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  • Darkglass Electronics Introduces Vintage Deluxe Preamp Pedal

    Darkglass Electronics Introduces Vintage Deluxe Preamp Pedal

    Darkglass Electronics is expanding on their vintage pedal concept this year with the Vintage Deluxe Preamp. A riff on their Microtubes Vintage, the pedal revolves around an ERA knob that interacts with the drive control to dish out different tones from the ’70s through the ’90s. The Vintage Deluxe takes the Drive, Level, ERA, and... »

  • Regenerate Guitars Introduces Bill Clements Signature 4-String Bass

    Regenerate Guitars Introduces Bill Clements Signature 4-String Bass

    Regenerate Guitar Works debuted their first artist signature model at NAMM this year with their Bill Clements Signature 4-string bass. Clements, who is known for his wicked left hand tapping style, worked closely with the company to make the bass’s design the exact type he would use. “Unlike many artist signature models where the artist... »

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  • La Bella Introduces Copper White Nylon Tape Wound Strings

    La Bella Introduces Copper White Nylon Tape Wound Strings

    La Bella has once again expanded their Nylon Tape Wound line of strings with the Copper White Nylon Tape Wound sets. As opposed to their classic White Nylon Tape Wounds, the new set is made with a transparent nylon wrapped over copper underlays. La Bella says the combination creates a warmer, more supple tone. The... »

  • ESP Unveils Stream Bass Series

    ESP Unveils Stream Bass Series

    ESP debuted a lot at NAMM this year, including their brand new bass design: The Stream. The new bass, which is available in their ESP Original, E-II, and LTD brands, is a bolt-on single cut bass with a 34″ scale. ESP Original Stream Bass The ESP Original Series Stream bass is handbuilt in Japan alongside... »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in February

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in February

    News from the 2014 Winter NAMM Show continued throughout February (and I think we still have more coming). And that always makes for an exciting time in the world of bass. Here are the top 10 most popular gear stories on No Treble in February, based on readership. Thanks as always for reading, commenting and... »

  • Bass of the Week: Brubaker Brute MJX Series

    Bass of the Week: Brubaker Brute MJX Series

    This week we check out the Brubaker Brute MJX series. A production version of luthier Kevin Brubaker’s design, the MJX hints at classic basses with a modern take. The Brute MJX series is available in 4- and 5-string versions. Each bass is built with an alder body, maple neck, and maple fretboard with 22 frets.... »

  • Bartolini Announces NTMB+ Preamp Module

    Bartolini Announces NTMB+ Preamp Module

    Bartolini Pickups and Electronics has introduced the NTMB+ 3-band preamp module. The new model takes the place of the NTMB/918, which was comprised of two modules. The new preamp module is also 30% smaller than its predecessor. “The NTMB+ reduces the pre-amp size by 30%, which will better fit guitars and basses that have small... »

  • Hartke Unveils HD Bass Combo Series

    Hartke Unveils HD Bass Combo Series

    Hartke’s new HD Series of bass combos loads the company’s HyDrive speakers into four models aimed at the beginning or intermediate player. Starting with the 25-watt HD25, each model steps up in speaker size, wattage, and features. Common features to the series include a built-in limiter, an 1/8″ auxiliary input, and a 1/4″ headphone output.... »

  • Warwick Announces RockBass Artist Line Bootsy Collins Space Bass

    Warwick Announces RockBass Artist Line Bootsy Collins Space Bass

    Two years ago, Warwick presented Bootsy Collins with a one-of-a-kind “Space Bass” made in the company’s custom shop. The star-shaped instrument garnered so much attention that Warwick has now introduced a similar model to their more affordable RockBass Artist Line. The Warwick RockBass Artist Line Bootsy Collins Space Bass is built with a mahogany body,... »

  • Fuzzrocious Pedals Introduces There Is No Dana… Only ZUUL Pedal

    Fuzzrocious Pedals Introduces There Is No Dana… Only ZUUL Pedal

    Fuzzrocious Pedals has unleashed a new pedal called “There is No Dana… Only ZUUL.” Named after a line in the movie Ghostbusters, the pedal is an oscillator that is semi-clean blended and driven into an overdrive. It has three controls: Volume, Blend and Oscillator. Turned to the left, the Blend knob mixes your signal in... »