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  • Ibanez Releases Big Mini Pedal Tuner

    Ibanez Releases Big Mini Pedal Tuner

    Ibanez has introduced a new line of MINI pedals, including the Big Mini pedal tuner. The compact pedal features a large LED display with Needle or Strobe tuning modes. It offers up to ± 1 cent accuracy with a tuning range of A0 (27.50Hz) to C8 (4186Hz). A push button allows for drop tuning down... »

  • TC Electronic Unveils the Hall of Fame 2 Reverb

    TC Electronic Unveils the Hall of Fame 2 Reverb

    TC Electronic has expanded their line of effects with the Hall of Fame 2 Reverb. The new edition of the company’s stompbox adds a Shimmer reverb to its tonal palette. Even more interesting is a new type of footswitch they call the MASH. The MASH footswitch reacts to pressure, so the more you lean on... »

  • Electro-Harmonix Unveils the Battalion Bass Preamp

    Electro-Harmonix Unveils the Battalion Bass Preamp

    Electro-Harmonix is sending reinforcements for bassists with the new Battalion bass preamp and DI. The comprehensive unit features a four-band EQ, fully-featured MOSFET distortion section, a compressor, a noise gate, and flexible connectivity. Its distortion section has its own footswitch with Level, Blend, Drive, and Tone knobs for dialing in your grit. It also has... »

  • Mu-FX Introduces the Phasor 2X Pedal

    Mu-FX Introduces the Phasor 2X Pedal

    Mu-FX has expanded their line of effects with the Phasor 2X. The pedal is an enhanced reissue of the Musitronics Mu-Tron Phasor II from the 1970’s and was designed by Musitronics co-founder Mike Beigel. “The Phasor 2X features the same analog electro-optical phase-shift circuitry as the original Mu-Tron Phasor II, with many enhancements,” a press... »

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  • Bass of the Week: Moniker Guitars Natural Dixie Double P-Bass

    Bass of the Week: Moniker Guitars Natural Dixie Double P-Bass

    Who doesn’t love a good P-bass? Moniker Guitars knows it only takes some simple elegance to create a tone monster, and they proved it with this version of their Dixie bass. The Dixie Double P-Bass is about simple, natural design with slick curves in all the right places. Its alder body has arm and rib... »

  • GHS Announces BEAD Tuned Bass Boomers

    GHS Announces BEAD Tuned Bass Boomers

    If you like things nice and low, GHS has you covered with their latest set of Bass Boomers. The new four-string sets are designed for BEAD tuning and described as having “deep low end with a midrange crunch that cuts through a band mix.” The BEAD Tuned Bass Boomers come in three gauges – Medium... »

  • Vox Announces the Adio Air BS Portable Bluetooth Bass Amp

    Vox Announces the Adio Air BS Portable Bluetooth Bass Amp

    Vox has introduced the Adio Air BS, a compact and portable bass amp that is equipped with Bluetooth technology. It weighs in at just under seven pounds and is powered by an adapter or AA batteries. The 50-watt amp features a ported design that enhances its low-frequency response. Its pair of 3-inch speakers is also... »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in May 2017

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in May 2017

    Stories about new bass gear are always popular with No Treble readers (and us). Here are the top 10 most popular gear stories for the month of May. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing. 1. Fender’s Update on Use of Rosewood At the beginning of the year, new CITES regulations went into effect for all... »

  • Trickfish Amplification Now Shipping the Bullhead .5K Bass Amp

    Trickfish Amplification Now Shipping the Bullhead .5K Bass Amp

    After announcing the amp at NAMM this year, Trickfish Amplification is now shipping the Bullhead .5K bass amp. The straight-ahead unit features a Mike Pope low noise preamp matched to a Class D power amplifier that dishes out 500 watts at 8 ohms or 700 watts at 4 ohms. Its EQ section is flush with... »

  • Korg Unveils Bass-Specific Clip-On Tuner

    Korg Unveils Bass-Specific Clip-On Tuner

    Clip-on tuners are notorious for being iffy on the bass, but now Korg has released one specifically for us. The AW-LT100B is a clip-on tuner dedicated to bass instruments with enhanced sensitivity for detecting the low-frequency range. “It uses a chromatic mode with dedicated circuitry that boosts the detection sensitivity in the ultra-low range below... »