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  • Suhr Announces New Buffer Pedal

    Suhr Announces New Buffer Pedal

    Suhr has introduced the Buffer pedal, a transparent signal buffer/line driver. The company explains that tone loss happens from signal degradation, which often is caused by long cable runs or using multiple instrument cables like on a pedal board. The Buffer uses unity buffering to reverse these effects. Suhr’s Buffer features a compact, aluminum enclosure... »

  • Loud Button Electronics Introduces Morphine Dream Distortion/Analog Phaser Pedal

    Loud Button Electronics Introduces Morphine Dream Distortion/Analog Phaser Pedal

    The Morphine Dream, a new pedal from Loud Button Electronics is based on the classic Roland AP-7 that the company calls a “dreamy, eight-stage phaser with fuzzy vintage distortion up-front.” The pedal has four footswitches to control Effect/Normal, Fuzz/Clean, Shallow/Deep, and Slow/Fast as well as four rotary knobs to control Fuzz Level, Tone, Resonance, and... »

  • CAD Audio Introduces Sessions MH510 Headphones

    CAD Audio Introduces Sessions MH510 Headphones

    CAD Audio has introduced the Sessions MH510 line of headphones, aimed at professionals in recording and live environments. The new headphones have a 10Hz to 24kHz frequency response for full and natural audio reproduction as well as a high 103dB SPL capability for ample volume. Their design also provides for exceptional isolation. The CAD Sessions... »

  • Bass of the Week: Mike Lull JT4/JT5

    Bass of the Week: Mike Lull JT4/JT5

    Mike Lull mashed up his M-series body and T-bass pickups to create the JT4 and JT5, a bass with a modern yet familiar feel and “T-bass boom.” And while the body is a modern take on a classic style, Lull designed the pickups by trying to get the same sound of an original Thunderbird bass... »

  • Bass of the Week: Gus Guitars G3

    Bass of the Week: Gus Guitars G3

    The Gus Guitars G3 is an awesome bass with futuristic aesthetic. First introduced as a 4-string model in 1996, the G3 follows the company’s G1 guitar and is constructed using a special carbon fiber over cedar technique for the body with chrome plated aluminum tube for the horns. While the features are extraordinary, they’re far... »

  • Demeter Introduces VTBP-201-800D and HBP-1-800D Powered Preamplifiers

    Demeter Introduces VTBP-201-800D and HBP-1-800D Powered Preamplifiers

    Demeter Amplification has introduced VTBP-201-800D and HBP-1-800D, a pair of powered preamplifiers that take the company’s existing HBP-1 and VTBP-201 bass preamps and match them with 800 Watt Class D amplifiers. The units feature Jensen transformers to completely isolate the pre and power amp sections, which they say allow for noiseless operation. The preamp can... »

  • Spector Adds NS-5 Bass to USA Neck Thru Series

    Spector Adds NS-5 Bass to USA Neck Thru Series

    Spector has reintroduced the NS-5 to their USA Neck-Thru Series of basses. First made between 1987 and 1990 during the company’s Kramer era, the new NS-5 retains the same features while offering current Spector build options. Its neck is a 3-piece laminate of Rock Maple fitted with AAAA figured maple body wings or optional exotic... »

  • NoahJames Guitars Introduces JENZ Bass Machine Heads

    NoahJames Guitars Introduces JENZ Bass Machine Heads

    NoahJames Guitars has introduced JENZ Machine Heads, a new type of bass tuning machine that the company says alleviates several issues in bass guitar design by the string to anchor at the lowest point on the machine head post. The channel automatically wraps the string neatly to avoid sticking and slippage from winding error. It... »

  • Amptweaker Announces Bass TightFuzz Pedal

    Amptweaker Announces Bass TightFuzz Pedal

    Due to bassist interest during Summer NAMM, Amptweaker is now offering a bass version of their new TightFuzz pedal. The Bass TightFuzz is tweaked for bass players with extended lower range of the Tight and Tone controls and an added Dry Low knob that blends dry low end into the signal. As with most of... »

  • Rotosound Updates Steve Harris Signature Bass Strings

    Rotosound Updates Steve Harris Signature Bass Strings

    Rotosound has upgraded their Steve Harris Signature Bass Strings by using a new burnishing process to give them a smoother finish. The company explains the change facilitates fast playing as well as reduces string noise. The Iron Maiden bassist’s signature strings are flatwounds that are described as slightly brighter than traditional flatwounds. Available only as... »