Bass Gear: The Latest Basses, Amps, Effects & More
Coppersound has updated its Telegraph Pedal for 2022 with version 2. Fitted with all-metal hardware, the kill/stutter pedal retains the original’s design aspects but has a brand-new circuit.
Roger Hedin shared his brand new bass with us, and it’s a beauty. Built by Swedish luthier Christian Olsson, this Unicorn Bass Purist was customized for Hedin’s preferences and specs.
Mesa/Boogie amps are known for their powerful, muscular tone – some are also renowned for their weight. We picked up the new lightweight D-350 Compact Bass Amp to see how much punch this little amp could pack.
After unveiling a custom shop signature bass earlier this year, Charvel has introduced a production line bass for Anthrax and Helmet bassist Frank Bello.
Back in October, we announced that many of Fleetwood Mac bassist John McVie’s personal instruments were going to auction. The results of the sale are in, and McVie’s basses were some of the top-selling items of the event.
Bassist Etienne Reynaud wrote in to share his newest bass with us, and it’s a beauty. Nicknamed the Golden Gorgeous, the bass was built by Hayden Lassila of Lassila Guitars.
LuistHand Devices has introduced a new onboard preamp to wrap up 2022. The 800TS preamp pays homage to the EQ section of a GK800RB amp and fits it into a Jazzplate format.
Graph Tech Guitar Labs has introduced a new set of their Black TUSQ XL nuts to fit fanned fret basses and guitars. The series includes models for four-string, five-string, and six-string basses.
Mono has expanded its lineup of Vertigo cases for bass with the M80 Vertigo Ultra Bass Guitar Case. The updated and upgraded case has improvements to durability, ergonomics, and organization.
After years of being discontinued, Darkglass Electronics has reintroduced the Duality pedal as the DFZ. The new pedal has the same circuitry while being housed in the same streamlined concept as their recent B1K.
There were some big gear stories for the month of November based on reader views. Here is the top 10 bass gear list for the month of November 2022.
Luthier Robin Stummvoll of Verso Musical Instruments has a unique take on basses, but it’s not just for the sake of making something different. His designs are based on his fundamental beliefs of keeping things economical and effective. This week, we're checking out the Gravis Bass Guitar.