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Gear Watch: Source Audio Soundblox Bass Envelope Filter
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Gear Watch: Source Audio Soundblox Bass Envelope Filter

Source Audio has released their newest bass pedal, the Soundblox Bass Envelope Filter. The pedal features 21 different filter sounds ranging from “Two Pole Filters, Four Pole Filters, Single Peak Filters, Triple Peak Filters, Peak and Notch Filters, and Phasers.” The filters can then be modulated via positive or negative sweeps, frequency range of the sweeps, and attack/decay speeds. The...

MarloweDK: GR2 Envelope Filter Test Drive
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MarloweDK: GR2 Envelope Filter Test Drive

I recently picked up the GR2 Envelope Filter from 3Leaf Audio and decided to give it a spin in front of the camera. This is a great little pedal that offers a lot of possibilities. For the demo, my set up includes: Bass: Sandberg California JJ Strings: Dunlop Nickel plated Medium gauge 45 -105 Amp: TC Electronic RH450 Cab: TC...

Gear Watch: Empress Phaser Pedal
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Gear Watch: Empress Phaser Pedal

Empress Effects has just released a new phaser pedal that features an all-analog signal path that is controlled by a microprocessor, giving analog tone with digital control and adaptability. This allows for the classic sounds you’re used to, but its groundbreaking auto modes (envelope filtering, audio-triggered sweeps, rhythms and direct control) are what make it stand out. The Empress Phaser...

Gear Watch: EWS Bass Mid Control Pedal
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Gear Watch: EWS Bass Mid Control Pedal

EWS has released their newest bass pedal, the Bass Mid Control. The aptly titled box controls the mid frequencies with an EQ that is adjustable between 120Hz-3kHz. The EWS BMC lets you cut or boost by +/- 12dB to shape your sound in the ever important mid range. The pedal can be powered by a 9-volt battery as well as...

Gear Watch: FEA Labs Dual Distortion Pedal
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Gear Watch: FEA Labs Dual Distortion Pedal

FEA Labs has announced their latest creation, the FEA Dual Band Distortion pedal, which utilizes a variable crossover, two distortions, an overdrive, and a final mixer all in one package. First, the variable crossover to split your bass signal into two frequency bands: high and low. From there, the low frequency band is sent to an octave-up distortion circuit, which...

Gear Watch: Boss PS-6 Harmonist
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Gear Watch: Boss PS-6 Harmonist

Boss has announced the newest Harmonist pedal – the PS-6 – a compact pedal featuring pitch shifting effects and three-voice harmony. The new Harmonist has four effect modes, including Harmony, Pitch Shifter, Detune, and the new Super-Bend, which creates three- and four-octave pitch sweeps and pedal-bending effects. Super-Bend is controlled through the Shift, Rise Time, and Fall Time controls, but...

Gear Watch: Team Awesome! Fuzzmachine Re-Released
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Gear Watch: Team Awesome! Fuzzmachine Re-Released

Smallsound/Bigsound has released an updated version of their Team Awesome! Fuzzmachine bass fuzz pedal. The new stompbox includes added controls that allow for blending overdrive and fuzz, phase inversion, and higher gain levels. The input signal is split into two channels for clean and fuzz, both having their own volume controls. Also added is an input gain circuit to boost...

Gear Watch: Effectrode PC-2A Photo-optical Compressor Pedal
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Gear Watch: Effectrode PC-2A Photo-optical Compressor Pedal

Effectrode is now shipping their new PC-2A Photo-optical Compressor pedal, which boasts a pure analog signal path. The pedal is built around a hand-selected photo-cell, polyester coupling capacitors, precision metal film resistors, and an NOS tube. NOS stands for “new old stock,” or tubes that were manufactured years ago, but were never used. The PC-2A has two knobs, Peak Reduction...

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Gear Watch: Dunlop DVP1 Volume Pedal

Dunlop has released the DVP1 Volume pedal, featuring a Steel Band Drive that greatly reduces friction for smooth volume swells. The pedal is built ergonomically, with a durable high friction tread to prevent slipping. Made of a lightweight aluminum, the pedal also features high-quality low-noise components to keep your signal path as clean as possible. The DVP1 is available now...

Gear Watch: DDyna Music BASS10 Compressor Pedal
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Gear Watch: DDyna Music BASS10 Compressor Pedal

DDyna Music has announced the release of the BASS10 Compressor pedal. It’s the first in their new “GainShaper Series” of effects pedals, and features 4 Bandpass Filters for dialing entire bands of frequencies in or out. The EQ drives a Relaxed Squeeze Compressor with an auto-return to 0dB, giving a musically soothing response. It also includes a switchable overdrive that...