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Electro-Harmonix Introduces Next Step Crying Bass Wah/Fuzz
Pedals & Effects

Electro-Harmonix Introduces Next Step Crying Bass Wah/Fuzz

Electro-Harmonix has expanded their Next Step series of pedals to the bass realm with the Crying Bass Wah/Fuzz. Similar to other Next Step effects, the pedal features no moving parts and uses a motion sensor to translate movement. The pedal’s fuzz circuit adds distortion and harmonics to the signal and helps accentuate the wah effect. The pedal also has a...

Source Audio Introduces OFD Bass microModeler
Pedals & Effects

Source Audio Introduces OFD Bass microModeler

Source Audio has unveiled the SoundBlox 2 OFD Bass microModeler, a combination Overdrive/Fuzz/Distortion pedal with 12 distortions modeled after bass specific gear. The tones include models of Marshall Amplifiers, Mesa Boogie Amplifiers, Ibanez Tube Screamer, EHX Bass Big Muff, Pro Co Rat, Tone Bender, Fuzz Face, and Octavia as well as three original tones from Source Audio: Metal, Gated Fuzz...

Ashdown Introduces Dr. Green Series Bass Effects Pedals
Pedals & Effects

Ashdown Introduces Dr. Green Series Bass Effects Pedals

Ashdown has introduced the Dr. Green series to their lineup of bass effects pedals. The lineup includes five effects: the Octa Dose (Octaver), the Bearded Lady (Fuzz), the Doctor’s Note (Envelope Filter), Bass Verb (Reverb), and the Aspirin (Compressor). Handmade in the UK, the pedals are housed in steel stompboxes and feature true bypass. Ashdown Dr. Green Octa Dose Bass...

Amptweaker Announces Bass TightFuzz Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Amptweaker Announces Bass TightFuzz Pedal

Due to bassist interest during Summer NAMM, Amptweaker is now offering a bass version of their new TightFuzz pedal. The Bass TightFuzz is tweaked for bass players with extended lower range of the Tight and Tone controls and an added Dry Low knob that blends dry low end into the signal. As with most of the company’s pedals, the pedal’s...

Gear Review: Tech 21 Bass Boost Fuzz Pedal
Gear Reviews

Gear Review: Tech 21 Bass Boost Fuzz Pedal

Tech 21 has a long history with bassists, and that history is growing even larger with the inclusion of bass-friendly versions of the Boost Series pedals. Offering an extra 21 dB of clean boost at your disposal, the line is characterized by analog circuitry that takes classic tones and attempts to improve them. The Bass Boost Fuzz takes aim at...

Fuzzrocious Pedals Introduces Heliotropic Stompbox
Pedals & Effects

Fuzzrocious Pedals Introduces Heliotropic Stompbox

Fuzzrocious has just introduced the Heliotropic, a new pedal that combines a modified big muff circuit and preamp. The new stompbox was inspired by a song of the same name by the band Failure. “Failure coaxed some amazing and unique sounds out of their instruments,” Fuzzrocious builder Ryan Ratajski stated. “I have been chasing those tones ever since I started...

Stomp Under Foot Releases Dirty Rooster Fuzz Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Stomp Under Foot Releases Dirty Rooster Fuzz Pedal

Stomp Under Foot has unveiled the Dirty Rooster, a new pedal inspired by the Jumbo Tonebender. Designed for both bass and guitar, the straight-ahead pedal has Volume, Sustain, and Tone controls for dialing in your sound. “The gain borders on smooth but leans a bit more to a gritty sound and it has a full low end that is well...

FuzzHugger FX Releases Bass Bloom Fuzz Pedal
Pedals & Effects

FuzzHugger FX Releases Bass Bloom Fuzz Pedal

Fuzzhugger FX has released the Bass Bloom, a bass-oriented version of their Algal Bloom fuzz. The new adaptation accounts for bass lovers by adding more low-end response and a clean blend to retain their original tone. The Bass Bloom has five controls: Gain, Bloom, Starve, Fuzz Level, and Clean Level. The Bloom knob controls the amount of fuzz added, while...

Dunlop’s MXR Bass Fuzz Deluxe Debuts At NAMM
Pedals & Effects

Dunlop’s MXR Bass Fuzz Deluxe Debuts At NAMM

New for 2012 from Jim Dunlop is the MXR M84 Bass Fuzz Deluxe, a stompbox with “vintage fuzz modified for the modern bassist.” In addition to the Tone and Fuzz knobs, the new pedal features both dry and wet controls for dialing in the perfect mix without losing any low end. The Bass Fuzz Deluxe can be powered by a...

Tech 21 Unveils Bass Boost Fuzz Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Tech 21 Unveils Bass Boost Fuzz Pedal

Tech 21 has expanded their Boost Series effects pedals with the Bass Boost Fuzz. The stompbox features a boost section, offering up to 21dB of clean boost, and a fuzz section with Level, Tone, and Drive controls to dial in the amount of grit you want. Each effect has a dedicated footswitch and can be used simultaneously or independently. A...

Chandler Limited Releases Two New Effects Pedals
Bass Gear

Chandler Limited Releases Two New Effects Pedals

Chandler Limited is now shipping their first effects pedals: the Germanium Drive and Little Devil Colored Boost. Known for their high-end equipment, the company channels their studio gear savvy into the stompboxes, which work for bass, guitar or keyboard. Both pedals feature true bypass and run on dual 9v power supplies or a pair of 9v batteries. Germanium Drive Inspired...

Fuzzrocious Pedals Releases the Terrordactyl
Bass Gear

Fuzzrocious Pedals Releases the Terrordactyl

Fuzzrocious Pedals has released the Terrordactyl, a fuzz that feeds into an envelope filter all in one stompbox. The pedal’s three controls include volume, envelope level, and envelope range. For further control, they included an expression pedal output to adjust the envelope’s range on the fly. The Terrordactyl features true bypass and is powered by a “Boss”-style 9 volt adapter....