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  • 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,”... »

  • TC Electronic Introduces K-115 Bass Cabinet

    TC Electronic Introduces K-115 Bass Cabinet

    TC Electronic has expanded their new K-series bass cabinets with a new 1×15″ model. The K-115 Bass Cab is fitted with a custom-made 15-inch driver and a one-inch titanium tweeter to pump out up to 400 watts. Similar to the rest of the lineup, the cab is built as a lightweight design for gigging musicians.... »

  • KW Cabs Unveils The Super 8 Bass Cabinet

    KW Cabs Unveils The Super 8 Bass Cabinet

    KW Cabs has introduced the Super 8 Bass Cabinet, featuring a pair of 8-inch Ciare ferrite drivers. The cab pumps out 600 watts with just a 18-inch by 18-inch footprint. Its design is built for omni-directional bass spread with a multi-dimensional ported configuration and a frequency filtered downward firing sub. The enclosure is built with... »

  • Orange Introduces 4 Stroke Bass Amplifiers

    Orange Introduces 4 Stroke Bass Amplifiers

    Orange Amplification has introduced the 4 Stroke Bass Amplifier, an all-analog bass head available in 300 and 500-watt versions. The Class AB amps are described as staying “crystal clean and expressive all the way up, without ever becoming sterile or fatiguing.” Each amp centers around a 4-band parametric EQ section that has variable frequency knobs... »