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Gear Watch: Kaces Double Instrument Bags
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Gear Watch: Kaces Double Instrument Bags

Kaces is introducing a new gig bag line for bassists and guitarists. Each bag holds two instruments, and features a 600D polyester exterior and overstuffed with 20mm foam padding. The two instrument compartments are separated by a 20mm padded divider. The bags include multiple front panel pockets for holding strings, tuners, picks, cables and other gear. Two ergonomic handles are...

Gear Watch: Bergantino AE212 Cabinet
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Gear Watch: Bergantino AE212 Cabinet

Bass cab company Bergantino has just added a new enclosure to their AE series, the AE212. Weighing in at 55 pounds, the cab is an offshoot of the company’s AE112, but features 2- 12 inch neodymium woofers and a tweeter. It handles 600 watts rms, with a frequency response of 40Hz to 15kHz. Bergantino AE Series Cabinet Specs: 2 x...

Gear Watch: BOSS BR-800 Digital Recorder
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Gear Watch: BOSS BR-800 Digital Recorder

BOSS has released the new BR-800 Digital Recorder, a portable multi-tracker device. The recorder includes touch-sensor switchers and SD-card recording media. Up to four tracks can be recorded or eight tracks played back simultaneously, with an additional stereo track dedicated to the built-in rhythm generator. There’s an “EZ Recording” mode for beginners looking for guidance in the recording process. Other...

Gear Watch: Team Awesome! Fuzzmachine Re-Released
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Gear Watch: Team Awesome! Fuzzmachine Re-Released

Smallsound/Bigsound has released an updated version of their Team Awesome! Fuzzmachine bass fuzz pedal. The new stompbox includes added controls that allow for blending overdrive and fuzz, phase inversion, and higher gain levels. The input signal is split into two channels for clean and fuzz, both having their own volume controls. Also added is an input gain circuit to boost...

Gear Watch: Industrial Radio Standard Midi Bass 4
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Gear Watch: Industrial Radio Standard Midi Bass 4

Industrial Radio has released the Standard Midi Bass 4, a hybrid bass guitar and MIDI controller that connects and controls synthesizer and sampler technology. The fret-sensing neck and multi-sensor approach to MIDI conversion is designed for both the studio and live environments. The bass is also a standard bass guitar, so bassists can enjoy real bass and switch to synth...

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Gear Watch: Manson’s John Paul Jones Signature Bass
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Gear Watch: Manson’s John Paul Jones Signature Bass

Manson Guitar Shop has released the John Paul Jones E-Bass model, a replica of the bass Hugh Manson made for John in the early 90’s. The 4-string bass features a maple through-neck, figured maple top, aged cherry sunburst finish, ebony fingerboard, EMG pickups and active circuit, Hipshot D-tuner, Schaller machine heads and Badass bridge. The specs are an exact match...

Gear Watch: Godlyke Power-Grip Pedal Mounting Tape
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Gear Watch: Godlyke Power-Grip Pedal Mounting Tape

Godlyke, Inc. has released a new pedal mounting tape, called Power-All Power-Grip. As opposed to most fasteners that use a “hook and loop” style, Power-Grip uses rows of small, mushroom-shaped stems that lock into one another. The mounting surface doesn’t collect debris and helps to give it a longer lifespan. The adhesive used to bond it to your pedal board...

Gear Watch: Ibanez Introduces Three New Series of Basses
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Gear Watch: Ibanez Introduces Three New Series of Basses

Ibanez introduced a number of new basses at Summer NAMM 2010, including new GSR, SR370 and SRT900 series. GSR Series All three of the GSR series basses are available as 4-string only, and come with a P/J pickup configuration. Two left-handed models are offered, including a short-scale version (28.6″). The new GSR series offers a line of basses for players...

Gear Watch: Effectrode PC-2A Photo-optical Compressor Pedal
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Gear Watch: Effectrode PC-2A Photo-optical Compressor Pedal

Effectrode is now shipping their new PC-2A Photo-optical Compressor pedal, which boasts a pure analog signal path. The pedal is built around a hand-selected photo-cell, polyester coupling capacitors, precision metal film resistors, and an NOS tube. NOS stands for “new old stock,” or tubes that were manufactured years ago, but were never used. The PC-2A has two knobs, Peak Reduction...

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Gear Watch: Dunlop DVP1 Volume Pedal

Dunlop has released the DVP1 Volume pedal, featuring a Steel Band Drive that greatly reduces friction for smooth volume swells. The pedal is built ergonomically, with a durable high friction tread to prevent slipping. Made of a lightweight aluminum, the pedal also features high-quality low-noise components to keep your signal path as clean as possible. The DVP1 is available now...

Gear Watch: DDyna Music BASS10 Compressor Pedal
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Gear Watch: DDyna Music BASS10 Compressor Pedal

DDyna Music has announced the release of the BASS10 Compressor pedal. It’s the first in their new “GainShaper Series” of effects pedals, and features 4 Bandpass Filters for dialing entire bands of frequencies in or out. The EQ drives a Relaxed Squeeze Compressor with an auto-return to 0dB, giving a musically soothing response. It also includes a switchable overdrive that...

Gear Watch: AweSome B-35 Bass Guitar
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Gear Watch: AweSome B-35 Bass Guitar

AweSome Musical Instruments has unveiled their line of B-35 bass guitars. Available as a 4 or 5-string, the bass features three J-style pickups with six switches as part of their TW-35 Patented Pickup Switching System. After a little math, it adds up to 35 different pickup tones. The passive pickups are switched between on and off, in-phase and reverse-phase, and...