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  • Fender Introduces Pro In-Ear Monitors

    Fender Introduces Pro In-Ear Monitors

    Fender has introduced their first line of Pro In-Ear Monitors. The new in-ears are designed and hand-assembled in Nashville, Tennessee and come in five models: the DXA1, the FXA2, the FXA5, the FXA6 and the FXA7. “All models except the DXA1 boast 3D-printed digital hybrid technology housings, custom designed drivers and select models in the... »

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  • Noggin Rockers Practice Amp Now Available

    Noggin Rockers Practice Amp Now Available

    Bassists looking for a quiet practice session have a new option with Noggin Rockers. The new “stethoscope-style” amplifier requires no power to get you jamming. The device, which work with guitar or bass, attaches to the surface of your instrument to deliver the vibrations to your ears via tubing and a pair of soft gel... »

  • EarthQuaker Devices Releases Avalanche Run Pedal

    EarthQuaker Devices Releases Avalanche Run Pedal

    EarthQuaker Devices has introduced the Avalanche Run, a stereo delay and reverb pedal built on their new high-powered DSP platform. The model is based on requests for the company to make a stereo and tap tempo version of their Dispatch Master. “While it is a delay and reverb just like the Dispatch Master, the style... »

  • Sinasoid Introduces Signature Slate Coil Instrument Cable

    Sinasoid Introduces Signature Slate Coil Instrument Cable

    Audio cable company Sinasoid has announced that their OEM Sinasoid Signature Slate instrument cable will now be available in a coil version. The Sinasoid Signature Slate Coil is a 35-foot cable coiled into a seven to fifteen foot extender in a semigloss vintage cream jacket. The cable, which is made in the USA, features Double... »

  • Gear Review: Gallien-Krueger MB410 Bass Combo Amplifier

    Gear Review: Gallien-Krueger MB410 Bass Combo Amplifier

    Gallien-Krueger’s latest line of combo amps, the MB combo series, has all the GK tone and power you’d expect from GK and some features that will really appeal to the “plug and play” musician. The 500 watt GK MB410 is relatively light weight at 49 lbs and has a streamlined black box presence. All controls... »

  • TC Electronic Introduces Sub ‘N’ Up Octaver Pedal

    TC Electronic Introduces Sub ‘N’ Up Octaver Pedal

    TC Electronic has introduced the Sub ‘N’ Up, an octaver pedal that features their next-generation octave engine. The unit has one octave up control and two sub-octaves with a dry control to dial in your direct signal. The first sub control mixes in an octave down signal while the sub 2 control mixes in a... »

  • Bass of the Week: Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass Special SS

    Bass of the Week: Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass Special SS

    In 2011, Squier added to their retro-styled Vintage Modified series with the Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass Special SS. The model riffs on the Fender Jaguar but pares things down on the controls as well as the scale. Squier describes the 30-inch scale bass as “short and sweet with a big sound”. Its overall design is... »

  • Fodera Unveils Imperial Mini-MG Bass

    Fodera Unveils Imperial Mini-MG Bass

    Fodera and Matthew Garrison have teamed up once again to introduce the Imperial Mini-MG. The headless and compact design was created with portability and playability in mind. “With the recent change in instrument travel regulations, there has been an increasing need for a bass guitar that combines portability without sacrificing tone or playability,” Fodera shares.... »

  • Eastwood Guitars Recreates Devo “Be Stiff” Bass Guitar

    Eastwood Guitars Recreates Devo “Be Stiff” Bass Guitar

    Devo was known for outlandish instruments, and Eastwood Guitars has a knack for bringing retro oddities back to life. That’s why they’re planning on remaking Jerry Casale’s “Be Stiff” bass from the Freedom of Choice tour in 1979 and 1980. The original bass was concocted around a Gibson EB-3 neck and parts Casale had around.... »

  • Barefaced Audio Introduces Four10 Bass Cabinet

    Barefaced Audio Introduces Four10 Bass Cabinet

    Barefaced Audio has added a 4×10″ bass cabinet to their lineup, aptly named the Four10. Rated at up to 1000 watts, the company says their take on the classic speaker configuration ups the game with their custom drivers and Hybrid Resonator enclosure design. “The characteristics of most 10″ speakers require a smaller sealed cab or... »