Melville, NY (January 25, 2018) -- After a decade of amplifier innovation, Blackstar has announced the Unity Series, their first-ever bass amplifier line. Bass players will now enjoy the same level of class-leading research and development guitarists have benefitted from over the years.
The Unity bass amps offer rock solid bass tones, detailed dynamics and modern features, allin a compactand portablepackage. Unityis made of up of a series of combo amps that range from 30 watts to 500 watts. Blackstar’s Response control allows the bassist to choose between three classic power amp stagesto shape compression, character and dynamics of the amplifier to fit the player’s liking. Equipped with three distinct preamp voicings and a 4-band EQ, the Unity Series produces a wide array of flexible bass sounds to suit any style.
“Blackstar is created entirely of passionate and talented musicians, so it’s no wonder they have been so successful the past ten years,” explains Brian Piccolo, Director of Guitar Brands at Korg USA. “With its impressive features and range of sizes, the Unity is the bass amp only Blackstar could design and we’re excited to see what else is to come from this diverse company,” Piccolo concludes.
With its understated look, retro-inspired chassis and wide range of classic tones, the Unity series has something for everybody. Whether the player prefers the coloration and overtone of a classic tube amp or desires a grittier sound accompanied with experimental effects and overdrives, the new bass amp series provides a wide array of versatile sounds, perfect for any level bassist.
“We’ve toyed with designing a bass amp since we first launched, but felt this was the right time,” says Head of Marketing at Blackstar Amplification, Joel Richardson. “As with all Blackstar products, Unity Bass was designed from the ground up after countless hours of R&D and market research. It truly is the new face of bass with its innovative feature set and amazing tone. We’re excited to get them in the hands of bass players all over the world,” Richardson ends.
The Unity series will be available January 2018 starting at $249.99 and will make its world-wide debut at WNAMM. Visit the Korg USA booth, #8802 –Hall B for an exclusive look.
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