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Darkglass Electronics Unveils Vintage Ultra Pedal
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Darkglass Electronics Unveils Vintage Ultra Pedal

After unveiling the Microtubes B7K Ultra at NAMM this year, Finland’s Darkglass Electronics has given the Ultra treatment to the Vintage Microtubes. The new Vintage Ultra is described as “super portable preamp which enables on one side a massive clean sound, and from the other side, a tasty saturated sound.” The pedal’s overdrive section has a Level control, Drive control,...

Rodenberg Amplification Introduces Commander Distortion Pedal
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Rodenberg Amplification Introduces Commander Distortion Pedal

Germany’s Rodenberg Custom Amplification has expanded their lineup of effects with the Commander distortion pedal. Apt for bass and guitar, the pedal is described as the logical development following the company’s GAS Overdrive series. “While the GAS-808 is designed for overdrive sounds, the Commander’s home is distortion,” Rodenberg writes on their website. “But you can also dial down to overdrive...

Source Audio Now Shipping Aftershock Bass Distortion
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Source Audio Now Shipping Aftershock Bass Distortion

Source Audio is now shipping their Aftershock Bass Distortion. The pedal boasts three distortion engines – Tube, Heavy, and Fuzz – as well as the company’s Neuro Mobile App capabilities for deep tonal tweaking. “The Tube engine belts out a subtle, but powerful vintage tube overdrive with a smooth breakup and plenty of punch,” Source Audio explains. “Heavy creates an...

F-Pedals Announces the Robotholic
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F-Pedals Announces the Robotholic

Los Angeles-based F-Pedals has teamed up with recording engineer Eddie Kramer to unveil the Robotholic. The first in their new Pulse of Rebellion series, the pedal brings together a range of effects including a clean boost, a crunchy drive, heavy distortion, and an “analog-ringmod-resembling effect.” The Robotholic has four knobs – Mix, Pitch, Drive, and Rate – for dialing in...

EBS Introduces Black Label Studio Edition Pedals
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EBS Introduces Black Label Studio Edition Pedals

Swedish amp company EBS has announced their Black Label series of bass pedals will be getting overhauled with the Black Label Studio Edition lineup. The series updates six pedals – the MultiComp SE, the DynaVerb SE, the UniChorus SE, the OctaBass SE, the MetalDrive SE and the MultiDrive SE – with several improvements for studio use while retaining their effect....

Wampler Pedals Introduces Low Blow Bass Pedal
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Wampler Pedals Introduces Low Blow Bass Pedal

Wampler Pedals has released the Low Blow, an overdrive/distortion pedal designed specifically for bass. The Low Blow features two clipping modes – Smooth and Jagged – for dialing in your dirt as well as a 3-band EQ for further tonal tweaking. Additionally, the pedal has a Notch Filter switch to tighten up “common cabinet ‘woof’ without having to turn down.”...

MXR Now Shipping the M85 Bass Distortion Pedal
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MXR Now Shipping the M85 Bass Distortion Pedal

After announcing the pedal at the NAMM Show this year, Dunlop is now shipping the MXR M85 Bass Distortion. The pedal was designed with Fuzzrocious Pedals founder Ryan Ratajski and is described as revamp on a “famously nasty sounding distortion circuit” that’s been retooled for the modern player. The M85 has separate Dry and Wet level controls to retain low...

DOD Announces The Boneshaker Distortion Pedal
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DOD Announces The Boneshaker Distortion Pedal

DOD is getting heavy with the new Boneshaker, a distortion pedal aimed at bass, baritone, and extended-range guitars. The circuit was designed by Black Arts Toneworks to focus on anything “heavy, loud and low.” The Boneshaker has Distortion, Depth and Level controls for dialing in the type of distortion. Its twist is a 3-band parametric EQ section that includes Low,...

Boss Announces BB-1X Bass Driver Pedal
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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 signal to respond to your...

Devi Ever: FX Announces Big Distortion Sound Machine
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Devi Ever: FX Announces Big Distortion Sound Machine

Devi Ever: FX has unveiled the Big Distortion Sound Machine, a parallel distortion that combines their Ruiner and Torn’s Peaker fuzz circuits. The company, which is now owned by the same people that run Dwarfcraft Devices, says the pedal was designed for bass guitar but is applicable to guitar or keyboard as well. It is the first release under the...