form Factor Audio Launches Bi Bass Amplifier Series

    Form Factor Audio Launches Bi Bass Amplifier Series

    Form Factor Audio has announced the launch of the Bi 1000 and Bi 400 bass amps. Rated at 1000 and 400 watts respectively, the California-made Class D amps are packed with tons of connectivity and a 3-band EQ. The company describes their new preamp as “designed from the ground up to deliver the type of... »

  • Darkglass Electronics Announces Release Date for Microtubes 700 Bass Amp

    Darkglass Electronics Announces Release Date for Microtubes 700 Bass Amp

    One of the biggest reveals at the Winter NAMM Show this year was the Darkglass Electronics Microtubes 700. Since the outing Darkglass has been further refining the the head, which is their first amplifier, but now they’ve announced a target release date of July. “This transition is very important for us, it’s a big challenge,”... »