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Line 6 Releases Mobile POD Software and Mobile In Hardware for iOS Devices
Accessories & Strings

Line 6 Releases Mobile POD Software and Mobile In Hardware for iOS Devices

Line 6 has expanded their line of amp modeling devices to include a new iOS adaptor and corresponding software. Mobile In is a digital input adaptor allowing bassists and guitarists to plug their instruments into their iPhone or iPad. Adding the company’s new Mobile POD software to the mix transforms the pair into a multi-effects device offering tweakable tones effects...

Fodera Unveils Emperor 5 Standard
Basses

Fodera Unveils Emperor 5 Standard

Fodera has introduced a new bass to their Standard series: the Emperor 5 Standard (E5S). As with their Yin Yang Standard, the E5S is a version of their existing model offered at a more competitive price point by offering one configuration with no options. The basses are still made in their Brooklyn, New York workshop alongside their custom instruments. The...

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Fender Reintroduces Jaguar Bass
Basses

Fender Reintroduces Jaguar Bass

Fender is once again shipping the Jaguar Bass, which was discontinued last year. Originally introduced in 2006, the Fender Deluxe Jaguar Bass now comes in three finishes: 3-Color Sunburst, Candy Apple Red, and Cobalt Blue. The Jaguar bass features an alder body, a C-shaped maple neck and a rosewood fingerboard with 20 medium jumbo frets. Aged white pearloid block inlays...

Epiphone Announces New Tobias Toby Models
Basses

Epiphone Announces New Tobias Toby Models

Epiphone has reintroduced the Tobias Toby, now in a Standard IV and Deluxe IV models. The entry level instruments are built around master luthier Michael Tobias’ original designs from 20 years ago. Both basses feature bolt-on construction with a basswood body and hard maple neck. The neck is shaped using Tobias’ Asymmetrical Neck Profile, which makes it thinner on the...

Bass of the Week: Alusonic S-Special Aluminum Bass
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Alusonic S-Special Aluminum Bass

Alusonic takes metal bass to a new level – the Italian bass builders make their instruments out of aluminum, citing characteristic and environmental reasons. The special Anticorodal and Ergal alloys that they use are naturally light, rigid and produce a balanced, fat sound while Aluminum is completely recyclable, making it more eco-friendly. On top of that, the body provides full...

BandStorage.com Introduces the Band Room Double Bass Rack
Accessories & Strings

BandStorage.com Introduces the Band Room Double Bass Rack

BandStorage.com has unveiled the Band Room Double-Bass Rack, built to hold up to three 3/4 sized double basses and three bows. The rack is constructed of hardwood rails with brushed aluminum melamine sides that are shaped like a bass’s body. All contact points are covered in felt to prevent scratching and scuffing. The rack measures 66.5”x53”x27” and has lockable casters...

GoGo Tuners Releases Caliber Clip-On Tuner
Accessories & Strings

GoGo Tuners Releases Caliber Clip-On Tuner

GoGo Tuners has introduced the Caliber, a new multi-instrument clip-on tuner. The Caliber is similar to the company’s TT-1 tuner, and features their “Green you’re in tune, Red you’re out” display for easy visualization of pitch. Improvements its predecessor include a heavier duty rubber construction and an enhanced vivid screen display. The Caliber has five modes for easy configuration: Chromatic,...

Bass of the Week: Waja-Bass Design Telio G.V. 5-String Fretless
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Waja-Bass Design Telio G.V. 5-String Fretless

This week we take a look at the Telio G.V. 5-string Fretless from Waja-bass Design. The bass is built by hand in Kempen, Germany and features a striking ergonomic body shape made of swamp-ash and dibetou. Besides sculpting for easier access, the design aims for balance between the body and neck, effectively shifting the the instrument’s focus to the middle...

Bergantino Audio Systems Unveils HD Series Bass Cabinets
Amps

Bergantino Audio Systems Unveils HD Series Bass Cabinets

Bergantino Audio Systems has announced a new line of bass cabs called the HD Series. The new models all feature 100% Baltic birch construction, newly designed woofers, tweeters, phase-coherent crossovers with a tweeter control, tolex covering, and metal corners. The HD112 Most compact of the new line is the HD112, which features a 12″ woofer with an 80 ounce magnet....

EBS Unveils Reidmar 250 Bass Amp and Session 120 Combo
Amps

EBS Unveils Reidmar 250 Bass Amp and Session 120 Combo

EBS has unveiled two new products to their lineup: the Reidmar 250 bass amp and the Classic Session 120 Combo. Both are scheduled to hit the market in Sweden in November, with a worldwide release set closer to the Winter NAMM show, in January, 2012. The Reidmar 250 is EBS’s first foray into the world of lightweight amps, weighing in...