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  • Radial Engineering Introduces Tossover Variable Frequency Divider

    Radial Engineering Introduces Tossover Variable Frequency Divider

    Radial Engineering has introduced a new 500 series module called the Tossover. The new pro audio tool allows for dividing frequency bands of a signal to process lows and highs separately or to combine them in series to create a band-pass filter. While there are tons of possibilities for its use, Radial Senior Engineer Dan... »

  • Voodoo Lab Now Shipping Pedal Power Mondo

    Voodoo Lab Now Shipping Pedal Power Mondo

    Voodoo Lab’s Pedal Power Mondo is a new power supply with twelve independent, filtered and regulated output sections offering varying current and voltages to accommodate a wide range of pedals. The Pedal Power Mondo features four isolated 9-volt high-current 400mA output sections, two of which have a 12-volt options, as well as two 250mA outputs... »

  • Bass of the Week: Epiphone Jack Casady Signature Bass

    Bass of the Week: Epiphone Jack Casady Signature Bass

    If you’ve met Jack Casady, you’d know that the Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna bassist is particular about his gear. He’s always tweaked his basses, pickups, and amps to get just what he wanted, so it’s no surprise that he had a large role in designing his own signature bass with Epiphone. “It’s based off of the... »

  • Aguilar Introduces AG 4P/J-HC Hum-Canceling Pickup Set

    Aguilar Introduces AG 4P/J-HC Hum-Canceling Pickup Set

    Aguilar has followed up their hum-canceling J-pickups with the AG 4P/J-HC Precision/Jazz Bass Pickup Set, which combines their 4P-60 and 4J-HC pickups. Wound in Aguilar’s New York City factory, the set is a direct replacement for 4-string Fender P-Bass and Jazz bridge pickups. The company describes the set as “well-balanced with a flexible array of... »

  • Electro-Harmonix Announces Deluxe Bass Big Muff Pi

    Electro-Harmonix Announces Deluxe Bass Big Muff Pi

    Electro-Harmonix has unveiled their latest bass specific pedal with the Deluxe Bass Big Muff Pi. Building on its predecessor, the Deluxe has the same Volume, Tone, and Sustain controls, but adds a -10dB input pad, a Blend knob and a noise gate. Another new feature is a foot-switchable crossover section that’s split into two parts:... »

  • PocketLabworks Introduces NeoBuds Noise-Isolating Earbud Headphones

    PocketLabworks Introduces NeoBuds Noise-Isolating Earbud Headphones

    PocketLabworks is now offering NeoBuds, a set of noise-isolating in-ear headphones aimed at musicians. The new earbuds feature nedodymium drivers, which the company says offers pro audio sound and super bass performance. NeoBuds offer a 4-foot cable ended with a standard 3.5mm stereo plug for connecting to smartphones, tablets, MP3 players, and more. The PocketLabworks... »

  • N-Audio Introduces Isolated Splitter / DI Box

    N-Audio Introduces Isolated Splitter / DI Box

    Bulgarian boutique pedal company N-Audio has introduced the Isolated Guitar Splitter / DI Box. The unit – which accepts guitar, bass, and line level signals – combines a splitter y-box with dual isolated outputs and a DI box for recording. The company explains that the heart of the pedal is in its transformer. “Unlike typical... »

  • Bass of the Week: Schecter Blackjack ATX C-4

    Bass of the Week: Schecter Blackjack ATX C-4

    This week we check out the Schecter Blackjack ATX C-4, a 4-stringer with attitude. Available in Sunburst, Black Satin, and Aged White finishes, the bass is built with a mahogany body, 3-piece mahogany neck, and an ebony fingerboard. The company explains ebony has a “snappy, crisp attack” that lends itself to picking due to its... »

  • Pigtronix Infinity Looper Pedal Now Shipping

    Pigtronix Infinity Looper Pedal Now Shipping

    Pigtronix’s first foray into the looping world has happened with the release of the Infinity Looper pedal. The Infinity allows for record, playback, dub, undo and redo functions on two stereo loop pairs that can be configured in several ways. Among the pedals innovations is the SYNC MULTI mode, which allows for the length of... »

  • Acoustic Image Introduces Series 4 Contra Combo Amp

    Acoustic Image Introduces Series 4 Contra Combo Amp

    Acoustic Image has unveiled the Series 4 Contra, a 300-watt combo amp that the company explains is its most affordable combo. Similar to the Series 4 Coda combo, the new Contra features a 10-inch down-firing woofer and a forward-firing 5-inch midrange driver. It also has Automatic Voltage Switching, which protects the amplifier from damage no... »