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

    Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in July 2018

    GAS Alert! Time yet again to celebrate the reader favorite bass gear stories for the month. Here is your top 10 for July 2018. Thanks for reading, commenting, and sharing! 1. Fender Flea Signature Jazz Bass Active Model Fender used the Summer NAMM Show to unveil a host of new instruments, including a new signature... »

  • Cusack Music Introduces Resound Reverb

    Cusack Music Introduces Resound Reverb

    Cusack Music has introduced the Resound Reverb pedal, which offers eight reverb programs plus eight user programmable presets in two banks. The center of the pedal features a large 10mm, four-color LED that indicates the bank with left and right side LEDs to indicate the preset selected in that bank. It has knobs for two... »

  • Bass of the Week: Emiliano Bernal Burzaco Series BS0001

    Bass of the Week: Emiliano Bernal Burzaco Series BS0001

    Extended range bassist Lucas Gonzalez was approached by luthier Emiliano Bernal to collaborate on a series of ERBs. He shared the first of the results with us, dubbed the Burazco Series BS0001, and it’s beautiful. The hand-crafted instrument is built with a Bolivian mahogany body, a zebrawood top, and a two-piece quartersawn hard rock maple... »

  • RPS Effects Introduces the Warp Drive and Tremulus Maximus Pedals

    RPS Effects Introduces the Warp Drive and Tremulus Maximus Pedals

    RPS Effects has announced the Warp Drive and Tremulus Maximus, a pair of all-analog pedals they describe as “providing options for the more adventurous player.” Each pedal features expression inputs for adjusting parameters on the fly. The Warp Drive is a delay pedal that offers up to 900ms of delay time and a Warp feature... »

  • ZVEX Effects Unveils the Germanium Woolly Mammoth Mod Pedal

    ZVEX Effects Unveils the Germanium Woolly Mammoth Mod Pedal

    ZVEX Effects found a batch of rare spam can transistors that they’ve put to use in a new modded version of their flagship pedal. The Germanium Woolly Mammoth Mod is described as “highly uncompressed [and] very dynamic.” “On bass, you can really tell the difference as a result of the larger signal level in the... »

  • TC Electronic Announces Ditto Jam X2 Looper Pedal

    TC Electronic Announces Ditto Jam X2 Looper Pedal

    TC Electronic has expanded their line of looping pedals with the Ditto Jam X2 Looper. Central to the new design is their BeatSense algorithm, which uses built-in microphones to track and sync to your band’s rhythmic elements and keep your loop track from drifting. “This makes live looping more interesting than ever and infinitely more... »

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  • Korora Audio Launches with the Spira Filter Modulation Pedal

    Korora Audio Launches with the Spira Filter Modulation Pedal

    Korora Audio has launched their first pedal with the Spira, a filter modulation pedal inspired by the Shepard Tone Glissando. The unit has 24 parallel resonant bandpass filters for some serious flexibility. “With the rate set low, Spira achieves the classic and recognizable Shepard Tone and can also be compared to comb filter and formant... »

  • Bass of the Week: Colibrí Guitars and Basses Morgan

    Bass of the Week: Colibrí Guitars and Basses Morgan

    Last week, Corey had it with all the political posts on Facebook and asked to see some basses instead. The No Treble community responded with hundreds of basses including this cool instrument called the Morgan from Colibrí Guitars and Basses. “My name is Rodrigo Castellanos and I have been building basses for the last 13... »

  • Ortega Guitars Releases the QUANTUMloop

    Ortega Guitars Releases the QUANTUMloop

    Germany’s Ortega Guitars has unveiled the QUANTUMloop. The device is a looper pedal with a built-in multi-digital percussion stompbox featuring 16 factory samples plus four customizable sample slots. The QUANTUMloop offers up to five minutes of loop time with an unlimited amount of overdubs. Other features include a solid mahogany wood housing, a trigger input,... »

  • Idiotbox Effects Releases the Blackout Fuzz Pedal

    Idiotbox Effects Releases the Blackout Fuzz Pedal

    Idiotbox Effects has launched the Blackout, a pedal that contains two muff circuits mixed parallel. Each has its own Fuzz, Tone, and Output controls while having different tone voicings. The top circuit has a traditional muff tone control; the bottom is more of a mid boost/scoop control. “This thing is a sonic beast and capable... »