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

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in February 2017

    We covered plenty of gear in February, following the Winter NAMM show in late January. No Treble readers dug it (like we do). Here are the top 10 favorite gear stories for the month of February, 2017. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing. 1. Ibanez Ashula SRAS7 Hybrid Fretted/Fretless Bass Ibanez shocked many bassists again... »

  • EBS Launches Blue Label Pedals and Premium Gold Flat Patch Cables

    EBS Launches Blue Label Pedals and Premium Gold Flat Patch Cables

    EBS unveiled a new line of pedals called the Blue Label Series at NAMM this year. It’s starting this year with three analog overdrive models called the Drive Me Crazy, The Black Haze, and The Drive. While EBS makes everything work well for bass, these pedals are made specifically to work well on bass and... »

  • Bass of the Week: Blasius Guitars Kata 4 Headless

    Bass of the Week: Blasius Guitars Kata 4 Headless

    The Kata 4 Headless from Blasius Guitars features a pretty unique body shape with the tone to match. A take on the company’s flagship Kata model, this headless bass is built with three-layer body wings consisting of a bubinga back, maple core, and flamed maple top. Its five-piece neck is a sandwich of maple, padouk,... »

  • Trickfish Amplification Introduces Bullhead .5K Bass Amp

    Trickfish Amplification Introduces Bullhead .5K Bass Amp

    Trickfish Amplification introduced a new bass amp at the Winter NAMM Show this year called the Bullhead .5K. A little brother to the Bullhead 1K, the amp features a Mike Pope low noise preamp matched with a Class D power amplifier that offers 500 watts at 8 ohms and 700 watts at 4 ohms. “We... »

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  • Electro Harmonix Unveils SYNTH9 Pedal

    Electro Harmonix Unveils SYNTH9 Pedal

    Electro Harmonix has expanded their line of synthesizer pedals with the SYNTH9. Suited for bass and guitar, the stompbox emulates classic electronic synthesizers with nine settings: OBX, Profit V, Vibe Synth, Mini Mood, EHX Mini, Solo Synth, Mood Bass, String Synth, and Poly VI. “Using the same innovative technology that powers the award-winning B9 and... »

  • Zoom Introduces B3n Multi-Effects Processor

    Zoom Introduces B3n Multi-Effects Processor

    Zoom revealed their latest bass product at the Winter NAMM Show with the B3n, a multi-effects processor that can model individual effects or chains of effects plus amps and cabs. It’s pre-loaded with 67 stompbox DSP effects including 19 dynamics and filter effects, 15 overdrive and distortion effects, 17 modulation effects, 11 delay and reverb... »

  • Bass of the Week: Lorita Basses Century Series II

    Bass of the Week: Lorita Basses Century Series II

    This week we’re checking out a cool new bass from Lorita Basses. The Century Series II carries the same singlecut body shape as the Century model, but with a solid body construction and a bolt-on neck. This particular bass has a headless setup and is constructed with a swamp ash body, burl elm top, hard... »

  • D’Angelico Guitars Announces the Premier Mott Bass

    D’Angelico Guitars Announces the Premier Mott Bass

    D’Angelico introduced the Premier version of their Mott acoustic/electric bass at the Winter NAMM Show this year. The affordable bass features a cutaway design with a 16-inch-wide body and solid Sitka spruce top. Its mahogany neck has a slim C-shape, which the company says allows for maximum comfort and playability. Similar to the rest of... »

  • Mike Lull Custom Guitars Introduces Short Scale P430 Bass

    Mike Lull Custom Guitars Introduces Short Scale P430 Bass

    Mike Lull introduced a new short-scale version of his P-style bass called the P430 at the Winter NAMM Show this year. The P430 will carry the same features of the full-size P4 – such as an alder, swamp ash, or mahogany body – but it will have a short 30-inch scale. That’s something Lull was... »

  • Fuzzrocious Unveils Baxstabber and Blast Furnace Pedals

    Fuzzrocious Unveils Baxstabber and Blast Furnace Pedals

    Fuzzrocious Pedals unveiled two new creations at the 2017 NAMM show with the Baxstabber and Blast Furnace pedals. Both pedals, which are made in New Jersey, will be shipping later this year. We caught up with Fuzzrocious’s Ryan and Shannon Ratajaski at the show to get the scoop. “The Baxstabber is a tone shaper and... »