On-Stage has introduced a new compact DI box called the DB200. The small design was created with pedalboards in mind, so On-Stage ships it with hook and loop tape.
PHD Bass Guitars luthier Parizad Hatcher recently shared photos of her latest creation for bass master Kai Eckhardt, and it’s stunning. Built as a signature model, the bass is a single cut fretless featuring some amazing woodworking.
Chilean boutique pedal company DSM Noisemaker has expanded their line of bass effects with the Sub Atomic X-over CMOS Bass Drive pedal. The unit processes the high and low frequencies differently by utilizing a cascaded CMOS architecture.
3Leaf Audio has reintroduced their popular octave pedal line with a new run of the Octabvre Mini. The pedal is a modified and miniaturized version of the original created with and for bassist Tim Lefebvre.
Time for your monthly dose of GAS, or as we like to call it, the top 10 reader favorite bass gear stories.
Tritonlab has expanded their line of effects pedals with the Equinox, a bass preamp/overdrive that emulates a tube preamp with JFET technology. The circuity achieves a “warm tube sound with soft clipping and low noise level,” they write.
This week we’re taking a look at a short scale bass from Kinal Guitars called the Kompact 4. Luthier Michael Kinal builds the scaled-down hollow body with a variety of woods.
TheGigRig has introduced a new switching pedal called the Wetter Box Parallel Effects Mixer. The device allows you for blending effects in parallel with both mono and stereo operation.
TASCAM has announced a new set of monitoring headphones designed for enhanced bass response. The TH-06 Bass XL headphones are aimed at lovers of the low end.
Payson Bass has been making strings designed for multi-scale basses for several years. Now, after two years of prototyping, they’ve announced the Payson Fanned SuperCharger series of basses is ready.