Elrick Bass Guitars has announced that they’ve added Sassafras to their line of available body woods. They describe it as an excellent alternative to swamp ash due to its open grain, soft texture, and light brown color.
Spector has announced a new line of electric bass strings for four-, five-, and six-string basses. Designed with La Bella Strings, the new sets are round-wound with nickel plating.
Warwick has just unveiled new leather bass straps in both their Teambuilt and Masterbuilt series. All of the padded, genuine leather straps are built in Germany and come in black or brown.
Boss has added a new model to their line of clip-on tuners with the TU-05. Designed for guitar, bass, and other stringed instruments, the tuner has a built-in rechargeable battery that offers 10 hours of continuous use.
Line 6 has debuted the POD Go Wireless, an amp and effects processor that builds on the existing POD Go unit with a built-in Relay wireless receiver. The company also includes a Relay G10TII transmitter to play wirelessly right out of the box.
Tube Amp Doctor has launched a new series of tubes called the Redbase Line with a new model called the TAD 6L6GCM-STR Redbase. The company describes it as an effective upgrade for virtually any amp that uses 6L6GC or 5881 tubes.
Warwick has expanded their lineup of strings with the Black Label Nickel-Plated Steel Strings series, which includes six different sets. Warwick describes the strings as having a “smooth tight feel and a rich warm sound.”
Gruv Gear has expanded their line of instrument cases by simultaneously reducing it. The new Kapsulite Bass Guitar Bag is 33% lighter than the company’s popular Kapsule model while continuing to provide utmost protection.
Wisconsin’s Gecko Leather Works has announced the new Classic Series of straps, which they say are designed to provide years of use and comfort.
D’Addario has introduced a new tuning pedal called the Chromatic Pedal Tuner+. The new utility device is described as having the speed and accuracy of the original pedal tuner with two new onboard features.
VOX has unveiled a new series of headphones crafted for playing instruments. The VGH Series of guitar amplifier headphones comes in three models, including the bass-specific VGH-Bass, that expand on VOX’s amPlug series.
Rotosound is now offering the ability to purchase single strings from their string lineup, including the Ultramag bass set. The move allows for more flexibility in choosing strings in addition to not needing to buy a whole set for one broken string.