the online magazine for bass players

Search Menu
  • Gear Watch: Darkglass Electronics Microtubes B3K Overdrive Pedal

    Gear Watch: Darkglass Electronics Microtubes B3K Overdrive Pedal

    Darkglass Electronics is now shipping their Microtubes B3K bass distortion pedal. The pedal features hybrid JFET and CMOS gain stages for a natural dynamic response, with Level, Drive, and Blend knobs as well as Attack and Grunt switches to dial up your sound. The Attack switch replicates the “Ultra Hi” option from many tube amps,... »

  • Gear Watch: Aguilar SL 112 Bass Cabinet

    Gear Watch: Aguilar SL 112 Bass Cabinet

    Aguilar Amplification has added their first lightweight cabinet to their line. The SL 112 weighs in at 25 pounds and features a Neodymium driver with a custom-designed crossover, a phenolic tweeter with variable level control and a frequency response ranging from 37Hz–16kHz. “We spent a lot of time working on the crossover design to arrive... »

  • Gear Watch: EBS Classicline 110 and 112 “Mini Size” Bass Cabinets

    Gear Watch: EBS Classicline 110 and 112 “Mini Size” Bass Cabinets

    EBS has extended their Classicline range of bass cabinets with the new 110 and 112 Vintage Style “Mini size” cabs. The cabs feature a vintage look as well as a vintage sound, with a warmer and rounder character than their Proline series. The smaller size cabs are made to match up with a compact head... »

  • Gear Watch: MTD Andrew Gouche Signature 635

    Gear Watch: MTD Andrew Gouche Signature 635

    Gospel legend Andrew Gouche has shared details of his new Signature MTD bass on his Facebook Page. The Andrew Gouche Signature MTD 635-24 is a 6-string, 35″ scale bass that features an alder body with a maple burl top and a maple neck with a purple heart fingerboard. The neck’s side dots are made from... »

  • Gear Watch: Source Audio Soundblox Bass Envelope Filter

    Gear Watch: Source Audio Soundblox Bass Envelope Filter

    Source Audio has released their newest bass pedal, the Soundblox Bass Envelope Filter. The pedal features 21 different filter sounds ranging from “Two Pole Filters, Four Pole Filters, Single Peak Filters, Triple Peak Filters, Peak and Notch Filters, and Phasers.” The filters can then be modulated via positive or negative sweeps, frequency range of the... »

  • Gear Watch: Tascam TG-7 Tuner

    Gear Watch: Tascam TG-7 Tuner

    A new tuner have been introduced to Tascam’s line, featuring widescreen, backlit LCD displays and fast pitch detection. The TG-7, designed for both bass and guitar, fits on pedalboards and includes a 1/4″ in and thru to connect to amps. The tuner also includes a built-in microphone and metronome with an external speaker. Tascam TG-7... »

  • Get the latest bass news!

    Subscribe to the No Treble Update

  • Gear Watch: TC Electronic BH500

    Gear Watch: TC Electronic BH500

    TC Electronic has announced the BH500, their newest addition to their Bass Amp 2.0 line up. The BH500 provides two tone-shaping tools, TubeTone and SpectraComp, with three user memory settings. SpectraComp is a conventional compressor taken from TC’s RH450, offering “per-string” multi-band compression to even out compression across all strings. TubeTone, also originally offered in... »

  • Gear Watch: Empress Phaser Pedal

    Gear Watch: Empress Phaser Pedal

    Empress Effects has just released a new phaser pedal that features an all-analog signal path that is controlled by a microprocessor, giving analog tone with digital control and adaptability. This allows for the classic sounds you’re used to, but its groundbreaking auto modes (envelope filtering, audio-triggered sweeps, rhythms and direct control) are what make it... »

  • Gear Watch: D’Addario Nylon Tapewound Bass Strings

    Gear Watch: D’Addario Nylon Tapewound Bass Strings

    D’Addario has added to their line of bass string products with their new Nylon Tapewound Bass Strings. The strings are wound using a flattened black nylon which is polished to an ultra-smooth finish. Tapewounds can be used on fretted and fretless basses and are designed to produce a vintage tone ranging from “the thump of... »

  • Gear Watch: David Nordshcow Amplification DNS Series Bass Cabinets

    Gear Watch: David Nordshcow Amplification DNS Series Bass Cabinets

    David Nordschow Amplification (DNA) has introduced a new line of bass cabinets to their product mix. The DNS Series Cabinets were created in close collaboration with touring pros and the DNA forum community. The result is a ultra-lightweight cabinet, featuring massive bracing for durability and sound consistenncy, low compression, low distortion tweeters for smooth highs,... »