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Gear Watch: FEA Labs Dual Distortion Pedal
Bass Gear

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
Bass Gear

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
Bass Gear

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
Bass Gear

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...

Bass Gear

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
Bass Gear

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...

Gear Watch: Aguilar Amplification Announces Filter Twin
Bass Gear

Gear Watch: Aguilar Amplification Announces Filter Twin

Aguilar Amplification is introducing a new dual envelop filter to their line of pedals. The Filter Twin uses two identical filters sweeping in opposite directions, one up and one down to deliver 70’s-inspired funk sounds as well as new filter tones. The Filter Twin uses a four-knob layout, including blend, threshold, velocity (up and down). Aguilar’s Chief Technical Officer Geof...

Bass Gear

Gear Watch: DMB Bumble Bass Overdrive

DMB Pedals is releasing The Bumble, a new bass overdrive pedal to their line. The pedal will be available on June 15th. The Bumble’s clipping section is designed specifically for bass frequencies and uses DMB’s “Class A” mixer technology for tone control. The Bumble is true bypass and runs from a standard 9v power supply or battery, with the following...

Bass Gear

Gear Watch: FEA Labs Opti-FET Compressor Pedal

FEA Labs has unveiled the newest pedal in their product line: the Opti-FET Compressor. The pedal uses a combination of optical elements for compression as well as 100% “class A” FET-discrete amplification for the signal path. The Opti-FET has a side-chain control circuit with a 3-band equalizer and a loop to give you tons of control over your compression. The...

Gear Watch: Aguilar AGRO Bass Overdrive Pedal
Bass Gear

Gear Watch: Aguilar AGRO Bass Overdrive Pedal

Aguilar Amplification is announcing a new addition to their new line of effects, the AGRO bass overdrive pedal. The AGRO is based on the saturation channel of Aguilar’s AG 500 bass head to bring warm, tube-like overdrive to full distortion. The pedal consists of a 4-knob layout, allowing control over saturation, contour, presence and output level. Features: Separate Saturation and...