Bass Gear: The Latest Basses, Amps, Effects & More
This week, we’re checking out the Nicolo, a new fretless model from Ulrich Bass Design with a lot of character. The bass is described as having a unique tone thanks to a “naturally resonating acoustic approach.”
Nu-X has added a new pedal tuner to their product lineup. The Flow Tune features a large, colored LCD screen that takes up most of its compact size.
Nu-X has introduced an enhanced version of their Mighty Plug with the Mighty Plug Pro. The headphone amp features effects, amp modeling, and Impulse Response (IR) cabinet models for bass and guitar.
This week we’re checking out a TULIP model from Wood Guerilla Basses. Dubbed “HoneyBlackCaramel,” the bass is actually a babyTULIP, which takes the single-cut bass and adds a headless tuning system.
Holeyboard Pedalboards has introduced their smallest design yet with the Holeyboard Mini. Designed to be light and compact, the board is built from 5052 series aircraft aluminum with the company’s signature holey design.
Fender’s Rumble Series of bass combo amps has expanded with its largest offering yet: the Rumble 800. Loaded with two 10-inch Eminence neodymium speakers and a compression horn, the unit is rated at 800 watts while weighing in at 29 pounds.
Darkglass Electronics has unveiled the latest in their pedal lineup with the Microtubes Infinity, which brings all of their Microtubes circuits – the B3K, Vintage, and X – into one unit.
Inspiration can strike from anywhere if you’re open to it. That’s just what happened to Lenny Robert of Daddy Mojo Electrics, and it led to the creation of this cool version of his BeeKay bass model.
Ruokangas made history in 2019 by introducing the first tube-powered active pickup system for guitars. Now they’ve announced the Valvebucker Mk2, which expands the concept to their four and five-string basses.
EBS has unveiled a new bass combo amp called the Magni 502. The lightweight model uses neodymium speakers and lighter materials to keep the weight down. From the previous Magni line, the weight has dropped 13 pounds.
Fender has reissued the Aerodyne Special line of guitars and basses, including a Precision and a Jazz model in the lineup. The Japanese-made instruments introduce new colors for the models.
Every once in a while, a special piece of history pops up for sale on Reverb. The online gear platform has put the spotlight on a real gem - a 1966 Fender P-Bass was previously owned by The Who’s John Entwistle.