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  • Dunlop Releases MXR M83 Bass Chorus Deluxe

    Dunlop Releases MXR M83 Bass Chorus Deluxe

    Dunlop’s new chorus pedal is described by the company as “powered by pure analog bucket-brigade technology”. The MXR Bass Chorus Deluxe includes top-mounted Flanger and X-Over buttons with LED status indicators. The pedal’s “X-Over Mode” offers up decreased modulation in the lower frequencies, designed for optimal results when playing upper register chords and lines and... »

  • EBS Announces Billy Sheehan Signature Drive Pedal

    EBS Announces Billy Sheehan Signature Drive Pedal

    EBS will be debuting their latest offering for bassists at next week’s NAMM Show, the Billy Sheehan Signature Drive Pedal. Designed along with the bassist himself, the new pedal mixes clean and distorted signals together to preserve low frequencies to “find balance between distortion and definition.” “This pedal is a distillate of several important principles... »

  • TC Electronic Announces Ditto Looper Pedal

    TC Electronic Announces Ditto Looper Pedal

    TC Electronic is getting back to the basics with the Ditto Looper, a looping pedal that keeps things simple with only a footswitch and a level control. The Ditto allows for five minutes of looping with unlimited overdubs to create full arrangements. All the magic is in the footswitch: press once to record, then press... »

  • T-Rex Effects to Debut Sweeper 2 Bass Chorus at 2013 NAMM Show

    T-Rex Effects to Debut Sweeper 2 Bass Chorus at 2013 NAMM Show

    T-Rex Effects has updated their Sweeper 2 bass chorus pedal with easier-to-read graphics and a new algorithm that the company says gives a warmer and more vintage sounding effect no matter what depth or rate the pedal is set at. The Sweeper 2 is designed to be intuitive with Depth, Volume, and Rate controls. Though... »

  • EC Custom Shop Introduces Super Switcher

    EC Custom Shop Introduces Super Switcher

    EC Custom Shop has unveiled the Super Switcher, a programmable switching system for bass and guitar setups. The system features eight effect loops, seven presets with three banks, and five amp control relay functions for controlling amp channels, effects, tap tempo and more. Users can create presets to activate certain pedals or change amp channels.... »

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  • Darkglass Electronics Unveils Vintage Microtubes Pedal

    Darkglass Electronics Unveils Vintage Microtubes Pedal

    Darkglass Electronics has unveiled the Vintage Microtubes, a unique overdrive pedal aimed at creating classic rock and roll bass tones from the ’70s through the ’90s. “What we did for this one was to study the greatest and most legendary bass tones and all the components involved in creating them; amplifier brands, recording techniques, etcetera,”... »

  • 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... »

  • 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... »

  • Electro-Harmonix Announces Deluxe Bass Big Muff Pi

    Electro-Harmonix Announces Deluxe Bass Big Muff Pi

    Electro-Harmonix has unveiled their latest bass specific pedal with the Deluxe Bass Big Muff Pi. Building on its predecessor, the Deluxe has the same Volume, Tone, and Sustain controls, but adds a -10dB input pad, a Blend knob and a noise gate. Another new feature is a foot-switchable crossover section that’s split into two parts:... »