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  • RJM Music Technology Introduces the Mastermind LT MIDI Foot Controller

    RJM Music Technology Introduces the Mastermind LT MIDI Foot Controller

    RJM Music Technology has introduced the Mastermind LT, a MIDI foot controller they describe as low coast yet very capable. It’s a more attainable version of their Mastermind GT for working musicians. “The trick was to reduce the cost substantially without compromising quality,” a press release states. “Building the Mastermind LT with a single LCD... »

  • Amptweaker Introduces the Pressurizer Compressor Pedal

    Amptweaker Introduces the Pressurizer Compressor Pedal

    Amptweaker unveiled the Pressurizer compressor at the Winter NAMM Show this year. Suitable for bass or guitar, the stompbox compressor aims to retain the attack of your instrument while adding sustain. “Sustain without compression… a common suggestion Amptweaker receives that means ‘don’t mess with my attack,’” the company says. “The PressuRizer™ compressor accomplishes this in... »

  • Trace Elliot Announces the Transit B Bass Guitar Preamp Pedal

    Trace Elliot Announces the Transit B Bass Guitar Preamp Pedal

    Along with the launch of their micro ELF bass amp at the NAMM Show this year, Trace Elliot returned with the Transit B Bass Guitar Preamp Pedal. The versatile preamp offers a host of controls with a pre-shape to dial in the classic Trace Elliot EQ curve, a dual-band compressor, a drive section, and a... »

  • DOD Introduces Rubberneck Analog Delay Pedal

    DOD Introduces Rubberneck Analog Delay Pedal

    DOD has announced the Rubberneck Analog Delay, a stompbox that features four bucket brigade chips that allow it to provide over one second of delay. It has a tap tempo footswitch and knobs for modulation, gain, and tone, but the pedal gets its name from its unique Rubberneck feature that lets users pitch shift from... »

  • EBS Launches Blue Label Pedals and Premium Gold Flat Patch Cables

    EBS Launches Blue Label Pedals and Premium Gold Flat Patch Cables

    EBS unveiled a new line of pedals called the Blue Label Series at NAMM this year. It’s starting this year with three analog overdrive models called the Drive Me Crazy, The Black Haze, and The Drive. While EBS makes everything work well for bass, these pedals are made specifically to work well on bass and... »

  • Electro Harmonix Unveils SYNTH9 Pedal

    Electro Harmonix Unveils SYNTH9 Pedal

    Electro Harmonix has expanded their line of synthesizer pedals with the SYNTH9. Suited for bass and guitar, the stompbox emulates classic electronic synthesizers with nine settings: OBX, Profit V, Vibe Synth, Mini Mood, EHX Mini, Solo Synth, Mood Bass, String Synth, and Poly VI. “Using the same innovative technology that powers the award-winning B9 and... »

  • Zoom Introduces B3n Multi-Effects Processor

    Zoom Introduces B3n Multi-Effects Processor

    Zoom revealed their latest bass product at the Winter NAMM Show with the B3n, a multi-effects processor that can model individual effects or chains of effects plus amps and cabs. It’s pre-loaded with 67 stompbox DSP effects including 19 dynamics and filter effects, 15 overdrive and distortion effects, 17 modulation effects, 11 delay and reverb... »

  • Fuzzrocious Unveils Baxstabber and Blast Furnace Pedals

    Fuzzrocious Unveils Baxstabber and Blast Furnace Pedals

    Fuzzrocious Pedals unveiled two new creations at the 2017 NAMM show with the Baxstabber and Blast Furnace pedals. Both pedals, which are made in New Jersey, will be shipping later this year. We caught up with Fuzzrocious’s Ryan and Shannon Ratajaski at the show to get the scoop. “The Baxstabber is a tone shaper and... »

  • Ashdown Introduces Stuart Zender Funk Face Twin Dynamic Filter Pedal

    Ashdown Introduces Stuart Zender Funk Face Twin Dynamic Filter Pedal

    Ashdown Engineering has teamed up with bassist Stuart Zender to introduce the SZ Funk Face Twin Dynamic Filter Pedal. The pedal is designed for simplicity in getting a funky sound that Zender, who was the original bassist for Jamiroquai, is known for. Its filter section has a Sensitivity knob to control the effect’s response, while... »

  • Tech 21 Introduces the Q/Strip

    Tech 21 Introduces the Q/Strip

    Tech 21 unveiled the Q/Strip as part of their display at the 2017 NAMM Show. Developed in a DI format, the device acts as a preamp and direct box with the features of a recording console strip from the ’60s and ’70s. The Q/Strip features all-analog MOSFET circuitry, which gives “warmth, girth, and larger-than-life tones... »