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F-Pedals Announces the Robotholic
Pedals & Effects

F-Pedals Announces the Robotholic

Los Angeles-based F-Pedals has teamed up with recording engineer Eddie Kramer to unveil the Robotholic. The first in their new Pulse of Rebellion series, the pedal brings together a range of effects including a clean boost, a crunchy drive, heavy distortion, and an “analog-ringmod-resembling effect.” The Robotholic has four knobs – Mix, Pitch, Drive, and Rate – for dialing in...

EBS Introduces Black Label Studio Edition Pedals
Pedals & Effects

EBS Introduces Black Label Studio Edition Pedals

Swedish amp company EBS has announced their Black Label series of bass pedals will be getting overhauled with the Black Label Studio Edition lineup. The series updates six pedals – the MultiComp SE, the DynaVerb SE, the UniChorus SE, the OctaBass SE, the MetalDrive SE and the MultiDrive SE – with several improvements for studio use while retaining their effect....

Wampler Pedals Introduces Low Blow Bass Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Wampler Pedals Introduces Low Blow Bass Pedal

Wampler Pedals has released the Low Blow, an overdrive/distortion pedal designed specifically for bass. The Low Blow features two clipping modes – Smooth and Jagged – for dialing in your dirt as well as a 3-band EQ for further tonal tweaking. Additionally, the pedal has a Notch Filter switch to tighten up “common cabinet ‘woof’ without having to turn down.”...

Maxon Introduces the BD10 Hybrid Bass Driver
Pedals & Effects

Maxon Introduces the BD10 Hybrid Bass Driver

Maxon has announced the BD10 Hybrid Bass Driver, a bass overdrive pedal that features a symmetrical clipping circuit for “heavy yet articulate distortion.” The company teamed up with famed Japanese bassist Masaki to design the unit to keep up with extended techniques. The BD10 has a dedicated clean level for mixing in your dry signal. It also boosts up to...

Boss Announces BB-1X Bass Driver Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Boss Announces BB-1X Bass Driver Pedal

Boss has introduced the BB-1X Bass Driver, a compact pedal that employs the company’s MDP technology to offer sounds ranging from natural clean tone to a heavy distortion. Beyond a drive pedal, the BB-1X has EQ controls and a 1/4-inch line output to add preamp and DI functionality. The pedal’s distortion circuit analyzes your bass signal to respond to your...

Electro-Harmonix Introduces Bass Soul Food Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Electro-Harmonix Introduces Bass Soul Food Pedal

Electro-Harmonix has announced a bass-specific version of their Soul Food natural overdrive and clean boost pedal. The company describes the pedal as designed to enhance the original sound of your instrument while retaining its essential character. The Bass Soul Food is set apart with a gain stage, treble control and signal path optimized for bass guitar with more low-end definition....

Creation Audio Labs Introduces Grizzly Bass Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Creation Audio Labs Introduces Grizzly Bass Pedal

Creation Audio Labs has unleashed the Grizzly Bass pedal, which combines boost, overdrive/distortion, and tone shaping effects. Likening it to a tube preamp without the tubes, the pedal draws from the company’s other effects while being tailored for bass. “Grizzly Bass borrows analog wave-shaping technology from the [Creation Audio Labs] Holy Fire to re-shape the waveform and achieve tube-like FX...

Bass Lick Series: Rock Bass with Overdrive
Bass Lick Series

Bass Lick Series: Rock Bass with Overdrive

If you’re looking to rock it out on bass, using an overdrive pedal can really help achieve that edge you need. In this lick lesson, I’m pretty much playing the same bass line repeatedly, but with different note lengths in the different sections: short note duration for verses, and long not duration for the chorus. This lick is in the...

Fuzzrocious Pedals Introduces There Is No Dana… Only ZUUL Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Fuzzrocious Pedals Introduces There Is No Dana… Only ZUUL Pedal

Fuzzrocious Pedals has unleashed a new pedal called “There is No Dana… Only ZUUL.” Named after a line in the movie Ghostbusters, the pedal is an oscillator that is semi-clean blended and driven into an overdrive. It has three controls: Volume, Blend and Oscillator. Turned to the left, the Blend knob mixes your signal in with the oscillator. Turning it...

Radial Announces Bassbone OD Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Radial Announces Bassbone OD Pedal

Radial Engineering has updated their ToneBone series of pedals with the Bassbone OD, a bass preamp with two input channels and a built-in overdrive. The new pedal builds on the original Bassbone with several new features in addition to the overdrive such as a mute footswitch and the option to keep the effects loop active at all times. Each channel...