Tech 21 is returning to its roots with a reissue of the SansAmp Classic. Originally released over 30 years ago, the handy pedal has been used for everything from death metal to commercial jingles.
Phil Jones Bass has unveiled a new tool for bassists called the PE-5. The pedal-sized preamp features a five-band EQ with DI capabilities as well as a boost function. Of course, Jones puts in plenty of details to make the unit stand apart.
McGregor Pedals has unveiled their second pedal, called the Crunch Plus overdrive. The boutique effects company calls it a continuation of their first offering, the Crunch Transparent Overdrive.
Portugal’s Tone Electronix has added a new pedal to their lineup with the Animalizzer. The unit, which they say works well on bass and guitar, is a versatile overdrive, distortion, and fuzz.
Dirty Haggard Audio has teamed up with Haunted Labs to introduce the Hell Horse, a pedal that combines fuzz and delay to create some unique sounds.
Darkglass Electronics has added a new weapon to their lineup of effects with the Aggressively Distorting Advanced Machine, aka ADAM. The new device was created with Adam “Nolly” Getgood and has the multi-instrumentalist’s “entire tonal arsenal...”
Barefaced Audio is primarily a company that builds bass and guitar cabs, but they’ve just unveiled their first effects pedal. The Machinist was dreamed up after Rage Against The Machine bassist Tim Commerford contacted Barefaced to try out a cab.
After previewing it at the NAMM Show earlier this year, Markbass has revealed the full details of the Mark Vintage Pre. A big part of the pedal’s creation came from a suggestion by Marcus Miller, who was looking for a compact recording unit.
Empress Effects has expanded its lineup of compressors with two new models. While their flagship model has been revamped to include a “tilt” tone EQ control and selectable side chain, the new bass model has been retooled for us low-enders.
MSL Pedals has announced the Night Witch Fuzz and Ramping Phaser Pedal, which the company explains is their take on the vintage Roland AP7 Jet Phaser. The new unit replicates the original characteristics while updating it for modern times.
EBS has collaborated with jazz bass legend Stanley Clarke to unveil the EBS Stanley Clarke Signature Acoustic Preamp. Designed with the double bass in mind, the two-channel preamp operates at a signal level equal to a professional mixing console.
SolidGoldFX has unveiled the NU-33 Vinyl Engine, a new pedal that replicates the lo-fi sound of vintage records.