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  • Chase Bliss Audio Unveils The Dark World Reverb Pedal

    Chase Bliss Audio Unveils The Dark World Reverb Pedal

    Chase Bliss Audio has expanded their line of pedals with The Dark World, a dual channel reverb that is their first fully-digital effect circuit. The effect is a collaboration with Keeley Electronics and Cooper FX that they say celebrates classic and ultramodern reverb engine. “Its dual channel format transcends what most people think of as... »

  • Acoustic Amplification Adds B300C and B600C to Bass Combo Lineup

    Acoustic Amplification Adds B300C and B600C to Bass Combo Lineup

    Acoustic Amplification has unveiled two new models with their C-Series: the B300C and the B600C bass combo amplifiers. Both models are built with class-D power sections for strong output power while maintaining a reasonable weight. The 300-watt B300C is fitted with a 15-inch ferrite speaker matched with a piezo horn tweeter, while the B600C bumps... »

  • Godlyke Announces the EMMA Electronic Navigator Delay Pedal

    Godlyke Announces the EMMA Electronic Navigator Delay Pedal

    Godlyke has announced the release of the ND-1 Navigator Delay from EMMA Electronic, which they say “offers everything you need in a delay pedal, and nothing you don’t.” This includes tap-tempo function, modulation, wet/dry outputs, trails, and beat-splits. “The Navigator’s most unique feature is a separate Level control for the beat-split delay repeats,” Godlyke writes.... »

  • MXR Releases the Vintage Bass Octave Pedal

    MXR Releases the Vintage Bass Octave Pedal

    MXR has announced the Vintage Bass Octave, a pedal they say gives the classic octaver circuit with modern upgrades like superior tracking, cleaner headroom, and versatility. The new stompbox is also housed in a compact chassis to save room on your pedalboard. “The voice of the Vintage Bass Octave is rich and throaty, and it... »

  • Rougarou Pedals Releases The Umibozu Fuzz Pedal

    Rougarou Pedals Releases The Umibozu Fuzz Pedal

    Rougarou Pedals has unveiled their latest creation called The Umibozu. The fuzz box, which is suited for bass and guitar, is inspired by a mythical beast. “The Umibozu is a yokai, a supernatural Japanese folklore creature, known to capsize ships of sailors that anger or insult them, and it inspired a unique fuzz pedal that... »

  • Bass of the Week: Ele Basses Naga

    Bass of the Week: Ele Basses Naga

    This week we’re taking a look at the Naga from Ele Basses. Named after the serpent creature found in Hindu mythology, the singlecut bass’s body shape was inspired by the curves in the body of reptiles. This particular example of the Naga is a four-string built with an ash body, buckeye burl top, and a... »

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  • Island Instruments Announces The Traveller Bass

    Island Instruments Announces The Traveller Bass

    For bassists on the go, Montreal’s Island Instruments has introduced the Traveller Bass, a four-stringer that’s pared down to the essentials. Built with size in mind, the bass was designed with a short 31-inch scale and a headless design. “The goals were to design a lightweight, compact bass that blends modern features and ergonomics with... »

  • Eastwood Custom Shop Unveils the Backlund Rockerbox Bass

    Eastwood Custom Shop Unveils the Backlund Rockerbox Bass

    Eastwood Guitars has unveiled the latest bass from their custom shop, which is the Backlund Rockerbox bass. Designed by John Backlund, the bass carries the same “retro-futuristic” design as the artist’s guitars that are already in production. The medium-scale, semi-hollow basses are built with maple for the body and fingerboard while the neck is mahogany.... »

  • Sire Guitars Unveils 2nd Generation Marcus Miller Basses

    Sire Guitars Unveils 2nd Generation Marcus Miller Basses

    Sire Guitars has announced several major upgrades to their Marcus Miller line of bass guitars ranging from the pickups to the serial number system. Nearly every bass they make has been upgraded in some way. The biggest change is in the second generation pickups, which applies to the V7, V7 Vintage, V9, P7, M7, and... »

  • Fender Introduces Limited Edition Midnight Hour Precision Bass

    Fender Introduces Limited Edition Midnight Hour Precision Bass

    Fender recently produced a short film called “Artform” with producers Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge, also known as The Midnight Hour. The mini-doc highlights the duo’s musical journey through the lens of hip-hop. To celebrate the collaboration, Fender also released the Limited Edition Midnight Hour Precision Bass. The new bass takes its cues from... »