Boss has unveiled the next generation of their looping stations with the RC-5 and RC-500, each featuring the company’s latest technology. Both pedals feature 57 onboard rhythms, 99 phrase memories for storing loops, backlit displays, and more.
Electro-Harmonix has introduced the Mainframe, a sample rate reducer, and bit crusher pedal that helps to create “old-school” video game and computer sounds.
Lightning Boy Audio has introduced the TI Box, also known as the “Thicker Injection Box.” Inspired by vintage sounds, the passive DI box is based on an LBA-MC15 transformer.
Hilbish Design has teamed up with Red Fang to release a new limited-edition pedal called the Night Destroyer. The unit, limited to 150 units worldwide, is based on the Sunn Beta Series amps the band has used throughout their career.
Boss’s octave pedals have been the standard in the bass world, and now they’re updating their OC series with the OC-5. The new iteration of the pedal introduces a new Vintage mode, polyphonic enhancements, and an octave-up feature for extended range.
Neunaber Audio has announced the Elements Series, which includes three new effects pedals: the Wet Reverb v5, the Seraphim Shimmer v2, and the Echelon Echo v2.
Fuzzrocious Pedals has released the latest version of their annual Cicada Fuzz. As an homage to its namesake, the 17 Year Periodical Cicada, the company only produces 17 of the pedals per year.
Last year marked the first-ever bass-specific pedal from Fender, and now they’ve revealed another for later this year. The Trapper Bass Distortion is a modified version of their Trapper that features two distortion circuits.
Darkglass Electronics once again collaborated with artist Ignacio Bazán Lazcano to create a new limited-edition pedal. The Microtubes B7K Ultra V2 “The Squid” features the company’s all-time best-seller with an auxiliary input in a special enclosure.
Way Huge has announced the smallest Rhino in their herd with the Smalls Green Rhino Overdrive MKV. Although its the smallest Green Rhino pedal, the company says it “unleashes a stampede of gnarly, gritty tones.”
Electro-Harmonix has expanded their line of looper pedals with the 1440 Stereo Looper. The new unit allows for 1,440 seconds (24 minutes) or stereo recording time with the ability to store 20 loops.
Hilbish Design has announced the Sol-Invictus Preamp Pedal. Designed for both guitar and bass, the enclosure combines a two-channel preamp, a bi-amp rig, a drive pedal, and direct box. It also takes its cues from some classic heavy-sounding amps.