Best of 2022: The Top 10 Reader Favorite Bass Pedals & Effects
Over the course of 2022, we covered nearly 50 new pedals and effects. Here are the top 10 No Treble reader favorites for the year.
TC Electronic has introduced a new pedal to their lineup called the Infinite Sample Sustainer. As the name implies, the new circuit captures a sample of your sound and sustains it.
Bass players have utilized Walrus Audio pedals for years, but now the company has unveiled its first unit dedicated to bass. The Walrus Audio Badwater is a preamp and DI pedal complete with an optical compressor, an overdrive, and a four-band EQ.
Darkglass Electronics has been working on streamlining their designs, and now they’re launching an all-new lineup with the Microtubes B1K.
Origin Effects has launched two new bass pedals with the BassRIG Super Vintage and the BassRIG ’64 Black Panel. The units are overdrive and preamp pedals that center around the company’s Analogue Amp Recreation circuitry.
Zoom’s B6 multi-effects processor for bass is now shipping. The latest addition to their floor units offers 11 bass amp and four DI models based on classic designs in addition to 10 preamps and effects models and a looper.
Carvin has unveiled a new preamp for bassists called the BX1. The company describes the pedal as offering a natural bass tone with unprecedented control and extended headroom.
Rodenberg Amplification has unveiled a handy new pedal called the KILLMISTER. Named in homage to bass icon Lemmy, the device is an automatic kill switch that lets you cut your signal with eight settings.
Two Notes Audio has introduced the ReVolt series of analog amp simulators. The lineup includes a guitar and a bass version, each featuring 12AX7 tubes.
Tech 21 has expanded its pedal lineup with the SansAmp Character Plus series, which includes four new units: the Screaming Blonde, the English Muffy, the Fuzzy Brit, and the Mop Top Liverpool.
TC Electronic has unveiled a new pedal in their Plethora series with the Plethora X3. The pedal carries all the same features of the X5 – including a flexible collection of effects – but pares it down to three slots instead of five.