London’s The Bass Centre has announced a new set of ELITES signature bass strings dedicated to British bassist Peter Hook. The new strings are stainless steel roundwounds with a special gauge set.
Blackstar Amplification has unveiled the amPlug 2 FLY, a compact headphone amplifier that comes in versions for guitar and for bass. Each features a fully analog circuit that’s been reworked for a clearer and more present sound, the company says.
D&A Guitar Gear has expanded their line of music stands with the Hammerhead + Folding Music Stand, which will debut at the Summer NAMM Show in Nashville. The stand has several built-in features for today’s gigging situations.
Martin Guitars has revamped their lineup of strings with the Authentic Acoustic SP Bass set for acoustic bass guitars. The strings have been adjusted for 2019.
Asterope has announced a new line of cables created for bass players called the Pro Bass Series. The company says they utilize decades of R&D to deliver fuller, rounder and richer tones while preserving warm mids and clean highs.
On-Stage has released a new pedal power supply bank called the PS901 that’s designed to drive an array of effects. The unit, which will debut at Summer NAMM this year, has nine fully isolated outputs with individual LEDs.
Boss has expanded their WL series of wireless systems with the WL-60, which they say makes it “easier than ever for musicians to go wireless.” It features a compact receiver that’s been tailored for pedalboards and has a large visual display.
PRS has announced a new line of affordable instrument, patch, and speaker cables with the PRS Guitars Classic Series Cable lineup. The new series, which is offered alongside their British-built Signature Cable line, features tuned capacitance designed for signal clarity.
Carvin Audio has announced the WG5 Wireless system for guitar and bass. Made for use with both active and passive instruments, the system has a range of up to 150 with a continuous run time of 4.5 hours.
Sidewinder Guitar Straps has launched their product line with an innovative new guitar strap that fights twisting. The Sidewinder strap features a swivel coupling that resists twisting.