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  • Wilson Effects Updates the Freaker Wah

    Wilson Effects Updates the Freaker Wah

    Wilson Effects has updated their Freaker Wah with the Freaker Wah V2, which they explain offers more flexibility in addition to some updates to the circuit. Equally useful on bass and guitar, the unit is based on the vintage circuit used by Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler. The dual-filter synth wah offers a... »

  • EBS Reveals ReTracer Delay Workstation Pedal

    EBS Reveals ReTracer Delay Workstation Pedal

    EBS is celebrating 30 years in the business this year. While they have tried and true products, that doesn’t mean they aren’t innovating. This year at the NAMM Show they previewed the ReTracer Delay, a compact pedal that utilizes new hardware and software from the company. The ReTracer offers twelve distinct engines to produce different... »

  • Death By Audio Unveils the Deep Animation Pedal

    Death By Audio Unveils the Deep Animation Pedal

    Death By Audio was on hand at the 2018 Winter NAMM Show to show off their goods including the new Deep Animation, an envelope filter pedal that responds to your playing. “This crazy goofball responds to how you play, enveloping and filter sweeping and overdriving,” the company writes. “Finally, the perfect wave-thumping bass moving with... »

  • Darkglass Electronics Introduces Alpha Omega Ultra Pedal

    Darkglass Electronics Introduces Alpha Omega Ultra Pedal

    Last year, Darkglass Electronics wowed NAMM-goers with the Alpha Omega. Now they’ve built upon the model with Alpha Omega Ultra, which they describe as “the most versatile bass preamplifier we’ve designed.” Just like its predecessor, the Ultra has two distinct distortion circuits that can be selected or mixed as well as a dry blend knob... »

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  • Ampeg Introduces Liquifier and Opto Comp Pedals

    Ampeg Introduces Liquifier and Opto Comp Pedals

    Ampeg launched two new pedals at the Winter NAMM Show this year: the Liquifier Analog Chorus and Opto Comp Analog Optical Compressor. The new pedals add to their existing preamp and overdrive pedals. The Liquifier features a dual chorus circuit, which Ampeg says offers deep potential. “This isn’t your typical chorus pedal,” Ampeg Product Manager... »

  • Pigtronix Announces the Ringmaster Ring Modulator Synth Pedal

    Pigtronix Announces the Ringmaster Ring Modulator Synth Pedal

    During the Winter NAMM Show, Pigtronix introduced the Ringmaster, an analog ring modulator synth pedal that they designed to create analog harmonizer and tremolo effects to follow the notes you play. “Expanding on the “Intelligent Ring Mod” found in the original Mothership pedal, Ringmaster adds LFO and Sample + Hold modulation sources, pitch following tremolo... »

  • Aguilar Amplification Unveils Grape Phaser Bass Pedal

    Aguilar Amplification Unveils Grape Phaser Bass Pedal

    Aguilar Amplification has expanded their line of effects at the Winter NAMM Show this year with the Grape Phaser bass pedal. The all-analog pedal is designed for tone and simplicity. “The Grape Phaser provides lush, analog phase shifting courtesy of a simple, two-knob layout,” Aguilar writes. “RATE controls the speed of the modulation while COLOR... »

  • Way Huge Electronics Unveils The Pork & Pickle Bass Overdrive And Fuzz Pedal

    Way Huge Electronics Unveils The Pork & Pickle Bass Overdrive And Fuzz Pedal

    Way Huge Electronics has announced their first bass-specific pedal with the Pork & Pickle Bass Overdrive and Fuzz. Tuned for bass frequencies, the pedal combines their Pork Loin overdrive and Russian-Pickle Fuzz into one box. Players can toggle between the two effects with an OD/Fuzz switch. The pedal has three main controls – Volume, Tone,... »

  • Massive Unity Announces the 1964 Preamplifier

    Massive Unity Announces the 1964 Preamplifier

    Massive Unity debuted the 1964 at the Winter NAMM Show, a preamp powered by T.A.E. technology. Made for both bass and guitar, the unit was designed as a professional alternative to amplifiers as well as a responsive backup to your regular rig. “1964 is a full analog amplifier simulator for line connection that you can... »

  • Shin-ei Announces the B1G 1 Gain Booster Pedal

    Shin-ei Announces the B1G 1 Gain Booster Pedal

    Shin-ei has announced the B1G 1, a gain booster pedal that offers up to 30dB of boost. Useful for bass, guitar, and even vocals, the pedal is described as “totally transparent, non tone-coloring, and non tone-sucking.” “Featuring 100% pure, high fidelity, studio-quality boost, the B1G 1 explodes with power, fattens your tone, and sacrifices nothing... »