Daring Audio Edge
Stompbox upstart Daring Audio has updated
its buzz-worthy harmonic exciter with the Edge
Activator HD, which boasts new midrange and
brightness toggle switches, and expanded
RANGE, GAIN, and BLEND controls.
Gruv Gear DuoStrap Signature
Looking to be healthy, wealthy, and wise? Damian Erskine’s ergo-friendly signature strap
from Gruv Gear is designed to help with the former, and his instructional columns in BP
and elsewhere address the latter. (As for wealth, well, you’re on your own.) The padded
leather DuoStrap is 3.5" wide and adjustable from 33" to 44" in length.
Traveler Guitar’s new Ultra-Light Bass
measures just shy of 34" in total length
and weighs a paltry 3.4 lbs, but packs a
punch courtesy of its maple body and
neck, ebonized rosewood fingerboard, and
Shadow piezo pickup.
Whirlwind Bass Ten & OC Bass
Whirlwind’s new Bass Ten EQ pedal features the company’s constant Q
design, which ensures a band’s frequency width remains the same at all
settings. The OC Bass Optical Compressor is both a compressor and a
limiter with three programmable attack speeds.
Aguilar AG 4P-60
Street Bass Ten, $200; OC Bass, $N/A
Aguilar’s latest pickup, modeled
after the split-c in company
president Dave Boonshoft’s own
’64 Fender Precision Bass, seeks to
deliver the midrange snarl and solid
fundamental ’60s-era P-Basses are
Cort Curbow Series
Cort has introduced four new basses in its Curbow Series of basses, originally
developed with luthier Greg Curbow. The Curbow 41, Curbow 42, Curbow 51, and
Curbow 52 (shown) feature maple bodies and necks, rosewood fingerboards, and
Bartolini electronics. Curbow Series basses are available in black and brown burst.