The No Treble attended the 2019 Winter NAMM Show to gather up all the new gear stories for 2019. Check back here for our continued coverage from the show.
EarthQuaker Devices has released their first ever utility pedal. The Swiss Things Pedalboard Reconciler is described by the company as “an all-in-one pedalboard reconciliation solution.”
Carvin Amps and Audio has expanded their resurrected range of products with the UX1200BGT Wireless System. The system is designed for both guitar and bass, as the company points out its wide frequency response range allows for low notes to “come through with defined nuances.”
Ibanez has expanded their flagship SR series of basses with the SRMD200 “Mezzo”. The entry-level model comes in a variety of finishes but sets itself apart with a medium 32-inch scale.
Back in 2017, one of the biggest stories from the NAMM Show was the release of the Tech 21 Geddy Lee Signature SansAmp GED-2112 preamp. Tech 21 is turning heads again this year with the introduction of the Geddy Lee Signature SansAmp YYZ Pedal.
It’s been 20 years since Ibanez introduced a signature model from bass guru Gary Willis, and they’re celebrating with an anniversary edition.
Rocket Surgeon has unveiled their latest creation for bass with the Starlifter Bass Preamp and DI. Built in a pedal format, the box offers a three-band EQ with sweepable mids as well as a three-way contour switch that offers flat, vintage, and modern settings.
New for 2019, Fodera has introduced the Select Series. The lineup blends characteristics of their custom instruments as well as their standard instruments to create a middle ground. They’re opening the new range starting with the Monarch 4 Select and Emperor 5 Select.
Luthier Alan Cringean has introduced a new bass to his AC Guitars line that’s based on a model from his other brand, Reiver Guitars. The Krell Kompakt is a 32-inch scale bass with a new body shape.
Aguilar Amplification has made their SL series of bass cabinets a little bigger with the SL 115. The super lightweight series cab is fitted with a 15-inch driver and weighs in at just 34 pounds.
Death By Audio was launched in 2002 with the concept for a single pedal: the Total Sonic Annihilation. Now they’ve revisited the feedback looper with the introduction of the Total Sonic Annihilation 2 pedal.
Lollar Pickups has expanded their line of bass pickups with a new ’70s J-Bass set. The new pickups are designed to replicate the sound of an original ’75 Jazz Bass, but they’re not exact replicas.