Bass Gear: The Latest Basses, Amps, Effects & More
Ashdown has unveiled a new and impossibly small 200-watt bass amp called The Ant. Weighing in at just two pounds, the unit measures 8 inches wide, 4.6 inches deep, and 2.4 inches tall including its feet and knobs.
After the first version sold out almost immediately, Earthquaker Devices has unveiled the Life Pedal V2. The circuit is in a new, more traditional housing and has all the sounds of the original with a few more features.
Fodera doesn’t have a booth at the Winter NAMM Show this year, though they’ll be on hand. That isn’t stopping them from revealing the new Yin Yang Standard, which will come in two color/wood options: Purple Heart or Mahogany.
The No Treble crew is in Anaheim for the annual Winter NAMM show to get the scoop on all the latest bass gear. While it takes some time to cover it all, we’re thrilled to share what we’ve gathered so far.
Bergantino Audio is expanding its lineup of speaker cabinets with the NXT, or “Neo X-Treme Technology,” series. The line includes four models that are built with new proprietary drivers.
Orange Amplification has announced a new device called the Bass Butler, which they call an entire bi-amp bass rig in a pedal.
Intronaut bassist Joe Lester recently shared a post about his newest instrument with the simple caption “Holy smokes!” I couldn’t have put it better myself.
Darkglass Electronics has unveiled a full line of bass cabinets that will be introduced at the 2020 Winter NAMM Show. The cabs come in four configurations: 2×10, 4×10, 2×12, and 1×12.
Every year, Aguilar Amplification creates a limited edition run of their SL cabinets in a special color, and this year the company has unveiled they will be “Royal Purple.”
Warwick is unveiling loads of new instruments at the 2020 Winter NAMM Show including the new Rockbass Corvette Multi-Scale five-string bass. It marks their first foray into the fanned fret design.
Orange Amplification is gearing up for the 2020 Winter NAMM Show by unveiling The Little Bass Thing. The amp, which has a solid-state preamp, weighs in at just 6.5 pounds.
Reverend Guitars will be unveiling a new bass model at the 2020 Winter NAMM Show called the Sentinel. The short-scale bass is described as “thick sounding [and] professional grade.”