Ashdown Launches New Dr. Green Bass FX Pedals

The line includes Bass Fuzz Distortion, Bass Octave, Bass Envelope Filter, Bass Reverb, and Bass Compression.

United Kingdom (January 17, 2012) – Hidden away in the Essex countryside, Dr Green has been designing and building world class guitar and bass amplifiers in the UK for over 20 years. Now in conjunction with bass amplifier giants Ashdown Engineering, he has produced a range of hand-made, boutique pedals that stand out from the crowd in both appearance and tone. Months of research and development have resulted in five very special bass effects pedals that are sure to be on the wish list of every discerning bass player.

Each Dr Green pedal is constructed by hand in the UK using only the finest quality Components, including old-school chip holders for the tweakers out there, meaning a lifetime of tone and options are available. Each pedal features true bypass for ultimate sonic purity when the pedal is disengaged and is encased within a custom designed steel box. All Dr Green pedals are built to last and, as such, are backed by a 5 year limited warranty. Dr Green pedals are the ultimate in UK-made bass effects pedals.

Introducing the:

Bearded Lady - Bass Fuzz Distortion
A bass fuzz of epic proportions, the Bearded Lady employs vintage fuzz tones controllable via ‘hi’ and ‘lo’ fuzz rotary controls, making sure you don’t lose any of your bottom end while still maintaining those transient highs that define your tone.

OctaDose - Bass Octave
Taking what Ashdown has learned from their very own tried-and-tested sub harmonizer from their ABM range of bass amplifiers, Dr Green has expanded on this, allowing control over wet and dry signals and amount of octave the user wants to add. The OctaDose will track down to a low-B with the utmost precision and the simple rotary controls make it easy to dial in anything from subtle undertones to full-on sub-synth bass.

Doctors Note - Bass Envelope Filter
Bringing funk back to the forefront of technology, Dr Green has produced an Envelope Filter pedal that sounds as cool as it looks, full of huge traditional sonic envelope goodness. Simple rotary controls enable you to dial in and set your oscillating frequencies with ease, allowing the funk to pour from the player’s finger tips.

Bass Verb - Bass Reverb
The Dr Green Bass Verb is one of the simplest pedals in the range. With the control of the wet or dry signal, the user can easily dial in the perfect reverb, from endless cathedral style reverb to nice, tight, subtle, short plate style. Simply a fantastic quality and easy-to-use reverb pedal made for bass players who need a bit of space around their core tone.

The Aspirin - Bass Compression
A high quality bass compressor pedal in a compact easy-to-use package, the Aspirin is perfect for the bass player seeking consistency in their sound. Using the Input to drive the amount of signal, the pedal automatically processes the compression after the ratio has been adjusted to suit, a simple output pot then allows the output level to be perfectly matched to the volume required.

For more information:
www.ashdownmusic.com

Multiple modulation modes and malleable voices cement a venerable pedal’s classic status.

Huge range of mellow to immersive modulation sounds. Easy to use. Stereo output. Useful input gain control.

Can sound thin compared to many analog chorus and flange classics.

$149

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