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  • FM Cables Launches FM Pro Silent and FM Pro Standard Cables

    FM Cables Launches FM Pro Silent and FM Pro Standard Cables

    UK-based manufacturer FM Cables has launched their FM Pro Silent and FM Pro Standard Series cables. Designed and manufactured in the UK, the cables feature a 2-core cable made from high-grade copper covered with a hard-wearing transparent PVC jacket. The Pro Silent Series is set apart by utilizing Neutrik’s silentPLUG connectors, which automatically mute the... »

  • Bass of the Week: Pavel Musical Instruments Aryel

    Bass of the Week: Pavel Musical Instruments Aryel

    This week we take a look at Pavel Musical Instrument’s flagship singlecut bass, the Aryel. Described as the “Roaring Lion” of basses, the bass’s upper horn section connects to the neck at the 12th fret, which the company says adds more tone transmission to the body. The Aryel is hand-built to order in Texas and... »

  • Manne Guitars Introduces VibraBass

    Manne Guitars Introduces VibraBass

    Italian boutique builder Manne Guitars has expanded their bass offerings with the VibraBass. Inspired by the AcoustiVibe guitar, the new bass features a fully chambered body made of Korina with an Italian poplar burl top, a maple/beech laminate neck, and a thin, hard resin fingerboard. Besides a magnetic single coil pickup mounted in the bass’s... »

  • Squier Introduces Chris Aiken Signature Precision Bass

    Squier Introduces Chris Aiken Signature Precision Bass

    Squier has introduced the Chris Aiken Signature Precision Bass, which the Strung Out bassist helped design. “I decided to make something that’s really cool, that I like to play,” said Aiken. “But, also something I want to give to the fans of Strung Out and any average bass player that wants to buy a bass... »

  • Ibanez Introduces Promethean P3110 1×10˝ Combo Amp

    Ibanez Introduces Promethean P3110 1×10˝ Combo Amp

    Ibanez has expanded their Promethean combo range to include the P3110. The 1×10˝ combo amp features a Class-D power amplifier and pumps out 300 watts. It’s also stocked with a high frequency tweeter with a passive crossover and on/off switch. Similar to the rest of its brethren, the P3110 offers a 3-band EQ and a... »

  • Radial Engineering Introduces PZ-DI Orchestral Acoustic Direct Box

    Radial Engineering Introduces PZ-DI Orchestral Acoustic Direct Box

    Radial Engineering has introduced the PZ-DI, a direct box designed to work with all types of acoustic and orchestral instruments on stage by having an adjustable input impedance. This allows to you to optimize the impedance to match your pickup or transducer, including active basses and basses with piezo pickups. The impedance selector has three... »

  • Genz Benz Updates Cabinet Line with NX2 Series

    Genz Benz Updates Cabinet Line with NX2 Series

    Genz Benz has introduced the NX2 series of cabinets including the NX2-212T and NX2-112T. The new line follows up on the company’s NeoX cabinets, offering improvements like proprietary neodymium loudspeakers and a new cabinet design to add strength and reduce weight. Furthermore, they feature Dual Edge “X” porting, which Genz Benz explains helps to increase... »

  • Bass of the Week: Pino Saracini’s Keyboard Bass by Huma Guitars

    Bass of the Week: Pino Saracini’s Keyboard Bass by Huma Guitars

    Pino Saracini is professional bassist in Italy. He’s also creative guy. While out on tour, he typically has to play synth bass in addition to his 4-string with little time for changing between instruments. To fix the issue, he came up with the Keyboard Bass, a bass with a Korg Nonokey2 USB controller built in.... »

  • Fender Unveils Nate Mendel Signature P-Bass

    Fender Unveils Nate Mendel Signature P-Bass

    Foo Fighters bassist Nate Mendel now has a signature bass from Fender. Modeled after the ’71 Precision that carried him through over half of his career, the Nate Mendel Fender P Bass features special body contours, extra-slim neck and nut width, and a lightly worn Candy Apple Red finish. The bass is built with an... »

  • Mission Engineering Introduces Expressionator Pedal

    Mission Engineering Introduces Expressionator Pedal

    Mission Engineering has announced the availability of the Expressionator, a multi-expression controller originally designed in part by extended range bassist Jean Baudin. The new pedal allows for users to connect one expression pedal to control three expression enabled effects, each of which can be controlled individually or simultaneously. Its three outputs are toggled via the... »