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  • Joyo Audio Unveils the JP-05 Power Supply

    Joyo Audio Unveils the JP-05 Power Supply

    Joyo Audio has expanded their line of pedalboard units with the JP-05 Power Supply. The brick has eight DC outputs plus a standard USB output for powering your devices. It also has a built-in rechargeable lithium battery so you can have your power backed up. The outputs include seven 9-volt outputs – four rated at... »

  • Warwick Announces the RockBass Infinity Bass

    Warwick Announces the RockBass Infinity Bass

    Warwick has expanded their RockBass series for 2018 with a version of their Infinity model. Available in four and five-string as well as fretted or fretless versions, the bass centers around its MEC J/MM pickup combination. The humbucker can be used in series, parallel, or single coil operation thanks to a three-way switch. The bass... »

  • Hotone Introduces the Binary Pedal Series

    Hotone Introduces the Binary Pedal Series

    Hotone has introduced the Binary Series, a line of four effects pedals for guitar and bass. The range includes an amp simulator, a delay, a cabinet simulator, and a modulation pedal. Each unit is fitted with a dual footswitch layout, an OLED display, and the same digital processor. “At the core of the Binary Series... »

  • Fender Unveils the Player Series

    Fender Unveils the Player Series

    Fender has shaken up their range again by introducing the Player Series for 2018. The new lineup revamps the Standard series but will still be made in Mexico. As you may expect, the Player Series includes a Precision Bass and a Jazz Bass as well as a Jaguar Bass. Overall changes in the models include... »

  • Bass of the Week: Pittman P-Style Bass

    Bass of the Week: Pittman P-Style Bass

    Love them or hate them, some “replica” basses really hit the mark, and reader Scott Hayes sent us a perfect example of how it should be done. “The bass is a ’65 inspired p bass with a light relic (closet queen) built by Paul Slagle of Pittman Guitars,” Hayes shares. “The photos are taken by... »

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  • Old Blood Noise Endeavors Introduces the Alpha Haunt Fuzz Pedal

    Old Blood Noise Endeavors Introduces the Alpha Haunt Fuzz Pedal

    Old Blood Noise Endeavors has released the Alpha Haunt Fuzz, a pedal that they say offers a range of fuzz textures “from open overdrives to squashed sputters.” It has controls for fuzz gain, compression, bias, and tone for dialing in your sound. The fuzz has a switchable range while the tone control has voices for... »

  • Fodera Unveils the Masterbuilt Butterfly Bass

    Fodera Unveils the Masterbuilt Butterfly Bass

    Fodera has revealed the latest in their top of the line Masterbuilt series with the Butterfly. The one-of-a-kind bass is inspired by the company’s butterfly themed models and uses the Imperial body shape as a “canvas.” “Using over 200 pieces of varying natural materials such as Gold Pearl, Mother of Pearl, Black Pearl, and various... »

  • W-Music Distribution Introduces RockCare StringJet 64

    W-Music Distribution Introduces RockCare StringJet 64

    Warwick’s W-Music Distribution has introduced a new string cleaner called the RockCare StringJet 64. Useful on six-string guitars and four-string basses, the gadget has microfiber cleaning pads on a hinge to wipe down both sides of your strings evenly. The pads can be used with or without a cleaning solution and can be washed for... »

  • Matthews Effects Introduces Astronomer V2 Reverb Pedal

    Matthews Effects Introduces Astronomer V2 Reverb Pedal

    Matthews Effects has revamped their Astronomer reverb pedal with a V2 model that dishes out three different reverb options: Orion, Canis Major, and Ursa Major. The celestial-themed effects are a hall with shimmer reverb, an echo reverb, and a chamber reverb with octave, respectively. Besides the three algorithms, the Astronomer V2 now offers a 100... »

  • Bass of the Week: Vuorensaku Guitars Mama Bass

    Bass of the Week: Vuorensaku Guitars Mama Bass

    I’m not sure what makes a bass with old-school mojo so appealing, but I do know that the Vuorensaku Guitars Mama bass has it in spades. The first bass in the Finnish company’s T. Family collection, the Mama shares several aspects of instruments from the past including a flexible body design. “In the beginning, I... »