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WristGrips Now Available

WristGrips Now Available

Playing a lot of bass can lead to some serious issues with your hands and wrists. Ryan Sollee and Gabe Castro are combatting those issues with WristGrips, a one-size-fits-all compression wrap that aims at preventing health problems. “WristGrips help prevent and heal tendonitis, arthritis, and carpal tunnel issues, by compressing and supporting the wrist, increasing oxygen and blood flow to...

Vovox Releases Sonorus XL Cables

Vovox Releases Sonorus XL Cables

Vovox has announced the Sonorous XL series of cables, which they describe as a “top-of-the-line cable series is designed for both musicians and studios.” The Swiss cable company explains their new line is set apart from their Sonorous line by a crystalline structure of the large, solid-core copper conductors. “As a consequence of their exceptional construction, the ‘sonorus XL’ cables...

Gruv Gear Unveils David Ellefson “Recoil” Signature Strap

Gruv Gear Unveils David Ellefson “Recoil” Signature Strap

Gruv Gear has announced a new model to their signature strap series by way of a collaboration with Megadeth bassist David Ellefson. The Recoil was designed and developed with the bassist and approved by bass health expert Dr. Randall Kertz. “Based on Gruv Gear’s popular SoloStrap Neo, this exclusive new design features unique front and back adjustments for optimal positioning,...

Rockboard Announces Cinque Pedalboards for 2018

Rockboard Announces Cinque Pedalboards for 2018

After revamping the 2018 Rockboard series of pedalboards, Warwick’s W-Music Distribution has announced the Cinque 5.2, Cinque 5.3, and Cinque 5.4 boards. The largest of the series, the models carry the same features including U-shaped vertical support braces and a streamlined frame design. “Based on only one folded cold-rolled aluminum sheet for the board frame, this design needs no welded...

Schaller Introduces S-Lock Strap Lock System

Schaller Introduces S-Lock Strap Lock System

Schaller has expanded their strap lock options with the S-Locks Strap Lock system. The new design is comprised of three components: the strap button, a lock, and a lock-wheel. While there are several updates to the set, the lock-wheel is the most obvious. It screws down onto your strap to ensure a secure hold without the need for tools. However,...

D’Addario Introduces DIY Solderless Pedalboard Audio Cable Kit

D’Addario Introduces DIY Solderless Pedalboard Audio Cable Kit

For musicians interested in making their own gear, D’Addario has unveiled a new DIY Solderless Pedalboard Audio Cable Kit with Mini Plugs. The set includes 10 plugs, 10 feet of cable, a mini cable cutter, and a screwdriver. “Featuring solderless plugs that connect to cables in seconds, creating custom lengths has never been easier,” the company writes. “It’s as simple...

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Xlson Audio Announces the Chuck Israels Signature Microphone

Xlson Audio Announces the Chuck Israels Signature Microphone

Xlson Audio has teamed up with jazz bass legend Chuck Israels to release the Chuck Israels Signature Microphone. Developed by Peter Axelsson, the condenser microphone is designed specifically for the upright bass on the stage or in the studio. “Peter Axelsson has developed a mic that rejects enough extraneous sound that it is practical to use in live situations and...

Nordstrand Audio Unveils the NordyMute

Nordstrand Audio Unveils the NordyMute

Nordstrand Audio has expanded their bass offerings with the NordyMute, a bass mute featuring a foam body and wood cover. Available in four or five string versions, the device imparts a darker tone for an old school vibe. “The essence of the NordyMute’s effect is akin to upright-like inhibition of resonance, a kind of execution of sustain—its body subject to...

Rockboard Updates Pedalboard Series for 2018

Rockboard Updates Pedalboard Series for 2018

Warwick’s Rockboard has revamped their pedalboard series for 2018. The Rockboard Duo 2.1, Tres 3.1, Quad 4.1, and Quad 4.2 offer different sizes with power supply mounting options. “Setting out to create a pedalboard that is lightweight, rigid and rugged, allowing for the use of a multitude of pedals as well as power supply mounting solutions unique to this ingenious...

BackBeat Wearable Subwoofer Available for Preorder

BackBeat Wearable Subwoofer Available for Preorder

Bassist Yerko Sepulveda has introduced a new device for bassists called the BackBeat. The wearable, portable unit straps to the back of your strap and acts as rumble pack to let you feel the your notes as vibrations. This is especially helpful for modern bassists who use in-ear monitors and players who have to keep a low stage volume. “Designed...