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  • RPS Effects Introduces the Vitamin C Boost Pedal

    RPS Effects Introduces the Vitamin C Boost Pedal

    RPS Effects has unveiled the Vitamin C, a clean volume boost that dishes out up to 27dB of gain. The compact unit is a space-saver and measures at just 3.5″ x 1.5″. “The boost circuit was designed to minimize sonic coloration, with a flat frequency response at all gain settings, stretching from the deepest basses... »

  • Phil Jones Bass Unveils the BigHead Pro Headphone Amplifier

    Phil Jones Bass Unveils the BigHead Pro Headphone Amplifier

    Phil Jones Bass has expanded their line of Headphone Amplifiers with the Bighead Pro. The second model in the series, dubbed the HA-2, is a high-resolution USB audio interface that supports PCM playback with up to 384 kHz sample rate/24 bit resolution. “On DSD playback, sample rates of 2.822MHzand 5.644 MHz are supported, making it... »

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  • Fender Announces the American Performer Series Basses

    Fender Announces the American Performer Series Basses

    After replacing their Standard Series with the Player Series, Fender has continued to revamp their product lines by introducing the American Performer Series. The new collection replaces their American Special line as their most affordable models built in the Corona, California factory. It includes three of their flagship bass models: a Precision, a Jazz, and... »

  • Bass of the Week: Aviator Guitars Bomber 7

    Bass of the Week: Aviator Guitars Bomber 7

    Taking after the massive combat aircraft, this Bomber 7 from Aviator Guitars drops thunderous notes with an incredible seven-string multi-scale design. The longest string has a scale length of 37.5 inches, which is a solid 3.5 inches longer than a traditional bass scale. In fact, the model was created just for this particular feat. “The... »

  • Singular Sound Releases the Cabli Cable Winder

    Singular Sound Releases the Cabli Cable Winder

    Singular Sound, creators of the BeatBuddy drum machine, have unveiled a new product called the Cabli. The device aims to solve cable management by easily wrapping them into storage in seconds. “Cables stored using the Cabli take up less space when stored in your gig bag or on your cable rack (using our included clip),”... »

  • Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Sovtek Deluxe Big Muff Pi and the Nano Battalion Bass Preamp Pedals

    Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Sovtek Deluxe Big Muff Pi and the Nano Battalion Bass Preamp Pedals

    Electro-Harmonix announced a handful of new pedals this week including two of note for bassists: the Sovtek Deluxe Big Muff Pi and the Nano Battalion. The first is a combination of their classic fuzz circuits while the latter is a miniature version of their bass preamp and overdrive. The Sovtek Deluxe Big Muff Pi houses... »

  • Laney Amplification Announces the Mini-Bass-NX Battery-Powered Bass Amp

    Laney Amplification Announces the Mini-Bass-NX Battery-Powered Bass Amp

    Laney Amplification has introduced a new battery-powered bass amp called the Mini-Bass-NX. The highly portable rig is styled after their Nexus line of amps and even includes the company’s Tilt control, which gives overall sculpting. It adds to your mid to high frequencies and cuts lows when turned clockwise while doing the opposite when turned... »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in November 2018

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in November 2018

    Time is flying by, and another month is in the books. That means it is time for another Gear Roundup, where we look back at the top 10 reader favorite gear stories for the month. Here is your top 10 for the month of November. 1. Fender Limited Edition Midnight Hour Precision Bass Fender recently... »

  • Wampler Pedals Introduces the Fuzztration Pedal

    Wampler Pedals Introduces the Fuzztration Pedal

    The new Wampler Pedals Fuzztration combines a fuzz pedal with an octaver and three-band EQ. Although there are plenty of controls for dialing in your sound, Wampler says the effect is not for the faint of heart. “The Fuzzstration isn’t a pedal designed to really play ‘nice,'” they write. “It’s brash, raspy, doomy, in-your-face fuzz... »

  • Kleissonic Announces The Howl Phase-Shifting Pedal

    Kleissonic Announces The Howl Phase-Shifting Pedal

    Berlin’s Kleissonic Boutique Pedals has announced a new two-notch phase-shifting pedal called the Howl. The unit has volume, Gain, and Sweep controls, but no Rate control commonly found in phasers. “The Howl is not another common phaser, it has no built-in LFO and it is ideal for any instrument. It’s also extremely useful for audio... »