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Moog Introduces Five New Minifooger Effects Pedals
Pedals & Effects

Moog Introduces Five New Minifooger Effects Pedals

Moog has unveiled the Minifooger family of effects pedals designed for use with bass and electric guitar. The compact stompboxes are housed in cast aluminum enclosures and feature completely analog signal paths, true bypass, optional battery power, and an expression input for adjusting parameters on the fly. Each of the pedals is designed and hand assembled in North Carolina. Moog...

Source Audio Introduces OFD Bass microModeler
Pedals & Effects

Source Audio Introduces OFD Bass microModeler

Source Audio has unveiled the SoundBlox 2 OFD Bass microModeler, a combination Overdrive/Fuzz/Distortion pedal with 12 distortions modeled after bass specific gear. The tones include models of Marshall Amplifiers, Mesa Boogie Amplifiers, Ibanez Tube Screamer, EHX Bass Big Muff, Pro Co Rat, Tone Bender, Fuzz Face, and Octavia as well as three original tones from Source Audio: Metal, Gated Fuzz...

Osiamo Introduces Dr. J Effects Pedal Series
Pedals & Effects

Osiamo Introduces Dr. J Effects Pedal Series

Osiamo has launched the Dr. J line of effects pedals, which the company describes as bringing reasonable prices to the “boutique” market. The series includes three stompboxes aimed at bassists: the D-55 Aerolite Comp, the D-53 Sparrow Driver & DI, and the D-52 Soloman Bass Overdrive. All of the pedals feature true bypass switching, a metal housing, and DC power....

Jim Dunlop MXR M89 Bass Overdrive Pedal Now Shipping
Pedals & Effects

Jim Dunlop MXR M89 Bass Overdrive Pedal Now Shipping

Jim Dunlop is now shipping the MXR M89 Bass Overdrive, the latest effects pedal in their Bass Innovations series. The pedal features standard overdrive controls with Volume, Tone, and Drive knobs, but adds a Clean control to blend in clean signal with a pre-tuned EQ. “Pre-tuning the Clean signal ensures that when you blend it with the overdrive signal, the...

Darkglass Electronics Unveils Vintage Microtubes Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Darkglass Electronics Unveils Vintage Microtubes Pedal

Darkglass Electronics has unveiled the Vintage Microtubes, a unique overdrive pedal aimed at creating classic rock and roll bass tones from the ’70s through the ’90s. “What we did for this one was to study the greatest and most legendary bass tones and all the components involved in creating them; amplifier brands, recording techniques, etcetera,” said Darkglass founder Douglas Castro....

Godlyke Debuts Providence FDR-1 Flame Drive Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Godlyke Debuts Providence FDR-1 Flame Drive Pedal

Godlyke, Inc. has released the Providence FDR-1 Flame Drive pedal. The first in their new “F” series of pedals, it’s designed to provide everything from “silky overdrive to edgy, overtone-rich distortion.” In addition to Drive, Tone, and Level controls, the FDR-1 Flame Drive has a Bass Boost switch for added low-end punch. Kevin from Godlyke explained that the pedal works...

Fuzzrocious Pedals Introduces K-A-E-D-E-N Drive
Pedals & Effects

Fuzzrocious Pedals Introduces K-A-E-D-E-N Drive

Fuzzrocious Pedals have introduced a new stompbox: the K-A-E-D-E-N Drive, a versatile pedal with three stages to the circuit. Described as “not just a booster” and “not just an overdrive,” the K-A-E-D-E-N has pre-gain, gain, and tone knobs to dial in the right amount of drive. The pedal is built with your choice of tone stack, either a mid-hump, mid-scoop,...

Gear Review: Darkglass Electronics Microtubes B3K
Gear Reviews

Gear Review: Darkglass Electronics Microtubes B3K

Finland-based Darkglass Electronics, a company focused on bass effects and boasts handmade pedals, is the brainchild of Chilean-born Douglas Castro. Castro started the venture to create effects and tones that he heard in his head but couldn’t get with other pedals. The company’s flagship is their Microtubes B3K Bass Overdrive, a compact pedal featuring hybrid JFET and CMOS gain stages....

Gear Review: Way Huge Electronics’ Green Rhino MkII
Gear Reviews

Gear Review: Way Huge Electronics’ Green Rhino MkII

The Green Rhino MkII, by Way Huge Electronics made its debut at the NAMM Show in January, and I recently took it for a test spin. Way Huge was making pedals back in the 1990’s and sort of fell off the radar for a while. Dunlop now manufactures this new series, and one of the most popular requests for a...

Daring Audio Debuts with Bass Effects Pedal Line
Bass Gear

Daring Audio Debuts with Bass Effects Pedal Line

Daring Audio made their debut at NAMM this year with the release of a new line of bass effects pedals, including the Particle Beam, Laser Cannon, Edge Activator, and Phat Beam. Built in California, the light energy-inspired pedals all feature true bypass and high headroom 18-volt circuits that run off of either a 9-volt batter or standard 9-volt adapter. The...