Bass Gear: The Latest Basses, Amps, Effects & More
Lightning Boy Audio has announced the 2020 Instrument Transformer, which is described as a utility pedal to bridge the gap between pedals and studio gear.
AC Guitars has introduced the SLG bass, which is described as a more traditional style to expand their Retro Series. It comes in a 30.5-inch scale four-string and a 32-inch scale five-string.
This week we’re featuring another amazing bass by Tangente Instruments. The Domino is a fretless four-string built from local lumber with some intricate woodworking.
Gruv Gear has been in business for ten years, and they’re celebrating with the Dekade Edition of several of their products. The limited-run designs will feature a matte bronze and black color scheme.
Foxgear has added the XYZ Waves to their line of pedals. The compact unit is described as a “dedicated platform for Modulation algorithms in a very easy-to-use and unique format.”
Darkglass Electronics has added a new gadget to its product lineup with the Element. The utility pedal is a headphone amp and cabinet simulator that offers solutions for playing, rehearsing, or studying music.
The start of a new month means it’s time to celebrate some new bass gear in our monthly “Bass Gear Roundup.” Here are the top 10 reader favorite bass gear stories for the month of June 2020.
Nordstrand Audio has added a new product to its string dampening line with the NinoMute. The device was developed by bassist Nino Ocampo for the double bass to help accentuate its acoustic nature.
Spun Loud Effects has updated its Blister & Peel dual fuzz pedal with a new version. The V.2 edition was switched to a PCB build for consistency while adding capacitors to improve and extend gain sweep.
Sinasoid Cables has introduced a new product to its lineup with the Sable series. Named after its sleek black appearance and matte finish, the cable has a subtle grip to its wrap that eliminates the need to constantly move it.
Hofner’s Green Line is a series created to be as environmentally friendly as possible. Started with classical guitars, the series now includes a version of their 500/1 violin bass. It carries all of the features of the original version with some interesting differences.
TC Electronic has expanded its line of Ditto looper pedals with the Ditto+. The new generation of looper expands the Ditto’s simple format with new features like 99 loop slots, 60 minutes of record time, and an Extend Loop mode.