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Markbass Unveils Marcus Miller Signature Amplification
Amps

Markbass Unveils Marcus Miller Signature Amplification

Last year, Markbass announced they would be teaming up with jazz legend Marcus Miller for a series of amps. This year they unveiled the lineup at the Winter NAMM Show, which will include four head units, three combos, and two cabinets. “Marcus has closely partnered with [Markbass founder Marco De Virgillis] to develop his amazing signature amps that not only...

Markbass Introduces the EVO 1 Bass Amp
Amps

Markbass Introduces the EVO 1 Bass Amp

After introducing the prototype last year, Markbass has unveiled the final version of the EVO 1 bass amp. The innovative head unit offers six amp tones over two channels: one clean and one distorted. “Bass players have always been inspired by the possibility to mix two amplifiers tones and to blend clean and distorted sounds as Jaco Pastorius did back...

Markbass Introduces Standard 121 HR Bass Cabinet
Amps

Markbass Introduces Standard 121 HR Bass Cabinet

Italian bass amp manufacturer Markbass has unveiled their latest bass cabinet with the Standard 121 HR. Featuring a 1×12″ configuration, the rear tuned ported cab has a sound the company calls “warm, focused, and natural.” The cab is rated at 400 watts and has a wedge design to allow for use as a floor monitor as well as sitting in...

Markbass Announces New York 122 Ninja Richard Bona Signature Bass Cabinet
Amps

Markbass Announces New York 122 Ninja Richard Bona Signature Bass Cabinet

Markbass and Richard Bona have teamed up again to release the New York 122 Ninja Richard Bona Signature bass cabinet. Featuring a pair of 12-inch custom speakers and a new 1.25-inch compression driver, the cab is rated at 800 watts RMS for medium or large gigs. It differs from the company’s existing New York 122 cabinet by having an 8...

Markbass Introduces Four New Pedals at NAMM 2012
Pedals & Effects

Markbass Introduces Four New Pedals at NAMM 2012

Markbass unveiled four new pedals for 2012 at NAMM this year, including the MB7 Booster, MB7 Distorsore, the MB Mini Boost and the MB Mini Dist. All of the new products are made in Italy and feature true bypass. Markbass MB7 Booster The MB7 Booster offers up to +20 dB in addition to a 7-band graphic EQ with controls ranging...

Markbass Unveils New Bass Amps at NAMM
Amps

Markbass Unveils New Bass Amps at NAMM

Markbass rolled out four new amps at the NAMM Show this year: the Big Bang, the TTE 800, and the MoMark Black 500 and 800. Markbass The Big Bang The Big Bang is the newest model in Markbass’s Little Mark series. The compact head features a solid state preamp and digital power amp that pumps out 500 watts at 4...

Markbass Announces MoMark MVVL-HE Master Module
Bass Gear

Markbass Announces MoMark MVVL-HE Master Module

Markbass continues their new product announcements for 2011 with the introduction of the MVVL-HE Master module. The MVVL-HE Master is designed to fit into any MoMark amp chassis, features a master volume control, the Markbass VLE and VPF filters, and a Line Out level control. The circuitry is gold-plated in addition to all high level components, which Markbass says makes...

Markbass Announces MB Octaver
Bass Gear

Markbass Announces MB Octaver

Markbass has announced their new MB Octaver, an analog octave pedal built to add extra bottom end to your sound. It features separate level controls for each octave as well as your dry signal for you to mix your played pitch with one and/or two octaves down. For more, check out the Markbass website. MB Octaver Specs: Input: 1/4″ Input...

Markbass Announces Ground Stereo Pre Preamp and BAS 121 Lites Cabinets
Bass Gear

Markbass Announces Ground Stereo Pre Preamp and BAS 121 Lites Cabinets

The list 2011 line of new Markbass gear continues with the introduction of the Ground Stereo Pre preamp and BAS-121 Lite powered cabinets. Ground Stereo Pre Preamp Markbass teamed up with endorser Alain Caron to design the components of a new rig, resulting in the Ground Stereo Pre and BAS-121 Lite powered cabinets. The Ground Stereo Pre is Caron’s signature...

Markbass Announces New TTE 500 Head and Micromark 801 Combo Amp
Bass Gear

Markbass Announces New TTE 500 Head and Micromark 801 Combo Amp

Markbass is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and in turn has announced a slew of new products, including heads, cabs, and pedals, including the Markbass TTE 500 Head. Markbass TTE 500 Head The Markbass TTE 500 is an amp described as “modern vintage,” as it brings together a tube preamp, tube compressor, and tube color filter with a TTE...