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  • Dunlop Unveils Geezer Butler Cry Baby Wah

    Dunlop Unveils Geezer Butler Cry Baby Wah

    Black Sabbath may have played their final tour this year, but Geezer Butler‘s tone will continue to inspire generations of bassists. Now Dunlop has introduced the Geezer Butler Cry Baby Wah, which is the company’s first ever signature Cry Baby Bass Wah. The pedal is designed to complement the legend’s tone with “massive low end... »

  • Walrus Audio Introduces ARP-87 Multi-Function Delay Pedal

    Walrus Audio Introduces ARP-87 Multi-Function Delay Pedal

    Players looking for a versatile delay pedal have a new option in the Walrus Audio ARP-87. First teased at Winter NAMM this year, the pedal has been revamped for its release to include even more features. “From rhythmic chasing digital delay to long ethereal lo-fi modulated trails, players will find the ARP-87 a very useful... »

  • KHDK Electronics Unveils the Abyss Bass Overdrive Pedal

    KHDK Electronics Unveils the Abyss Bass Overdrive Pedal

    Kirk Hammett’s KHDK Electronics has introduced the Abyss Bass Overdrive, a pedal they describe as versatile for ultimate control over your tone. “It provides a warm, tube-like boost and a subtle crunchy overdrive which is perfect for rhythm playing,” they write. “For a more powerful rhythm or soloing, the “hi” setting adds saturation, sustain, low... »

  • Electro-Harmonix Introduces The Platform

    Electro-Harmonix Introduces The Platform

    Electro-Harmonix has released The Platform, a stereo compressor/limiter that includes an overdrive section as well as a volume swell function. Suited for guitar or bass, the stereo pedal has a full compressor control set including Volume, Attack, Release, Sustain, and Hard or Soft Knee buttons. A set of colored LEDs show your compression settings as... »

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  • Emma Electronic Updates the DiscomBOBulator Envelope Filter

    Emma Electronic Updates the DiscomBOBulator Envelope Filter

    Emma Electronic has updated their flagship envelope filter for 2017. The DB-2 DiscumBOBulator builds on its predecessor, which was released nearly 20 years ago, with new features for increased versatility. Specifically, it has an increased frequency range, improved tracking, increased headroom, and a new dedicated clean boost that can run with or independent of the... »

  • TC Electronic Announces the Sub ‘N’ Up Mini Octaver

    TC Electronic Announces the Sub ‘N’ Up Mini Octaver

    After introducing the Sub ‘N’ Up octaver last year, TC Electronic has announced a new mini version of the pedal. The Sub ‘N’ Up Mini retains the same tonal characteristics of its big brother while stripping it down to the bone for a small footprint. The pedal has Dry mix, Sub octave, and Up octave... »

  • F-Pedals Announces the PunQmonk Envelope Filter

    F-Pedals Announces the PunQmonk Envelope Filter

    F-Pedals has introduced the PunQmonk, a classic dynamic envelope filter they say is inspired by and dedicated to Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea. The compact stompbox is pared down to a switch to toggle between two frequency range modes (OM and HUM) and a potentiometer for setting the filter response. It also has a... »

  • Boss Introduces the GT-1B Bass Effects Processor

    Boss Introduces the GT-1B Bass Effects Processor

    Boss has expanded their line of multi-effects units with the GT-1B Bass Effects Processor. Utilizing the company’s Multi-Dimensional Processing (MDP), the GT-1B features 90 unique effects, 13 preamp types, and a dedicated looper. The unit has a streamlined interface with Easy Select and Easy Edit functions for quickly adjusting the parameters of your effects. It’s... »

  • Electro-Harmonix Unveils Tone Corset Compressor

    Electro-Harmonix Unveils Tone Corset Compressor

    Electro-Harmonix has expanded their dynamic range with the Tone Corset, an analog OTA (Operational Transconductance Amplifier) compressor pedal. The pedal has a four-knob layout with Volume, Sustain, Attack, and Blend controls. Blend mixes the compressed and dry signals for a fatter sound. It also has a pad switch for padding down the input signal, which... »

  • Old Blood Noise Endeavours Announces Fault Overdrive/Distortion Pedal

    Old Blood Noise Endeavours Announces Fault Overdrive/Distortion Pedal

    Oklahoma’s Old Blood Noise Endeavours has unveiled the Fault, a flexible overdrive/distortion pedal. It features dual gain stages, with a footswitch to kick in the second gain. The Fault also has a three-band active EQ for further tonal tweaking. Check out this clip of the Fault on guitar, bass, drums, and synth: The Old Blood... »