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Fender Introduces New Effects Including First Bass-Specific Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Fender Introduces New Effects Including First Bass-Specific Pedal

Fender unveiled six new effects pedals featuring original designed circuits at the 2019 Winter NAMM Show. Notable among the new stompboxes is the Downtown Express, which marks the company’s first official bass effects pedal.

Line 6 Introduces the HX Stomp Multi-Effects Processor
Pedals & Effects

Line 6 Introduces the HX Stomp Multi-Effects Processor

Line 6 has unveiled the Step Beyond HX Stomp, a multi-effects processor for guitar and bass that models the sounds of their Helix amps, cabs, and effects in one pedal. It utilizes the same technology as their Helix processor, which allows the unit to run up to six processing blocks at once. “HX Stomp is a programmable amp/cab/effects/IR pedal that...

Tsakalis AudioWorks Introduces Phonkify and Galactic Pedals
Pedals & Effects

Tsakalis AudioWorks Introduces Phonkify and Galactic Pedals

Tsakalis AudioWorks has released two new pedals: the Phonkify envelope filter and the Galactic multi-modulation pedal. As with all of their units, each of the pedals are handmade in Greece. The Phonkify is inspired by funk and soul music from the 60’s and 70’s. “[It has] two modes of juicy envelope filter (Smooth & Nasty) which turns into wah at...

Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Superego+ Synth Engine / Multi Effect Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Superego+ Synth Engine / Multi Effect Pedal

Electro-Harmonix has added some features to their Superego pedal to create the Superego+. The new unit takes the synth engine and adds a multi-effects section with 11 built-in effects plus an expression input and an external jack for a three-button controller. The 11 effects are Detune, Delay, Echo, Flange, Phase, Mod, Rotary, Trem 1, Trem 2, Pitch, and Filter. “The...

Boss Introduces the GT-1B Bass Effects Processor
Pedals & Effects

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 fitted with an onboard control...

Biltworth Launches with BW-1 Effects Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Biltworth Launches with BW-1 Effects Pedal

A new pedal company called Biltworth has launched its first product called the BW-1, a multi-effects unit for bass and guitar. It features three effects – overdrive, delay, and reverb – that are cascaded in series with separate controls and footswitches for each. The Drive section has Volume, Gain, and Tone controls that Biltworth says can “push it from light...

Positive Grid Introduces BIAS Modulation Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Positive Grid Introduces BIAS Modulation Pedal

Positive Grid has expanded their pedal range with the BIAS Modulation. The standalone pedal has nine built-in effects – Chorus, Vibrato, Flanger, Rotary, Phaser, Tremolo, Pan, RingMod and Autoswell – that can be mixed and matched to create unique sounds. It has intensity, depth, and rate controls as well as tap tempo and LFO controls for dialing in your sound...

Zoom Introduces B3n Multi-Effects Processor
Pedals & Effects

Zoom Introduces B3n Multi-Effects Processor

Zoom revealed their latest bass product at the Winter NAMM Show with the B3n, a multi-effects processor that can model individual effects or chains of effects plus amps and cabs. It’s pre-loaded with 67 stompbox DSP effects including 19 dynamics and filter effects, 15 overdrive and distortion effects, 17 modulation effects, 11 delay and reverb effects, and more. “The B3n...

TWA Now Shipping Little Dipper Mk II Pedal
Pedals & Effects

TWA Now Shipping Little Dipper Mk II Pedal

After two years of development, TWA has released the Little Dipper Mk II envelope-controlled vocal formant filter. The new version of the pedal, which is based on the classic Colorsound Dipthonizer circuit, adds new control features as well as a fuller frequency response, lower noise floor, and improved tracking. Among the new features is a Low Boost switch that the...

Zoom Announces MultiStomp MS-60B Bass Pedal at NAMM
Pedals & Effects

Zoom Announces MultiStomp MS-60B Bass Pedal at NAMM

Zoom unveiled the MultiStomp MS-60B at NAMM this year. The stompbox features over fifty types of effects and six amp models in a standard-sized pedal. The MS-60B comes with 30 preset patches with room to create up to 50 original patches, and players can switch through different patches using a unique toggle footswitch and cursor keys. It allows for using...