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  • Boss Introduces WL Series Wireless Systems

    Boss Introduces WL Series Wireless Systems

    Boss has announced the WL Series of wireless systems for bass, guitar, and other electronic instruments. The line has three models – the WL-20, WL-20L, and WL-50 – that the company says offer “ultra-low latency and rock-solid stability.” Each unit has a built-in rechargeable battery in the transmitter that allows for up to 12 hours... »

  • Boss Introduces TU-03 Clip-On Tuner and Metronome

    Boss Introduces TU-03 Clip-On Tuner and Metronome

    Boss has added to their line of tuners with the new TU-03. Designed for use with stringed instruments including the bass, the clip-on device packs a chromatic tuner and metronome into one compact unit. The TU-03 has a standard chromatic tuning mode as well as modes dedicated to guitar, bass, ukulele, and violin. Its reference... »

  • Boss Introduces The DR-01S Rhythm Partner Drum Machine

    Boss Introduces The DR-01S Rhythm Partner Drum Machine

    Looking to add a little rhythm to your acoustic sessions? Boss has introduced the DR-01S Rhythm Partner, a drum machine they describe as “the world’s first virtual percussionist designed specifically for acoustic musicians.” The unit allows for setting the tempo, volume, and variation for your beat with several percussion instruments that can be put into... »

  • 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... »

  • Boss Introduces Free Mobile Tuner App

    Boss Introduces Free Mobile Tuner App

    Boss has expanded their tuner line into the digital realm with a new mobile tuner app. Available as a free download for iOS and Android, the app takes on the familiar look of the company’s TU-3 pedal tuner and features a 21-segment meter and note display. Arrow indicators show when a note is in tune,... »

  • Boss Introduces BC-1X Bass Comp Pedal

    Boss Introduces BC-1X Bass Comp Pedal

    Following up on last year’s bass driver, Boss introduced the BC-1X Bass Comp at the 2016 Winter NAMM Show. The pedal is a multi-band compressor optimized for bass that the company says offers a wide range of compression without altering a bass’s fundamental tone. The BC-1X has the familiar compressor controls of Level, Release, Ratio,... »

  • Boss Announces BB-1X Bass Driver Pedal

    Boss Announces BB-1X Bass Driver Pedal

    Boss has introduced the BB-1X Bass Driver, a compact pedal that employs the company’s MDP technology to offer sounds ranging from natural clean tone to a heavy distortion. Beyond a drive pedal, the BB-1X has EQ controls and a 1/4-inch line output to add preamp and DI functionality. The pedal’s distortion circuit analyzes your bass... »

  • BOSS Announces RC-1 Loop Station

    BOSS Announces RC-1 Loop Station

    Taking a step towards simplicity, BOSS has announced a new entry-level looping pedal called the RC-1 Loop Station. The RC-1 strips away all the extra functions the series is known for and is designed solely for recording loops. Made with bassists and guitarists in mind, the Loop Station offers up to 12 minutes of stereo... »

  • BOSS Introduces eBand JS-10 Audio Player with Effects

    BOSS Introduces eBand JS-10 Audio Player with Effects

    BOSS has announced their new eBand JS-10 Audio Player with Effects, a jam-along machine for bassists, guitarists and singers. The JS-10 features an integrated 2.1 sound system including a built-in subwoofer, while dual inputs allow for two players at once, which BOSS suggests is perfect for teacher/student lessons. Though it comes with a library of... »

  • BOSS Introduces TU-10 Clip-on Tuner

    BOSS Introduces TU-10 Clip-on Tuner

    BOSS has entered into the realm of clip-on tuners with the announcement of the TU-10. Available in five colors, the compact tuner is designed so that the meter and the clip are all one piece in order to avoid structural weakness. The TU-10 supports flat tuning up to five semitones down for drop-tuning and a... »