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  • Markbass Announces Ground Stereo Pre Preamp and BAS 121 Lites Cabinets

    Markbass Announces Ground Stereo Pre Preamp and BAS 121 Lites Cabinets

    The list 2011 line of new Markbass gear continues with the introduction of the Ground Stereo Pre preamp and BAS-121 Lite powered cabinets. Ground Stereo Pre Preamp Markbass teamed up with endorser Alain Caron to design the components of a new rig, resulting in the Ground Stereo Pre and BAS-121 Lite powered cabinets. The Ground... »

  • Ashdown Introduces Drophead DP-200 and LB-30 Combo Amps

    Ashdown Introduces Drophead DP-200 and LB-30 Combo Amps

    Ashdown Engineering has introduced a new all tube head, the DP200H, as well as two new tube “flip-top” combos incorporating the new head and the company’s Little Bastard with 15” speakers. The DP-200 Drophead H features the preamp from the company’s 427 Small Block head, utilizing two ECC82 tubes, a ECC99, and two ECC82 tubes,... »

  • B.C. Rich Introduces Mockingbird Masterpiece Bass

    B.C. Rich Introduces Mockingbird Masterpiece Bass

    B.C. Rich unveiled a few new basses this year, including the Mockingbird Masterpiece. The model is a variation on the brand’s Heritage Classic version, but instead features bolt-on construction, different pickups, and a Rosewood fingerboard. The bass includes a Dragon Blood-finished Mahogany body and Maple neck with 24 jumbo frets and cloud inlays on the... »

  • Bunny Brunel Introduces Custom Carved EUBs

    Bunny Brunel Introduces Custom Carved EUBs

    Bunny Brunel is expanding on his signature line of electric upright basses with a new custom carve option, in eco-friendly Mahogany wood. Introduced last year, Brunel’s EUBs are 3/4 size uprights (41 1/4″ scale), with an Italian-style D neck. The custom carve basses start at $6,500.00 and ship with a custom flight case and gig... »

  • Markbass Announces New TTE 500 Head and Micromark 801 Combo Amp

    Markbass Announces New TTE 500 Head and Micromark 801 Combo Amp

    Markbass is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and in turn has announced a slew of new products, including heads, cabs, and pedals, including the Markbass TTE 500 Head. Markbass TTE 500 Head The Markbass TTE 500 is an amp described as “modern vintage,” as it brings together a tube preamp, tube compressor, and tube... »

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  • Fernandes Tony Campos Tremor 5 Bass Updated

    Fernandes Tony Campos Tremor 5 Bass Updated

    Fernandes has issued an upgrade to the Tony Campos Signature Tremor bass, which was originally released two years ago. The 5-string bass features an Alder body with a Lava Burst finish, Maple neck, and a Rosewood fingerboard including 24-frets with Tony’s Maldito X logo is inlayed at the 12th fret. A pair of passive EMG-40Hz... »

  • CruzTOOLS Releases Groovetech Jack and Pot Wrench

    CruzTOOLS Releases Groovetech Jack and Pot Wrench

    CruzTOOLS has unveiled their latest gadget, the GrooveTech Jack and Pot Wrench. Designed for bass, guitar, and just about every other piece of musical gear, the tool includes three thin wall sockets of the most common sizes: 1/2”, 7/16”, and 12mm. The sockets, arranged in a T-shape, deep enough for pot shafts, with the 1/2”... »

  • AweSome Musical Instruments Release Jazz Bass Hyper-Mod Control Plate

    AweSome Musical Instruments Release Jazz Bass Hyper-Mod Control Plate

    AweSome Musical Instruments has released a new switching control plate made to drop into a standard American Jazz Bass or its equivalent. The JCP-T2 Hyper-Mod Jazz Bass Control Plate utilizes AweSome’s Pickup Tone Multiplier to double the amount of pickup tones available via three switches. Two of the switches turn each of your 2-pickups on... »

  • Daisy Rock Introduces Rebel Rockit Bass

    Daisy Rock Introduces Rebel Rockit Bass

    Daisy Rock has introduced the Rebel Rockit Bass, the newest model in the company’s line of full-scale instruments. The 34” scale bass features a lightweight sycamore body and a rock maple neck with 22 frets, designed to be more comfortable for girls with smaller hands. Seymour Duncan P+J passive pickups are included. In keeping with... »

  • Daring Audio Debuts with Bass Effects Pedal Line

    Daring Audio Debuts with Bass Effects Pedal Line

    Daring Audio made their debut at NAMM this year with the release of a new line of bass effects pedals, including the Particle Beam, Laser Cannon, Edge Activator, and Phat Beam. Built in California, the light energy-inspired pedals all feature true bypass and high headroom 18-volt circuits that run off of either a 9-volt batter... »