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  • Tech 21 Introduces VT Bass DI Pedal and Rackmount Preamps

    Tech 21 Introduces VT Bass DI Pedal and Rackmount Preamps

    Tech 21 has expanded their Character VT Series with the VT Bass DI, available in pedal and rackmount versions. Both versions are based on the original VT Bass and VT Bass Deluxe, which are designed to give familiar sounds from the early ’60s up through modern day crunch via the “Character” knob. The VT Bass... »

  • Zoom Announces MultiStomp MS-60B Bass Pedal at NAMM

    Zoom Announces MultiStomp MS-60B Bass Pedal at NAMM

    Zoom unveiled the MultiStomp MS-60B at NAMM this year. The stompbox features over fifty types of effects and six amp models in a standard-sized pedal. The MS-60B comes with 30 preset patches with room to create up to 50 original patches, and players can switch through different patches using a unique toggle footswitch and cursor... »

  • Dunlop Releases MXR M83 Bass Chorus Deluxe

    Dunlop Releases MXR M83 Bass Chorus Deluxe

    Dunlop’s new chorus pedal is described by the company as “powered by pure analog bucket-brigade technology”. The MXR Bass Chorus Deluxe includes top-mounted Flanger and X-Over buttons with LED status indicators. The pedal’s “X-Over Mode” offers up decreased modulation in the lower frequencies, designed for optimal results when playing upper register chords and lines and... »

  • EBS Announces Billy Sheehan Signature Drive Pedal

    EBS Announces Billy Sheehan Signature Drive Pedal

    EBS will be debuting their latest offering for bassists at next week’s NAMM Show, the Billy Sheehan Signature Drive Pedal. Designed along with the bassist himself, the new pedal mixes clean and distorted signals together to preserve low frequencies to “find balance between distortion and definition.” “This pedal is a distillate of several important principles... »

  • TC Electronic Announces Ditto Looper Pedal

    TC Electronic Announces Ditto Looper Pedal

    TC Electronic is getting back to the basics with the Ditto Looper, a looping pedal that keeps things simple with only a footswitch and a level control. The Ditto allows for five minutes of looping with unlimited overdubs to create full arrangements. All the magic is in the footswitch: press once to record, then press... »

  • T-Rex Effects to Debut Sweeper 2 Bass Chorus at 2013 NAMM Show

    T-Rex Effects to Debut Sweeper 2 Bass Chorus at 2013 NAMM Show

    T-Rex Effects has updated their Sweeper 2 bass chorus pedal with easier-to-read graphics and a new algorithm that the company says gives a warmer and more vintage sounding effect no matter what depth or rate the pedal is set at. The Sweeper 2 is designed to be intuitive with Depth, Volume, and Rate controls. Though... »

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  • EC Custom Shop Introduces Super Switcher

    EC Custom Shop Introduces Super Switcher

    EC Custom Shop has unveiled the Super Switcher, a programmable switching system for bass and guitar setups. The system features eight effect loops, seven presets with three banks, and five amp control relay functions for controlling amp channels, effects, tap tempo and more. Users can create presets to activate certain pedals or change amp channels.... »

  • Darkglass Electronics Unveils Vintage Microtubes Pedal

    Darkglass Electronics Unveils Vintage Microtubes Pedal

    Darkglass Electronics has unveiled the Vintage Microtubes, a unique overdrive pedal aimed at creating classic rock and roll bass tones from the ’70s through the ’90s. “What we did for this one was to study the greatest and most legendary bass tones and all the components involved in creating them; amplifier brands, recording techniques, etcetera,”... »

  • Suhr Announces New Buffer Pedal

    Suhr Announces New Buffer Pedal

    Suhr has introduced the Buffer pedal, a transparent signal buffer/line driver. The company explains that tone loss happens from signal degradation, which often is caused by long cable runs or using multiple instrument cables like on a pedal board. The Buffer uses unity buffering to reverse these effects. Suhr’s Buffer features a compact, aluminum enclosure... »

  • Loud Button Electronics Introduces Morphine Dream Distortion/Analog Phaser Pedal

    Loud Button Electronics Introduces Morphine Dream Distortion/Analog Phaser Pedal

    The Morphine Dream, a new pedal from Loud Button Electronics is based on the classic Roland AP-7 that the company calls a “dreamy, eight-stage phaser with fuzzy vintage distortion up-front.” The pedal has four footswitches to control Effect/Normal, Fuzz/Clean, Shallow/Deep, and Slow/Fast as well as four rotary knobs to control Fuzz Level, Tone, Resonance, and... »