New Gear from GHS, Takamine, MXR, and More
3/24/2014 7:48:00 PM
New Gear: January 2014
2/14/2014 4:28:00 PM
New Gear: December 2013
12/4/2013 5:14:00 PM
Gear Review: Darkglass Electronics Vintage Microtubes
12/4/2013 1:18:00 PM
Embracing planetary collaboration, Finland’s Darkglass Electronics does a neat trick of designing the company’s pedals in Helsinki, but has them handmade in the United States by Seattle’s 3Leaf Audio.
G-Sonique BigQ Envelope Follower/Filter
5/7/2013 2:26:00 PM
TC Electronic TonePrint Pedals
8/1/2012 12:00:00 AM
THESE DAYS, IT SEEMS ALMOST EVERY product interfaces with our smartphones to make our lives easier and more productive; musicians in particular are enjoying the fruits of the “iLife.”
Sitars 'n Space: Eventide Space & Electro-Harmonix Ravish Sitar
8/1/2012 12:00:00 AM
THANKS TO THE LONG LIST OF BASSists who’ve made astounding use of effects, many of us consider octavers, envelope filters, and fuzz/overdrive/distortion pedals almost as necessary as tuners.
Ruppert Musical Instruments Basswitch IQ DI
3/20/2012 12:00:00 AM
WHILE SOME STOMPBOXES TURN heads with swirling modulation, crunchy overdrive, or bubbling filter sweeps, the Basswitch IQ DI is a stealthy but sexy device that serves several utilitarian purposes.
Daring Audio Particle Beam, Edge Activator, Phat Beam & Laser Cannon
2/23/2012 12:00:00 AM
Source Audio Soundblox Pro Bass Envelope Filter
2/23/2012 12:00:00 AM
Wren & Cuff Phat Phuk B & Pickle Pie Hella Fuzz B
7/6/2011 1:00:00 AM

THE CURRENT STATE OF SMALL-TOmid- size pedal builders seems like a parallel to bands and online music delivery: Not long ago, a few big corporations held all product and channels of distribution.

Markbass Distorsore, Compressore and Super Synth
4/11/2011 1:00:00 AM

THESE DAYS NEARLY EVERY WORKING bass player knows about Markbass amps— they’re our little Italian friends that allow us to lug 500 watts or more to our gigs in a small shoulder bag or compact combo.

E.W.S. Tri-Logic Bass Preamp II
2/11/2011 1:00:00 AM

E.W.S.’S UPDATED TAKE ON THE discontinued Xotic Tri-Logic Bass Preamp, the Tri-Logic Bass Preamp II, is an active 3-band EQ with 20dB of boost.

Source Audio Soundblox Bass Envelope Filter
1/1/2011 1:00:00 AM

WITH THE RELEASE OF ITS INNOVATIVE Multiwave Bass Distortion (see Soundroom, March 2010) and Hot Hand motioncontrolled expression devices, Source Audio has really been throwing its weight around on the stompbox playground.

Tech 21 Red Ripper
12/1/2010 1:00:00 AM

WHETHER IT’S TO COP HERBIE Hancock’s righteously rotund subhook on “Chameleon,” the fabulously filthy stank of Parliament’s “Flashlight,” or the deliciously deep low-end licks of Stevie Wonder, the funkier among us have long sought the wicked tones wielded by our synth-brandishing brethren.


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