October 2016

Bass Effects

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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DigiTech Bass Whammy Review

July 25, 2014
The next generation of the popular low-end pitch-shifter serves up the tones of the original—and then some.
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Source Audio Manta Bass Filter Review

July 15, 2014
A new low-end effect with a treasure trove of tweakable tones.
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Dr. J D53 Sparrow Driver and DI Review

April 1, 2014
A compact and affordable DI/driver pedal for bassists that can aid in tone sculpting and be a best friend in an amp crisis.
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Bartolini Introduces the NTMB+ Preamp

March 17, 2014
The NTMB+ is a 3-band preamp module in a single low-profile package.
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NAMM '14 - EBS Sweden Classic 500, ClassicLine 210 & Fuzzmo Demos

February 20, 2014
At this show, they brought a trifecta of new gear—a bass amp, 2x10 cabinet, and fuzz pedal.
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NAMM '14 - Analog Alien Alien Bass Station Demo

February 17, 2014
The tone-tweakers are back with a bass multi-effect stompbox (that also sounds pretty good with a guitar, too).
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NAMM '14 - Keeley Electronics Bassist Compressor and Seafoam Chorus Demos

February 13, 2014
The mod scientist breaks open 2014 with two new original circuits -- a bass compressor and a new chorus.
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Providence Dual Bass Station Review

February 7, 2014
Simple to use and sonically superb, the Providence Dual Bass Station offers the kind of flexibility that will appeal to pro players.
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NAMM '14 - Markbass Bass Multiamp S Demo

January 26, 2014
See a run-through of the Italian company's latest bass amp offering.
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Pigtronix Bass Envelope Phaser Review

August 28, 2013
This compact, bass-friendly phaser offers a blend of simplicity, funk, and solid low end.
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Review Demo - T-Rex Sweeper 2 Bass Chorus

August 27, 2013
Check out the T-Rex Sweeper 2 Bass Chorus pedal!
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Zoom MS-60B MultiStomp for Bass Review

August 22, 2013
Zoom's first MultiStomp pedal for bassists offers dozens of great effects and amp models for an unbelievably low price.
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Providence Introduces the Dual Bass Station Preamp

June 19, 2013
Providence announces a new 2-channel bass preamp.
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Amptweaker Bass TightFuzz Pedal Review

April 30, 2013
This versatile bass distortion is packed with smart features and great tone.
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Verellen Meatsmoke Preamp Review

April 15, 2013
An excellent tool for rock and metal players, the Verellen Amplification Meatsmoke preamp is a compact version of the all-tube Meatsmoke amp head that delivers tones very close to those of its bigger brother.
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Z.Vex Basstortion Pedal Review

March 26, 2013
The mad scientists at Z.Vex dial up some amp-inspired overdrive tailored specifically for bassists with the Basstortion.
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