December 2016

Bass Effects

TC Electronic Announces the Bonafied Buffer, SpectraComp Bass Compressor, and Ditto X4 Looper

January 22, 2016
The Ditto X4 contains creative features like dual loop tracks, 7 loop FX, loop decay, and MIDI sync.
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Wampler Pedals Low Blow Review

November 28, 2015
Wampler Pedals answers the call from bassists for an overdrive and distortion with the multi-dimensional Low Blow.
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Stomp Under Foot Rhinosaur Review

October 30, 2015
Stomp Under Foot revisits the classic Colorsound Bass Fuzz circuit.
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Quick Hit: Maxon BD10 Hybrid Bass Driver

October 23, 2015
A new bass overdrive with excellent tweakability and natural-sounding tones.
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Eden CaliforniWAH Review

October 1, 2015
A modern take on the magnificent Mu-Tron III—and a fast way to get funked up.
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Seymour Duncan Studio Bass Compressor

September 15, 2015
An easy-to-use bass compressor that won’t put the squeeze on your wallet.
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Ampeg SCR-DI Review

September 10, 2015
Ampeg’s new DI for bassists brings flexibility and plenty more.
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MXR M85 Bass Distortion Review

September 7, 2015
This collaboration with Fuzzrocious delivers heavy loads of bass distortion.
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ISP Technologies Beta Bass Review

August 19, 2015
A pro-level bass preamp that resides on a pedalboard.
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Quick Hit: Aguilar Fuzzistor

May 10, 2015
A new silicon-transistor fuzz machine for bassists that’s built like a tank.
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Taurus Abigar Mk-2 Review

May 4, 2015
A bass booster that combines modern and vintage overdrive tones.
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Bass Bench: The Electric Bow

May 1, 2015
In search of infinite sustain? Consider exploring the EBow.
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On Bass: On Compression

April 23, 2015
Don’t write off compression—embrace it and use it to your advantage.
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Keeley Bassist Compressor Review

April 7, 2015
Taking the mystery out of compression with a new easy-to-use and solidly built pedal for bassists.
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Radial Bassbone OD Review

February 23, 2015
A 2-channel preamp/overdrive packed with bass-friendly features.
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NAMM '15 - Source Audio Nemesis Delay, Vertigo Tremolo, and After Shock Bass Distortion Demos

February 14, 2015
The kings of flexibility simplify a new line of effects for guitar and bass.
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Red Witch Factotum Suboctave Bass Drive Review

February 2, 2015
A powerful analog suboctave and overdrive for bass.
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NAMM '15 - Ampeg SCR-DI Bass Scrambler Demo

January 29, 2015
The bass juggernaut shows off their latest pedalboard-ready direct box.
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NAMM '15 - Boss BB-1X Bass Driver Demo

January 29, 2015
The Japanese company adds an overdrive to its line of low-end effects.
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Ampeg Unveils the SCR-DI

January 23, 2015

A potent combination of preamp, EQ pedal, and overdrive built for the stage.


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