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Lightning Boy Audio Introduces the 2020 Instrument Transformer Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Lightning Boy Audio Introduces the 2020 Instrument Transformer Pedal

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.

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AC Guitars Announces the SLG Bass
Basses

AC Guitars Announces the SLG Bass

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.

Bass of the Week: Tangente Instruments Domino Fretless
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Tangente Instruments Domino Fretless

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 Announces Dekade Edition Products
Accessories & Strings

Gruv Gear Announces Dekade Edition Products

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 Introduces the XYZ Waves Modulation Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Foxgear Introduces the XYZ Waves Modulation Pedal

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 Unveils the Element Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Darkglass Electronics Unveils the Element Pedal

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.

Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in June 2020
Gear Roundup

Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in June 2020

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 Introduces the NinoMute
Accessories & Strings

Nordstrand Audio Introduces the NinoMute

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 Announces Blister & Peel Fuzz Drive V.2 Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Spun Loud Effects Announces Blister & Peel Fuzz Drive V.2 Pedal

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 Introduces the Sable Series Cables
Accessories & Strings

Sinasoid Cables Introduces the Sable Series Cables

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.

Bass of the Week: Hofner Green Line 500/1 Violin Bass
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Hofner Green Line 500/1 Violin Bass

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 Unveils the Ditto+ Looper Pedal
Pedals & Effects

TC Electronic Unveils the Ditto+ Looper Pedal

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.