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  • Dunlop’s MXR Bass Fuzz Deluxe Debuts At NAMM

    Dunlop’s MXR Bass Fuzz Deluxe Debuts At NAMM

    New for 2012 from Jim Dunlop is the MXR M84 Bass Fuzz Deluxe, a stompbox with “vintage fuzz modified for the modern bassist.” In addition to the Tone and Fuzz knobs, the new pedal features both dry and wet controls for dialing in the perfect mix without losing any low end. The Bass Fuzz Deluxe... »

  • Markbass Introduces Four New Pedals at NAMM 2012

    Markbass Introduces Four New Pedals at NAMM 2012

    Markbass unveiled four new pedals for 2012 at NAMM this year, including the MB7 Booster, MB7 Distorsore, the MB Mini Boost and the MB Mini Dist. All of the new products are made in Italy and feature true bypass. Markbass MB7 Booster The MB7 Booster offers up to +20 dB in addition to a 7-band... »

  • Zoom Debuts New B3 Bass Effects and Amp Simulator Pedal at NAMM

    Zoom Debuts New B3 Bass Effects and Amp Simulator Pedal at NAMM

    Zoom announced their B3 Bass Effects and Amp Simulator at NAMM last month, a pedal that combines three stompboxes into one to create a wide array of effects and amp models, plus a whole lot more in this feature-packed device. The B3’s three large displays, each with their own dedicated footswitch, combine to offer a... »

  • Source Audio Unveils Soundblox 2 Series at NAMM

    Source Audio Unveils Soundblox 2 Series at NAMM

    Source Audio debuted their new Soundblox 2 line of pedals at NAMM last week, including the Multiwave Bass Distortion and the brand new Dimension Reverb, designed by Bob “The Chid” Chidlaw. Described as “boldly anti-retro,” the new pedals are housed in compact cast-aluminum housings and have multi-function inputs to support MIDI, an expression pedal, or... »

  • Tech 21 Unveils Bass Boost Fuzz Pedal

    Tech 21 Unveils Bass Boost Fuzz Pedal

    Tech 21 has expanded their Boost Series effects pedals with the Bass Boost Fuzz. The stompbox features a boost section, offering up to 21dB of clean boost, and a fuzz section with Level, Tone, and Drive controls to dial in the amount of grit you want. Each effect has a dedicated footswitch and can be... »

  • Daring Audio Introduces New HD Bass Pedal

    Daring Audio Introduces New HD Bass Pedal

    Daring Audio has expanded their line of bass pedals with the announcement of the all-new high definition pedal, the Edge Activator HD. The pedal is 100% analog circuitry with a high-headroom preamp as well as constant volume for wet/dry blend between two internal channels. The predecessor to the HD version is a popular pedal for... »

  • TC Electronic Expands TonePrint Pedals To Offer Dedicated Bass Effects

    TC Electronic Expands TonePrint Pedals To Offer Dedicated Bass Effects

    TC Electronic’s innovative TonePrint pedals can now be tailored for bassists, as the company has teamed up with high profile players to release Bass TonePrints. The technology allows for the TonePrint series of pedals to be loaded with custom bass presets made with pros including Nathan East, Mark King, Divinity Roxx, Uriah Duffy, Justin Meldal-Johnsen... »

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  • Iron Ether Debuts Polytope Pedal

    Iron Ether Debuts Polytope Pedal

    Iron Ether has released the Polytope, a quad-voice pitch detuner. The pedal creates up to four identical copies of the input signal that can then be detuned in pitch to create sounds from “subtle thickening to huge multi-voice detuned synth sounds.” The voices are added and faded in by raising the Voices knob with each... »

  • Electro-Harmonix Now Shipping Switchblade+ Channel Selector

    Electro-Harmonix Now Shipping Switchblade+ Channel Selector

    Electro-Harmonix has unveiled the Switchblade+ Channel Selector, a flexible stompbox that allows you to route your input signal to either two different locations (Channel A or B) or both simultaneously. The Switchblade+ then picks up where the company’s original Switchblade left off with the inclusion of a dedicated Tuner out, which EHX explains is hardwired... »

  • Pigtronix Releases the Dual Expression Pedal

    Pigtronix Releases the Dual Expression Pedal

    Pigtronix has teamed up with Mission Engineering to produce the Dual Expression Pedal, a unit with two outputs to simultaneously control the parameters of two pedals with expression inputs. A polarity switch also allows for controlling effects in opposite directions, for which Pigtronix gives the example of increasing the speed of a phaser while decreasing... »