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Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Bass Preacher
Pedals & Effects

Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Bass Preacher

Electro-Harmonix unveiled the Bass Preacher at the Winter NAMM Show this year. The compact compressor/sustainer pedal is designed specifically for bass guitar to manipulate its dynamics. It begins with input sensitivity ranges from -10 dBu to +2 dBu, which EHX says makes it ideal for passive and active basses. The Bass Preacher has Volume and Sustain knobs with a three-way...

Earthquaker Devices Introduces The Bellows
Pedals & Effects

Earthquaker Devices Introduces The Bellows

The eccentric effects creators at EarthQuaker Devices have released the Bellows Fuzzdriver, which they describe as a “back-to-basics, transistor-based dirt device.” The pedal is pared down to just Level and Drive controls for a straight-forward vintage vibe. “Similar to the volume control of a “non master” amp, the Drive determines how hard the signal hits the input. At lower drive...

Gogo Tuners Introduces the Horizon Pedal Tuner
Accessories & Strings

Gogo Tuners Introduces the Horizon Pedal Tuner

GoGo Tuners has announced the Horizon Pedal Tuner, a new chromatic pedal tuner with a large horizontal screen. Its pitch detection range stretches from A0 (27.5Hz) to C8 (4186.00Hz) with +/- .5-cent accuracy. Other features include true bypass and the ability to daisy chain power for other pedals. “The new Horizon tuning pedal captures the ‘bigger is better’ philosophy with...

Godin Guitars Announces Passion RG-4 Bass
Basses

Godin Guitars Announces Passion RG-4 Bass

Godin Guitars will be showing the new Passion RG-4 Swamp Ash Bass at the 2016 Winter NAMM show. Following the Passion guitar line, the RG-4 features five tuned, Synchronized Resonance Chambers that are interconnected inside the body for air transfer. Godin says the chambers create “exceptional resonance and a lightweight, vibrant body.” Its body is Red Cedar with a Swamp...

Peavey’s MiniMEGA Bass Amp Now Shipping
Amps

Peavey’s MiniMEGA Bass Amp Now Shipping

Peavey is now shipping their MiniMEGA 1000 watt bass amplifier. The nine pound head unit utilizes the company’s KOSMOS circuitry to provide increased bass impact. Further, the company includes exclusive psychoacoustic low-end enhancement adds bass without overburdening speakers. The MiniMEGA is packed with a built-in compression, a 4-band EQ, Punch and Bright switches, and semi-parametric mid controls with narrow Q...

Darkglass Electronics Announces Microtubes B7K Ultra
Pedals & Effects

Darkglass Electronics Announces Microtubes B7K Ultra

Finland’s Darkglass Electronics will be kicking things into overdrive at NAMM this year with the new Microtubes B7K Ultra. Based on their B7K, the Ultra expands the pedal’s flexibility with a dedicated footswitch to engage the overdrive section, a Master volume knob, and switches for the mid control frequencies. “Whereas the Level Knob controls the output of the overdrive section...

Fodera Unveils the Monarch-P Bass
Basses

Fodera Unveils the Monarch-P Bass

Fodera is gearing up for the Winter NAMM show, where they will be presenting the new Monarch-P model. Based on their Monarch four-string bass, the Monarch-P is a Standard model that aims to couple a vintage split-coil sound with Fodera’s playability. The bass will be built with a classic tone-wood combination of an alder body, a maple neck, and an...

Aguilar Amplification Announces Limited Edition SL 112 in Blue Bossa
Amps

Aguilar Amplification Announces Limited Edition SL 112 in Blue Bossa

Following last year’s Cabernet version, Aguilar Amplification has announced a limited edition version of their SL 112 cabinet. The 2016 version, which is limited to 250 units, will come in “Blue Bossa” and come with a numbered certificate of authenticity. The SL 112 weighs in at 25 pounds and features a neodymium driver and a phenolic tweeter with a custom-designed...