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  • Bass of the Week: DTC Bass Guitars 5-String Multiscale Singlecut

    Bass of the Week: DTC Bass Guitars 5-String Multiscale Singlecut

    This DTC Bass Guitars instrument caught my eye for its intense purple finish over the burl top, which looks like you’re staring into space. However, it’s got loads of other great features, too. Built with a mahogany body, the bass is a singlecut and multiscale design for a modern approach to bass playing. The stabilized... »

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  • DSM Noisemaker Announces the OmniCabSim Mini Pedal

    DSM Noisemaker Announces the OmniCabSim Mini Pedal

    DSM Noisemaker has announced the OmniCabSim Mini, a compact pedal that continues their line of cabinet simulators. It has controls for amp gain, level, texture, resonance, and cab size. “The Cab Size switch options are Combo and Stack for guitar use, while Fridge is selected for bass use to get that tight and punchy low-end... »

  • Earthquaker Devices Unveils the Black Ash Endangered Fuzz Pedal

    Earthquaker Devices Unveils the Black Ash Endangered Fuzz Pedal

    Earthquaker Devices has unveiled a new pedal called the Black Ash Endangered Fuzz. Limited to 1,500 units worldwide, the fuzz is a take on the “three-knob” Tone Bender that is built with rare components. “It uses a highly curated selection of premium components including paper-in-oil capacitors and half-watt carbon composition resistors from EarthQuaker Devices president... »

  • 3Leaf Audio Unveils the Chromatron Pedal

    3Leaf Audio Unveils the Chromatron Pedal

    3Leaf Audio has expanded their pedal lineup with the Chromatron, a state variable filter that is the result of “10 years tweaking, refining, and reimagining.” “It is an optically-controlled analog filter that can switch between envelope control and manual control via expression pedal with the push of a button,” the company explains. “The envelope detector... »

  • Bass of the Week: Nordic Guitars Rotator

    Bass of the Week: Nordic Guitars Rotator

    The Rotator from Nordic Guitars is unlike anything you’ve seen. At first glance, the double-necked instrument seems upside down, but that’s where its name comes in. The Rotator’s fretted and fretless necks point in opposite directions and can be rotated to quickly change styles. “[The necks are] fixed together in each end with 1 piece... »

  • Fuzzrocious Pedals Announced Baby Furnace Gated Fuzz Pedal

    Fuzzrocious Pedals Announced Baby Furnace Gated Fuzz Pedal

    Fuzzrocious Pedals has unveiled the Baby Furnace, a miniature version of their Blast Furnace pedal. The new pedal features the gated fuzz section of its big brother with two footswitches: one that toggles the effect on and off, and one to switch between two separate volume controls. “When Volume 1 is active, the fuzz signal... »

  • GR Bass ONE800 Bass Amp Now Available

    GR Bass ONE800 Bass Amp Now Available

    Italy’s GR Bass Amps are now available in the U.S., and they’re now shipping the GR Bass ONE800. The 800-watt bass amp offers lots of tonal tweaking with a four-band EQ section that includes three-way frequency switches for the Lo-Mid and Hi-Mid ranges. Deep and bright switches offer more general EQing while a Pure switch... »

  • Aguilar Amplification Introduces the Tone Hammer 700 Bass Amp

    Aguilar Amplification Introduces the Tone Hammer 700 Bass Amp

    Aguilar’s Tone Hammer range of amps has gotten a little bigger – and a little louder. They’ve just introduced the Tone Hammer 700, which builds upon the 350 and 500 models with a power rating of 700 watts. It also continues the super light aspect of the series by weighing in at just 4.9 pounds.... »

  • Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in October 2018

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in October 2018

    Time for some GAS, aka the Top 10 Bass Gear list of reader favorite stories in October 2018. Thanks for reading, commenting, and sharing! 1. Line 6 HX Stomp Multi-Effects Processor Line 6 has unveiled the Step Beyond HX Stomp, a multi-effects processor for guitar and bass that models the sounds of their Helix amps,... »

  • Mythos Pedals Introduces Ghostbusters-Inspired Positron Collider Fuzz Pedal

    Mythos Pedals Introduces Ghostbusters-Inspired Positron Collider Fuzz Pedal

    Mythos Pedals unveiled the limited edition Positron Collider Fuzz, a pedal inspired by props from the Ghostbusters movie. Mythos says the project began as a take on the Ram’s Head circuit, but quickly expanded its scope. “The Positron Collider features a highly modified circuit that allows for a huge variety of sounds perfect for any... »