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Bass Gear, NAMM 2010

Gear Watch: Tech 21 Red Ripper

The new Red Ripper Fuzz for bass from Tech 21 is more than your ordinary distortion box. It actually responds to the dynamics of your touch, so if you play harder you get more fuzz and higher harmonics, and if you play softer you get less fuzz and enhanced lower harmonics. Very nice for dynamic contrast. The Red Ripper’s “R.I.P.”...

Bass Gear

Gear Watch: Fuzzhugger Great Wall V2

Fuzzhugger(fx) has released the second version of their Great Wall fuzz pedal. The Great Wall V2 delivers a huge wall of fuzz-pumping bass sound features a smaller enclosure with multiple hand-painted varieties. The Great Wall features three controls giving you the flexibility to dial in any combination of fuzz with a consistently strong bass response and matching balance qualities. The...

Bass Gear

Gear Watch: Kasha 4 Channel Overdrive

Kasha has developed a 4 Channel Overdrive pedal built to the standards of their boutique amplifiers. Kasha applied their extensive amplifier knowledge to this pedal, the first thing you will notice is that there is no tone control! This is on purpose, Kasha explains that “A big problem that most pedals have is the addition of a tone control or...

Bass Gear

Gear Watch: EBS MetalDrive

EBS has released another new pedal, the EBS MetalDrive is a high-gain distortion pedal designed specifically for the bass. The MetalDrive is the eighth pedal in the “Black Label” series released by EBS. The pedal was inspired by bassist John Moyer of Disturbed. EBS had been modifying a MultiDrive pedal for Moyer who required overdrive as well as metal distortion....

Bass Gear

Gear Watch: Seppuku Digital Pitch Modulator

Seppuku has developed the Digital Pitch Modulator to convert your bass into a “massive synthesis of sound”. The Digital Pitch Modulator uses an 8-bit digital chip to create octave up, octave down, fifth note, ring mod, arpeggio and bit crusher sounds and blends them with analog fuzz to make mind-blowing effects. The features and specifications are: Oscillator Frequency Control Digital/Analog...

Pedals & Effects

Gear Watch: Aguilar Octamizer

We already rule the low end, but why not take it down another notch? The Octamizer, a new bass effects pedal created by Aguilar, designed to create a wide range of musical sounds an octave below your original note and give you a “deep organic tone.” The Octamizer features two discreet signal paths for the clean and octamized sounds, each...

Bass Gear

Gear Watch: AmpliTube Fender

IK Multimedia and Fender Musical Instruments Corporation have announced the release of AmpliTube Fender version 1.1, a free downloadable update for all registered users of AmpliTube Fender and available for purchase by new users. AmpliTube Fender is a guitar/bass effects suite that allows you to get real Fender sounds into your computer for recording. So what’s new in version 1.1?...