the online magazine for bass players

Search Menu
  • Beetronics Introduces the Royal Jelly Overdrive/Fuzz Blender

    Beetronics Introduces the Royal Jelly Overdrive/Fuzz Blender

    Beetronics has introduced the Royal Jelly, a handmade overdrive and fuzz blender pedal that sits in their Royal series. The unit allows for running two circuits in parallel so you can blend them together or use them like two separate pedals. Two blend presets called the King and Queen give quick access to different sounds.... »

  • Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Oceans 11 Reverb Pedal

    Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Oceans 11 Reverb Pedal

    Electro-Harmonix has unveiled the Oceans 11, a pedal that packs in eleven reverb styles into one stompbox. Its effects are described as ranging from essential to exotic. The reverbs include hall, spring, plate, reverse, echo, tremolo, modulated, dynamic, auto-infinite, shimmer, and polyphonic styles. A mode button allows for switching between three variations of many of... »

  • Chowny Bass Unveils the Bass-Mosphere Chorus/Reverb Pedal

    Chowny Bass Unveils the Bass-Mosphere Chorus/Reverb Pedal

    Chowny Bass has expanded their offering of effects with the Bass-Mosphere, a pedal that combines chorus and reverb into a bass-centric unit. Its controls include chorus rate and depth knobs, a knob for setting the reverb volume, and a level control for blending in your wet signal. The pedal also features true bypass and comes... »

  • Get the latest bass news!

    Subscribe to the No Treble Update

  • ZVEX Effects Introduces the Vibrophase Pedal

    ZVEX Effects Introduces the Vibrophase Pedal

    Several years ago, ZVEX Effects created a sort of steampunk effect with the Candela Vibrophase. The candle-powered unit was a vibrato/phaser machined from solid brass and glass. Now they’ve released the effect in a more manageable stompbox format. “The Vibrophase [is] a five-knob four-stage phaser that creates phase and vibrato nuances never heard before,” the... »

  • Quiet Theory Releases the Prelude Reverb/Delay Pedal

    Quiet Theory Releases the Prelude Reverb/Delay Pedal

    Quiet Theory has unveiled a new reverb and delay pedal called the Prelude. Both of the effects have their own separate EQ tone switches, which the company says allows for “subtle ambience and washed out atmosphere.” They add that the Prelude sounds good on bass, synths, and acoustic instruments in addition to guitar. Quiet Theory... »

  • Darkglass Electronics Upgrades Vintage Series Pedals for 2018

    Darkglass Electronics Upgrades Vintage Series Pedals for 2018

    Darkglass Electronics has been introducing lots of new gear, but now they’re revamping some of their existing units. The company’s Vintage Series pedals have gotten an upgrade for 2018 including the Vintage Ultra v2 and the Vintage Deluxe v3. The Vintage Ultra v2 retains the features of the original but has been upgraded with their... »

  • Deep Space Devices Introduces The Red Ghost Distortion

    Deep Space Devices Introduces The Red Ghost Distortion

    Deep Space Devices has launched their first product with the Red Ghost Distortion, a pedal aimed at heavier types of music. The unit offers simple controls with a single knob and two switches. “Designed to appeal to stoner rock and shoegaze enthusiasts, the Red Ghost offers menacing options to your tone,” Deep Space Devices writes.... »

  • Walrus Audio Announces Luminary Octave Generator V2 Pedal

    Walrus Audio Announces Luminary Octave Generator V2 Pedal

    Walrus Audio has revamped their Luminary Quad Octave Generator for 2018. The pedal, which offers four blendable octaves with filters, has been tweaked while retaining the same platform. “With several tasteful updates, the brains of the Luminary V2 are still built on the Sharc DSP platform for crystal clear tracking and high-resolution A/D and D/A... »

  • Dwarfcraft Devices Announces Ghost Fax Phase Computer

    Dwarfcraft Devices Announces Ghost Fax Phase Computer

    Dwarfcraft Devices has expanded their line of modulation pedals with the Ghost Fax Phase Computer. They call it “a digital powerhouse that adds exciting new abilities along with the tried and true phaser effects.” The Ghost Fax has four modes – Standard, Manual, Envelope Up and Envelope Down – with three knobs to control the... »

  • MOD Kits DIY Unveils the Rock Bottom Bass Fuzz Pedal Kit

    MOD Kits DIY Unveils the Rock Bottom Bass Fuzz Pedal Kit

    Bassists interested in building their own effects have a new option with the MOD Kits DIY Rock Bottom Bass Fuzz pedal kit. Designed for novice and experienced musicians, the kit comes with easy-to-follow instructions as well as all the necessary parts. “The Rock Bottom is a bass fuzz kit that delivers all the sizzle you’d... »