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CruzTOOLS Releases Groovetech Jack and Pot Wrench
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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” being on the long end...

AweSome Musical Instruments Release Jazz Bass Hyper-Mod Control Plate
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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 and off while in or...

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Daisy Rock Introduces Rebel Rockit Bass
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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 the manufacturer’s “girl rocker” demographic,...

Daring Audio Debuts with Bass Effects Pedal Line
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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 or standard 9-volt adapter. The...

Cort Announces Gene Simmons Punisher-2 Bass
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Cort Announces Gene Simmons Punisher-2 Bass

Cort added a second bass to their Gene Simmons series, the GS-Punisher-2. The bass, more traditionally shaped than the AXE model, was designed in part with the KISS bassist himself and features bolt-on construction. The black-painted Mahogany body is accented with a maple neck and a rosewood fretboard containing white pearl diamond inlays. All of the hardware is chrome, including...

Fender Expands Rumble Bass Amplification Line
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Fender Expands Rumble Bass Amplification Line

Fender has expanded their Rumble Bass amplification line with the inclusion of the Rumble 150 and 350 heads with supporting 1×12, 2×8, and 4×10 cabinets. The heads, rated at 150- and 350-watts respectively, feature built-in overdrive controls with Gain and Blend knobs as well as a 4-band EQ with Punch and Scoop switches. The amps also feature an XLR Line...

Warwick Unveils Star Bass II Single Cut
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Warwick Unveils Star Bass II Single Cut

Warwick has announced the Star Bass II Single Cut bass, a modified version of their retro-styled Star Bass II. Available in either laminated Flamed Maple or Tigerwood, the hollow body bass features a set Flamed Maple neck and Wenge fingerboard. The new Single Cut also differs from its predecessor with the introduction of passive MEC humbuckers and passive MEC electronics....

Fodera Announces Mike Pope Signature Viceroy Bass
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Fodera Announces Mike Pope Signature Viceroy Bass

In addition to the new Yin Yang Standard Bass, Fodera was showing off their new Mike Pope Signature Viceroy at their NAMM booth. The 6-string bass has some very innovative features, including a removable fingerboard extension that’s held in by strong magnets. The extension allows for the bass to transition between 20 and 24-frets, which Pope explains makes a big...

Ibanez Announces TS9B Bass Tube Screamer Pedal
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Ibanez Announces TS9B Bass Tube Screamer Pedal

Ibanez expanded their 9 Series effects pedals this year with the introduction of the TS9B Bass Tube Screamer. Based on Ibanez’s already popular guitar version, the company says the Bass Tube Screamer retains the former’s mid-range character while keeping the low-end intact. The pedal is also built for simplicity, with controls including Level, Drive, Bass, Treble, and Mix. The mix...

Dunlop Announces MXR M87 Bass Compressor Pedal
Bass Gear, NAMM 2011

Dunlop Announces MXR M87 Bass Compressor Pedal

NAMM 2011 saw the release of the newest addition to MXR’s Bass Innovations pedal line, the M87 Bass Compressor. Featuring a an 10-LED meter to indicate Gain Reduction, the stompbox has all the standard compressor controls, including Attack, Release, Ratio, Input, and Output. The new pedal also utilizes the company’s Constant Headroom Technology, which is a circuit that provides extra...