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  • Bass of the Week: Schack Guitars Unique V

    Bass of the Week: Schack Guitars Unique V

    This week we’re checking out gorgeous Unique V bass from Schack Guitars. Built with a flamed ash body, the instrument features a striking top and matching headstock of spalted quilted bubinga. Similarly, its flamed maple neck is topped with a beautiful marbled ebony fretboard and bubinga binding. “The neck is connected to the body with... »

  • Jericho Guitars Introduces the Alpha Bass

    Jericho Guitars Introduces the Alpha Bass

    Jericho Guitars has introduced the Alpha Bass, a 35-inch scale bass that comes in two colors: Black and Blacker. The Alpha Black sports a maple fretboard and a chrome hardware while the Blacker model has a Macassar ebony fretboard, black hardware, and a matching headstock. Both versions are built with a one-piece maple neck, rounded... »

  • Hartke Now Shipping the HD500 Bass Combo Amp

    Hartke Now Shipping the HD500 Bass Combo Amp

    Introduced earlier this year, Hartke’s new HD500 Bass Combo is now shipping. The 35-pound combo is loaded with a pair of their HyDrive 10-inch drivers for 500 watts of power. “The HD500 features Hartke’s patented HyDrive speakers that transformed speaker technology by blending paper and aluminum materials into a speaker cone that produces an exceptional... »

  • Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Superego+ Synth Engine / Multi Effect Pedal

    Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Superego+ Synth Engine / Multi Effect Pedal

    Electro-Harmonix has added some features to their Superego pedal to create the Superego+. The new unit takes the synth engine and adds a multi-effects section with 11 built-in effects plus an expression input and an external jack for a three-button controller. The 11 effects are Detune, Delay, Echo, Flange, Phase, Mod, Rotary, Trem 1, Trem... »

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  • Wayne Jones Audio Introduces the WJBPII Twin Channel Bass Preamp

    Wayne Jones Audio Introduces the WJBPII Twin Channel Bass Preamp

    Australia’s Wayne Jones Audio has unveiled the bass amp builder’s latest creation: the WJBPII Twin Channel Bass Preamp. The comprehensive unit has two independent channels with the second channel having the option of phantom power. “Listening to endorsees Scott Colley & André Berry I designed this new edition for the endorsee family,” designer Jones writes.... »

  • Cort Guitars Unveils the GB75JH Bass Guitar

    Cort Guitars Unveils the GB75JH Bass Guitar

    After introducing a JJ model earlier this year, Cort has once again added to their GB7 series with the GB75JH bass. The new bass takes a “proven body and bridge design” and adds a new pickup configuration – in this case a single coil pickup with a humbucker in the bridge position. “This model is... »

  • Bass of the Week: Brooks EB-RBL

    Bass of the Week: Brooks EB-RBL

    Hans Grimm shared his fantastic bass on the No Treble Facebook group, and it got lots of us excited. “This beauty was built for me by very talented amateur luthier Rob van den Broek, under his Brooks brand,” the bassist wrote. “The model is based on a classic Gibson, and also sports Hamer-ish looks.” The... »

  • Electro-Harmonix Now Shipping the Hot Wax Dual Overdrive Pedal

    Electro-Harmonix Now Shipping the Hot Wax Dual Overdrive Pedal

    Electro-Harmonix has combined their Hot Tubes and Crayon overdrive pedals to create the Hot Wax Dual Overdrive. Each side of the pedal can be used independently with their own footswitches or stacked for extra dirt. Both circuits have their own Volume and Drive knobs while a master EQ controls tone for the whole output. A... »

  • Nordstrand Audio Unveils the Big SplitMan Pickup

    Nordstrand Audio Unveils the Big SplitMan Pickup

    Nordstrand Audio has expanded their pickup line once again with a new creation called the Big SplitMan. It takes two of their Big Splits and puts them into the MM-style BigMan cover. “In essence, this pickup is a quad-coil BigMan with a cutthroat vendetta against hum and a raw energy slightly superseding the BigMan’s iconic... »

  • Dean Markley Unveils Blue Steel Cables

    Dean Markley Unveils Blue Steel Cables

    Dean Markley’s Blue Steel cryogenic treatment has been used on their Blue Steel strings for years. Now they’re applying that to instrument and speaker cables. “Using our unique process, we cryo treat Blue Steel instrument cables with a quick blast of liquid nitrogen, changing their molecular structure with marvelous results,” the company explains. “We’re talking... »