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Jim Dunlop MXR M89 Bass Overdrive Pedal Now Shipping

Jim Dunlop MXR M89 Bass Overdrive Pedal Now Shipping

Jim Dunlop is now shipping the MXR M89 Bass Overdrive, the latest effects pedal in their Bass Innovations series. The pedal features standard overdrive controls with Volume, Tone, and Drive knobs, but adds a Clean control to blend in clean signal with a pre-tuned EQ. “Pre-tuning the Clean signal ensures that when you blend it with the overdrive signal, the...

Digitech Announces JamMan Express XT Looping Pedal

Digitech Announces JamMan Express XT Looping Pedal

Digitech has expanded their looping pedal lineup with introduction of the JamMan Express XT, a pared down pedal built for simplicity. The pedal sports one knob for adjusting the loop level with a footswitch for controlling the looping process. Three colored LEDs display what mode you’re in – Record, Dub, or Play – which are toggled by stepping on the...

Ashdown Introduces Dr. Green Series Bass Effects Pedals

Ashdown Introduces Dr. Green Series Bass Effects Pedals

Ashdown has introduced the Dr. Green series to their lineup of bass effects pedals. The lineup includes five effects: the Octa Dose (Octaver), the Bearded Lady (Fuzz), the Doctor’s Note (Envelope Filter), Bass Verb (Reverb), and the Aspirin (Compressor). Handmade in the UK, the pedals are housed in steel stompboxes and feature true bypass. Ashdown Dr. Green Octa Dose Bass...

Source Audio Now Shipping Soundblox 2 Orbital Modulator

Source Audio Now Shipping Soundblox 2 Orbital Modulator

Source Audio’s Soundblox 2 lineup has gotten a little spacier with the Orbital Modulator, a combination phaser, flanger, chorus and tremolo pedal designed for both bass and guitar. Housed in a cast-aluminum 4.5? by 4.5? chassis, the new stompbox offers plenty of tweakability with nine adjustable parameters including Depth, Feedback, Delay, Frequency, Volume, LoRetain (Source Audio’s proprietary low-end preserving algorithm),...

Daring Audio Introduces Laser Cannon HD Bass Distortion Pedal

Daring Audio Introduces Laser Cannon HD Bass Distortion Pedal

Daring Audio has upgraded their Laser Cannon with an HD version of the bass distortion pedal, which builds on the model’s functionality. New features include a state variable filter that allows low-pass, high-pass, and band-pass before and after the distortion circuit, two filters for separate pre and post gain filtering, expansion of the gain control, and a boost switch with...

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Pigtronix Introduces Three New Bass Effects Pedals

Pigtronix Introduces Three New Bass Effects Pedals

Pigtronix debuted three new bass-centric effects pedals at NAMM this year: the Bass Fat Drive, the Philosopher Bass Compressor, and the Bass Envelope Phaser. Each is a tweaked version of one their existing products that have been fine-tuned for bassists. Bass Fat Drive The Bass Fat Drive features Pigtronix’s CMOS clipping concept and responds by breaking up based on how...

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 DI pedal incorporates a Blend...

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 keys. It allows for using...

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 keeping the low end in...

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 in the signal chain for...