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  • GHS Strings Reintroduces Tapewound Bass Strings

    GHS Strings Reintroduces Tapewound Bass Strings

    After discontinuing the line in 2015, GHS Strings has reintroduced their Tapewound Bass strings. They’re designed to be dark and thumpy like a double bass, the company writes. “Tapewound bass strings combine the thump and decay of an upright bass string while retaining the characteristics of an electric bass string,” GHS says. “Flatwound strings are... »

  • Trickfish Amplification Unleashes the Trilobite Preamp Pedal

    Trickfish Amplification Unleashes the Trilobite Preamp Pedal

    After revealing it at the Winter NAMM show back in January, Trickfish Amplification has announced the Trilobite preamp pedal is available for pre-order. The pedal packs in two of the preamps found in their Bullhead amps with plenty of connectivity and routing options. Each channel of the Trilobite has independent gain controls with a four-band... »

  • Outlaw Effects Introduces the Nomad Rechargeable Pedal Board

    Outlaw Effects Introduces the Nomad Rechargeable Pedal Board

    Outlaw Effects have launched the Nomad, a rechargeable battery-powered pedal board. The board, which comes in two sizes, allows for using your effects without the need of being plugged into an outlet. This makes it convenient for stages with limited outlets, quick changeovers, busking outdoors, and temporary rehearsals Outlaw shared. “Featuring an integrated rechargeable lithium-ion... »

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  • Bass of the Week: Fant Guitars Omega Bass

    Bass of the Week: Fant Guitars Omega Bass

    This week we’re checking out the Omega bass by Fant Guitars, which features a cool oversized pickup cover/pickguard shaped like their logo. The bass also has an interesting blend of tone woods: the body and fingerboard are made of cherry while the neck and top are made from walnut. The body is finished is a... »

  • Adventure Audio Unveils Glacial Zenith II Pedal

    Adventure Audio Unveils Glacial Zenith II Pedal

    Adventure Audio has expanded their pedal lineup with the Glacial Zenith II, which is an overdrive pedal they say “guitar, bass, and electric keyboard players the ability to shape their tone they way they hear it in their head.” This is accomplished by allowing the three components of the unit – a drive, a 3-band... »

  • Boom Bass Cabinets Introduces the BBC Matrix

    Boom Bass Cabinets Introduces the BBC Matrix

    Boom Bass Cabinets has expanded their lineup with the BBC Matrix, which is fitted with two 10-inch woofers, a 15-inch woofer, and a tweeter. Together the unit can handle up to 2,200 watts. “The BBC Matrix will give you all the full range sound you would expect from a large stack rig and maintain the... »

  • Electro-Harmonix Issues the Triangle Big Muff Pi Pedal

    Electro-Harmonix Issues the Triangle Big Muff Pi Pedal

    Electro-Harmonix’s flagship Big Muff pedal line is getting a new addition – or rather an old one. The original Version 1 Big Muff, aka the Triangle Big Muff, has been reissued in a new and more pedalboard-friendly version. The stompbox’s circuit board is faithful to the original 1969 effect. “The Big Muff Pi is the... »

  • Bass of the Week: Egilegor Basses Biadar 4

    Bass of the Week: Egilegor Basses Biadar 4

    Sometimes Facebook is so full of drama that I think about freezing my account. Then I scroll by a beautiful bass like this Biadar from Egilegor Basses, and my faith is restored. Built by luthier Imanol Artola Egilegor in Spain, the model is their double-cut shape with a longer upper horn that helps to balance... »

  • Damnation Audio Introduces Ugly Twin Pedal

    Damnation Audio Introduces Ugly Twin Pedal

    Damnation Audio has released the Ugly Twin, an all-analog pedal that combines octave, boost, and fuzz effects into one unit. Each section of the pedal has its own footswitch for engaging or disengaging the effects. “The Ugly Twin sounds amazing on guitar and bass and is a killer all-in-one fuzz machine for punk, rock, metal,... »

  • Singular Sound Announces BeatBuddy Mini 2 Drum Machine Pedal

    Singular Sound Announces BeatBuddy Mini 2 Drum Machine Pedal

    Singular Sound has expanded their compact drum machine pedals with the BeatBuddy Mini 2. Building upon its predecessor, the new pedal offers twice as many beats, improved sound quality, a reworked LED layout, and a new ergonomic footswitch. The BeatBuddy Mini 2 comes with 9 drum sets, 24 genres, over 200 styles, and can be... »