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  • Willcox Guitars Unveils 2018 Saber Bass

    Willcox Guitars Unveils 2018 Saber Bass

    Wilcox Guitars is updating their bass lineup by replacing their outgoing Saber VL Bass with the 2018 Saber bass. The reworked instrument features an AAAA flame maple top, lightweight chambered swamp ash body, and their patented LightWave optical pickup system. “LightWave pickups use infrared light technology to ‘map’ or ‘see’ string vibration, resulting in a... »

  • Barefaced Audio Introduces Limited Edition Tweedy One10 Bass Cabinet

    Barefaced Audio Introduces Limited Edition Tweedy One10 Bass Cabinet

    Barefaced Audio has unveiled a special limited edition tweed version of their One10 bass cabinet. Limited to 10 units, the cab has all of the power of their regular One10 model in a vintage look with a tweed wrap, Marshall BluesBreaker cloth grill, brown piping, and genuine imitation leather strap handle. It is fitted with... »

  • Music Nomad Announces FRINE Fret Polish Kit

    Music Nomad Announces FRINE Fret Polish Kit

    Music Nomad has a new product for getting the grime off of your frets. FRINE fret polish is designed to clean and polish all frets safely and quickly. The kit comes with an ounce of the polish and three fretboard guards to fit small, medium, and jumbo fret sizes. It also includes a microfiber suede... »

  • Pigtronix Introduces Trio of Micro Pedals

    Pigtronix Introduces Trio of Micro Pedals

    Pigtronix has expanded their micro pedal lineup with three new pedals: the Gatekeeper Micro noise gate, Class A Boost Micro clean boost, and all-new Octava Micro octave up/drive/fuzz. Each of the units features true bypass switching and a housing with dimensions of 3.75 inches by 1.5 inches by 1.75 inches. The Class A Boost Micro... »

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  • Free The Tone Announces the PA-1QB Programmable 10-Band EQ Pedal

    Free The Tone Announces the PA-1QB Programmable 10-Band EQ Pedal

    Japan’s Free The Tone has released the PA-1QB, a programmable 10-band EQ pedal for bass. The device’s signal path is analog with a digital parameter control section for storing and processing your settings. The pedal revolves around the Holistic Tonal Solution, or HTS, circuit that has been revamped for 2018. “It holistically manages high-quality guitar/bass... »

  • Bass of the Week: Fleeting Guitars Tsukanoma

    Bass of the Week: Fleeting Guitars Tsukanoma

    This week we’re checking out the Tsukanoma bass built by luthier Jim Fleeting of Fleeting Guitars. Taking a cue from Japanese design, the hand-built instrument features striking aesthetics. “The Tsukanoma bass is designed as a tribute to the incredible woodworking and modern design in Japanese woodworking,” Fleeting writes. “The use of sharper corner bevels make... »

  • Z. Vex Effects Introduces Vertical Vexter Fuzz Factory Pedal

    Z. Vex Effects Introduces Vertical Vexter Fuzz Factory Pedal

    Z. Vex Effects has introduced a new vertical version of their Vexter Fuzz Factory pedal. Formerly configured as a horizontal pedal, the new VFF will feature the same effects and circuitry in a more pedalboard-friendly setup. It utilizes two new old-stock ’60s germanium transistors, but that doesn’t mean it’s a vintage sound. “The circuit is... »

  • Seymour Duncan Unveils La Super Rica Fuzz Pedal

    Seymour Duncan Unveils La Super Rica Fuzz Pedal

    Seymour Duncan has a new pedal called La Super Rica. Translated to mean “super rich,” the silicon fuzz pedal is “inspired by iconic fuzz sounds” with a classic parametric midrange for versatility. “First we brought [the classic fuzz circuit] up to modern standards by adding a true-bypass switch, an LED, and a standard 9v power... »

  • GHS Strings Announces Pressurewound Bronze Bass Strings

    GHS Strings Announces Pressurewound Bronze Bass Strings

    GHS Strings has introduced a new line of strings called the Pressurewound Bronze Bass for acoustic/electric bass. The newly designed strings aim at eliminating harsh tones associated with bronze strings. “Many acoustic/electric bass players know that the traditional bronze strings that come standard on these basses have harsh overtones and a lot of string noise,”... »

  • Neunaber Audio Effects Unveils the Inspire Tri-Chorus Plus Pedal

    Neunaber Audio Effects Unveils the Inspire Tri-Chorus Plus Pedal

    Neunaber Audio has introduced the Inspire Tri-Chorus Plus, a pedal that offers eight stereo chorus effects. Featuring true bypass and mono or stereo i/o, the pedal ranges from classic to modern sounds. “Some of Inspire’s effects are my take on the classic effects that come to mind when you think of tri-chorus, while others are... »