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GHS Strings Reintroduces Tapewound Bass Strings

GHS Strings Reintroduces Tapewound Bass Strings

After discontinuing the line in 2015, GHS Strings has reintroduced their Tapewound Bass strings. They’re designed to be dark and thumpy like a double bass, the company writes. “Tapewound bass strings combine the thump and decay of an upright bass string while retaining the characteristics of an electric bass string,” GHS says. “Flatwound strings are wrapped with a black nylon...

Outlaw Effects Introduces the Nomad Rechargeable Pedal Board

Outlaw Effects Introduces the Nomad Rechargeable Pedal Board

Outlaw Effects have launched the Nomad, a rechargeable battery-powered pedal board. The board, which comes in two sizes, allows for using your effects without the need of being plugged into an outlet. This makes it convenient for stages with limited outlets, quick changeovers, busking outdoors, and temporary rehearsals Outlaw shared. “Featuring an integrated rechargeable lithium-ion battery with 12800mAh capacity, and...

Boveda Introduces New Humidity Control System

Boveda Introduces New Humidity Control System

Boveda has announced a new humidity control system for acoustic stringed instruments including acoustic bass and guitar, upright bass, ukulele, and more. The device prevents warping and cracking while requiring no maintenance. “The humidity control system is unique in that it responds to ambient temperature and moisture by adding OR removing humidity to regulate the pre-determined RH% engineered into each...

Xotic Announces All-Brass Patch Cables

Xotic Announces All-Brass Patch Cables

Xotic unveiled a new set of cables with the pedal user in mind. The Xotic All-Brass patch cables come in six-inch and twelve-inch lengths with slender plug design. “The All-Brass plugs, engineered with brass and nickel plated, ensure optimal signal transfer with low capacitance for a clear, more defined sound,” the company writes. “Designed to save space, the thin pancake-style...

Dunlop Introduces System 65 Instrument Maintenance Tools

Dunlop Introduces System 65 Instrument Maintenance Tools

Dunlop has introduced the System 65 line of tools for bass and guitar maintenance. The lineup includes a neck cradle, a micro fret cloth, a magnetic parts tray, a setup mat, and a superlube gel pen. “Keep the moving parts of your stringed instruments working smoothly with the System 65 Superlube Gel Pen,” Dunlop writes. “With its flexible spatula tip,...

RockBoard Introduces the Patchworks Solderless Patch Cable System

RockBoard Introduces the Patchworks Solderless Patch Cable System

Warwick’s RockBoard has introduced the Patchworks Solderless Patch Cable System. The two-directional, two-piece solderless plug was designed in Germany to “always offer the plug orientation you need,” as they can be switched from straight to angled and back. The plugs have a slim design that comes in chrome or gold. The cable comes in three-meter or six-meter lengths. All the...

Rare Earth Music Introduces Magnetically-Powered Pedal Board

Rare Earth Music Introduces Magnetically-Powered Pedal Board

Rare Earth Music has unveiled the Earthboard, a magnetically-powered and designed pedalboard that they say decreases the hassles and limitations of conventional designs. “The patented Earthboard next-gen design incorporates rare earth magnets (the strongest magnets available), a steel-rail system and a long-lasting rechargeable battery that together, provides power and sound to effects pedals and removes the messy cobweb of adapter...

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D’Addario Expands Alchemy Gothic Strap Line

D’Addario Expands Alchemy Gothic Strap Line

D’Addario has introduced the Alchemy Gothic Strap series with four new models that include their Planet Lock system, which is a built-in locking mechanism. It fits most strap pins and stays locked until you release the side pin. “Since 1977 Alchemy Gothic has been the leader in gothic jewelry, art and lifestyle products,” D’Addario writes. “Designed and produced in their...

Boss Introduces WL Series Wireless Systems

Boss Introduces WL Series Wireless Systems

Boss has announced the WL Series of wireless systems for bass, guitar, and other electronic instruments. The line has three models – the WL-20, WL-20L, and WL-50 – that the company says offer “ultra-low latency and rock-solid stability.” Each unit has a built-in rechargeable battery in the transmitter that allows for up to 12 hours of continuous playing time. The...

Boss Introduces TU-03 Clip-On Tuner and Metronome

Boss Introduces TU-03 Clip-On Tuner and Metronome

Boss has added to their line of tuners with the new TU-03. Designed for use with stringed instruments including the bass, the clip-on device packs a chromatic tuner and metronome into one compact unit. The TU-03 has a standard chromatic tuning mode as well as modes dedicated to guitar, bass, ukulele, and violin. Its reference pitch is adjustable between 430Hz...