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  • Arkham Sound Introduces the Abyss Tube Preamp

    Arkham Sound Introduces the Abyss Tube Preamp

    Maine’s Arkham Sound has expanded their line of tube preamps with the Abyss. Described as a mid-priced addition to their lineup, the preamp features the same core circuit as their Bullet and Zephyr models and can be used standalone or mounted in a rack. The Abyss centers around a 12AX7 preamp tube, which the company... »

  • Phil Jones Bass Announces the Bass Pulse One and Cab 47

    Phil Jones Bass Announces the Bass Pulse One and Cab 47

    Phil Jones Bass is introducing a handful of new products this year including the new Bass Pulse One bass amp and the Cab 47. Debuted at the NAMM Show, both the amp and cab are lightweight and carry on the PJB tradition. The Bass Pulse One pumps out 350 watts at 4 ohms while weighing... »

  • Vanderkley Amps Introduces Spartan Bass Amp and 210LNT Neolite Cabinet

    Vanderkley Amps Introduces Spartan Bass Amp and 210LNT Neolite Cabinet

    Vanderkley Amps has unveiled two new products: the Spartan bass amp and the 210LNT cabinet. Unveiled at the London Bass Guitar Show, the Spartan was designed for “tone, power, and simplicity.” “The Spartan is the perfect match for my Neolite bass cabinets, which offer effortless power handling and are able to very clearly project the... »

  • Markbass Introduces the EVO 1 Bass Amp

    Markbass Introduces the EVO 1 Bass Amp

    After introducing the prototype last year, Markbass has unveiled the final version of the EVO 1 bass amp. The innovative head unit offers six amp tones over two channels: one clean and one distorted. “Bass players have always been inspired by the possibility to mix two amplifiers tones and to blend clean and distorted sounds... »

  • Eden Unveils Limited Edition P-Series Bass Cabinets

    Eden Unveils Limited Edition P-Series Bass Cabinets

    Eden Amplification has unveiled a special pair of models to their P-series cabinets. The Limited Edition P1515X and P1510X will be handmade in England and limited to 40 units of each. The P1515X features a pair of 15-inch XLT drivers plus an aluminum horn to dish out 800 watts of power. The horn has its... »

  • Laney Amps Introduces the R500 Head and Combo Amp

    Laney Amps Introduces the R500 Head and Combo Amp

    Laney Amplification spruced up their Richter Series of bass amps with a new look plus two new models. “For this show we’ve taken our original Richter range and we’ve given them a facelift,” a Laney rep told us at the NAMM Show. “Richters 1-4 are in the same cosmetic as the Nexus, but we’ve also... »

  • Trickfish Amplification Expands Bass Cabinet Lineup

    Trickfish Amplification Expands Bass Cabinet Lineup

    Trickfish Amplification expanded their lineup of cabinets this year with the SM210V, SM210HD and the BM410HD. Each of the cabs are fitted with the company’s new proprietary neodymium 10-inch drivers. “The SM210V is the first cabinet to use our new, proprietary neo 10″ driver and the results are stunning,” says Trickfish’s Richard Ruse. “We’re achieving... »

  • Ashdown Engineering Announce the B-Social Lite Desktop Bass Amp

    Ashdown Engineering Announce the B-Social Lite Desktop Bass Amp

    One of the biggest hits of NAMM 2015 was the B-Social desktop bass amp. This year Ashdown expanded the range with the B-Social Lite, which they describe as the best aspects of the original in a smaller package. “It makes the amp more affordable,” says Ashdown’s Lee Alexander. “It doesn’t have wireless feature for the... »

  • Ashdown Engineering Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Limited Edition Amps

    Ashdown Engineering Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Limited Edition Amps

    Ashdown Engineering first launched in 1997, so this year they’re celebrating 20 years in the business with two limited edition rigs. Each of the sets will be handmade-to-order in England. First up is the pairing of the Limited Edition 20th Anniversary ABM-600 EVO-IV and ABM 410T EVO-IV. The models are takes on Ashdown’s flagship ABM... »

  • Trickfish Amplification Introduces Bullhead .5K Bass Amp

    Trickfish Amplification Introduces Bullhead .5K Bass Amp

    Trickfish Amplification introduced a new bass amp at the Winter NAMM Show this year called the Bullhead .5K. A little brother to the Bullhead 1K, the amp features a Mike Pope low noise preamp matched with a Class D power amplifier that offers 500 watts at 8 ohms and 700 watts at 4 ohms. “We... »