New Gear : May 2011 - BassPlayer.com

New Gear : May 2011

Studio Devil’s new bass amp plugin for VST, Audio Units, and Pro Tools RTAS compatible hosts features dual-channel architecture— allowing players to blend two independent tones together—five cabinet emulation modes, 12 bands of graphic EQ, chorus and reverb effects, and a built-in chromatic tuner.
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Studio Devil Virtual Bass Amp Pro

Studio Devil’s new bass amp plugin for VST, Audio Units, and Pro Tools RTAS compatible hosts features dual-channel architecture— allowing players to blend two independent tones together—five cabinet emulation modes, 12 bands of graphic EQ, chorus and reverb effects, and a built-in chromatic tuner.

Street $99
Contact studiodevil.com

Fuchs Plush FX Jersey Thunder

No, it’s not a new character on everyone’s favorite MTV reality show. The Jersey Thunder is in fact a clever new gain boost and EQ pedal that gives your bass a mid-scooped EQ curve. Now that’s a situation I can live with. . . .

List $199
Contact fuchsaudiotechnology.com

AweSome Jazz Bass Hyper-Mod

With its patented Pickup Tone Multiplier switching system, AweSome’s Hyper-Mod allows on-the-fly phase and series/ parallel switching of your Jazz Bass’s pickups.

Street $277
Contact awesome-guitars.com

Daisy Rock Rebel Rockit Bass

Strong enough for a man, but made for a woman? It’s no Secret: Daisy Rock’s latest bass creation features a lightweight sycamore body, a 34" scale, and Seymour Duncan P/J pickups.

Street $299
Contact daisyrock.com

Maxon CP-9 Pro+ Compressor & PT-9 Pro+ Phase Shifter

Maxon’s Pro+ pedals feature a stabilized voltage converter that bumps 9V input power to 18V for increased headroom.

Street CP-9 Pro+: $243, PT-9 Pro+ PAC-9: $281
Contact maxonfx.com

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Although it’s not specifically designed for bass, the MXR Analog Chorus manages to leave the bottom end untouched—set the low frequency control flat, in fact, for a touch more booty.

New Gear, September 2011

The Go-Go Tuners TT-1 employs a microphone and a piezoelectric pickup, allowing players to use the tuner in a range of different sonic environments, and boasts a 360-degree swivel-mount display.