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Acoustic USA Launches With Revamped 360/361 Bass Rig
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Acoustic USA Launches With Revamped 360/361 Bass Rig

A new branch of the Acoustic brand, called Acoustic USA, has launched with the unveiling of an updated version of the classic 360/361 rig. The vintage head/cab combo was originally made famous by players like Jaco Pastorius, Larry Graham and Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones. Acoustic USA employed the help of former Acoustic President and bass amp guru Russ Alee...

Source Audio Introduces the Soundblox Pro Bass Envelope Filter
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Source Audio Introduces the Soundblox Pro Bass Envelope Filter

Source Audio has expanded upon their Soundblox Bass Envelope Filter with a new Pro version of the pedal. Similar to its sibling, the Soundblox Pro Bass Envelope Filter has 22 envelope filter effects ranging from 2 Pole and 4 pole Low Pass variations, Single Peak, Triple Peak, Peak/Notch variations and Phaser settings. Options go even further as you can tweak...

Pigtronix Releases Class A Boost Pedal
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Pigtronix Releases Class A Boost Pedal

Pigtronix has released the Class A Boost, designed to fatten any signal, from instruments to line level devices. The pedal includes discreet transistor topology to boost signals up to 20db without clipping. A flat frequency response from 20Hz to 20kHz ensures your bass’s sound is preserved. The company explains that the pedal’s design allows for noise free performance, and has...

Overt?n Introduces New Bass Cabinets
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Overt?n Introduces New Bass Cabinets

In conjunction with the release of the Flyweight 200 at Summer NAMM, Overt?n Amps is expanding their line of cabinets with the OB-110 and the introduction of the OBN series. Designed as the perfect match to the Flyweight 200, the OB-110 features a 10” speaker inside a tuned port design housing. The 250-watt cab is available in 4 or 8...

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Heavy Electronics Releases El Oso Bass Distortion
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Heavy Electronics Releases El Oso Bass Distortion

Heavy Electronics has released a new bass distortion pedal named El Oso, which translates to “the bear.” The pedal is built for heavy tone and simplicity with only three intuitive knobs: Level, Mix, and Gain. El Oso’s distortion is blended with your dry signal via the Mix knob, which gives 100% dry or 100% distorted when turned either way to...

Fender Introduces Blacktop Series Basses
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Fender Introduces Blacktop Series Basses

Fender has incorporated some low end into their Blacktop series with the introduction of the Blacktop Precision and Blacktop Jazz Bass guitars. The line of basses are made for a thick, heavy sound and are what Fender describes as “two of the most distinctive iterations of the instruments.” Built on an alder body, the Blacktop Precision has two humbucking pickups...

Luthman Basses Announces Mystic First Custom Bass
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Luthman Basses Announces Mystic First Custom Bass

Custom bass builder Luthman Basses has announced their latest model, the Mystic First. Mystic First is a passive bass with bolt-on construction. Bodies are made with the bassist’s choice of ash, alder, ovangkol or mahogany woods, and the neck is made with either wenge with maple accents or the reverse, maple with wenge accents. Fingerboard wood choices include either rosewood...

Cort Introduces Sandberg Designed Arona Series Bass Guitars
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Cort Introduces Sandberg Designed Arona Series Bass Guitars

Cort has teamed up with the German bass builders at Sandberg to create the Arona series of bass guitars. Available in 4 or 5-string versions, the Arona marries Sandberg’s engineering and designs with Cort’s production. The Arona is available with a swamp ash or alder body depending on the finish, and has a 3-piece bolt-on maple neck with a rosewood...

Le Fay Introduces the Herr Schwarz Grant Stinnett D-Tuner Bass
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Le Fay Introduces the Herr Schwarz Grant Stinnett D-Tuner Bass

Le Fay Basses has unveiled the Herr Schwarz Grant Stinnett D-Tuner Model, a 34” scale bass with a D-Tuner on each string. This allows for alternate tunings on the fly. The bass is handmade at the Le Fay shop in Germany and features an Ash body, 5-piece Maple neck and Rosewood fingerboard. The hardware and electronics are also made by...

Overt?n Announces Flyweight 200 Compact Bass Amp
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Overt?n Announces Flyweight 200 Compact Bass Amp

Overt?n Amps will be debuting their latest offering in the sub-compact bass head world at Summer NAMM this year with the Flyweight 200. The new Class D amp pumps out 200 watts while weighing in at a mere 2.1 pounds. In the way of tonal control, the Flyweight 200 has an auto compressor, a 3-band EQ and Overt?n’s signature Sculpt...