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  • Brimstone Audio Now Shipping Ouroboros Dual-Band Effects Loop Switching System

    Brimstone Audio Now Shipping Ouroboros Dual-Band Effects Loop Switching System

    After years of development, Brimstone Audio is now shipping the Ouroboros OB-1 dual-band effects loop switching system. The fully analog pedal cleans up your effects by separating them into two loops that can be layered together in a several ways. “The Ouroboros can do a standard parallel blend configuration, but the real star of the... »

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  • Darkglass Electronics Unveils Vintage Ultra Pedal

    Darkglass Electronics Unveils Vintage Ultra Pedal

    After unveiling the Microtubes B7K Ultra at NAMM this year, Finland’s Darkglass Electronics has given the Ultra treatment to the Vintage Microtubes. The new Vintage Ultra is described as “super portable preamp which enables on one side a massive clean sound, and from the other side, a tasty saturated sound.” The pedal’s overdrive section has... »

  • Dean Now Shipping Exotica Supreme Cutaway Acoustic/Electric Bass

    Dean Now Shipping Exotica Supreme Cutaway Acoustic/Electric Bass

    Dean is now shipping the Exotica Supreme Cutaway Acoustic/Electric bass. The full-sized instrument is a pared down version of the Exotica Quilt Ash that gets down to the essentials. Its body is made from mahogany with a spruce top while the mahogany neck is topped with a rosewood fingerboard. The soundhole has a distinct inlay... »

  • Ernie Ball Music Man Introduces Starry Night Package to Premier Dealer Network

    Ernie Ball Music Man Introduces Starry Night Package to Premier Dealer Network

    Ernie Ball Music Man has revealed the latest package to their Premier Dealer Network. The Starry Night offering, which can be ordered on nearly all of the company’s basses, features a limited edition sparkle burst finish that will only be offered for the month of June. Other features include a roasted maple neck with stainless... »

  • Fender Unveils Limited Edition American Standard “PJ” Bass

    Fender Unveils Limited Edition American Standard “PJ” Bass

    Fender’s Magnificent Seven series has gotten a little more magnificent with its first four-stringer called the Limited Edition American Standard “PJ” Bass. As part of the series, they are handcrafted in the U.S.A. and limited to 500 basses worldwide. The bass blends elements of the company’s two mainstay models with a P Bass body and... »

  • Bass of the Week: LedBelli Basses 6-String Noah Bass

    Bass of the Week: LedBelli Basses 6-String Noah Bass

    Humans of New York’s phenomenal Facebook page often catches my attention with intimate photos and insightful stories, but this portrait stopped me in my tracks: The bassist’s spirit and determination also called to LedBelli Basses luthier Cleve Johnson. “In January of 2015 I was surfing the Humans of New York website and came across the... »

  • Dr. No Effects Announces MotherBrain Analog Delay

    Dr. No Effects Announces MotherBrain Analog Delay

    Dr. No Effects has released the MotherBrain Analog Delay for guitar, bass, keyboards and vocals. The limited-edition, hand-crafted pedal is described as a “high-end delay that produces classic tones.” It features three controls: Present, Insanity, and Memory. Present acts as a mix of the delay and dry signals, where Insanity is the actual Delay time... »

  • TC Electronic Unveils the WireTap Riff Recorder Pedal

    TC Electronic Unveils the WireTap Riff Recorder Pedal

    TC Electronic has introduced the WireTap Riff Recorder, a compact pedal that can record 8 hours of recording time stored in CD audio quality. Similar to the Ditto, the new pedal has pared down controls for “plug and play” capabilities. Pressing the footswitch begins and ends the recording process while play, back, and next buttons... »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in May 2016

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in May 2016

    Happy June. Now that May is in the books, it is time to celebrate the top 10 reader favorite bass gear stories for the month. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing. And sorry for the GAS. 1. Fodera Imperial Mini-MG Bass Fodera and Matthew Garrison have teamed up once again to introduce the Imperial Mini-MG.... »

  • Bass of the Week: Jersey Girls Goose Bordeaux

    Bass of the Week: Jersey Girls Goose Bordeaux

    This week we’re checking out a Goose bass by Jersey Girls Homemade Guitars. This particular bass – built by the team of luthiers Kaz G, Akiko Oda and Eiko Goto – is called the Bordeaux for the lovely wine colored finish over its light ash body. Its hard maple neck is topped by a fingerboard... »