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Miles Hancock: Solo Loop Bass
Bass Videos

Miles Hancock: Solo Loop Bass

Here’s bassist Miles Hancock, performing an original solo bass composition for the BOSS Loop Station contest.

BOSS Wants Your Bass for the “Loop Station World Championship” Contest
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BOSS Wants Your Bass for the “Loop Station World Championship” Contest

The BOSS “Loop Station World Championship” contest is in full swing, but so far, there’s a very important segment of the music population missing out: bassists. So Roland wants you, the No Treble community to get in on the looping action! To enter, you need to upload a video of you using one of BOSS’s RC-series looping products to Youtube,...

Gear Watch: BOSS BR-800 Digital Recorder
Bass Gear

Gear Watch: BOSS BR-800 Digital Recorder

BOSS has released the new BR-800 Digital Recorder, a portable multi-tracker device. The recorder includes touch-sensor switchers and SD-card recording media. Up to four tracks can be recorded or eight tracks played back simultaneously, with an additional stereo track dedicated to the built-in rhythm generator. There’s an “EZ Recording” mode for beginners looking for guidance in the recording process. Other...

Gear Review: Boss RC-20XL Loop Station
Gear Reviews

Gear Review: Boss RC-20XL Loop Station

Until recently, due to limited budget, I’ve been using the free software looping solution, Mobius. A couple of weeks ago I came across the Boss RC-20XL Phrase Recorder in my local music store. It is the relatively inexpensive (approx. $250) two-pedal ‘middle sibling’ of the Loop Station family; the smaller unit being the one-pedal RC-2 and the much larger unit...

Bass Gear, NAMM 2010

Gear Watch: Boss TU-3 Chromatic Tuner

Boss has announced the newest version of their stompbox tuner, the TU-3 Chromatic Tuner. The pedal is an update from their TU-2 and has all the same features and then some. Built in a tough stompbox chassis, this pedal is tough. A new high-brightness meter mode allows for better visibility under bright sunlight, and it also has a 21-segment meter...