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Bass Effects

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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Eden I-90 Bass Chorus Review

October 27, 2014
A new chorus pedal geared for maximum low end.
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Providence ABC-1 Anadime Bass Chorus Review

September 16, 2014
By combining a top-notch chorus effect with bass-friendly filtering and subtle delay, Providence hits new highs—and lows.
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Electro-Harmonix Crying Bass Review

September 1, 2014
With its wah, fuzz, and filter effects, the innovative and affordable EHX Crying Bass might have you weeping tears of joy.
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MXR Bass Preamp Review

August 31, 2014
This versatile preamp pedal for bassists offers a whole lot under the hood.
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Tech 21 SansAmp VT Bass DI Review

August 29, 2014
The NYC crew brings a new options-packed box to the table for bassists.
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Bass Pedal Wars

August 27, 2014
What happens when two of the most sonically adventurous bassists go head-to-head in a pedal shootout?
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Malekko Diabolik Bass Fuzz Review

August 22, 2014
A roaring new analog fuzz for bassists designed in collaboration with Justin Meldal-Johnsen.
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